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Good News for Seniors

April 30, 2012

Affordable Care Act  looks promising for seniors. Read More: The Affordable Care Act- Stronger Benefits to Seniors, Billions on Savings This Year   What are you thoughts, is this what you expected?

House Committee’s Budget Plan Threatens the Health Coverage of Millions of Children

April 25, 2012

The following was released  by First Focus Campaign for Children: April 25, 2012 Washington – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives’ Energy and Commerce Committee voted 30-22 to pass legislation that could negatively impact the health insurance coverage of millions of children. The legislation, required by the House budget resolution for federal fiscal year 2013, would…

SC Medicaid agency employee violates policy, more than 200k people breached

April 19, 2012

South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services recently discovered a violation of agency policy when an employee working within the Medicaid division inappropriately transferred personal information of 228,435 Medicaid beneficiaries to his personal email account. Learn more details here: SCRN

Things that make you go hmmmmmmm…

April 5, 2012

From the LA Times: The lead plaintiff challenging the Affordable Car Act says she should not be forced to buy health insurance. She apparently doesn’t need health insurance because she doesn’t have any intention of paying for health care to begin with. Why pay for something you can get for free? Turns out, as part…

Who loses if the Affordable Care Act is Struck Down?

April 5, 2012

Soon, the Supreme Court will decide the fate of the Affordable Care Act. But it’s important to remember that there are millions of individuals who have already benefited from its enactment.  Old and young people, people we work with, people we worship with and people in our circle of friends who now have affordable healthcare…

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