Stories tagged: "health care"


A supporter of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) stands in front of the Supreme Court of the United States as the Court begins hearing arguments from California v. Texas about the legality of the ACA on November 10, 2020 in Washington, DC. Today is the first time that the Court is hearing a case with all three of President Donald Trump's appointments; Associate Justices Neil Gorsuch, Bret Kavanaugh, and Amy Coney Barrett. California v. Texas is the Republican's latest effort to dismantle the Affordable Care Act after repeated efforts to repeal the Act through the legislative process. (Photo by Samuel Corum/Getty Images)
Need Health Insurance? Here’s How to Enroll in the Affordable Care Act for 2023

There are a number of changes coming to ACA coverage in 2023. Here’s a breakdown of what enrollees need to know, and how to apply.

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Florida GOP Lawmakers Refuse to Expand Medicaid. This Is How It Hurts Latinos.

A recent study shows a correlation between the lack of Medicaid expansion and healthcare inequalities in low-income communities, particularly among Latinos.

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Biden Signs Executive Order to Ramp Up Vaccination Plan

The president signed an executive order to increase purchases from US manufacturers to accelerate the pace of vaccinations.

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Puerto Rico Official Wants Supplemental Security Benefits for Thousands of Island Residents

The speaker of the local House of Representatives wants the United States Department of Justice to address a court case that affects over 300,000 Puerto Ricans residing on the island who do not receive the supplementary benefit.

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We Have a Shortage of Latino Doctors. Our Community Is Suffering Because of It.

With some Latinos still on the fence about the COVID-19 vaccine, we need more Latino healthcare professionals who can reassure the community that the vaccine is safe.

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Nearly 40,000 Health Professionals Have Already Been Vaccinated in Puerto Rico

Long lines and traffic jams have formed during the first weeks of vaccination on the island while the government seeks to develop an appointment system to prevent crowding.

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Two COVID-19 Vaccines Have Arrived in Florida. Who’s Next in Line to Get Vaccinated?

Thousands of Floridian healthcare workers have been vaccinated. Long-term care staff and residents started getting the vaccine Dec. 18