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#SomosSocial: Bilingual Twitter Chats—How to Do Them Effectively

New Media | January 19, 2016 Read the full post
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Cross-posted from DigitalGov

Editor’s Note: Twitter Chats are a way to engage with your audience members on Twitter, in real-time. On January 5th, AIDS.gov and others participated in a #SaludTues Twitter chat discussing the importance of Latino Americans obtaining health insurance under the…

ICYMI – NIH’s Dr. Anthony Fauci Pens Op-Ed on Tools to End HIV/AIDS

Research | January 15, 2016 Read the full post
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In case you missed it, last week Dr. Anthony Fauci shared an op-ed in The Washington Post: “No more excuses. We have the tools to end the HIV/AIDS pandemic.” Dr. Fauci, Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious…

ACA is Working for Latinos

Rafael López, Commissioner, Administration on Children, Youth, and Families
Cross-posted from Administration on Children and Families Blog

For many people, January is a time to make resolutions and set goals for a healthier New Year. January 2016 is an especially important month. Open enrollment for the Health Insurance Marketplace ends on January 31, 2016. Since open enrollment…

ICYMI – HHS Seeks Info on Non-Federal Efforts to Address Viral Hepatitis in the U.S.

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Last month, HHS published a Request for Information (RFI) seeking information on non-Federal activities that support the Action Plan for the Prevention, Care and Treatment of Viral Hepatitis. Non-federal stakeholders play a vital role in achieving our national goals for…

Make a healthy choice in 2016 with a Marketplace health insurance plan

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Cross-posted from HealthCare.gov

As we enter a new year, consider making your health a priority. You have until January 31, 2016 to apply for and enroll in a Marketplace health insurance plan for 2016. At HealthCare.gov, you’ll see high-quality and affordable health coverage…

State of the Union & Digital Tools

The White House

Every Tuesday, we blog about how to use social media tools. Yesterday, we cross-posted White House blogs on how they are using social media tools to extend the reach of their work and make it possible for people across the U.S….

Understanding Individuals’ Right under HIPAA to Access their Health Information

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Cross-posted from HHS Blog

Summary: Today, HHS took an important step toward ensuring that individuals can take advantage of their HIPAA right of access. The HIPAA Privacy Rule has always provided individuals with the right to access and receive a copy of their health…

We’re on Snapchat: Add WhiteHouse

New Media | January 12, 2016 Read the full post
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Cross-posted from White House Blog

Editor’s Note: We were thrilled to hear that the White House is on Snapchat (and just in time for the State of the Union tonight). If you would like information on using new and emerging tools, like Snapchat, sign up…