Explains how the Affordable Care Act improves health coverage and care for Latinos, including more consumer protections and new, affordable coverage options.
Explains how the Affordable Care Act improves health coverage and care for African Americans, including more consumer protections and new, affordable coverage options.
Explains important health insurance terms so you can make smarter choices when shopping for insurance for you and your family. The brochure is available in English and Spanish.
Doctors and Drug Company Dollars: How Recent Strides toward Transparency in Financial Relationships Will Benefit Consumers
GlaxoSmithKline, one of the world's largest pharmaceutical manufacturers, made a bold announcement this week: It's going to stop paying doctors to promote its drugs. In an industry that has long relied on physicians to spread the word to their colleagues about new medicines (and has compensated them handsomely for doing so), this marks what many hope is the beginning of a major change in the culture of medicine and the marketing of drugs.
Shows how many people will be able to get affordable, comprehensive insurance through the new health insurance marketplaces and how many people the Affordable Care Act has helped so far.
Lays out the ways the Affordable Care Act will help seniors and people with disabilities who have Medicare by improving health care quality and making Medicare more financially secure.
Discusses the rights and benefits that many House members plan to take away from Americans—but keep for themselves—when they vote to defund or repeal the Affordable Care Act.
Refutes the claim that the Affordable Care Act will make cuts to Medicare and explains how the law will help people with Medicare.
Making the Medicare Improvements for Patients and Providers Act (MIPPA) Work: How States Can Help People with Medicare
Examines how this law improves financial assistance programs for low-income Medicare beneficiaries and explains how advocates can ensure successful implementation in their states.
When President George W. Bush passed the Medicare Part D act in 2003, its launch raised some technological problems that left consumers frustrated. Now, most American seniors view their prescription drug coverage as invaluable and support this once-controversial legislation.
Enacted to subsidize increasingly high out-of-pocket costs, Medicare Part D makes prescription drug coverage affordable for its beneficiaries. But in the months following its inception, the media criticized virtually every aspect of the federal program.