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U.S. Health Care Reform: News & Information Document List

This page contains the full list of articles and documents from the Disabled World Healthcare Reform category. Though topics may have since been updated they are listed by their original publish date, with the most recent documents first.

Publication List

  1. Disability Magazine Urges Eligible Disabled to Enroll in Federal Health Marketplace
    Living with a Disability magazine urges eligible disabled people to enroll in federal health marketplace at healthcare.gov before Feb 15, 2015 deadline - Published: 2014-12-22
  2. Individuals and Businesses Gain Access to Group Medical Coverage Obamacare Alternative
    Competitively priced plans as alternative to Obamacare made possible by federal government Professional Employer Organization legislation - Published: 2014-12-12
  3. Study Finds Racial Gaps in Medicare Advantage Persist Across U.S
    Study finds racial gaps in Medicare Advantage persist across the United States except in the West - Published: 2014-12-12
  4. Affordable Care Act Leaves Many Children Without Important Benefits
    The Affordable Care Act offers great promise for kids, but we are concerned that its intended benefits are not fully realized for children - Published: 2014-12-08
  5. Fines for People Who Do Not Register for Obamacare Under ACA
    The Affordable Care Act or Obamacare requires most Americans to obtain some kind of health insurance coverage - Published: 2014-11-30
  6. Depending on Plan Type Obamacare Deductibles Average from $5,181 to $243
    HealthPocket examines deductibles and out-of-pocket costs for 2015 Affordable Care Act health plans - Published: 2014-11-20
  7. Majority of Americans Unaware of Impact of Affordable Care Act
    According to a new study majority of Americans do not appear to understand impact and implications of the landmark legislation - Published: 2014-10-15
  8. Politics of Health Reform - A Middle Road for Medicaid Expansion
    With political divide over health care reform new analysis of state level decisions shows signs of emerging middle way toward reducing ranks of uninsured - Published: 2014-04-08
  9. Obamacare - Nearly Half of Americans Can Not Explain a Deductible
    Study by researchers reveals those who might potentially benefit the most from Affordable Care Act also the most clueless about health care policies - Published: 2014-03-26
  10. ICD-10: International Classification of Diseases Information
    Information regarding ICD-10-CM, the International Classification of Diseases, which uses alphanumeric codes to identify known diseases and health issues - Published: 2014-02-14
  11. Social Security Disability Benefits and Obamacare Penalties
    Information regarding applying for social security disability benefits and how the Obamacare or Affordable Care Act will affect you - Published: 2013-12-05
  12. Healthcare for People with Disabilities After the Supreme Court Ruling
    Article by Allsup provides information for persons with disabilities after the supreme court ruling on healthcare - Published: 2012-07-26
  13. Managing Workforce Health Care Costs in California, North Carolina, and Ohio
    Analyzes the cost of providing health insurance, along with changes in health plans the states have adopted to slow cost increases - Published: 2011-07-07
  14. Rising Support for Massachusetts Health Reform
    Majority of Massachusetts residents support the health care reform legislation enacted in 2006 - Published: 2011-06-07
  15. Health Reform Essential to Young Adults
    Young adults ages 19 to 29 are struggling to get the health care they need more than almost any other age group - Published: 2011-05-27
  16. Veterans Stake in Social Security Reform
    Serving Those Who Serve Our Nation encourages political leaders to give special attention to the stake of veterans in the future of Social Security - Published: 2011-05-26
  17. States Should be Allowed to Implement Health Reform Early
    Leaders in health and health care policy believe states should be allowed to implement key provisions of the Affordable Care Act early with full federal support - Published: 2011-05-23
  18. Nearly all Uninsured Women Will be Insured by 2014 with Health Reform Law
    New health reform law will expand health insurance coverage to nearly all uninsured women and will make health care more affordable - Published: 2011-05-11
  19. Minorities May be Left Out of Health Care Law Provision
    Accountable Care Organization networks could potentially be designed to exclude minorities and widen disparities in health care - Published: 2011-04-26
