Affordable Care Act: Protecting Patients with Congenital Heart Disease

Updated:Feb 14,2017
Pre-existing Conditions are Now Covered- No person with a pre-existing condition can be denied health insurance coverage, including those with congenital heart defects.

Making Health Insurance More Affordable- 
  • Financial assistance available. Eight out of 10 people who enroll through the Health Insurance Marketplace qualify for financial help.
  • No lifetime and annual caps are allowed for any health insurance plan.
  • Cap on out-of-pocket costs required on all plans in the Health Insurance Marketplace.
  • Can’t be charged higher premiums even though you have a pre-existing condition.
Congenital Heart Futures Act- The law also includes the provisions of the Congenital Heart Futures Act, which will improve the nation’s surveillance, research, and education efforts to fight congenital heart disease.

Get Covered, Stay Covered
The Health Insurance Marketplace provides a single location where individuals without insurance and small businesses can shop for private insurance that meets their needs and budget. Financial help is available. Learn more and enroll between November 1st and January 31st. 
  • Online:
  • Toll-free: 1-800-318-2596
  • In-person: