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Posted byon March 21, 2012 at 11:05 AM EDT
Dr. John Casey combines his passion for medicine and aptitude for policymaking to serve as a resource for fellow physicans about the ways the Affordable Care Act has reshaped health care access, quality and cost for millions of Americans.
Posted byon March 21, 2012 at 11:01 AM EDT
Volunteering her time and her gift for educating others, Alice Kitchen, Co-Chair for the Affordable Care Act Public Education Committee of the Metro Kansas City area, spreads "the good news" of what the Affordable Care Act can do for the uninsured and underinformed.
Posted byon March 21, 2012 at 10:52 AM EDT
ACA "WIN" started as a grassroots program in Iowa, but with the help of Carmen Morales-Board and other nurses in the surrounding Bakersfield, California area, it has grown into a several county-wide initiative at the helm of the upcoming Public Health Nursing Conference.
Posted byon March 21, 2012 at 10:45 AM EDT
Standing upon the platforms of stewardship and compassion, Rev. Linda Hanna Walling, along with the Faithful Reform in Health Care interfaith coalition, vows to continue work helping to shape a more sustainable and inclusive health care future.
Posted byon March 21, 2012 at 10:35 AM EDT
Josephine Underwood uses her voice and compassion for others to connnect with people on a personal level -- educating, engaging and empowering specific communities to take action in their own lives.
Posted byon March 21, 2012 at 10:30 AM EDT
Director of the Health Access Coalition for the North Carolina Justice Center, Adam Searing applauds the Affordable Care Act and the improvements it has granted many people; but realizes that even at this two-year anniversary, there is still work to be done. Searing uses the stories of real people to convey what the legislation means in the lives of millions of Americans.
Posted byon March 21, 2012 at 10:20 AM EDT
A provision in the Affordable Care Act has resulted in 2.5 million young Americans gaining insurance through their parents' plans. This new protection means that they will have the freedom to make career choices based on what they want to do, not on where they can get health insurance
Posted byon March 21, 2012 at 10:07 AM EDT
The Affordable Care Act (ACA) made it possible for many struggling Nevadans to gain access to and afford the same health programs the rest of the nation already used. Jan Gilbert, co-founder of the Northern Nevada Coordinator of the Progressive Leadership Alliance of Nevada (PLAN), has helped to publicize the positive role of ACA in individuals' lives, bearing in mind that sharing these victories will help bring light to the issues that still need improvement.
Posted byon March 21, 2012 at 10:00 AM EDT
Thanks to the provision of the law allowing young adults to stay under their parent’s plans, Steven, a 21 year-old two-time cancer survivor, has the peace of mind that he can still have health insurance through his father’s plan at work
Posted byon March 21, 2012 at 9:00 AM EDT
An additional 2.5 million young adults have health insurance because of the provision in the Affordable Care Act that allows them to stay on their parents’ plan until they turn 26.