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Posted byon May 3, 2013 at 4:54 PM EST
Mayra Alvarez writes an op-ed asking her sister to register for the Affordable Care Act.
Posted byon May 3, 2013 at 4:05 PM EST
Mayra Alvarez, Director of Public Health Policy in the Office of Health Reform at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, writes an op-ed encouraging people to register for the Health Insurance Marketplace.
Posted byon April 30, 2013 at 3:22 PM EST
President Obama holds a press conference in the briefing room at the White House, answering questions from reporters about Syria, the sequester, implementation of the Affordable Care Act and more.
Posted byon April 26, 2013 at 1:37 PM EST
President Obama speaks at the Planned Parenthood Conference and reaffirms the core principle that has guided the organization for nearly a century: that women should be allowed to make their own decisions about their own health.
Posted byon April 24, 2013 at 2:37 PM EST
The Obama Administration's new 21st century drug policy outlines a series of evidence-based reforms that treat our nation’s drug problem as a public health issue, not just a criminal justice issue. This policy underscores what we all know to be true: we cannot arrest or incarcerate our way out of the drug problem.
Posted byon April 10, 2013 at 12:21 PM EST
President Obama’s Fiscal Year 2014 Budget includes a critical $205 million investment in programs to help identify mental health concerns early, improve access to mental health services and support safer school environments, and invests $30 million in tools and research that will expand our understanding of gun violence prevention, including key mental health issues.
Posted byon April 3, 2013 at 5:05 PM EST
The Department of the Treasury today issued new rules that hold charitable hospitals to a higher standard when it comes to addressing the health needs in their communities. The proposed rules add details on how hospitals should conduct community health needs assessments and define how the IRS will enforce any violations of the new standards.
Posted byon April 2, 2013 at 3:00 PM EST
President Obama is committed to research, development of support services, and increased collaboration with advocates and family members in the autism community so that individuals across the autism spectrum can reach their full potential.
Posted byon March 28, 2013 at 6:26 PM EST
A new, easy-to-use interactive tool gives anybody - researchers, physicians, public health professionals, policymakers, consumer advocates, tech innovators, and the public – the ability to find and examine data on multiple chronic conditions among Medicare beneficiaries.
Posted byon March 26, 2013 at 1:30 PM EST
Provisions of the Affordable Care Act have already helped millions of young adults obtain health insurance coverage and have made preventive services more affordable for most Americans. When fully implemented, the law will expand coverage to an estimated 27 million previously uninsured Americans and ensure the availability of affordable coverage through traditional employer-sponsored insurance and the new Health Insurance Marketplaces.