Health Reform
Gallup: Fewer American adults are uninsured thanks to ACA

Gallup: Fewer American adults are uninsured thanks to ACA

On April 16 research released by Gallup brought good news: Fewer American adults are uninsured than before.
Sebelius: Get health coverage by March 31 deadline

Sebelius: Get health coverage by March 31 deadline

“If you or someone you care about does not have health care, it’s not too late to sign up for quality affordable coverage — but you’ll want to act today.”
Supreme Court to hear reproductive rights arguments Tuesday

Supreme Court to hear reproductive rights arguments Tuesday

On Tuesday, March 25, the U.S. Supreme Court will review two cases on coverage of reproductive health care services under the Affordable Care Act.
Obama highlights ACA in 2014 State of the Union address

Obama highlights ACA in 2014 State of the Union address

In last night’s State of the Union address President Barack Obama briefly touched upon declining childhood obesity rates, climate change directives, gun violence prevention and immigration. When it came time to discuss health reform, the president was much more thorough.
APHA executive director hits the airwaves in support of ACA

APHA executive director hits the airwaves in support of ACA

The tagline of Families USA’s Health Action 2014 conference last week called for “making the promise real.” APHA Executive Director Georges Benjamin spoke about the Affordable Care Act and health reform in nearly 20 radio interviews.
Prevention fund ‘is alive and well,’ says Harkin citing APHA support

Prevention fund ‘is alive and well,’ says Harkin citing APHA support

Sen. Tom Harkin urged colleagues to adopt the omnibus spending bill and spoke of a particular virtue of the measure — full allocation of the Prevention and Public Health Fund — and APHA's support of it.
Affordable Care Act gains momentum in 2014

Affordable Care Act gains momentum in 2014

Jan. 1, 2014, marked one of the busiest days in the Affordable Care Act’s three-and-a-half year history.
Obama says Healthcare.gov has improved

Obama says Healthcare.gov has improved

President Barack Obama spoke confidently Tuesday about the Affordable Care Act in addressing the struggles — and rejuvenation — of the Health Insurance Marketplace and its federal website, Healthcare.gov.

Supreme Court to rule on ACA’s preventive care provision for employers

On Tuesday, the U.S. Supreme Court agreed to review a provision in the Affordable Care Act that guarantees free preventive coverage, including contraceptive care, in nearly all private insurance plans.

The Nation’s Health: 48 million people uninsured in 2012

The rate of uninsured Americans held steady in 2012, according to new U.S. Census Bureau data, but public health advocates expect numbers to drop dramatically as more people gain insurance under the Affordable Care Act in the coming year.
Americans talking about, using Health Insurance Marketplace

Americans talking about, using Health Insurance Marketplace

Since its ballyhooed Oct. 1 rollout much has been said about the Health Insurance Marketplace. The more that’s said about it, the healthier all Americans will be.
House member talks government shutdown, Affordable Care Act at National Journal event

House member talks government shutdown, Affordable Care Act at National Journal event

In an interview Thursday in Washington with the National Journal, U.S. Rep. Rosa DeLauro, D-Conn., spoke on how the Affordable Care Act, including the marketplace, will be most successful when the landmark health law gets bipartisan support.