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Posted byon November 21, 2013 at 2:13 PM EST
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.
Posted byon November 21, 2013 at 12:45 PM EST
At the Youth Jobs+ Champions of Change event this fall, the youth Champions spoke eloquently about what their first job meant to them.
Posted byon November 21, 2013 at 9:22 AM EST
In September, after beating out thousands of contestants from around the globe, Eric Chen, Ann Makosinski, Viney Kumar, and Elif Bilgin were triumphantly presented large, LEGO-made trophies as winners of the 2013 Google Science Fair. I recently asked the four winners about their experience at the Fair, plans for the future, and importance of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education.
Supporting Workplaces in Providing an Effective Response to Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault, and StalkingPosted byon November 20, 2013 at 7:22 PM EST
The Department of Justice announces its new policy on addressing domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking in the workplace.
Posted byon November 20, 2013 at 5:36 PM EST
Recipients of the 2013 Presidential Medal of Freedom included sports champions and scientists, musicians and civil rights leaders, activists and journalists, media moguls and public servants.
Posted byon November 20, 2013 at 3:08 PM EST
Join us this Friday November 22, at 2:00 pm EST for a “We the Geeks” Google+ Hangout, called “Student Startups” – where leading student entrepreneurs and business moguls will talk about how anyone can cultivate a culture of entrepreneurship in his or her community.
Posted byon November 20, 2013 at 2:51 PM EST
The Office of Science and Technology Policy announces the launch of Wireless for Warriors to connect transitioning service members and veterans with jobs in the wireless telecommunications industry.
Posted byon November 20, 2013 at 1:28 PM EST
Due to a dramatic increase in the number of heroin overdose deaths in Northeast Ohio, the Cleveland Clinic, the U.S. Attorneys Office for the Northern District of Ohio, and a host of other education, prevention, and law enforcement entities are hosting a heroin summit on November 21, 2013 at the Cleveland Clinic.
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 12:34 PM EST
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 12:26 PM EST
Today, November 20th, communities across the country and around the world will mark Transgender Day of Remembrance. This day is an opportunity to remember those who have lost their lives to violence and injustice because of their gender identity or gender expression.