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  • Advice & Tips When Applying For Obamacare
    Need a one stop shop if you still haven't applied for health insurance coverage and are wondering what you need to do? Look no further. My hope is that this article will provide you everything you need to know to enroll in a health insurance plan before this years deadline.
  • Everyone Should Be Able To Afford Healthcare
    According to the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), the national poverty rate for the continental US (for 2014) is $11,670/year. That's for one person, living by themselves. For every extra person in the household, you add $4,060.
  • Medicaid: From LBJ to Obama
    July 30, 1965 is a day that will go down as one of America's greatest days. After a truly bipartisan vote in both the House of Representatives and the US Senate, an amendment to the Social Security Act setting up our nations first public health insurance program passed and was signed into law by President Lyndon B. Johnson.
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  • The single greatest legislative accomplishment in the second half of the twentieth century came on July 30, 1965, the date President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the Social Security Amendments that created Medicare and Medicaid.


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  • The 5 biggest disagreements Republicans have on ObamacareThu Feb 16, 2017 | vox.com
    Deep uncertainty and serious divisions within the Republican coalition about the way forward on Obamacare have surfaced in the new Congress, and they’ve put the future of...
  • It's been 33 years since America's uninsured problem was this smallTue Aug 25, 2015 | vox.com
    Earlier this month, the government reported something incredible: Just 9.2 percent of Americans lack health insurance. Why such big news? As I flagged at Forbes, it was...
  • Life and Death in Brownback’s KansasThu Jun 11, 2015 | thenation.com
    RaDonna Kuekelhan and her sister, Cathy O’Mara, have spent their whole lives in and around southeast Kansas, a largely rural area wedged up against Oklahoma and Missouri....
  • A New Supreme Court Ruling On Medicaid Just Put 68 Million People At RiskFri Apr 03, 2015 | talkingpointsmemo.com
    When it comes to health care at the Supreme Court this year, all eyes are focused on the Obamacare tax credits case, King v. Burwell. But a case decided this week,...
  • 16 Million Fewer Uninsured Thanks To ObamacareMon Mar 16, 2015 | huffingtonpost.com
    More than 16 million Americans gained health coverage because of the Affordable Care Act, mainly via the law's health insurance exchange and Medicaid expansion, according...
  • The Obamacare Dilemma for Republican GovernorsTue Oct 21, 2014 | theatlantic.com
    Pity the poor Republican governor. Take John Kasich of Ohio. He's caught between a state budget that has to be balanced every year, one of the least healthy state...
  • Obamacare 2.0Mon Sep 29, 2014 | politico.com
    Since President Obama signed the Affordable Care Act in 2010, the law has weathered a government shutdown, a Supreme Court challenge and scores of political attack ads. But...
  • Here's Where Obamacare Has Made The Most ProgressTue Sep 02, 2014 | huffingtonpost.com
    More than 8 million people enrolled in private health insurance under Obamacare for 2014, topping expectations despite a rocky start. But that's less than one-third of the...
  • New Medicaid enrollments top 7 million under ObamacareFri Aug 08, 2014 | reuters.com
    More than seven million Americans have gained health coverage through government programs including Medicaid since enrollment in Obamacare health insurance was launched...
  • Obamacare Prices In California Only Going Up A Little Next YearThu Jul 31, 2014 | huffingtonpost.com
    Nearly nine in 10 Californians with a plan purchased through the state's health insurance exchange will see price increases of less than 8 percent next year, the exchange,...

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