Eight Ways the Health Care Law Helps YouBy: Kathleen Sebelius on December 28, 2011 at 12:06 PM EST.(Kathleen Sebelius is the Secretary of Health and Human Services)
As we ring in the New Year, we also want to take a minute to reflect on the progress we made in 2011. I?m proud to say that we had a very productive year for protecting the health of all Americans, especially those who are least able to help themselves. From strengthening Medicare to expanding access to preventive services to holding insurance companies accountable ? young adults, families, and seniors have begun to see benefits from the health care law that took effect in 2010.
Here are eight important ways that you or your family might have benefited from the health law in 2011: