Health Issues Carried Weight on the Campaign Trail. What Could Biden Do in His First 100 Days?

Joe Biden ran on an expansive health care platform during his 2020 presidential campaign, with a broad array of promises such as adding a government-sponsored health plan to the Affordable Care Act and lowering prescription drug prices. Perhaps most significantly, he pledged to get control of the covid pandemic that claimed more than 400,000 American lives […]

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The federal exchange option

The federal health insurance marketplace (HealthCare.gov) opened for business in the fall of 2013, and has provided an affordable health insurance shopping platform for millions of Americans.  Admittedly, the federal exchange – along with many of the state-run exchanges – got off to a very rocky start in October 2013. But by December of that […]

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Aunque controlen el Senado, demócratas necesitarán apoyo republicano en temas clave de salud

SOBRE NOTICIAS EN ESPAÑOL Noticias en español es una sección de Kaiser Health News que contiene traducciones de artículos de gran interés para la comunidad hispanohablante, y contenido original enfocado en la población hispana que vive en los Estados Unidos. Use Nuestro Contenido Este contenido puede usarse de manera gratuita (detalles). Ante la pandemia, los […]

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Avoid scams while shopping for insurance

It’s been more than seven years since the health insurance marketplaces (exchanges) first opened for business. Well over 11 million people have enrolled in plans through the exchanges for 2021, and some people also have ACA-compliant individual market coverage obtained outside the exchanges (directly from insurers). And thanks in large part to the ACA’s expansion […]

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