Having a baby is a wonderful and joyous experience, but it can also be expensive. Very expensive. From the prenatal care, to the birthing costs, to making sure you have all the right tools and gadgets necessary to raise a happy and healthy baby—the costs can add up.
Provides facts about the individual mandate (also known as the individual responsibility provision) and explains that it isn't a tax and it will not affect the vast majority of Americans.
Learn more about the Supreme Court's decision to uphold the Affordable Care Act and to make the Medicaid expansion an option for states instead of a requirement.
Find out how many Americans with pre-existing conditions will benefit from the Affordable Care Act's protections against being denied health insurance.
Families USA released a report last week that found more than 64.8 million people in the United States have been diagnosed with a pre-existing condition.
Do you have a pre-existing condition? Do you know someone that does? I bet you do-64.8 million Americans under the age of 64 have been diagnosed with a pre-existing condition. Whether it's diabetes, or cancer-all of these conditions and more are considered "pre-existing" by insurance companies and are grounds for charging higher premiums, excluding coverage for your condition, or downright denying you health coverage.
The Supreme Court ruling on the Affordable Care Act was a huge victory for the health care justice movement. Now that the law has been ruled constitutional, we can move forward with implementation and make accessible, affordable health care a reality for millions of Americans. But our work won't end there.
What would you do if you got a check in the mail for $150, $500 or even $3,000? I know what I would do-a little happy dance, and then I would put the money toward buying books for my upcoming fall semester.
Ever since the Affordable Care Act was signed into law two years ago, the Republican talking point has consistently been "Repeal and Replace." This phrase has been uttered so much and has been the source of so many bland banners, you'd think each Republican attempt at repealing the law would be accompanied by a replacement health care bill.
Highlights the benefits of the Affordable Care Act for women, including free preventive care and protection from coverage denials for women with pre-existing conditions.