Posts tagged "Affordable Care Act"

Sept. 16 news: Troops to battle Ebola, pain medication overdoses, parents and whooping cough

Check out the latest in public health for Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014.
5 ACA updates you should know about

5 ACA updates you should know about

This summer, ongoing implementation of the Affordable Care Act has resulted in a range of public health news. Here are five ACA updates you should know about.
Courts disagree, millions of Americans will continue to receive ACA benefits

Courts disagree, millions of Americans will continue to receive ACA benefits

Yesterday the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit ruled to weaken federal funding mandated by the Affordable Care Act. Then the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, in Richmond, Va., ruled the opposite.
Health Insurance Marketplace: What did we learn?

Health Insurance Marketplace: What did we learn?

In a briefing last week, Alliance for Health Reform and The Commonwealth Fund discussed outcomes from the six-month open-enrollment of the Health Insurance Marketplace.
Supreme Court: ‘Closely held’ employers can limit access to contraceptive coverage

Supreme Court: ‘Closely held’ employers can limit access to contraceptive coverage

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that "closely held" corporations can limit employee access to key women’s contraceptive coverage as defined by the ACA.
Planning tool helps health departments evolve with Affordable Care Act

Planning tool helps health departments evolve with Affordable Care Act

To help health departments cater to Affordable Care Act provisions, the Georgia Health Policy Center and the National Network of Public Health Institutes created, “Leading Through Health System Change: A Public Health Opportunity."
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.

Health reform law targets dental care for kids, but gaps remain

Even though millions of Americans are joining the ranks of the insured and gaining access to affordable health care, access to oral health care is still expected to lag, according to a new report in the April 2014 issue of The Nation's Health.

April 2 news: Kids and fast food ads, DC bikeshare, World Autism Day

Check out the latest in public health news for Wednesday, April 2, 2014.
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.

March 5 news: Old insurance plans under ACA, high protein diets, school lunch vegetables

Check out the latest in public health news for March 5, 2014.