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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
Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius is excited and ready for the 45-day stretch run to the opening of health care exchanges on October 1.
Sebelius looked back at what the...more
The US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released a memo stating that same-sex Medicare beneficiaries in skilled nursing facilities (SNFs) will now have access to equal coverage when it...more
A Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) nationwide evaluation study reveals that CHIP has successfully expanded coverage for uninsured children, therefore improving their access to care and...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).
The US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announces $67 million in grant awards to 105 Navigator grant applicants in Federally-facilitated and State Partnership Marketplaces.
In a RAND estimate, 5.4 million of Hispanics will have coverage by 2016 because of the Affordable Care Act (ACA).
If states act to expand Medicaid, more uninsured Hispanics could gain coverage....more
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) reports that nearly half of single young adults who are uninsured and may be eligible for coverage in the Health Insurance Marketplace could get...more
Judith Duddle, founder of Debtscape CIC, seeks to help anyone in her community with debt problems, including the employed, unemployed, disabled, elderly or young people.
Duddle has set up her...more
On September 15, the country celebrates National Hispanic Heritage Month.
The month pays tribute to the Latino community's contributions to the cultural richness and diversity of the United...more