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Posted byon December 4, 2013 at 10:40 PM EST
Until you’ve read a medical bill from a hospital bed, it’s hard to understand the insecurity that millions face every day. But now, for the first time ever, all Americans will have access to quality, affordable health care, that can’t be denied because of preexisting conditions.
Posted byon December 4, 2013 at 7:50 PM EST
A group of of this country's finest national and local leaders aged 18-35 joined by White House and Administration staff for a Youth Summit focused on issues important to their generation -- especially spreading the word about the Affordable Care Act and organizing to get people enrolled in their respective communities
Posted byon December 4, 2013 at 3:46 PM EST
The Affordable Care Act is making life better for millions of Americans. These are just a few of their stories.
Posted byon December 3, 2013 at 4:25 PM EST
Thanks to the Affordable Care Act and decisions by 26 Democratic and Republican state elected officials to expand their Medicaid programs, 1.46 million hardworking Americans have applied for and been deemed eligible to enroll in quality, affordable health care.
Posted byon December 2, 2013 at 8:09 PM EST
Erin McDonald was announced as the overall Grand Prize winner of the Healthy Young America Video Contes with her video "Forget about the Price Tag" in a Google+ Hangout featuring Kal Penn and White House Health Care policy expert Christen Young.
Posted byon November 27, 2013 at 3:55 PM EST
Posted byon November 26, 2013 at 3:05 PM EST
Since the Affordable Care Act was enacted, more than 7.3 million seniors and people with disabilities have saved $8.9 billion on their prescription drugs, an average of $1,209 per person since 2010.
Posted byon November 25, 2013 at 4:50 PM EST
For the next White House Social event, the White House will host a Youth Summit, offering young people from around the country an opportunity to discuss the Affordable Care Act and other issues with senior White House officials.
Posted byon November 21, 2013 at 2:13 PM EST
A small percentage of consumers have been getting confusing letters from their health insurance company in the mail. New letters with clear information about how to keep an existing plan, new protections under the health care law and options available in the health insurance marketplace are likely to come soon.
New Report from the Council of Economic Advisers: The Recent Slowdown in Health Care Cost Growth and the Role of the Affordable Care ActPosted byon November 20, 2013 at 12:34 PM EST
Recent data show that health care spending and prices are growing at their slowest rates in decades; it appears that something has changed for the better. The available evidence suggests that the ACA is contributing to these trends, and, moreover, is helping to improve quality of care for patients. Today the White House Council of Economic Advisers released a new report analyzing recent trends in health costs, the forces driving those trends, and their likely economic benefits.