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The State of Latino Health Twitter Chat

Cross-posted via the Department of Health and Human Services By, Julia Eisman HHS New Media Communications Director Not all Americans have equal access to health care - or similar health care outcomes. Racial and ethnic… Read more.

02.16.2012 / Insights Column

The End of Unexplained Insurance Rate Increases in New York

Advocates in New York recently celebrated a huge victory for health care consumers. Their efforts resulted in the public disclosure of insurer filings for all premium rate increases, guaranteeing greater transparency for consumers. New… Read more.

02.13.2012 / Caety Chong, / Insights Column

Playing Politics with Women’s Health

Thanks to the Affordable Care Act, come August 1, 2012,many insurance plans will be required to cover contraception as part of women's preventive care - meaning no more co-pays or deductibles. This is welcome news to… Read more.

02.09.2012 / Kate Blocher, / Insights Column

One Family’s Struggle Against Leukemia and Medical Bills

Amid the many tragic stories of Americans struggling with health care costs, one Alabama family's situation exemplifies the undeniable need for health reform. The Richmond family has a 13-year-old daughter who is battling leukemia at USA… Read more.

02.07.2012 / Caety Chong, / Insights Column