Posts tagged "Affordable Care Act"
Insuring the right to health: Making the marketplaces work for everyone

Insuring the right to health: Making the marketplaces work for everyone

It’s been six years since the passage of the Affordable Care Act and the nation’s uninsured rate has dropped to a record low. That’s the good news.

August 10 news: Affordable Care Act improving health, Zika and joint condition, cost of lead in Flint

Check out today's public health news on Wednesday, August 10, 2016.

July 12 news: gun control legislation, autism diagnoses, winter weather and the common cold

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

June 22 news: U.S. health care spending cut under ACA, birth control apps, measles in Miami

Check out today's public health news on Wednesday, June 22, 2016.
APHA’s Zubik v. Burwell fact sheet shows impacts of contraceptive coverage case

APHA’s Zubik v. Burwell fact sheet shows impacts of contraceptive coverage case

Find out what last month's U.S. Supreme Court action means for public health in a new fact sheet.
APHA, advocates decry House budget resolution

APHA, advocates decry House budget resolution

This week the House Budget Committee passed a budget resolution that follows a dangerously familiar path, according to APHA and public health advocates.
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.