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Posted byon September 25, 2013 at 3:45 PM EDT
Under the Affordable Care Act, for the first time, new historic consumer protections will stop the worst insurance company abuses, by making it illegal for companies to discriminate on people based on pre-existing health conditions, ending lifetime and annual dollar limits on what an insurance company will cover, and capping out-of pocket spending to protect Americans and their families.
Posted byon September 25, 2013 at 6:00 AM EDT
A new report released by the Department of Health and Human Services finds that in state after state, affordable health insurance options will be available through the Health Insurance Marketplace in 2014.
Posted byon September 24, 2013 at 10:49 AM EDT
At 23, Maria Gomez was diagnosed with cancer one month before she was scheduled to graduate with a Masters degree in taxation. Uninsured, she feared for the worst, but found hope through the Affordable Care Act's Pre-Existing Insurance Plan.
Posted byon September 23, 2013 at 4:15 PM EDT
On October 1, 2013, open enrollment begins in the Health Insurance Marketplace, a new, simpler way to purchase health insurance. On January 1, 2014, coverage begins for those who signed up by December 15, 2013.
Posted byon September 23, 2013 at 3:05 PM EDT
President Obama joins former President Bill Clinton at the Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting for a conversation about the benefits and future of health care reform in America, and access to health care around the globe.
Posted byon September 20, 2013 at 3:26 PM EDT
Valerie Jarrett discusses her meeting with members of the Small Business Majority Network Council at the White House to discuss the President’s plans to grow the economy, support small businesses, and back the entrepreneurial spirit that makes America great.
Posted byon September 19, 2013 at 2:00 PM EDT
Learn more about the process of building a straightforward and user-friendly online health care marketplace.
Posted byon September 19, 2013 at 11:30 AM EDT
New data out yesterday from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and discussed in a piece in Health Affairs show that economy-wide health spending continues to grow at a historically slow rate.
Posted byon September 17, 2013 at 4:19 PM EDT
Posted byon September 17, 2013 at 1:30 PM EDT
The Census Bureau released estimates of the number of Americans who lacked health insurance in 2012, and the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) estimated that nearly 6 out of 10 uninsured Americans could be able to access low-cost, high value health insurance for under $100 per person per month starting in 2014.