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Obama urges political courage to save health bill

 05/08/2017 - 05:35
Former US President Barack Obama speaks after being presented the 2017 John F. Kennedy Profile In Courage Award at the John F. Kennedy Library in Boston, Massachusetts, USA, 07 May 2017. EPA/CJ GUNTHER

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) approved by Obama in 2010, was, despite its failures, his greatest national political achievement which provided health insurance to tens of millions of people and saved as many millions of families who almost fell into bankruptcy because one of their family members were sick.

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Monday, May 8, 2017 - 5:30am
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Former US President Barack Obama speaks after being presented the 2017 John F. Kennedy Profile In Courage Award at the John F. Kennedy Library in Boston, Massachusetts, USA, 07 May 2017. EPA/CJ GUNTHER

Los Republicanos de la Cámara dan el primer paso para derogar Obamacare

 05/05/2017 - 16:11
Manifestación por Obamacare. Foto cortesía de Creative Commons.

Battle over ACHA hits Philly's Backyard

 03/24/2017 - 14:00
Mayor Kenney spoke out agains the AHCA as congress plans to vote on Thursday.

Trump, G.O.P struggle to find healthcare votes

 03/22/2017 - 04:00
US President Donald J. Trump (C) and Human Services secretary Tom Price (L) walk to a meeting with House Republicans to encourage a deal on the American Health Care Act in the US Capitol in Washington, DC, USA, 21 March 2017. EPA/SHAWN THEW
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President Trump warned recalcitrant House Republicans they could lose their majority in 2018 if they don’t pass the leadership’s health-care bill to dismantle Obamacare on Thursday. But it turns out thousands of his voters benefited from the existing health program.

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Wednesday, March 22, 2017 - 3:30am
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US President Donald J. Trump (C) and Human Services secretary Tom Price (L) walk to a meeting with House Republicans to encourage a deal on the American Health Care Act in the US Capitol in Washington, DC, USA, 21 March 2017. EPA/SHAWN THEW

House Republicans take first step to repeal Obamacare

 05/04/2017 - 16:27
Obamacare Rally. Photo courtesy: creative Commons. 

Pensilvania es uno de los estados con cobertura médica más barata dentro de ACA

 01/25/2016 - 11:55
Pensilvania es uno de los estados con cobertura médica más barata dentro de ACA
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El próximo domingo 31 de enero se cumplirá el plazo para contratar un seguro médico obligatorio dentro del mercado de seguros de salud vinculado al Affordable Care Act.

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Monday, January 25, 2016 - 11:52am
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King v. Burwell: El futuro de millones de personas en manos de la Corte Suprema

 03/07/2015 - 17:00
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Esta semana, después de que la Corte Suprema escuchara los argumentos en el caso de King contra Burwell, los jueces de la misma tienen en sus manos el destino de millones de personas. Personas como Delma Limones, 22, una estudiante universitaria de Austin, Texas, quien, a consecuencia de la Ley de seguros de salud a bajo precio (ACA), obtuvo seguro médico por primera vez en cuatro años.

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Friday, March 6, 2015 - 3:51pm
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King v Burwell: The fate of millions now in the Supreme Court's hands

 03/06/2015 - 16:07
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After the Supreme Court listened to arguments on the King vs Burwell case March 4, the fate of millions of people is in their hands. People like Delma Limones, 22, a college student from Austin, Texas, who has health insurance for the first time in four years as a result of the ACA. For Delma, the health insurance issue hits home in more ways than one.

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Friday, March 6, 2015 - 3:51pm
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Las latinas y el ACA: La importancia de obtener cobertura de seguro de salud

 01/19/2015 - 11:50
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Un hecho innegable de ser mujer, especialmente una mujer de color, es que casi siempre nos toca lo peor en muchas áreas, y el cuidado de la salud no es una excepción. Factores como el idioma, creencias culturales, la situación económica individual y muchas otras, tradicionalmente han contribuido a la desigualdad en el acceso al cuidado de la salud de la comunidad la latina, y específicamente de las mujeres latinas

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Monday, January 19, 2015 - 10:54am
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Latinas and the ACA: The importance of being covered

 01/19/2015 - 11:30
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An undeniable fact of being a woman, especially a woman of color, is that we get the short end of the stick in many areas, not the least of which is healthcare. Factors like language, cultural beliefs, someone’s individual financial situation, and many others have traditionally contributed to the disparity in access to health care for the Latino community, and Latinas specifically.

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Monday, January 19, 2015 - 10:54am
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