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The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released a new report documenting that 95 percent of uninsured Latinos may qualify for Medicaid, the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP), or...more
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
A total of 151 organizations have sent a letter to Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Administrator Marilyn Tavenner in support of proposed improvements included in the agency's...more
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
The US Department of Health and Human Services announced it will fund $67 billion for navigator programs as part of the federally run insurance exchange.
Florida earns a portion of the grants...more
No major Social Security policy changes have shown since the last update. However, there's a slower growth in Medicare's total benefits.
The numbers documented in the Urban Institute's report...more
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
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
About 71 million Americans with private health insurance plans will get coverage for at least one free preventive health care service as mandated by the Affordable Care Act (ACA).
In the latest Commonwealth Fund survey, 7.8 million of the 15 million young adults enrolled in their parent's health insurance last year will be unqualified this coverage without the health reform...more