  20. Health Care Reform Act For People With Disabilities
    United Spinal Association report compiling answers to questions regarding the Affordable Care Act or health care reform law - Published: 2011-04-23
  21. Sorry State of Health of US Medicine
    Important deficit in new healthcare legislation was the failure to address the 800-pound gorilla sitting squarely in the middle of the US healthcare system - Published: 2011-03-08
  22. 4.7M Californians to Gain Coverage Under Health Reform
    Up to two-thirds of the 7 million uninsured residents in California will become eligible for health insurance coverage when health care reform is implemented in 2014 - Published: 2011-02-15
  23. 60% of Employers Hope Health Care Reform Will Be Repealed
    Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act' is one of the more controversial laws ever passed by Congress - Published: 2011-02-10
  24. Health Care Reform a Mixed Bag for Seniors
    Health Care Reform will inevitably have enough of an impact that seniors will discover that there is plenty to like and dislike about the law - Published: 2011-02-09
  25. Implementation of Healthcare Reform Should Cease
    The individual mandate is imposed to try to avert adverse consequences of the Act itself - Published: 2011-02-02
  26. Doctors Concerned With Health Care System Gather in Scottsdale
    Doctors united by frustration with the health care delivery system met in Scottsdale AZ for the American Academy of Private Physicians (AAPP) annual meeting - Published: 2011-01-29
  27. Keep Promise of Improved Health Care for Older Americans and Not Repeal the Affordable Care Act - NCOA Urges Congress
    The National Council on Aging is urging the 112th Congress not to repeal the landmark Affordable Care Act - Published: 2011-01-18
  28. New Health Reform Benefits Going Into Effect January 1
    A number of important new benefits will go into effect under the Affordable Care Act passed by Congress earlier this year - Published: 2010-12-25
  29. BCBSA Introduces AskBlue Healthcare Reform
    Individuals and employers can now use AskBlue Healthcare Reform an online tool developed by the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association - Published: 2010-12-09
  30. One Nation Divided Over Health-Care Reform
    In the Wake of Republican Victory in Congress Repealing the Health Care Reform Law is a Leading Topic of Debate Among Americans - Published: 2010-12-06
  31. Health-care Reform and People with Disabilities
    Federal health care reform legislation holds out the promise of a more independent life for people with disabilities - Published: 2010-11-07
  32. What the Health Care Reform Bill Will Mean for You
    Information on some of the key provisions of the law and how they may impact the way you receive medical care - Published: 2010-10-04
  33. Health Care Still Big Concern for Employees
    A large percentage of employees think health benefits are more important than higher wages - Published: 2010-09-28
  34. Health Reform Can Keep More Older Adults Out of Nursing Homes
    Call on states to use the implementation of the Affordable Care Act to end Medicaid long-standing bias toward funding long-term care in institutional settings such as nursing homes - Published: 2010-09-28
  35. Newly Effective Health Reform Benefits for Older Americans
    National Senior Citizens Law Center Statement on Newly Effective Health Reform Benefits for Older Americans - Published: 2010-09-23
  36. Putting Power Over Health Care Into Hands of Americans
    Patient Bill of Rights breaks the stranglehold insurance companies have had over our health care decisions - Published: 2010-09-23
  37. National Council on Disability Applauds New Health Reform Provisions Taking Effect September 23
    The National Council on Disability announces support for six major provisions to the Affordable Care Act - Published: 2010-09-23
  38. Health Insurance Reform Medicare Advantage for Seniors
    On average Medicare Advantage premiums will decrease by 1 percent in 2011 - Published: 2010-09-21
  39. Health Insurance Companies Violating Promise to Cover Children with Pre-Existing Conditions
    Reports that health insurance companies in some states will stop offering child-only coverage - Published: 2010-09-21
  40. Health Insurance Mandate is Constitutional
    The most politically charged feature of the health reform law is the mandate that legal residents have health insurance - Published: 2010-09-14
  41. Silent Majority of Doctors Speak Out on ObamaCare, Challenge AMA
    Underhanded tactics used to get health care legislation passed including exploitation of the AMA claim to speak for doctors - Published: 2010-09-13
