Affordable Care Act credited with lowering uninsured rate among Latinos

The Affordable Care Act (aka Obamacare) is being credited with lowering the uninsured rate in the Latino community according to a report released from the Commonwealth Fund. As reported in the Los Angeles Times this week: ̶...
by Adriana Maestas


Reducing Healthcare Costs, Improving Lives Through Innovation

This year many Americans are experiencing the joys and frustrations of having health insurance for the first time.  As a result of the health insurance mandate created by the Affordable Care Act all Americans are legally oblig...
by Kristal High


Telemedicine Approved for Medicare, Medicaid Reimbursement

It’s Christmas in July – at least, that’s how Jonathan Linkous, CEO of the American Telemedicine Association (ATA), must feel. Earlier this week, he proudly announced to the ATA membership that the Centers fo...
by Kristal High



Senator Catherine Pugh: Making Telemedicine a Household Reality

For the past 15 years, Catherine Pugh has been a dedicated public servant to the residents of Maryland, and is having an indelible impact on the national stage.  First elected in 1999 as a member of the Baltimore City Council,...
by Kristal High


8 Million Sign-ups: Obamacare enrollments exceed expectations

Yesterday President Obama announced that sign-ups for the Affordable Care Act, his signature piece of legislation have hit eight million. While the official enrollment period ended on March 31, the government allowed people to ...
by Adriana Maestas


As Obamacare sign up deadline nears, Latino support for law declines

With the March 31 deadline almost here, there has been a big push in the Latino community to get people signed up for Obamacare. The Latino community is one of the most uninsured in the nation, and with the population being rel...
by Adriana Maestas



Local VA Officials to Host 3 Health Care Enrollfest Events Before Deadline

#ENROLLFEST. With only two days to the deadline and 6 million signed up, Rep. Bobby Scott and a group of local elected officials hosted a well attended enrollfest event today in Petersburg, Va.  The event is one of four in Vir...
by Lauren Victoria Burke

Covered California

Latinos lagging behind in Covered California enrollment

California’s health care exchange released data on Tuesday showing that the program is lagging behind in enrolling Latinos. Through the end of 2013, 500,108 Californians enrolled in health insurance plans under the Patien...
by Adriana Maestas