Fact Sheet
October 2016

Health Insurance Options for Latinos

Explains how the Affordable Care Act improves health coverage and care for Latinos, including more consumer protections and new, affordable coverage options. 

Fact Sheet
October 2016

Health Insurance Options for African Americans

Explains how the Affordable Care Act improves health coverage and care for African Americans, including more consumer protections and new, affordable coverage options.

December 20, 2013

Doctors and Drug Company Dollars: How Recent Strides toward Transparency in Financial Relationships Will Benefit Consumers

Kim Bailey

Health System Improvement Program Director

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.

Fact Sheet
September 2011

Helping People with Medicare 

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.

November 6, 2013

Medicare Part D Points to a Popular Future for Affordable Care Act

Jon-Michael Basile

Staff Writer

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.

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