In what’s supposed to be a law-and-order administration, HHS’s tolerance for Idaho’s efforts to nullify the Affordable Care Act is astonishing.
In recent years, there has been rapid growth in support for Medicare for All, a single-payer healthcare system that would guarantee the universal medical coverage that the Affordable Care Act failed to achieve with its passage in 2010. Sixty-four percent of Democrats support single-payer healthcare, while over half of Americans believe that the government should […]
Finally, it dawned on them. “Republicans opposed to the Affordable Care Act are showing interest in proposals to shore up the health law and lower premiums, driven partly by their concerns that any big jump in insurance costs may hurt them in the midterm elections.” Soon it will dawn on voters and pols alike that […]
Alex M. Azar II, the health secretary, told Congress he would scrutinize Idaho’s plan to allow sale of insurance that does not comply with the Affordable Care Act.
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The percentage of cancer survivors without health insurance decreased substantially after implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), reports a study in the March issue of Medical Care, published by Wolters Kluwer.
Stephanie Armour at the Wall Street Journal reports on the increasing willingness of Republicans to think about reinsurance: Republicans opposed to the Affordable Care Act are showing interest in proposals to shore up the health law and lower premiums, driven partly by their concerns that any big jump in insurance costs may hurt them in […]
Getting sick is not a crime. This week marks 25 years since Bill Clinton signed the Family and Medical Leave Act, which gave employees in the U.S. the right to unpaid time off to care for themselves and family members. A decade later, San Francisco became the first city to approve paid sick leave. Show More Summary
The fight is more critical than ever. by Tiffany Hankins Courtesy of the author Thanks to reproductive rights voters and the pro-choice legislators they elected, a landmark health care bill is poised to pass in Washington State. The Reproductive Parity Act will require insurance companies to cover abortion care and birth control. Show More Summary
Blue Cross of Idaho submitted five health plans to Idaho insurance regulators on Tuesday that do not comply with the Affordable Care Act (ACA), according to local reports. The move has serious repercussions on people’s health care — and if the Trump administration allows the state to bypass the federal health law, other states could soon […]
(AP Photo/LM Otero) Community Council health-care navigator Fidel Castro Hernandez speaks with U.S. resident Maria Ana Pina and her son, Roberto, as she signs up for the Affordable Care Act in Dallas on December 27, 2017. Capital & Main is...Show More Summary
(JAMA Network) The dependent coverage provision of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) that allowed young adults to stay on their parents' insurance until they were 26 was associated with increased use of prenatal care, increased private insurance payment for births, and a modest reduction in preterm births.
The Affordable Care Act appears to have improved the health of young pregnant women and their babies. A study published today in the Journal of the American Medical Association looked at the effects of the ACA provision allowing young adults to stay on their parents’ health insurance through age 26. The researchers studied a group of […]
The American Academy of Home Care Medicine (AAHCM) applauds Congressional leaders for including a two-year extension of the successful Independence at Home (IAH) demonstration in the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018, signed by the President.
WASHINGTON — Even as prospects for a new Republican push to roll back the Affordable Care Act remain dim, the White House is doubling down on the repeal effort, calling for massive cuts to health care assistance in its 2019 budget.... The post White House doubles down on its goal of Obamacare...
Raising an infant is an act of ecosystem engineering. You’re not just caring for a baby, but an entire world. Right from birth, babies are colonised by legions of microbes that set up shop in their guts, skin, and more. These are vital. They help the growing human to digest its food, and to keep […]
CHICAGO (February 12, 2018): Since passage of the Affordable Care Act in 2010, 32 states and the District of Columbia have expanded Medicaid coverage, with the federal government picking up the tab for the increased costs. In Kentucky,...Show More Summary
Mike Magee Quietly rising out of the ashes of the Republican led campaign to “repeal and replace” the Affordable Care Act, are pragmatic efforts, not focused on “if”, but focused on “how” and “when” the U.S. will join all other developed nations and provide all of her citizens with affordable, high-quality care. Show More Summary
A child who is not sick may either withdraw or may start acting out, competing to get parents’ attention, experts say.
In Kerry Tribe's video we see both actors playing patients and medical students acting as though they were doctors, but the aim is for something real: empathy. The post Searching for the Roots of Empathy in Rituals of Care appeared first on Hyperallergic.