President Obama returns to sweet home Chicago Tuesday night to say farewell to the nation. It will be an evening of joy, tears and pride in a job well done, despite the harsh headwinds [...]
Coping with terminal illness can be very difficult – for the patient as well as his or her loved ones. That’s why I want to pass along some information about Medicare’s coverage of hospice care. [...]
It’s a shocking fact: nine of the 10 states with the highest AIDS fatalities are now in the South. In North Carolina, with the eighth highest percentage of Blacks in the nation, 22 percent of [...]
African Americans make up a disproportionate number of the estimated Americans without access to a healthcare and will experience the most problems when trying to get treatment at a hospital or clinic.
According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), more nearly 365,000 Americans have enrolled in health insurance through the Affordable Care Act. The Affordable Care Act (ACA) offered states federal funds to [...]
Over 60 religious leaders, and faith-based organizations convene Northern California meeting to address better care for advanced illness and launch the Alameda County Caring Alliance. The Alameda County Caring Alliance (ACCA) kicked off its half [...]
Making ends meet should not mean going without medications. For people who have limited income and resources, Medicare’s “Extra Help” program sets it up so this year they might pay no more than $2.60 for [...]
Covered California has launched a self-enrollment function of the Small Business Health Options (SHOP) online marketplace, starting this week. With this new function, small business owners with between one and 50 eligible employees can enroll [...]