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Through the Medicaid expansion under the Affordable Care Act, uninsured adults may comprise of younger people and white men, smokers and drinkers, according to a new University of Michigan...more
A new private study finds that 48 percent of families buying their own coverage would qualify for tax credits next year.
People can enroll starting the 1st of October, and coverage becomes...more
Institute Fellow and Richard B. Fisher Chair at the Urban Institute, Eugene Steuerle, expresses his wish in addressing the troubling aspects of the Social Security System.
He lists down what the...more
Kristina Grogan of the Health and Human Services Agency in Mendocino County will write the first of a monthly column that covers changes in healthcare relevant to residents in Mendocino...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
The Health Reform Monitoring Survey (HRMS) investigated how the public is confident in their understanding of the following health insurance terms.
The survey's findings revealed basic health...more
The US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announces first guidance addressing that all beneficiaries in private Medicare plans have access to equal coverage when it comes to care in a...more
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has issued a final rule to ensure that Medicaid's home and community-based services programs provide full access to the benefits of community...more
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services awarded $1.5 billion in grants to eleven states to ensure the states have the resources to establish health insurance marketplaces.
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