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National Minority Health Month: Prevention Is the Key to Better Health in Our Communities
By Diali Avila | 04/15/2014 - 11:43

Some of you reading this may be a little tired of hearing about health insurance.


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Sonia Sotomayor Delays Health Law’s Birth Control Mandate
By Cristina Arreola | 01/02/2014 - 10:20

Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor made the controversial decision to halt the contraceptive mandate of the Affordable Care Act for several Catholic groups.


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President Obama on Health Care Law Fumble
President Obama's Mea Culpa: 'We Fumbled The Rollout Of This Health Care Law'
By Fox News Latino | 11/15/2013 - 10:42

Bowing to pressure, President Barack Obama on Thursday announced changes to his health care law in order to give insurance companies the option to keep offering consumers plans that would otherwise be canceled.

"This fix won't solve every problem for every person, but it's going to help a lot of people." - President Barack Obama

The administrative changes are good for just one year, though senior administration officials said they could be extended if problems with the law persist. 


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Study Says Immigrants Put Billions Into Medicare
By Kamren Curiel | 05/31/2013 - 13:33

When the topic of immigration reform and health care comes up, immigrants are oftentimes expected to be a drain on federal programs. But a new study published Wednesday in the journal Health Affairs is debunking that myth.

Conducted by Harvard University, the study revealed immigrants contributed $115 billion more to Medicare than they drew out between 2002 and 2009.


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The Top 5 Things Latinas Need to Know About the Affordable Care Act
By Cecilia Munoz | 10/22/2012 - 14:00

Signed into law by President Obama in March 2010, the health care law – the Affordable Care Act – will help ensure Latinas and their families get the security they deserve and are protected from the worst insurance company abuses. The healthier we are as Latinas, the more freedom we have to pursue our dreams and contribute to our families, our workplaces and communities.

Here are five ways the new health care law (the Affordable Care Act) helps you: 


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Election 2012: The Supreme Court and Your Vote
By Viviana Hurtado | 07/02/2012 - 15:00

I was guest anchoring on NPR’s Tell Me More with Michel Martin while she was away when the Supreme Court announced its decision on the Affordable Care Act (ACA). This is President Obama’s signature legislation that makes health care insurance mandatory. (Or face a fine, as an individual or business.) The mandate is also the focus of the criticism.


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Protests for Obamacare outside the Supreme Court on the day they uphold the law
Supreme Court Upholds Obama's Health Care Law
By Samantha Leal | 06/28/2012 - 10:46

In a 5-4 Supreme Court vote, the health care law set forth by Obama (nicknamed "Obamacare") has been upheld. 


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Obamacare Is Immoral Protest, Supreme Court Healthcare Debate
Supreme Court To Make Decision About the Affordable Care Act - What You Need to Know
By Sugey Palomares | 06/18/2012 - 16:00

The Supreme Court will meet sometime this week to rule on one of the most pertinent issues affecting Latinos today – health care. The high court is set to determine whether the Affordable Care Act (also known as Obama Care) drafted by President Barack Obama’s administration is unconstitutional. A ruling of five majority votes out of the nine Justices on the bench is enough to dramatically change the future of health care in the U.S.


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Repeal of Health Care Reform Would Have Devastating Impact on Latino Community
Repeal of Health Care Reform Would Be Devastating for Latino Community
By Mariela Rosario | 01/19/2011 - 17:00

With Congress back in session, the House is set to vote today on repealing the Affordable Care Act and Latino Democrats and health professionals were busy getting the word out that a repeal of the law would be disastrous for our community.


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Tennessee Gov. Condems Lawmaker Who Compared Immigrants to Rats
Tennessee Gov. Condemns Lawmaker Who Compared Immigrants to Rats
By Mariela Rosario | 11/15/2010 - 12:15

Though local Tennessee lawmaker Rep. Curry Todd refuses to apologize for a statement he made last week comparing pregnant undocumented immigrants with rats, the Democratic governor of the southern state has spoken out against the hateful talk.


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