On April 16 research released by Gallup brought good news: Fewer American adults are uninsured than before.
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.
Check out the latest in public health news for Wednesday, April 2, 2014.
“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.”
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.
Check out the latest in public health news for March 5, 2014.
Every day, each certified application consultant at Los Barrios Unidos Community Clinic helps about a dozen families or residents navigate the new federal Health Insurance Marketplace. Visit The Nation’s Health for the full story.
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.
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.
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.
When the Affordable Care Act was passed in 2010, it contained a long list of target dates. One of the most anticipated ones was January 2014. Read this article in full in the January 2014 edition of The Nation's Health, APHA's monthly newspaper.