Posts tagged "Affordable Care Act"
Obama touts public health in State of the Union

Obama touts public health in State of the Union

If you were listening to President Barack Obama’s final State of the Union address last night, you heard a litany of refrains on health.

Jan. 12 news: Health care coverage enrollment, Medicare expansion, breast cancer screening

Check out today's public health news on Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2016.

Jan. 11 news: Obama vetoes repeal of ACA, secondhand smoke, cancer

Check out today's public health news on Monday, Jan. 11, 2016.
AJPH study: Medicaid coverage linked to improved access to outpatient care, control of chronic disease

AJPH study: Medicaid coverage linked to improved access to outpatient care, control of chronic disease

New research in the American Journal of Public Health highlights how the implementation of the Affordable Care Act is creating a healthier U.S.

Study: People who don’t understand the Affordable Care Act don’t like it

The Affordable Care Act has helped 16.4 million uninsured people gain health coverage, but roughly half of Americans don’t support the law. Misinformation is a big reason why.
Health Insurance Marketplace third open-enrollment period starts today

Health Insurance Marketplace third open-enrollment period starts today

A record-low number of Americans are uninsured. But 32 million still have no access to affordable health coverage. That number will change, starting today.
Q&A with Sen. Ed Markey, APHA’s 2015 legislator of the year

Q&A with Sen. Ed Markey, APHA’s 2015 legislator of the year

Public Health Newswire spoke with APHA's Distinguished Public Health Legislator of the Year, Massachusetts Sen. Ed Markey.
National Journal event: With more Americans insured, how do we improve their health?

National Journal event: With more Americans insured, how do we improve their health?

Now that nearly 9 million people gained health insurance last year thanks to the Affordable Care Act, how do we move from more coverage to better health?
APHA webinar: The ACA after King v. Burwell

APHA webinar: The ACA after King v. Burwell

Last week APHA hosted a webinar to discuss how King v. Burwell, which kept tax credits available to individuals who purchased health insurance on the federal government's exchange, will affect the our nation’s health moving forward.
What does health care look like after King v. Burwell?

What does health care look like after King v. Burwell?

On June 25 the Supreme Court issued a 6-3 decision in favor of the administration in King v. Burwell. Moving forward, what does this decision mean for public health?
The Nation’s Health (Storify): '6 million sighs of relief' in ACA ruling

The Nation’s Health (Storify): ‘6 million sighs of relief’ in ACA ruling

The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled in favor of the Obama administration in King v. Burwell, the case surrounding tax credits under the Affordable Care Act. The Nation's Health features some of social media's best responses in its Storify recap.
APHA on King v. Burwell victory: ‘More than 6 million Americans breathe sigh of relief’

APHA on King v. Burwell victory: ‘More than 6 million Americans breathe sigh of relief’

Health insurance is here to stay for more than 6 million Americans.