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The big health care access study you need to see

May 8, 2014

The results are out for one of the first, large-scale studies of how increased access to health care affects health outcomes, and while it may seem to be a no-brainer, the evidence supports what health care advocates long have been saying. Increasing people’s access to health insurance – and by extension, health care – absolutely saves lives. The…

Kaiser study finds ObamaCare premiums “lower than expected”

September 9, 2013

The nonpartisan Kaiser Family Foundation, a leading health policy research organization, reported “lower than expected” premiums for ObamaCare’s new insurance exchanges in a major study released last week. With open enrollment in new insurance marketplaces set to begin Oct. 1, the Foundation compiled premium data from the new marketplaces in the 17 states where it is fully…

The Truth Is…Health Insurance Makes a Difference in Health

June 25, 2013

  As South Carolina’s state Medicaid Director Tony Keck continues to tell state policy makers that expanding the Medicaid program to bring healthcare insurance to the uninsured is not right for SC, we learn from the sound research of the Commonwealth Fund that this is absolutely untrue. A recent study reported that people who gained insurance coverage through Oregon’s…

Search for Federally Qualified Health Centers

April 8, 2013

Search for Federally Qualified Health Centers The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the US Department of Health and Human Services provides an online database that allows you to search for Federally Qualified Health Centers nationwide.  HRSA health centers care for you, even if you have no health insurance. You pay what you can…

Texas has an alternative solution to Medicaid expansion

August 28, 2012

The Washington Post featured an article that discusses why Texas counties are now considering going it alone on Medicaid expansion. The CEO of University Health System Corporation in San Antonio, George Hernandez Jr., developed a concept for an alternative, county-run Medicaid expansion. He found that insufficient county budgets could find much needed relief if some of…

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

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…

Myths of ObamaCare

July 19, 2012

Obama’s Affordable Care Act is generating a lot of speculation. Critics are forming their own assumptions and taking elements of the act out of context.  A recent post from the New York Times highlights five myths tied with Obamacare. Read More

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