In this article, we discuss why benefits matter, what the most common benefits are, and how you can get them. We also explain how, if you get a job and save some money, you can still get good health coverage and may be able to keep getting cash benefits.
The article pays particular attention to how the rules change depending on your age and how that impacts the benefits you are eligible to get. These rules are explained clearly and concisely so you can figure out how to apply for benefits, no matter what your age.
The Affordable Care Act (ACA) has made big changes to our health care system, and more changes are coming.
These changes are expanding health care to more people and creating new consumer rights. If you are already on Medicare or MO HealthNet, you will not lose your health coverage. If you don't have coverage now, there may be new affordable options for you soon.
DB101 is being updated as information is available. Some of what you read here about health care may not be accurate anymore, or may be changing soon.
If you have questions about your health care, you can: