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Posted byon November 8, 2013 at 1:05 PM EST
Vice President Joe Biden and Dr. Jill Biden hosted the 2nd Annual Breast Cancer Awareness Reception, joined by survivors, caregivers, families, doctors, researchers, and advocates who have all been touched by breast cancer.
Posted byon November 8, 2013 at 12:40 PM EST
Insurance companies must cover mental health and addiction benefits at parity with medical and surgical benefits.
Posted byon November 7, 2013 at 3:32 PM EST
Welcome to the West Wing Week, your guide to everything that's happening at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue.
Posted byon November 7, 2013 at 11:45 AM EST
The Obama administration announces new grants provided to communities under the Affordable Care Act that will help community health centers provide access to primary care services for nearly 1.25 million new patients.
President Obama to Dallas Health Care Volunteers: "Nothing Is Going to Stop Us from Getting This Done."Posted byon November 7, 2013 at 9:48 AM EST
President Obama traveled to Dallas, Texas to meet with local volunteers who have been helping their neighbors enroll in affordable health insurance plans through the Marketplace.
Posted byon November 6, 2013 at 3:15 PM EST
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 12:23 PM EST
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 3:20 PM EST
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 11:30 AM EST
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 11:56 AM EST
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.