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Sebelius Savors 45-Day Stretch Run to Sell Health Care Law
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



Who Will Benefit from the Medicaid Expansion under the Affordable Care Act?
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

New Commonwealth Fund Survey Shows Majority of Young Adults Want Health Insurance but Many Are Put Off by Cost; Low Income Individuals Most at Risk of Going Without Coverage
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

HHS Issues Supreme Court Memo on Defense of Marriage Act
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

Examining Early Implementation of Health Reform in Eight States
An Urban Institute report documents a series of papers that early implementation of the Affordable Care Act in eight states. These eight states include: Alabama, Colorado, Maryland, Michigan,...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

Immigrants Greatly Benefit from Medicaid Growth
The Center for Immigration Studies presented new government data that finds immigrant families hugely benefit from the Medicaid expansion. Evidence suggests that the Medicaid growth linked with...more

HHS Reports Half of Uninsured Single Young Adults Can Get 2014 Health Insurance For $50 a Month Or Less
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

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

HHS Supports Community-Based Options for Older Americans, People with Disabilities
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





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