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Older Americans More Likely To Delay Purchasing Obamacare Coverage
Older consumers who are not yet entitled to get Medicare are more likely to pay the 2014 penalty rather than purchase health coverage. A new research from HealthPocket and Deft Research learned...more



Social Security Disability Benefits: Searching for Alternatives to Benefit Receipt
An IZA Journal of Labor Policy special issue, collected and co-edited by Gina Livermore, David Neumark, and David Wittenburg, examines the evolution of disability policy in the United States, the...more

Thanks to Medicare, Over 6.6 Million People Saved Over $7 Billion Costs on Prescription Drugs
The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), in the event of the 48th anniversary of the passage of Medicare and Medicaid into law, reports that over 6.6 million Medicare beneficiaries have...more

Two of Five Uninsured Adults Living in States That Do Not Expand Medicaid Would Have No New Health Insurance Options in 2014
As many as two of five adults who are currently uninsured living in states that have not yet decided to expand Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act would likely have no new health insurance options...more

HHS: What Young People Should Know About Obamacare
The US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released an address and a PSA to advise young adults, particularly college students, that they need to purchase health insurance by...more

Affordable Care Act: State and Local Coverage Changes
The Affordable Care Act (ACA) contains new coverage options to decrease the amount of individuals without health insurance. There are new state and sub-state estimates, which details the projected...more

Health Reform Benefits in Oregon
The U.S. Department of Health & Human Services reports the benefits reaped by individuals and families concerning the health reform in Oregon. The report features the law as "already providing...more

Affordable Care Act Impact on Health Coverage and Uninsurance
An Urban Institute brief report looks at the effects of the Affordable care Act (ACA) on health coverage expansion and uninsurance. The brief rounds off how states will benefit from the...more

HHS and Pennsylvania Champions for Coverage Work to Raise Awareness on the Health Insurance Marketplace
Pennsylvania Champions for Coverage, which comprises of local businesses and organizations, has been recognized by the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) for its assistance in spreading...more

Affordable Care Act Saved Consumers $1.2 Billion on Health Insurance Premiums
The US Department of Health & Human Services reports that the healthcare reform law saved consumers $1.2 billion in 2012. The health care law under the Affordable Care Act's "rate review"...more






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DC High School Senior is Recognized As Top Young Entrepreneur of America

DC High School Senior is Recognized As Top Young Entrepreneur of America
Steve Mariotti, Founder of Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship, writes about Dagim, a high school senior recognized as...



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