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Visualizing Health Policy: Preventive Services for Women and the Affordable Care Act

This month’s Visualizing Health Policy infographic takes a look at preventive health services for women, including missed opportunities for preventive counseling on risk factors (such as smoking or…

Health Status, Risk Factors, and Medical Conditions Among Persons Enrolled in Medicaid vs Uninsured Low-Income Adults Potentially Eligible for Medicaid Under the Affordable Care Act | Importance  Under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), states can extend Medicaid eligibility to nearly all adults with income no more than 138% of the federal poverty level. Uncertainty exists regarding the scope of medical services required for new enrollees.

Health Status, Risk Factors, and Medical Conditions Among Persons Enrolled in Medicaid vs Uninsured Low-Income Adults Potentially Eligible for Medicaid Under the Affordable Care Act

Take a ticker test-You may not think about your cholesterol, but you should: Having high numbers is a major heart-disease risk factor that even slim women can have. Thanks to the Affordable Care Act, you may be able to score a screening without paying one cent for it if you have a family history or other risk factors, according to Kathleen Sebelius, secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. For a list of more preventive screenings that now have no co-pay, go to…

Take a ticker test-You may not think about your cholesterol, but you should: Having high numbers is a major heart-disease risk factor that even slim women can have. Thanks to the Affordable Care Act, you may be able to score a screening without paying one cent for it if you have a family history or other risk factors, according to Kathleen Sebelius, secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. For a list of more preventive screenings that now have no co-pay, go to…

Preventive Services for Women and the Affordable Care Act. JAMA. 2014;311(18):1846. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.4762.

This month’s Visualizing Health Policy infographic takes a look at preventive health services for women, including missed opportunities for preventive counseling on risk factors (such as smoking or…

Effective and Affordable Treatment for Foster Children; One-and-the-Same - SOURCE: Children and Youth Services Review - SUBJECT: Child Welfare - TYPE: Report, Research Related - YEAR PRODUCED: 2014 - By Nora Bacher

Child Welfare Ideas From the Experts from The Chronicle for Social Change: A series of articles based on the policy recommendations of 11 foster youths who participated in Congressional internships.

Obamacare is the Affordable Care Act. It requires you to have health insurance or pay a tax. Here's how it changes your life.

What You Really Need to Know About Obamacare

04/05/13 A group of insurance commissioners is sharing ways states can minimize the likelihood of large premium increases, particularly for young adults, as major provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act go into effect in 2014.  Several provisions of the law affecting the individual and small-group markets—such as essential health benefits, limits on age-rating factors, guaranteed issue and single risk-pool ratings—could make claims costs spike for insurers / premium…

04/05/13 A group of insurance commissioners is sharing ways states can minimize the likelihood of large premium increases, particularly for young adults, as major provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act go into effect in 2014. Several provisions of the law affecting the individual and small-group markets—such as essential health benefits, limits on age-rating factors, guaranteed issue and single risk-pool ratings—could make claims costs spike for insurers / premium…

Hundreds of thousands of Kentuckians have gained health coverage under the Affordable Care Act, but hospital officials say their business is suffering because of it. "The government's success in expanding health coverage has come at a significant cost to Kentucky hospitals," according to a report from the Kentucky Hospital Association that was released Friday.

Hundreds of thousands of Kentuckians have gained health coverage under the Affordable Care Act, but hospital officials say their business is suffering because of it.

Obamacare: According to Bloomberg, based on numbers provided to them by state officials, 1.4 million Americans will no longer have coverage under Obamacare in 2017.  The alarming news comes after several major insurers announced that they were backing out of the Affordable Care Act's marketplace in 2017, severely narrowing health insurance options for people in 32 states — and new registrations are just around the corner in November. 2016

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(North Carolina) AFP Ad: My Daughter -  Obamacare Risk Factor Ad being bombarded on TV by the "Americans For Prosperity" Koch Group...using scare tactic.  AFP was founded with the support of David H. Koch and Charles Koch, both of Koch Industries. http://www.obamacareriskfactors.com/

(North Carolina) AFP Ad: My Daughter - Obamacare Risk Factor Ad being bombarded on TV by the "Americans For Prosperity" Koch Group...using scare tactic. AFP was founded with the support of David H. Koch and Charles Koch, both of Koch Industries. http://www.obamacareriskfactors.com/

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