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Healthcare Reform - 2014

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2014

Increased access to Medicaid
Medicaid enrollment opened to Americans earning 133 percent of the federal poverty level ($14,00 individual; $29,000 family of four); states to receive 100 percent federal funding for first three years, 90 percent in subsequent years to support expanded coverage.
Effective Jan. 1, 2014

‘Individual Mandate’
Most individuals required to obtain health insurance or face a fine to help offset care for uninsured Americans; currently being contested in federal court.
Effective Jan. 1, 2014

Hospital-acquired infections
Medicare payments to certain facilities for hospital-acquired conditions reduced by one percent.
Effective July 1, 2014

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