Student Name: Shaun Damron
Speech Type: Informative
Health Care Reform
Organization Type: Spatial Order
Attention Getter Type: Interesting Visual Aid
Conclusion Type: Reference to Your Introduction
Inform on the changes of health care
I’m here to educate you about the changes to the state of healthcare today.
Health care is something that will affect us all and we need to know what is going to happen.
I have been a licensed life and health agent since 2008.
Today I would like to educate you about healthcare reform.
2010 children age 26 and younger will remain covered under parents plans
Insurance companies will be banned from excluding coverage for pre-existing conditions for children.
Adults with pre-existing conditions will be eligible for coverage in high risk pool until exchange is established
Some preventative services covered with no out of pocket cost
Tax credit for businesses with less than 50 employed up to 35% of premiums
2011 improving quality and lowering costs/prescription drug discounts for seniors when buying Medicare part D
Increasing access for at home services; strengthen community health centers
Holding insurance companies accountable by bringing down health care premiums
Addressing overpayments to big insurance companies.
Start planning process of forming the exchange for public use in 2014
2012 encouraging integrated health systems/reducing paperwork and administrative costs to cut down on the rising cost of health care; centralized system
2014 health care becomes mandatory to carry; eliminating annual limits on insurance coverage
Establishing health insurance exchanges
2015 paying physicians based on value not volume
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Transition: in 2014 when the health care bill...
Cited: 1. Bernard, Tara Siegel "For Consumers, Clarity on Health Care Changes” New York Times Published: March 21, 2010
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