As the dust settles from the 2012 elections, access to services and coverage appears to be more feasible for Florida families’ with disabilities. That’s not to say that there won’t still be a constant supply of bumps and potholes ahead, but we are on the move toward our destination of equitable and fair services. Find out more how the Affordable Care Act may impact your loved one.
“Are you having trouble finding a doctor who will see you? If not, give it another year and a half. A doctor shortage is on its way,” warns John C. Goodman is his Wall Street Journal op-ed. He’s wrong. According to Businessweek, there’s already a shortage of 15,000 doctors, with projections of a 130,000 shortage of doctors by 2025.
The U.S. Supreme Court issued a much awaited decision today upholding the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), Obama’s signature domestic policy initiative. While partisan politics will undoubtedly overshadow today’s news, here’s a brief look at what it means for elders, adults and young folks.