Affordable Care Act
Since the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) was signed in 2010, several changes have already taken place and there are more to come.
As the health care landscape continues to evolve, the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation is dedicated to providing the information you need to make the best decisions about health coverage for you and your family.
For many people with cystic fibrosis, the ACA offers some new health insurance options and protections.
Several of these changes may be helpful for the CF community:*
*It is important to remember that, if your plan was created before March 23, 2010, some changes may not apply. You should always contact the insurance company for information about your plan or any plan you might purchase.
If you have questions about your health insurance coverage or whether you are eligible for public coverage programs, please contact the CF Foundation’s Patient Assistance Resource Center at 1-888-315-4154 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
As the health reform law is implemented, people with CF, their families and health care providers may still have questions. The following resources may be able to help:
The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation works to promote access to quality CF care, support CF research and drug development and raise CF awareness. For more information on the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation’s Policy Agenda, please visit our Current Issues page.
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