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Posted byon January 23, 2014 at 1:15 PM EST
More and more Americans are enrolling and transitioning into new plans, it is important to remember we are moving away from a very broken system and what life was for millions of Americans before the ACA. That’s why we put together the presentation below as a reminder of what we’ve left behind now that the Affordable Care Act has come into full effect.
Posted byon January 23, 2014 at 11:25 AM EST
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 11:07 AM EST
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 12:00 PM EST
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 8:57 AM EST
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 6:37 PM EST
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 6:00 PM EST
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 3:12 PM EST
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 11:31 AM EST
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 11:30 AM EST
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.