The Effects of Obamacare on Medicare in Idaho

MB900442282[1]As we begin 2013, it is understood that there will be severalprovisions to the Affordable Care Act (also known as Obamacare).If you have been following the discussion about the effect of Obamacare onMedicare but remain confused, you are not alone. Most Americans are left scratchingtheir heads surrounding Obamacare’s impact on Medicare.

To learn more about this issue, visit the Center forMedicare Advocacy, Inc.’s website here.The Center is a “national non-profit organization that provides research,analysis, education and advocacy to help older people and people withdisabilities obtain fair access to Medicare and quality health care.”

The Center created a “Medicare Facts & Fiction” chartthat attempts to dispel misinformation regarding the Affordable Care Act’seffect on Medicare. It also provides links to several detailed articlesdiscussing the Affordable Care Act and its effect on Medicare.

Another organization that prepared a summaryof the ways the Affordable Care Act will affect Medicare beneficiaries isthe National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA). This summary focuses onthree important topics – prescription drugs, chronic care and Medicaresolvency.

Trying to keep up to date on Medicare or any other issues faced by America's Elderly can be a daunting task.At Idaho Estate Planning, we understand these challenges. We have theexperience and expertise to help you maintain your options and protect yourselfas well as your loved ones now and into the future. Remember, good planning isno accident.


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