Read all posts tagged Health Care
Posted byon January 23, 2014 at 12:25 PM EDT
On Friday, President Obama will "travel" virtually across the country via Google+ Hangouts to discuss the issues and policies laid out in the speech with citizens joining from around the country.
Posted byon January 23, 2014 at 12:07 PM EDT
Our Chinese in-language Hangout will take place today, Thursday, January 23, 2014 from 3:00 - 4:00 PM (EST).
Posted byon January 17, 2014 at 1:00 PM EDT
The adoption of electronic health records is reflected today in a release from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Center for Health Statistics which provides a view of the Medicare and Medicaid EHR Incentive Program and indicates the program is healthy and growing steadily.
Posted byon January 15, 2014 at 9:57 AM EDT
Magic Johnson speaks about how having quality health care has helped him throughout his career, and the importance of getting covered -- because no one is invincible.
Posted byon January 13, 2014 at 7:37 PM EDT
As part of the Department of Health and Human Services’ regular reporting on enrollment in private health care plans through the Affordable Care Act marketplaces, the department releases demographic information on the enrollees, including breakdowns by age.
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.