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Posted byon October 29, 2013 at 9:37 AM EST
Edna Christine Baillif, a student at Texas State University, discusses how the Affordable Care Act ensures that Latina women like herself will have access to the quality health care they deserve at a price they can afford.
Posted byon October 26, 2013 at 5:00 AM EST
In this week’s address, President Obama discusses the launch of the Health Insurance Marketplace for the Affordable Care Act, which gives millions of Americans the opportunity to have access to affordable and reliable healthcare—many for the first time.
Posted byon October 25, 2013 at 3:20 PM EST
At the Kennedy Forum’s event commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the Community Mental Health Act, Vice President reaffirms the Administration’s commitment to increasing access to mental health and substance abuse treatments, eliminating the stigma surrounding mental illness, and supporting research to better understand the functioning of the human brain.
Posted byon October 25, 2013 at 10:38 AM EST
The White House is illuminated pink in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
Posted byon October 25, 2013 at 9:45 AM EST
The health insurance marketplaces are now open for business across the country. This was great news for the 15 percent of Americans – including 10.2 million Latinos – who don’t have health insurance, either because they can’t afford it or because their employer doesn't offer it.
Posted byon October 24, 2013 at 11:35 AM EST
Secretary Kathleen Sebelius joins with the White House in celebrating National Breast Cancer Awareness month and is reminded of the tremendous impact the Affordable Care Act has on the lives of American women.
Posted byon October 24, 2013 at 9:00 AM EST
The White House and the entrance to the Naval Observatory will be lit pink tonight in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month and the millions of families who have battled the disease, and who feel its impact every day.
Posted byon October 23, 2013 at 12:07 PM EST
Despite problems with HealthCare.gov, there is still massive demand for health insurance, and thousands of people are still signing up for coverage and saving money. Many who couldn't afford insurance before, or had been denied care due to a pre-existing condition, are getting covered for the first time.
Posted byon October 21, 2013 at 4:45 PM EST
Ohio announces it will join the majority of states and move forward with expanding the Ohio Medicaid program, as called for by the Affordable Care Act. As a result, nearly 270,000 previously uninsured Ohio residents are estimated to gain coverage through Medicaid next year.
Posted byon October 21, 2013 at 2:14 PM EST
President Obama says that HealthCare.gov, the website that’s supposed to make it easy to apply for and purchase health insurance is not working the way it should for everybody, and explains what is being done to fix the site.