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Video 09.01.2012

Consumer Story: Regina from Washington, DC

More than 50 million Americans go without health insurance because they can’t afford the high monthly premiums. This video tells the story of Regina, who lost her husband to stage-four kidney cancer because her…

Report 09.01.2012

Brokers and Agents and Health Insurance Exchanges

Health insurance brokers and agents can play an important role in health insurance marketplaces by helping consumers shop for and enroll in health coverage. But brokers and agents may not always act in the…

Insights Column 08.22.2012

Obamacare: Helping Millenials Live Long, Healthy Lives

If you follow the news, you may have seen reports that young people are not the healthiest. In fact, there is an ugly prediction for our future: Life expectancy for my generation is expected…

Insights Column 08.20.2012

The Affordable Care Act helps us be Más Poderosas!

Last summer I learned a valuable lesson about what is at stake when women do not have power over their own health.  I was interning at a maternal and child health nonprofit in southeastern…

Insights Column 08.10.2012

Wellness in the Workplace

More and more employers are turning to wellness programs as a way to reduce their health care costs. As these programs gain momentum, it’s time to set the record straight on the difference between…

Insights Column 08.10.2012

Small Business Owner Says Thanks Obamacare!

If you received a check for $350 in the mail, how would you react? Would you be shocked, but pleasantly surprised? This is exactly how George, a small business owner from Annapolis, Maryland, reacted.…

Insights Column 08.08.2012

Show Us Your Rebate Check!

Many Americans may have recently discovered a little extra money in their wallets. Thanks to the Affordable Care Act, Americans have received $1.1 billion in rebates from their health insurance policies. The law requires that insurance…

Insights Column 08.02.2012

Being Able to Breastfeed Just Got a Little Easier

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…

Insights Column 08.02.2012

Our Health Care Lottery

Originally posted by Adam Linker from our friends at NC Policy Watch. Opponents of the Affordable Care Act have yet to give us a viable alternative. They tend to be big on repeal and short…