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Posted byon November 6, 2013 at 4:15 PM EDT
Under the Affordable Care Act, states can choose whether or not to expand Medicaid to cover more of its citizens. If Texas chose to expand, it would cover more than one million of citizens, and save the state's taxpayers $1.7 billion over the next decade in unpaid hospital bills.
Posted byon November 4, 2013 at 1:23 PM EDT
We all have a stake in helping as many people as possible get quality, affordable health insurance. Share your own experiences getting covered.
Posted byon November 1, 2013 at 4:20 PM EDT
Because of the Affordable Care Act, Adele's daughter, who was born with cerebral palsy, can never be denied coverage for her condition and will no longer be worried with the lifetime maximums that health insurers used to place on health benefits.
Posted byon November 1, 2013 at 12:30 PM EDT
Massachusetts’s healthcare law, passed in 2006, served as a model for the Affordable Care Act, and the state’s experience during its first year of enrollment offers important lessons for what we can expect over the first six months for the ACA.
Posted byon October 31, 2013 at 12:56 PM EDT
When we travel to cities and communities large and small, we see first-hand the direct link between a healthy environment and healthy lives, especially for our country’s children. But as we observe Hispanic Heritage Month, it’s worth remembering that too many of our children, especially in minority communities, live in unhealthy environments that lead to unhealthy lives.
Posted byon October 31, 2013 at 10:00 AM EDT
Before the health insurance marketplace opened in her state, Karmel Allison had never before been able to shop for health insurance without fear of being rejected because of her medical history. Read about her experience in her own words.
Posted byon October 30, 2013 at 6:39 PM EDT
Deputy Senior Advisor David Simas sent a message to the White House email list following President Obama's Boston healthcare event.
Posted byon October 30, 2013 at 12:45 PM EDT
Press Secretary Jay Carney addresses misleading attacks from critics about recent notices from insurance companies about changes in some people’s insurance plans. UPDATE: President Obama speaks to the issue in Boston as well.
Posted byon October 29, 2013 at 2:40 PM EDT
Half of single young adults eligible for the Health Insurance Marketplace could get coverage for $50 a month or less.
Posted byon October 29, 2013 at 1:59 PM EDT
The White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders invites you to join our Google Hangout and chat about the Health Insurance Marketplace in Vietnamese on Wednesday, November 6, 2013 at 3:00 pm ET.