Many American parents were counting on the benefits of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) to get vision screenings and, possibly, eyewear for their children. That could be out the question as a result of reason court rulings.
"Millions of low- and moderate-income people who signed up for health
insurance with the help of federal tax-credit subsidies could find
themselves without coverage or facing big premium bills if a destructive
decision handed down by a federal appeals
court in Washington on Tuesday is not reversed," starts an editorial from the New York Times. "It would be a crippling
blow to the ability of the Affordable Care Act to reduce the ranks of
the uninsured with grievous consequences for vulnerable customers." Read more. How do this affect children? The only Americans eligible for vision care coverage under the ACA are children.