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Obama Administration Moves Forward to Implement Health Care Law

The Obama administration moved forward today to implement provisions in the health care law that would make it illegal for insurance companies to discriminate against people with pre-existing conditions. The provisions of the Affordable Care Act also would make it easier for consumers to compare health plans, and employers to promote and encourage employee wellness. continue reading »

Without Obamacare, Families Making Under $5,000 Aren’t Poor Enough For Medicaid In Some States

The Affordable Care Act’s expansion of the Medicaid program would provide states with federal funds to help insure millions of Americans who currently can’t afford coverage, especially the low-income Americans whose annual earnings are slightly above the cut-off to qualify for Medicaid in their state. Despite the significant financial benefits for the states that choose to accept the Medicare expansion, Republican governors continue reading »

Latinos Praise U.S. Supreme Court Upholding Constitutionality of Health Care Reform

Today the U.S. Supreme Court, in a 5-4 vote, upheld the Affordable Care Act (ACA) to the relief and praise of many Latinos. The mandate provision was also upheld but the Court struck down the Medicaid expansion provision. continue reading »

Sen. Rubio Takes on Pres. Obama in Contraception Fight

Florida Senator Marco Rubio has become the latest to challenge the part of President Obama's health care law which laid out new rules for insurance providers. continue reading »

Hispanic Support for Current Health Care Law Appears to be Waning

As the debate about repealing the Affordable Care Act, Hispanics majority support for it appears waning and indicates they may support an appeal. continue reading »

Health Care Law Ruled Unconstitutional in Virginia

A Federal Judge in Virginia has just ruled that the provision in the Health Care Bill that requires Americans to buy insurance is unconstitutional. This decision is critical as it sets the stage for the Supreme Court to consider the constitutionality of a mandated health insurance program. Virginia is the first court to invalidate the keystone provision of the Obama health care. continue reading »

Is this the ‘Day of the Dead’ for the Democratic Party?

As many Latino households prepare their home altars in homage to El Dia de los Muertos also known as Day of the Dead, we are left to wonder if tomorrow will actually be the Day of the Dead for the Democratic Party. continue reading »