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Patients over Politics Doctors for Healthcare Tour

August 23, 2012

Hope you will join us to support healthcare for all in our country on September 2, 2012 @ 1 pm for Patients over Politics Doctors for Healthcare Tour, Bibleway Church of Atlas Road MORE INFO: http://act.drsforamerica.org/survey/bustour_columbia/#.UDaiJmNSTUN

Medicare Update from HealthCare.gov

August 21, 2012

Two good medicare updates from HealthCare.gov: People with Medicare Save More Than $4 Billion on Prescription Drugs Partnerships with Pharmacies to Educate Medicare Beneficiaries About Health Benefits

Implementing the Affordable Care Act’s Insurance Reforms: Consumer Recommendations for Regulators and Lawmakers

August 15, 2012

This month a team of professionals serving as consumer representatives to the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) organized a recommendation report to assist regulators, lawmakers and the NAIC during implementation of the comprehensive insurance reforms.  It discusses details of reforms of private insurance that should be considered as the Affordable Care Act is implemented. VIEW REPORT

Understanding the Savings and Costs of Medicaid Expansion for South Carolina

August 14, 2012

The Ruoff Group shared a rather insightful post last week discussing Medicaid expansion for South Carolina, is it saving or costing us? This has been a heated issue since the ACA passed earlier this summer. Ruoff explains the breakdown and meaning of costs and savings for the state. Under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) it could cost…

Healthcare reform is a good deal for states

August 10, 2012

Despite the ongoing critics and skepticism, healthcare reform proves to be a positive for states. Reform provides a huge opportunity  for states to receive cash and an almost free pass to provide coverage and care for millions of uninsured residents. In addition, with expanded coverage, state expenditures required to pay for critical services for uninsured residents will drop. After doing…

New Ad: Preventative Care for Women

August 6, 2012

http://youtu.be/i_pl-Ee1rC4

t isn’t just your mammogram — it’s your teenager’s first varsity game. It isn’t just your annual exam — it’s your daughter’s wedding. Did you know with your health insurance you may now have some preventive benefits with no co-pays or out-of-pocket costs? It isn’t just your cholesterol screening — it’s all the tomorrows you’re looking forward to. Learn more at healthcare.gov.

New Ad: Preventative Care for You and Your Family

August 6, 2012

http://youtu.be/2UefXkPlR88

Today a mom will see her doctor, a dad will get a screening, a little one will get a vaccine, and a teen will talk with a doc. Right now, millions of Americans are using their preventive benefits from the health care law. You can, too. Not just because there may be no insurance co-pays or out-of-pocket costs, but because of all those tomorrows you want to see. Use your benefits today. Learn more at healthcare.gov.

Thanks ObamaCare!

August 1, 2012

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zt4eXssBqpc

Being a woman just got easier!

New Health Law is Good News for Women

July 31, 2012

Tomorrow (August 1) is a big deal for women in regards to healthcare provisions. The new health law goes into effect making preventive care and treatments more accessible and affordable. Herndon Alliance has organized a list of resources to be better informed of the preventative services roll out. Learn More. What are you looking forward…

SCOTUS’s Ruling for Middle Class

July 11, 2012

Let’s take a look at what SCOTUS’s ruling means for the middle class: •Insurance companies no longer have unchecked power to cancel your policy, deny you coverage, or charge women more than men. •Soon, no American will ever again be denied care or charged more due to a pre-existing condition, like cancer or even asthma.…

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