Tag Archives: Health Care Law

Five Ways Obamacare Strengthens Medicare

Forty-seven years ago, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed Medicare into law—a law that now provides life-saving health care for nearly 50 million seniors and people with disabilities. In 2010, President Obama signed the health care reform law to strengthen Medicare coverage and ensure the program remains strong for future generations. Here are five ways Obamacare […]

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CBO Confirms: The Health Care Law Reduces the Deficit

Yestrerday, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released its latest look at the Affordable Care Act – the health care law. This report affirms that repealing the health care law would deny tax credits for millions of middle class families and result in higher deficits and fewer Americans with insurance. Once again, the Congressional Budget Office […]

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Affordable Care Act: By the Numbers

Upheld last week by the Supreme Court, President Obama’s health reform law — the Affordable Care Act — ensures hard-working, middle class families will get the security they deserve and protects every American from the worst insurance company abuses. Insurance companies no longer have unchecked power to cancel your policy, deny you coverage, or charge women more than men. Soon, no American […]

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“I can’t imagine us going back to the system we had before”

There are many different reasons for supporting President Obama and Democrats this fall. Four women talk about what the law means to them. It’s the difference the Affordable Care Act has made. “The passage of health care reform was important for a lot of people in my community … President Obama needs that second term […]

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Did You See: It’s Time to Set Up Exchanges

On Friday the New York Times published an editorial urging states like New Mexico to stop stalling on setting up insurance exchanges for the citizens in those states. The insurance exchanges that allow consumers to choose from private health insurance plans must be up and running and open for business for consumers no later than […]

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In the news: Obamacare upheld

Newspaper editorials across the country yesterday explained why Thursday’s Supreme Court ruling is good for America: Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: “Supreme Court ruling means a healthier America” The details of the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision will be parsed and debated for months, probably years. The votes and motives of individual justices, especially the apparent swing vote […]

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Judy’s Story: “My life has been saved by the Affordable Care Act”

Judy is one of the tens of thousands of New Mexico women for whom preventive services like mammograms are now covered thanks to President Obama’s leadership on health care. Judy’s doctor caught her breast cancer early due to the Affordable Care Act’s free preventive services. Watch and share Judy’s video.

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The Health Care Law and Seniors

The President’s health law gives hard working, middle-class families the security they deserve. The Affordable Care Act forces insurance companies to play by the rules, prohibiting them from dropping your coverage if you get sick, billing you into bankruptcy through annual or lifetime limits, and, soon, discriminating against anyone with a pre-existing condition. For seniors, the […]

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By the Numbers: 54,000,000

54,000,000 Americans now have coverage for preventive services, free of cost. Thanks to the Affordable Care Act insurers are now required to cover a number of recommended preventive services, such as cancer, diabetes and blood pressure screenings, without additional cost sharing such as copays or deductibles. Learn more about the Health Care Law at HealthCare.gov

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