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Tú & El Obamacare: A Resource to Help People with HIV Navigate the ACA Now Available in Spanish!

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This post was also authored by Caroline Herter Jackson, Senior Program Officer, Health Communications & Media Partnerships, Kaiser Family Foundation; and Jen Kates, PhD, Vice President and Director, Global Health & HIV Policy, Kaiser Family Foundation The Kaiser Family Foundation’s Obamacare & YOU   consumer web portal to help people living with HIV navigate the Affordable…

Celebrity mothers encourage young people to #GetCovered

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Last week, we blogged about Grammy Award-winning artist Alicia Keys work related to women and HIV/AIDS. Today, we encourage you to watch Alicia’s mother, Terria Joseph, talk about what having health coverage for her child means to her. She speaks about the benefits of the Affordable Care Act along with other celebrity mothers. Open enrollment…

Making Health Care Coverage More Accessible and Equitable For Same-Sex Couples

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On March 14, 2014, the Department of Health and Human Services took one more step toward making health care coverage more accessible and equitable for married same-sex couples. Already, thanks to the Affordable Care Act, more than 4.2 million people have signed up for private health insurance plans through the Health Insurance Marketplace. Marketplace plans…

Health Insurance Marketplace Enrollment Ends in 2 Weeks: Help Spread the Word!

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The promise of quality, affordable health care is quickly becoming reality for more and more Americans. Coverage under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) has already begun for millions of individuals who have enrolled, and more people are signing up every day. With marked improvements to the Healthcare.gov website and various ways to sign up, now is…

#GeeksGetCovered

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Editor’s Note: The geeks at AIDS.gov encourage you to read this. America is full of geeks—and that’s a really good thing. Geeks are a critical driver of America’s innovation ecosystem, from the entrepreneurs launching startups in Silicon Valley to the scientists experimenting in university research labs to the whiz kids building gadgets in their parents’…

President Obama to Participate in a Town Hall on Latinos and the Affordable Care Act

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Editor’s Note: Tune in to whitehouse.gov/latinotownhall on Thursday, March 6 at 11:30 am ET to watch the town hall live. This Thursday, March 6, at 11:30 am ET, President Obama will participate in a historic town hall on Latinos and the Affordable Care Act at the Newseum in Washington, DC. The town hall “Tu Salud y La Nueva…

In Case You Missed It!

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Editor’s Note: The deadline for open enrollment for health coverage is March 31st! With the deadline only 28 days, we are reminded of this important message from Magic Johnson. For more information on how to enroll be sure to visit  healthcare.gov.  No one plans to get sick or hurt — I certainly didn’t — but…

CMS Issues Clarification Regarding Third Party Payment of Premiums

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On November 4, 2013, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a frequently asked question (FAQ) [PDF 112 KB] related to third-party payments of premiums for qualified health plans (QHPs) in the Health Insurance Marketplace. Since then, questions have arisen whether this FAQ applies to payments of premiums and cost sharing made on behalf of…