Obamacare Enrollment Falls 300,000 (or More) from Initial 2015 Sign-Ups

In its latest quarterly report, the Obama administration reported Tuesday that 9.9 million Americans were enrolled in health care under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) at the end of June, down from the 10.2 million enrolled at the start of the year. Even the 10.2 million figure released for the first quarterly enrollment report, covering […]

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CMS Gears Up for Obamacare Open Enrollment Starting Nov. 1

With Marketplace Open Enrollment set to begin on Nov. 1, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) have announced grant awards totaling $67 million to support outreach efforts designed to connect people with local help as they seek to understand the coverage options and financial assistance available at HealthCare.gov. Awarded to 100 organizations located […]

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HHS Releases Long-Awaited Nondiscrimination Rule for Health Care

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has issued a proposed rule to advance health equity and reduce disparities in health care.  The proposed rule, Nondiscrimination in Health Programs and Activities, will assist some of the populations that have been most vulnerable to discrimination and will help provide those populations equal access to health […]

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CDC Says Uninsured Rate Falls Below 10 Percent Nationwide

In a survey that’s been conducted by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) for 50 years, for the first time the percentage of Americans without health insurance has fallen to single digits. The CDC reported yesterday that the National Health Interview Survey showed 90.8 percent of all Americans as now having health insurance. In previous […]

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HHS to Fund 266 New Health Centers

Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell has announced $169 million in Affordable Care Act (ACA) funding to 266 new health center sites in 46 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico for the delivery of comprehensive primary health care services in communities that need them most. These new health center sites […]

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