health care reform

Obamacare Key Dates In 2014Implementation of the health reform law continues through 2014 with these key dates.
Where Are The Uninsured In America?Massachusetts has lowest percentage of uninsured residents with only 4.5 percent; Texas has the highest with 28.8 percent. Generally the highest uninsured rates can be found in the South and West.
Who Are The Uninsured In America?Young adults 19-34 years of age represent the group most likely to be uninsured. More than three-quarters of uninsured Americans come from working families.
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Report: Young Adults Avoiding Doctor Visits Due To CostThe report by the Commonwealth Fund says 41 percent of those between 19 and 29 did not get medical care over the past year because of the cost. And among the uninsured, the figure jumped to 60 percent.
Part 1: Small and Struggling"We as small business owners are trying to do the right thing by insuring our employees, but it's not always easy to do that," says Ken Weinstein, owner of the Trolley Car Diner in Mt. Airy.
Part 2: Feeling Squeezed"A lot of people see someone with a business and think they are <em>rolling,"</em> notes Rod Millwood, who owns a comedy club at 3rd and South Streets in Philadelphia. "But no."
Part 3: A New Landscape"Health insurance is tricky and it's confusing, so having the right, unbiased information is a key resource for consumers," says Melissa Fox, spokeswoman for Pennsylvania's Insurance Department.
Part 4: Government Incentives"Small businesses overwhelming support the (Obamacare) tax credits. The problem is, they don't know about them," says the CEO of a small-business advocacy group.
As Supreme Court Weighs Health Care Reform, Americans View Law More DimlyForty-seven percent of respondents in a new CBS News poll dissaprove of the law, while just 36 percent approve of it.
Pro-Life, Anti-Obamacare Rally Draws Hundreds To Independence MallHundreds of protesters cheered as a number of speakers lashed out at the recent federal mandate that, in effect, forces insurance companies to pay for contraception.
Philadelphia Advocates Say Study Backing Medicaid Makes SenseMedicaid is a key part of President Obama's health care reform law, and a new study shows that it does help to make people's lives better.