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Posted byon June 29, 2012 at 2:09 PM EDT
Many Americans are already seeing benefits from the Affordable Care Act, from mothers who no longer have to worry about their children with pre-existing conditions losing their health coverage, to young adults who can stay on their parent's insurance plans until age 26, to seniors who are saving money on their prescription drugs.
Posted byon June 28, 2012 at 3:18 PM EDT
During the fight for health care reform, Natoma's letter reminded the President of all the Americans, all across the country, who have had to worry not only about getting sick, but about the cost of getting well.
Posted byon June 28, 2012 at 2:29 PM EDT
Have questions about what the Affordable Care Act means for you and your family? Join us for a special session of White House Office Hours on Twitter today at 4:30 p.m. EDT.
Posted byon June 28, 2012 at 1:23 PM EDT
The Supreme Court upholds the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act – the health reform law President Obama signed two years ago, ensuring hard-working, middle class families will get the security they deserve and protecting every American from the worst insurance company abuses.
Posted byon June 27, 2012 at 11:55 AM EDT
President Obama signed the health care law – the Affordable Care Act – into law on March 23, 2010 and it’s already making a positive difference in the lives of millions of Americans. Check out a state-by-state map that shows how people in your state are currently being helped by the law.
Posted byon June 22, 2012 at 2:32 PM EDT
Carol’s son Justin was born with a rare genetic lung disorder and survived a traumatic brain injury four years ago. He graduated from college last December. Because of the health care law, he’s able to stay on his father’s plan, which means he can consider the possibility of going to law school instead of spending his time and resources trying to find health insurance.
Posted byon June 22, 2012 at 1:46 PM EDT
Thirteen years ago today, a landmark Supreme Court decision established that people with disabilities have the right to live in the community with the proper services and supports, rather than being unnecessarily institutionalized
Posted byon June 21, 2012 at 6:15 PM EDT
To help combat high blood pressure in the African American community, the African American Episcopal Church Health Commission leverages technology and congregation relationships through a groundbreaking hypertension prevention initiative.
Posted byon June 21, 2012 at 4:54 PM EDT
Graduating from college is an exciting time in every persons life, but in today's economy it often means being cut off from your parent's health insurance and not being able to afford your own. Thanks to the Affordable Care Act though, graduates are able to stay on their parent's insurance until they're 26, an assurance that is most comforting in this unpredictable day and age. Listen to Abby tell her story about how the Affordable Care Act helped her.
Posted byon June 21, 2012 at 3:47 PM EDT
From pre-natal care to primary care for adults to special services for the elderly, the Jessie Trice Center provides care regardless of a person’s ability to pay.