Health Care Reform
Many consumers across North Carolina have questions about what the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2009, or the federal health care reform bill, means to their lives and their specific circumstances. While the N.C. Department of Insurance and other involved agencies are making headway in sorting through the countless details and interpretations included in the health care reform bill, there are still a lot of unknowns.
Fully implementing the health care reform bill will take several years, and I want you to know I will make consumer education and public awareness a priority as more information and updates are available.
On this Web site, you’ll find some of the most frequently asked questions we’ve received and other helpful information about health care reform.
If you have any questions about the health care reform bill or you encounter suspicious or potentially fraudulent activity, I encourage you to call the Department of Insurance’s Consumer Helpline at 800-546-5664 (toll free in N.C.).