Health Matters

Your opportunity to talk directly with physicians, nurses, and other experts about the health issues important to you. Teresa Lukens hosts this monthly conversation, and viewers are encouraged to call, text or email their questions for the panel.

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Obamacare Basics
What Changing Health Care will Mean to You

Original broadcast date: June 20, 2013 

Ready or not, the biggest overhaul of the U.S. healthcare system since the passage of Medicare and Medicaid in 1965 is underway. The official name is the Patient Protection and the Affordable Care Act but it’s often called ObamaCare.

It was signed into law in March of 2010 and is being phased in. Right now, federal and state governments are bracing for the final switch in 2014 and there is lots going on to get ready. What does is it all mean and how will you be affected?


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