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  • Abby-Care: Health Coverage for Young Adults Under 26

    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.


  • Annie-Care: Providing Preventive Services to Patients in Community Health Centers

    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.


  • Virginia-Care: Keeping Health Insurance Costs Down for a Small Businesses

    Business leaders like Virginia Donohue would like to provide health insurance for her employees, however it wasn't until a health care tax credit became available through the Affordable Care Act that she was able to.


  • TracyCare: Focusing on Care for a Sick Child, Not Worrying About Insurance

    Health insurance is supposed to be there when you most need it, but if your medical issue is considered a preexisting condition, you may be out of luck. Fortunately for Tracy, with the Affordable Care Act, it illegal for insurance companies to deny coverage to children because of preexisting conditions, and so she is able to afford medical care for her son Sami.


  • Peace of Mind in Knowing Sick Child Won’t be Denied Health Coverage

    When a child is seriously ill, a parent shouldn’t have to worry that an insurer would deny coverage due to the child’s pre-existing condition. Thanks to the Affordable Care Act, Alycia Steinberg no longer worries that her daughter won't get the treatment she needs


  • Louisa-Care: Making Health Insurance More Affordable for Small Businesses

    Business leaders like Louisa McQueeney would like to provide health insurance for her employees, however it wasn't until a health care tax credit became available through the Affordable Care Act that she was able to.


  • Kiersten-Care: Using the Health Care Tax Credit to Take Care of Employees

    Business leaders like Kiersten Firquain would like to provide health insurance for her employees, however it wasn't until a health care tax credit became available through the Affordable Care Act that she was able to.


  • White House Council on Strong Cities, Strong Communities Announces New Executive Director

    Mark Linton is appointed Executive Director of the Strong Cities, Strong Communities Initiative, which works to develop partnerships between federal agencies and localities to spark economic development in communities that have faced significant long-term economic challenges


  • Weekly Wrap Up: Why Refi?

    A quick glimpse at this week on WhiteHouse.gov.


  • Supporting Appalachian Communities

    The Federal Co-Chair of the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) highlights the Livable Communities partnership between the ARC, EPA and USDA, providing technical assistance to small rural towns to help them develop and implement strategies for making their communities more livable and competitive.


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