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Affordable Care Act: The New Health Care Law at Two YearsThe President’s health plan gives hard working, middle class families the security they deserve. The Affordable Care Act forces insurance companies to play by the rules, prohibiting them from discriminating against anyone with a pre-existing condition, dropping your coverage if you get sick, billing you into bankruptcy because of an illness or injury, and limiting your annual or lifetime benefits. And thanks to health reform, all Americans will have the security to know that you don’t have to worry about losing coverage if you’re laid off or change jobs, and insurance companies are required to cover your preventive care like mammograms and other cancer screenings. Health reform is already making a difference. Thanks to the Affordable Care Act: •2.5 million more young adults have health insurance on their parent’s plan. •In 2010 and 2011, over 5.1 million seniors and people with disabilities on Medicare have saved over $3.1 billio...