What the Affordable Care Act Means For You

For Election Day, we examine what the Affordable Care Act (a.k.a. Obamacare) will mean for people with HIV.

BY Neal Broverman

November 05 2012 4:55 PM ET

Back in June the Supreme Court narrowly upheld the landmark Affordable Care Act (nicknamed “Obamacare”), which has already helped millions get and keep health insurance. Importantly, the law made it illegal for health insurance companies to deny individuals coverage because of a preexisting condition, including HIV. But there are other changes and considerations that go along with the law, and Daniel Tietz, the executive director of the AIDS Community Research Initiative of America, helps flesh out what benefits (and possible drawbacks), it could bring you.

Click through to find out how the AFA affects Medicaid, the cost of HIV treatment drugs, and potential changes to the law.

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