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Mon
21
Oct

Special Report: President Obama on the Affordable Care Act

Fri
10
May

President Obama At The White House: Obamacare Is Here To Stay

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President Obama invited supporters to the White House today to promote the Affordable Care Acts benefits for women. "The law is here to stay," the president told the crowd.

The list of benefits specifically for women are:

22 Covered Preventive Services for Women

1. Anemia routine screening for pregnant women

2. Bacteriuria urinary tract or other infection screening for pregnant women

3. BRCA genetic testing counseling for women at higher risk

4. Breast Cancer Mammography screenings every 1 to 2 years for women over 40

5. Breast Cancer Chemoprevention counseling for women at higher risk

6. Breastfeeding comprehensive support, counseling and access to breastfeeding supplies for pregnant and nursing women

7. Cervical Cancer screening for sexually active women

Wed
13
Mar

Paul Ryan Still Does Not See Federally Administered Medical Insurance In Your Future

Paul Ryan on Obamacare

paul ryan"Americans", Paul Ryan has said, "deserve a clear choice for a brighter future". The Republican vice presidential nominee gave a speech in November at Cleveland State University in Ohio, during which he spoke about upward mobility and the economy. To help the 46 million people who are living in poverty, Ryan stated he would cut funding to several federal anti-poverty programs, including children's medical insurance grants and Medicaid.

Thu
08
Nov

President Obama's Re-election Means Obamacare Stays

Millions can now breathe a sigh of relief for health care coverage. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

DR. SANJAY GUPTA, CNN CHIEF MEDICAL CORRESPONDENT::

 Well, you know, I think the best way to think about is starting really primarily in 2014 as more as insurance regulation than even health care regulation. And we've talked about this before, but there are some specific things that are goingto kick in for everybody, for adults and children alike that a lot of it has to do with, you know, not being able to be charged higher premiums for being sick and not being denied coverage for pre-existing condition.

Tue
06
Nov

Does the Affordable Care Act CUT $716 Billion in Medicare Benefits?

There have been several reports this week that Obamacare cuts $716 Billion from Medicare. Actually, the $716 billion in savings is due to eliminating waste, fraud and abuse, a huge subsidy to private insurers, and slowing the rate of growth in payments to certain providers. According to the Congressional Budget Office, providers will lose money. Not patients.

Jacki Schechner, former national communications director for Health Care for America Now:

Tue
06
Nov

2nd Presidential Debate: National Healthcare a "Pocketbook Issue"

President Obama:

 


. . . a bearing on how women succeed in the workplace: for example, their health care. (Inaudible) — a major difference in this campaign is that Governor Romney feels comfortable having politicians in Washington decide the health care choices that women are making. I think that's a mistake. In my health care bill, I said insurance companies need to provide contraceptive coverage to everybody who is insured, because this is not just a — a health issue; it's an economic issue for women. It makes a difference. This is money out of that family's pocket.

 

 

Tue
06
Nov

Obamacare Created Record Increase in Health Insurance Coverage for Young Adults

1.6 million young people gained medical insurance coverage between 2010 and 2011, and health policy analysts agree the dramatic drop in uninsured young adults during that time span was due to the Affordable Care Act. Joseph Antos, an expert on the economics of health policy at American Enterprise Institute, stated that the dependents' provision of the new law was the only plausible explanation for the increase in coverage. Matt Broaddus, a research analyst at the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, who has authored a federal survey of about 35,000 households, said the increased coverage for young people was almost certainly due to Obamacare's dependents provision, which allows children to stay on their parents’ insurance policies until their 26th birthday.

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