Helping our community improve its health is our new opportunity for LGBT equality, and the Affordable Care Act (a.k.a. "Obamacare") provides a great foundation upon which to build that equality.
I married for love and I married for fun. There was no consideration of where did this guy go to school? What did he major in? Art or engineering? What are his ambitions? I considered these factors: He's fun to travel with, he likes live music, he's a great cook, we can talk for hours and he has a great sense of humor. Twenty two years later we're still married.
The real problem is not why so many people get disability benefits, but why so many people are disabled. This gives rise to important questions about our health system and the healthiness of our workplaces.
Our health care system is the dumping ground for all of our worst, unresolved arguments as a society. It is a long, messy list, and runs from the ovary to the grave.
As the video of the hearing shows, instead of allowing me to explain how common industry practices contribute to the dwindling number of small businesses being able to offer coverage, Rep. Blackburn gave me only one-third of one minute to talk when it was her turn to ask questions.
There's no reason to believe that private market competition is a magic potion that will cure our health care problems, nor is it necessarily "the Swiss menace," to quote Krugman's wonderful tongue-in-cheek phrasing.
I can hear the collective sighs of all of us who have been through the ringer when it comes to health insurance companies. My first phone call was to our health insurance company for pre-approval (cue scary music). No really, think Norman Bates scary.
We're all immigrants in the sunshine state, coming from somewhere else to find a better dream. One that just may come true.
It's critical small business owners are aware of the many benefits the new law offers. The fact that small businesses have been suffering from high health care costs for decades isn't front-page news, but that something is coming online soon to help them is.
Three years ago Saturday, President Barack Obama put pen to paper and signed into law a sweeping health care reform law that aims to extend health ins...
For Latinos, the 2012 tax return presents significant opportunity. In fact, the potential impact of key legislative changes for the nation's fastest growing population is unprecedented.
March 23 marks the third anniversary of the Affordable Care Act. As we celebrate this year's birthday, let's make sure that all communities, including those who don't speak English, are able to benefit.
Americans are getting more value for their health care dollars due to the health care law. Affordable Care Act initiatives are promoting coordinated care; paying for quality, not quantity; and dramatically reducing fraud and waste, contributing to the slowest growth in national health spending in 50 years.
Providence health workers are standing up, on behalf of all working people, to send a clear message that "normal" cannot be hardworking people being forced to decide whether they or their children get the health care they need while already rich CEOs get pay increases.
While much of Washington worries about how to constrain Medicare costs, two contrarian legislators want the program to spend $1 billion more annually to fund residency training for new doctors.
To say that the future of Florida's health care assistance plan is in flux is a gross understatement.