  42. Health Reform Fails the Disadvantaged
    New study demonstrates that US government health reforms alone are not sufficient to reduce the healthcare inequality gap - Published: 2010-09-09
  43. Healthcare Cover for those with a Disability
    Percentage on Medicare levy to ensure disability services have a similar entitlement rating to medical services - Published: 2010-08-30
  44. Support for Universal Healthcare Dropping Among all American Adults
    Americans are becoming less willing to provide their own personal funds for universal healthcare coverage - Published: 2010-08-27
  45. Health Reform Costs and Benefits Explained in NCPA Consumer Guide
    Detailed and objective guide on impact of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act - Published: 2010-08-26
  46. Americans Confidence to Access and Pay for Healthcare Hits New Low
    Americans more likely to say they expect to delay or cancel physician visits laboratory tests or medical procedures - Published: 2010-08-23
  47. Freedom of Choice for Home Health Care - It's The Law
    Natick VNA empowers patients and their families to make informed decisions about home care - Published: 2010-08-16
  48. Women to Benefit from Health Reform
    Thirty million women will benefit from the new health reform law over the next decade - Published: 2010-07-31
  49. Highmark Launches New Web Site Dedicated to Health Care Reform
    Highmark web site provides employers individuals and seniors with important information on health care reform - Published: 2010-07-20
  50. Protesting Appointment of Dr. Donald Berwick as CMS Administrator
    RetireSafe Protests the Recess Appointment of Dr. Donald Berwick as CMS Administrator - Published: 2010-07-09
  51. Indiana Physicians Perspective of Healthcare Reform
    Indiana physicians questioning whether or not these changes are actually an improvement - Published: 2010-07-02
  52. Making Sense of the Financial Impact of Healthcare Reform
    Making Sense of the Financial Impact of Healthcare Reform Financial Professional Identifies Five Key Areas to Consider - Published: 2010-06-08
  53. HHS Offers $60 Million For Health Care Review
    Care Act grants to states and communities to help individuals and their caregivers - Published: 2010-06-04
  54. Healthcare Economics and Policy
    Medicare patients who suffer from disabling arthritis of hip and knee among age related ailments may end up facing accessibility crisis to medical care - Published: 2010-06-01
  55. Employers Rethink Retiree Prescription Benefit Strategies - Healthcare Reform News
    Healthcare Reform Changes Lead Employers to Rethink Retiree Prescription Benefit Strategies - Published: 2010-05-20
  56. Questions Arise as to Whether Medicare Can Implement Reforms
    Processing of Medicare reimbursement claims for medical equipment providers continues to be a problem - Published: 2010-05-18
  57. Milliman Indicates Healthcare Costs Increase $1,303 in 2010 for Family of Four
    Average total medical spending for typical American family of 4 reached $18,074 an increase of $1,303 over last year - Published: 2010-05-11
  58. Less than 25% of Americans want no Changes Health care Legislation
    Less than a quarter of Americans want no changes to the health care legislation signed into law - Published: 2010-04-22
  59. How Will Health Care Reforms Affect Me
    SAVE THE PATIENT is hosting another community show to bring education, insights and resources to the Chicago public - Published: 2010-04-16
  60. Impact of Health Care Reform on Federal Employees
    Impact of health care reform on federal employees and families discussed on American Federation of Government Employees Inside Government radio show - Published: 2010-04-15
  61. A Response to "Putting Politics Before Patients" by the AARP
    A Response to Putting Politics Before Patients by the AARP - Published: 2010-04-15
  62. The Government Take on Health Care Reform
    The new health care reform promises to prevent denials of care and coverage to include pre-existing conditions - Published: 2010-04-15
  63. Healthcare Legislation for People with Disabilities
    Information on the provisions in the Healthcare Legislation for People with Disabilities in America - Published: 2010-04-15
  64. Nursing Homes Vs. Home Care - Is There Really Any Question
    An editorial concerning the debate over nursing home care vs at home care and the Community Choice Act - Published: 2009-07-13
  65. ADAPT Outrage Over Obama Healthcare Reform Exclusion
    ADAPT outrage over the Obama Administrations Exclusion of People with Disabilities in relation to Health Care Reform - Published: 2009-07-11




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