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Long before the Obama administration's pledge to eliminate cancer, Obamacare began targeting obstacles to cancer coverage and treatment.

Moonshot only the latest of Obama…

March 23, 2016 – Long before the Obama administration's pledge to eliminate cancer, Obamacare began targeting obstacles to cancer coverage and treatment.… Read more

Obamacare offers peace of mind Khallilah Watkins didn’t have before – even when she was covered through an employer plan. Three years ago, she was in a car accident so serious that she’s still in pain every day. Because her coverage at the time had a limit on the benefits it would provide, Watkins is now paying off $10,000 in debt from fees she had to pay out-of-pocket for her physical therapy, imaging tests and other aspects of treatment and rehabilitation.

Why she’s giving thanks for Obamacare

November 23, 2015 – Obamacare offers peace of mind Khallilah Watkins didn’t have before – even when she was covered through an employer plan. Three years… Read more

Patrick Carr went an awfully long time without health insurance. For someone living with two chronic health conditions — asthma and high blood pressure — doing without health insurance for more than 12 years was downright dangerous. Carr says his health suffered as a result, but he didn’t have a choice.

Pre-existing conditions? ‘No such…

October 23, 2015 – Patrick Carr went an awfully long time without health insurance. For someone living with two chronic health conditions — asthma and high… Read more

2014: A very good year for health…

December 31, 2013 – Many of the newly insured are among the millions who have been unable to afford coverage in the past or have not been able to buy it at any… Read more

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62 other reasons to say ‘ahhhh’

December 5, 2013 – This week, President Obama launched a campaign focusing the country's attention on the benefits of health reform. On Wednesday, he focused… Read more

Reform: immediate preventive care…

February 28, 2012 – Melissa’s husband was forced to get a new job just after she was diagnosed with breast cancer, even though he had insurance through… Read more

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Controversy over women’s health wrong

August 3, 2011 – The focus of Monday's announcement was clearly about prevention and a huge commitment to preventive services for… Read more

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Kill health reform? not on their…

May 7, 2011 – The health reform law is making consumers without coverage or poor coverage more likely to seek preventive care and, thus more likely to… Read more

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What repeal of health reform means to…

January 6, 2011 – Throughout the debate over health reform, individuals repeatedly asked, “What’s in it for me?” Now, the question should be,… Read more

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2011 and the future of health reform

December 31, 2010 – It's hard to feel good about the way Congress finally passed those provisions into law. We're as disheartened about the way Congress… Read more