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Medicare: Questions and Answers
Director of Runningwater Draw RSVP, Linda Milner Shipp, have gotten hold of information concerning Medicare changes provided by the US Department of Health and Human Services. Some questions that...more



Strong Support for Proposed Improvements to 2015 Medicare Part D
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

National League of Cities Support Flood Insurance Bill
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

New Study Finds Half Who Buy Own Health Insurance Qualify for Federal Tax Credits
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

HHS Secretary Sebelius Promote Health Insurance Enrollment in New Jersey
US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius recognizes over 20 New Jersey organizations and businesses that have volunteered to help uninsured Americans get coverage...more

2013 National Hispanic Heritage Month
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

Wisconsin Agencies As Navigators for Obamacare
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

What You Need To Know About An Unreformed Social Security System
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

Medicaid Expansion A State Decision, People of Color May Left Uninsured
The recent Supreme Court decision on the Affordable Care Act (ACA) established that Medicaid expansion is a state decision. Recent findings show that people of all races and ethnicities will be...more

4 Million Uninsured People with Mental Health Conditions Will Be Denied Health Insurance Because Their Home States Opt Out of the ACA Medicaid Expansion Program
A new study reveals that nearly 75 percent of 4 million uninsured people with mental health illnesses will be denied insurance because of their home states refusing to participate in the Medicaid...more






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Establishing a Social Enterprise Curriculum


Several British colleges and universities have embraced social entrepreneurship in their curriculum. Pathik Pathak at Southampton have introduced n interdisciplinary module in Social Enterprise, which is open to students of all year groups and across all disciplines.




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