Mutual, Membership Benefit, General/Other News
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With the Medicare Supplemental Insurance Comparison website up and running, the painstaking research for supplemental insurance will enable the elderly to have easy access to information to...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
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
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
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 US Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announced $67 million in grant awards to 105 Navigator grant applicants in the Federally-facilitated and State Partnership...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 (HHS) released an address and a PSA to advise young adults, particularly college students, that they need to purchase health insurance by...more
The National League of Cities (NLC) lobbied Congress to support middle-class and low income property owners by passing the Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act (H.R. 3370).
NLC is committed...more