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HHS Report Shows Evidence that the ACA Is Working

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The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services released a report [PDF 5KB] this week showing that 16.4 million uninsured people have gained health coverage since the passage of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) almost 5 years ago—a historic reduction in the uninsured. Some key findings: 14.1 million uninsured people gained coverage between Oct. 2013 and March…

American Indians and Alaska Natives: How to Use Your New Health Insurance

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Editor’s Note: To commemorate National Native HIV/AIDS Awareness Day on Friday, March 20, here are some resources for the community to improve access to their health insurance through the Affordable Care Act. Since many American Indians and Alaska Natives have used the Indian Health Service all their lives for health care, using health insurance can…

Affordable Care Act Covers Preventive Health Services for Women

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During this week of National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, we are reminded that thanks to the Affordable Care Act (ACA), most insurance plans are now required to cover many preventive services for women without charging a co-pay or other fees. This includes several services helpful in our national responses to HIV and viral…

Nationwide nearly 11.7 million consumers are enrolled in 2015 Health Insurance Marketplace coverage

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 10, 2015 Contact: HHS Press Office 202-690-6343 More than 4.1 million young people selected a plan or were re-enrolled; nearly 7.7 million people with plan selections in HealthCare.gov states qualify for an average tax credit of $263 per month Nationwide, nearly 11.7 million consumers selected or were automatically re-enrolled in quality,…

CMS Announces Special Enrollment Period for Tax Season

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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has announced a special enrollment period for individuals and families who did not have health coverage in 2014 and are subject to the fee or “shared responsibility payment” when they file their 2014 taxes in states which use Federally-facilitated Marketplaces. This special enrollment period will allow those…

Resources to Help Consumers Use Their New Healthcare Coverage

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Looking for ways to assist people in your community to use their new healthcare coverage? The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ (CMS) Coverage to Care initiative offers several resources, including videos, to help people with new health care coverage understand their benefits and connect to primary care and the preventive services that are right…

Millions of Americans Tell the Story

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You may know my affection for numbers. They help us focus on impact. They help us learn and improve. And often they tell a story. The story of this Open Enrollment was written by millions of Americans who came to the Marketplace, evaluated their choices, signed-up for or re-enrolled in quality, affordable health coverage. As…

Last chance for 2015 coverage

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There’s still time to enroll in a plan for 2015 that meets your needs and budget, but time is running out to apply. February 15 is your last chance to enroll for coverage in 2015. New to the Marketplace? Here are 3 ways to get started: Preview 2015 plans and prices before you apply. Apply…