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Reform vs. repeal

This blog was originally written and posted by Shavon Arline, National Health Director of the NAACP. As we begin this new year, the NAACP finds ourselves back in the fight to support that which i...

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Working together to build a better system

It seems like we’ve heard the same talking points from conservatives for the past year and a half. They say that the Affordable Care Act will increase the deficit, even though the non-partisan Congr...

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The numbers aren’t pretty

Before the ink was even dry on the Affordable Care Act, opponents of reform rolled up their sleeves and got to work to repeal dozens of consumer protections that were included in the new law. Well ...

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Opinion: The High Cost of Repealing Health Reform

This was originally posted on AOL News Before the ink was even dry on the Affordable Care Act, opponents of reform have been working overtime, doing anything and everything they can to repeal heal...

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Radical, Judicial Activism

Originally featured on Huffington Post Yesterday afternoon, Judge Rodger Vinson, who has presided over the 26-state lawsuit against the Affordable Care Act, issued his ruling. In a decision tha...

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Health Action 2011: A great success

After attending our action-packed Health Action 2011 conference this past weekend, health care advocates from across the country are returning to their home states, ready to continue the fight for qua...

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Self-employed, uninsured and dead from a heart attack at 54

This story was originally posted by Eve Gittelson on Daily Kos. This unspeakable tragedy, was just brought to my attention, I'm at a loss for words. Melissa Hall was a self-employed, freelance ...

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The Constitutional Question

The recent court decisions regarding the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act, specifically the individual responsibility provision or “individual mandate,” have reignited the debate betwe...

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Students Gain Big Victory With New Protections under the Health Care Law

This blog was originally written and posted by Jen from Young Invincibles. Today the Department of Health and Human Services released proposed rules  that would apply the Affordable Care Act’s ...

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Prevention is a top priority

Since President Obama signed the Affordable Care Act into law last March, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has been working around the clock to implement its provisions. As part of th...

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