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Report Finds Baby Boomers to Gain Most From Health Care Reform
Date:12/14/2010

By Amanda Gardner
HealthDay Reporter

TUESDAY, Dec. 14 (HealthDay News) -- America's Baby Boomers may be poised to benefit the most from health-care reform, a new report shows.

Some of those gains will come right away, such as the elimination of restrictions on people with preexisting conditions, while others -- no more lifetime limits on health insurance and subsidized coverage through health insurance exchanges -- are slated for 2014, as more provisions of the Affordable Care Act are rolled out.

On Monday, a federal district judge in Virginia ruled that a key provision of the law, which mandates coverage for most Americans, was unconstitutional. Most analysts expect the case to eventually reach the U.S. Supreme Court.

The new report, from the Commonwealth Fund, is the sixth in a series examining how the new reform package, signed into law in March by President Barack Obama, will change health-care coverage in the United States.

"This report paints a picture of the Baby Boomer generation whose health and financial security are in jeopardy because of rising health-care costs and declining coverage," Cathy Schoen, senior vice president at Commonwealth Fundm, said during a Monday news conference. "The good news is that the Affordable Care Act is already making a difference and things will continue to improve. We will enter a new era in health care with an end to turning people down for health insurance because of age and health."

But Devon Herrick, a senior fellow with the National Center for Policy Analysis, is worried that these forthcoming changes could skew the system for the worse.

"The age cohort with the highest medical costs -- and, incidentally, more money -- are the ones that stand to get subsidies," he said. "The other half they're getting the subsidies from are those paying taxes or 22-year-olds. My fear is that those who are young and healthy will [decide to] pay the penalty becaus
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