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The Affordable Care Act establishes national standards for health insurance benefits. Should the... more »
posted 03/11/13
Journalist Elaine Korry embarks on a new reporting project: how will states and insurers decide... more »
posted 08/02/12

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The Affordable Care Act establishes national standards for health insurance benefits. Should the standards be different for children than for adults? Here are the lessons that 2012 National Health Journalism Fellow Elaine Korry learned during her reporting for The California Report.

Sensory impaired children or those with conditions such as asthma or diabetes benefit from “habilitative services" that teach them skills and abilities needed manage their conditions. As the Affordable Care Act gets implemented the question remains: who will pay for these services?

More than a million California children who currently lack health insurance will qualify for coverage under the Affordable Care Act. But children’s advocates are concerned that some kids won’t get the best coverage.