How Much Do You Know About The New Health care Law?

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  • 1. 
    By how much is the federal budget deficit expected to be reduced over the next 10 years as a result of the health care reform legislation, according to the federal government?
    • A. 

      $50 million

    • B. 

      $0, the law will not affect the federal budget

    • C. 

      $100 billion

    • D. 

      $2 trillion

  • 2. 
    When was the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act signed into law?
    • A. 

      March 2010

    • B. 

      December 2009

    • C. 

      January 2010

    • D. 

      February 2010

  • 3. 
    How many of the 140,000 uninsured 19- to 25-year-olds in Maryland will be picked up by family plans under the new law in the first year?
    • A. 

      230,000

    • B. 

      18,000

    • C. 

      56,000

    • D. 

      145,000

  • 4. 
    Under the new law, at least what percent of every health insurance premium dollar must your insurance provider spend on health care and improving quality, starting Jan. 1?
    • A. 

      85 percent

    • B. 

      60 percent

    • C. 

      95 percent

    • D. 

      75 percent

  • 5. 
    Starting in 2016, what will the federal penalty be for an individual if he or she chooses not to buy an insurance plan, except for those specifically exempted? 
    • A. 

      $1,120 or 3 percent of income, whichever is greater

    • B. 

      $200 per person

    • C. 

      1.5 percent of income

    • D. 

      $695 or 2.5 percent of income, whichever is greater

  • 6. 
    By 2016, Americans who would have to spend more than what percent of their income on health insurance will not be required to purchase a plan?
    • A. 

      8 percent

    • B. 

      10 percent

    • C. 

      20 percent

    • D. 

      5 percent