“The YouToons Get Ready for Obamacare,” The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation, accessed July 22, 2013, http://kff.org/health-reform/video/youtoons-obamacare-video/

Affordable Care Act Explained by YouToons

Still confused about the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (also known as PPACA, ACA, Health Care Reform and Obamacare)?
Wish it could be explained as easily as Schoolhouse Rock explained  the life of a bill?
Well, according to DrugStoreNews, Kaiser Family Foundation has done just that.

“’The YouToons Get Ready for Obamacare’ explains the basic changes in the way Americans will get health coverage and what it will cost starting in 2014, whether it’s through their employer, Medicaid, Medicare or buying insurance on their own with the help of federal tax credits.”

Kaiser Family Foundation president Drew Altman said, “This cartoon is meant to demystify a complex law and explain what it means for you, whether you support or oppose Obamacare (the Affordable Care Act).”

Affordable Care Act ‘Toon Written and Produced by the Kaiser Family Foundation

“Written and produced by the Foundation and narrated by former ABC News anchor Charlie Gibson, a member of the Foundation’s Board of Trustees, the animation was developed to inform and educate Americans about what will — and what will not — change under the (Affordable Care Act).”

Although some of our colleagues found this video a bit biased, everyone thought it was still informative, so we chose to share it with you, especially for those that are still confused by what the Affordable Care Act could mean for them.
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