NMA President’s Corner: Is Health Reform Good For You?

portrait of two african american womenThe Patient Protection & Affordable Care Act, commonly known as the new health care reform legislation, was signed into law on March 23, 2010 by President Barack Obama at a pivotal moment in United States History.

But extensive health care reform debate continues throughout the country…

As we continue to watch the news, listen to the radio, hear phrases like “pros and cons,” and read words like “repeal,” “cost” and “value,” it becomes increasingly important to know the facts. It becomes essential to ask the question, “Is health reform good for me and my family?”

It also becomes vital to understand not only that health care reform is good, but to understand just how good, and why.

Joyce F.