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Health Insurance Exchange & Medicaid Expansion

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The big news coming out of Oklahoma yesterday was Governor Fallin’s rejection of state established Health Insurance Exchanges and the Expansion of Medicaid.

You might be asking “what is a health insurance exchange?”

Women's Preventive Care Services via the Affordable Care Act

As of today, women have greater access to preventive care services.

As part of the on-going implementation of the Affordable Care Act, beginning today, American women receive access to eight preventive care services without a cost sharing requirement (a.k.a. copay). These preventive care services are...

Understanding Health Care Reform

Do you think health care reform is a bit perplexing? If so,  you can imagine how much more confusing it might be for someone with limited English proficiency or low literacy skills.

Health Care Upheld... What It Means for You

The portion of the Affordable Care Act (a.k.a. ObmamaCare) that was most vocally challenged in and out of court and ultimately upheld by the Supreme Court is the individual mandate, which requires all Americans to have basic health insurance. Below is a synopsis of the individual mandate adapted from http://www.healthcare.gov/.

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