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Posted byon January 10, 2014 at 7:00 PM EDT
Weekly Wrap Up: Promise Zones, Extending Emergency Unemployment Insurance, Affordable Care Act, We the Geeks and Strengthening our Nation’s Energy Infrastructure.
Posted byon January 10, 2014 at 4:12 PM EDT
Ten Americans told us what having new or improved health insurance in the new year means to them. You should read what they had to say.
Posted byon January 9, 2014 at 12:31 PM EDT
Andrew Santiago is one of the 10.2 million Latinos who stand to benefit from the new protections provided by the Affordable Care Act. He signed up for coverage under the Health Insurance Marketplace and qualified for a tax credit that allows him to purchase medical and dental insurance for only $87 a month.
This Is The Affordable Care Act: Giving Women at High Risk for Breast Cancer Access to Free Chemoprevention MedicationPosted byon January 9, 2014 at 12:30 PM EDT
The Administration is making clear that most health insurance plans must soon cover so-called chemoprevention medications that can reduce the risk of breast cancer for women who have an increased chance of developing the disease. In addition, these health plans will have to cover the medications at no cost to these women.
Posted byon January 6, 2014 at 5:00 PM EDT
For years, health care costs in America skyrocketed, with brutal consequences for our country. The Affordable Care Act, for the first time in decades, has helped to stop that trend.
Posted byon January 1, 2014 at 2:15 PM EDT
Today is a new day for the millions of Americans who finally have the security that comes from quality, affordable health coverage.
Posted byon January 1, 2014 at 1:30 PM EDT
Starting today, Trinace Edwards can get the health care she needs, without forcing her daughter to drop out of school to help pay her medical bills.
Posted byon December 31, 2013 at 1:40 PM EDT
January 1 marks not only the beginning of a New Year, but an exciting new day in health care as millions of Americans will now be able to access care, thanks to the coverage they found at the Health Insurance Marketplace.
Posted byon December 23, 2013 at 12:00 PM EDT
Ten years ago, skyrocketing premiums forced Nancy Beigel to choose between paying rent and paying for health insurance. She dropped her coverage and has been uninsured since then.
Posted byon December 20, 2013 at 8:02 PM EDT
President Obama answers questions from the press, discusses our economic progress over the last year, and laid out the work ahead for 2014.