What Would You Like to Know About the New Health Care Law?

DoctorThe new health care law is on everyone's minds right now and any time I write about it, you all have plenty to say!

We've worked hard here to explain the basics of the new law and to show you what both sides think of it. But I've noticed that there's a lot of misinformation out there about the law, coming both from those who support it and from those who oppose it.

To help separate fact from fiction, Stephanie Cutter, the deputy campaign manager for Obama for America, has agreed to take your questions on the new health care law.

Got a question for her? Leave it in the comments!

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Need help thinking of questions? Here are a few questions and concerns CafeMom members already have brought up:

Who do you pay the penalty to if you don't have healthcare by the due date? 

It is UNTRUE that you can keep your insurance if you like it. Employers are going to dump people out of their coverage and move them to the government plan.

... the consequences of this new plan would far outweigh the few who would benefit, not to mention the major shortage of doctors we'd have.

This law clearly states that the elderly will be forced into end of life treatment. If you are poor you will go to jail yes it's true. You will be fined for not BUYING insurance if you can not afford that fine you WILL go to jail.

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These obviously are major concerns and I know they're on many of your minds right now, so let's get you some answers! Leave your questions in the comments of this post and we'll submit questions to Stephanie Cutter at the end of the week. Next week, we'll bring you her responses.

While we welcome questions from all commenters, I do ask that you frame them in a polite and respectful manner.

So ... who's got a question about the new health care law?

 

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