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Posted byon December 3, 2013 at 5:25 PM EDT
Thanks to the Affordable Care Act and decisions by 26 Democratic and Republican state elected officials to expand their Medicaid programs, 1.46 million hardworking Americans have applied for and been deemed eligible to enroll in quality, affordable health care.
Posted byon December 2, 2013 at 9:09 PM EDT
Erin McDonald was announced as the overall Grand Prize winner of the Healthy Young America Video Contes with her video "Forget about the Price Tag" in a Google+ Hangout featuring Kal Penn and White House Health Care policy expert Christen Young.
Posted byon November 27, 2013 at 4:55 PM EDT
The White House is hosting over 150 leaders from across the country for a Youth Summit. The Summit will offer young people coming to the White House and across the country a chance to discuss the Affordable Care Act and other issues important to them.
Posted byon November 26, 2013 at 4:05 PM EDT
Since the Affordable Care Act was enacted, more than 7.3 million seniors and people with disabilities have saved $8.9 billion on their prescription drugs, an average of $1,209 per person since 2010.
Posted byon November 25, 2013 at 5:50 PM EDT
For the next White House Social event, the White House will host a Youth Summit, offering young people from around the country an opportunity to discuss the Affordable Care Act and other issues with senior White House officials.
Posted byon November 21, 2013 at 3:13 PM EDT
A small percentage of consumers have been getting confusing letters from their health insurance company in the mail. New letters with clear information about how to keep an existing plan, new protections under the health care law and options available in the health insurance marketplace are likely to come soon.
New Report from the Council of Economic Advisers: The Recent Slowdown in Health Care Cost Growth and the Role of the Affordable Care ActPosted byon November 20, 2013 at 1:34 PM EDT
Recent data show that health care spending and prices are growing at their slowest rates in decades; it appears that something has changed for the better. The available evidence suggests that the ACA is contributing to these trends, and, moreover, is helping to improve quality of care for patients. Today the White House Council of Economic Advisers released a new report analyzing recent trends in health costs, the forces driving those trends, and their likely economic benefits.
Posted byon November 20, 2013 at 9:24 AM EDT
As November marks National Diabetes Month, let us recommit to educating ourselves and our communities about how to prevent, manage, and treat diabetes.
Posted byon November 19, 2013 at 5:37 PM EDT
Thanks to the Affordable Care Act, Americans all over the country are enrolling in affordable health coverage. Many were unable to get insurance before and many others are signing up for new plans that offer better coverage than what they had before, often at lower costs.
Webinar on December 19th: Hepatitis B and Reducing Perinatal Transmission -An Overview and Discussion of New ToolsPosted byon November 18, 2013 at 9:04 PM EDT
Please join the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (WHIAAPI) and Hep B United on Thursday, December 19th, from 2:30-4:00 PM EDT for a webinar on Hepatitis B and Reducing Perinatal Transmission