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Posted byon February 12, 2012 at 11:45 AM EDT
Posted byon February 10, 2012 at 3:00 PM EDT
A new policy will accommodate religious freedom while making sure that women have access to preventive health care, including contraception, at no cost, no matter where they work.
Posted byon February 10, 2012 at 12:33 AM EDT
First stop was Iowa, where the Governor proclaimed February 9 "Let's Move Day"
Posted byon February 9, 2012 at 12:38 PM EDT
In response to an aging population and a disease that afflicts 5.1 million Americans – devastating the lives of the individuals suffering from it and placing strain on their families and loved ones – the Administration proposes a historic $156 million investment to combat Alzheimer's disease.
Posted byon February 8, 2012 at 1:45 PM EDT
First Lady Michelle Obama is going on the road to celebrate the second anniversary of the initiative. She will meet with some of the many Americans who have embraced the principles of Let's Move! and are making a difference in the lives of our children.
Posted byon February 6, 2012 at 1:24 PM EDT
The Affordable Care Act is helping millions of Americans access quality healthcare and ensuring seniors don't have to make the decision between having food on the table or life-saving prescriptions in the cabinet
Posted byon February 2, 2012 at 12:25 PM EDT
In 2011, about 3.6 million people with Medicare benefited from donut hole discounts—saving a total of $2.1 billion, or an average of $604 per person.
Posted byon February 1, 2012 at 7:35 PM EDT
Beginning in August of 2012, most health insurance plans will cover women's preventive services, including contraception, without a co-pay. Cecilia Muñoz, Director of the White House Domestic Policy Council, explains how this policy affects religious institutions.
Posted byon February 1, 2012 at 10:32 AM EDT
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services today announced that average premiums for Medicare Advantage enrollees in 2012 are 7 percent lower compared to last year, exceeding the 4 percent decrease that was projected in September. Since the Affordable Care Act was enacted, premiums have gone down by nearly 16 percent.
Posted byon January 26, 2012 at 5:49 PM EDT
White House officials answer your questions about President Obama’s State of the Union Address through a series of Office Hours on Twitter.