How Much Do You Know About The Health Law?

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Health Law Quizzes & Trivia

Can you answer 10 questions about the 2010 health care overhaul?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What year do the health benefit exchanges that will be used for the purchase of health insurance go into effect? 
    • A. 

      2011

    • B. 

      2016

    • C. 

      2014

    • D. 

      They're already in operation in all 50 states.

  • 2. 
    What happens if you don't obtain health insurance under the individual mandate in the law?
    • A. 

      You'll get 30 days in jail

    • B. 

      You'll pay a 5 percent surcharge on your income tax up to a maximum of $5,000 per family

    • C. 

      You'll pay a penalty of the greater of $695 a year per person, up to a maximum of $2,085 per family, or 2.5 percent of household income

    • D. 

      Your citizenship will be revoked

  • 3. 
    Does the law include death panels?
    • A. 

      Yes, seniors will be required to have discussions with their physicians about their end of life plans once every five years

    • B. 

      No, death panels are a myth though physicians are allowed to discuss end-of-life plans with seniors

    • C. 

      Yes, but administered on a local level by hospitals

    • D. 

      Yes, all Americans will be mandated to visit a primary care physician annually to discuss their end-of-life plans

  • 4. 
    What are the names of the tiers of standard benefit plans that will be offered by insurance companies?
    • A. 

      Basic, citizen, citizen plus and ambassador

    • B. 

      Bronze, silver, gold and platinum

    • C. 

      One, two, three and four

    • D. 

      Good, better, preferred and best

  • 5. 
    What provisions does the law have specifically for young adults?
    • A. 

      It creates a new young adult plan to be sold by insurers to those who are lacking insurance, available up to age 26

    • B. 

      It allows young adults up to age 26 to be covered on their parents' plans in all individual and group policies

    • C. 

      It prevents hospitals, doctors and other health care providers from suing people under the age of 26 for medical debts

    • D. 

      It creates new health spending accounts available only to people under 26

  • 6. 
    Who is exempted under the law's requirement to obtain health insurance?
    • A. 

      American Indians

    • B. 

      Young adults under age 26

    • C. 

      Physicians

    • D. 

      Residents of New York state and Nebraska

  • 7. 
    Which employers are exempt from offering health insurance to their employees?
    • A. 

      Restaurant chains with five or fewer locations

    • B. 

      Employers with 50 or fewer employees

    • C. 

      Employers with 100 or fewer employees

    • D. 

      Wal-Mart

  • 8. 
    Who will become newly eligible for the expanded Medicaid program in 2014?
    • A. 

      Undocumented immigrants

    • B. 

      All parents of children under 18 regardless of income

    • C. 

      All adults under age 65 with incomes below 133 percent of the federal poverty level

    • D. 

      All members of Congress and their staffs

  • 9. 
    What has happened to indoor tanning services under the health care law?
    • A. 

      Users of indoor tanning services must pay a 10 percent tax

    • B. 

      Owners of indoor tanning salons must post prominent notices warning of cancer risks

    • C. 

      Indoor tanning salons are outlawed with a phase-in period beginning in 2011

    • D. 

      Users of indoor tanning services now must pay a 20 percent tax

  • 10. 
    Which of these new insurance market rules is not included in the health care law?
    • A. 

      Health insurers are prohibited from raising premiums by more than 5 percent a year in the individual market

    • B. 

      Individual and group health plans are barred from placing lifetime limits on the dollar value of coverage

    • C. 

      Individual and group health plans are banned from placing annual limits on the dollar value of coverage

    • D. 

      Insurers are limited to 90 days for any waiting periods for coverage