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Posted byon May 13, 2012 at 11:46 AM EDT
To help you show some appreciation for the mom in your life, we've put together two Mother's Day cards. One focuses on important health care reforms and the other on heroic military moms across the country.
Posted byon May 11, 2012 at 12:04 PM EDT
Thanks to the Affordable Care Act, insurance companies that did not spend at least 80 cents of every dollar paid in premiums in 2011 owe rebates to their their customers. According to early estimates from the Kaiser Family Foundation, insurance companies will provide 15.8 million Americans with $1.3 billion in rebates.
Posted byon May 11, 2012 at 11:33 AM EDT
In an event focused on issues around access to care and improving health outcomes in rural communities, the White House Rural Council was joined by Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack and a group of 24 rural health care providers.
Posted byon May 8, 2012 at 2:00 PM EDT
A new infographic highlights the Obama Administration’s anti-fraud efforts, which recovered $4.1 billion in taxpayer dollars last year and have resulted in an increase in prosecutions: the number of individuals charged with fraud increased from 797 in fiscal year 2008 to 1,430 in fiscal year 2011 – a more than 75 percent increase.
Posted byon May 8, 2012 at 10:15 AM EDT
The first 26 Innovation Awards recognize projects that are tailored to the needs of patients by local doctors, hospitals, and other leaders in their communities and will help build the strong, effective, affordable health care system of the future..
Posted byon May 7, 2012 at 2:26 PM EDT
Community health centers have added nearly 3,000 positions for nurses since 2009.
Posted byon May 7, 2012 at 12:15 PM EDT
Determined not to let Spinal Muscular Atrophy hasten his independence, Ralph Braun, founder and CEO of the The Braun Corporation, engineered the the world's first motorized scooter, among other mobility assistants, and continues to revolutionize the way Americans with disabilities see their futures.
Posted byon May 7, 2012 at 12:00 PM EDT
Nasrin Taei is proud to be making a difference in the lives of Americans through her work in biochemistry -- specifically, "hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM), a heart-related abnormality, [that] is the most common cause of sudden death in young athletes at sporting events."
Posted byon May 7, 2012 at 7:20 AM EDT
The Obama Administration is committed to educating new nurses, improving the training of today’s nurses, and placing nurses in the parts of the country where they are needed most.
Posted byon May 3, 2012 at 11:22 PM EDT
Early notification of potential disruptions in drug supply has made a huge difference in FDA's efforts: There has been a six-fold increase in early notifications from manufacturers, and they have been able to prevent 128 drug shortages, and we’re seeing fewer numbers of shortages occur – 42 new drugs in shortage reported in 2012, compared to 90 new shortages at this time last year.