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We're Here, We're Queer, We're Covered!

Julian Aldana | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Julian Aldana

This year, young LGBTQ adults who still lack health insurance have another chance to sign up and reap the benefits of coverage. Some of those benefits include free HIV screenings, depression screenings, well-woman visits and preventive services such as pap tests and mammograms.

Escaping the Sideshow Politics of Obamacare

Vishal Khetpal | Posted 06.01.2014 | Politics
Vishal Khetpal

The Affordable Care Act isn't just "flash news," or another facet of media-made dystopia. It's the awakening of an open and public dialogue on national income inequality looming in the background of the American psyche since the days of Reagan.

Merry Christmas! Did You Sign Up for Obamacare, or Are You Out of Luck?

Linda Bergthold | Posted 02.23.2014 | Politics
Linda Bergthold

If you did not sign up for health insurance by Christmas Eve this year, you are not out of luck. You can still get insured. With all the news about the Obamacare website, the deadlines, the delays, you would think that would be clear. But it could not be more confusing.

The Affordable Care Act and Women: Three Things You Need to Know

Ellen Dolgen | Posted 01.23.2014 | Fifty
Ellen Dolgen

It's that time of year again: time for us to select our health insurance policy for the following year. But this year, thanks to the Affordable Care Act (ACA), things are a little (OK, make that a lot) different.

How a U.S. Senator Can Avoid "The Senate Curse" and Get Elected to the Presidency

Rich Rubino | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Rich Rubino

Between 1960 and 2008, 50 U.S. Senators sought the Presidency and lost. U.S. Senator Barack Obama broke the nearly half-century "Senate Curse" in 2008 by wining the Presidency.

The Shutdown and the Debt Ceiling Explained

John Curran | Posted 03.11.2015 | College
John Curran

In the 11th hour last Wednesday night, Congress and the president passed a bipartisan budget and raised the debt ceiling, reopening the government agencies that had been closed for more than 16 days and averting a near catastrophic default on the nation's debt. But what does all this mean?

Which Is Better, Obamacare Or The Affordable Care Act?

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 12.01.2013 | Comedy

It turns out that plenty of people hate Obamacare, but love the Affordable Care Act. What they don't know is that they're the exact. Same. Thing....

Even as a Republican, I Embrace Obamacare

Matt Jones | Posted 09.07.2013 | Politics
Matt Jones

Universal health care is a good thing and it will be popular; it is always popular. Even when is it over budget and poorly implemented, as it is in many countries, it remains popular. Why are we blind to this fact? I cannot comprehend our idiocy.

Preparing for Reform: A Quick Update on New Guidelines for Employers

Brad Burd | Posted 03.31.2013 | Politics
Brad Burd

A similar look-back period can be utilized to determine the full-time status of variable-hour and seasonal employees. What is the value of a look-back period? Potentially, it is a great deal of money.

Two Roads Have Diverged on Health Care -- One Will Make All the Difference

Linda Bergthold | Posted 11.07.2012 | Politics
Linda Bergthold

The Democrats are the only ones who have a specific plan to improve quality in health care, access to affordable coverage, and ultimately a way to control costs. The Republicans? Repeal. No real plan to replace.

Health Care on Life Support

Glenn C. Altschuler | Posted 12.04.2011 | Books
Glenn C. Altschuler

A liberal United States Senator, let's call him Edward M. Kennedy, dies. When he gets to heaven, he asks God, "Will America ever have national health insurance?" "Yes," the Lord replies, "but not in my lifetime."