Tag Archives: Obamacare

A worker helps an applicant fill out paperwork during a healthcare enrollment fair at the Bay Area Rescue Mission in March 2014 in Richmond, California. .Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images.

New Round Of Obamacare in California Focuses on African Americans and Latinos

By Barbara Feder Ostrov, KHN News   Covered California still faces major challenges in enrolling African-Americans and Latinos as the state’s health insurance exchange launches its third open enrollment period.

Healthcare Racial Disparities Continue Despite ACA

More Californians than ever before have health insurance, but coverage isn’t care, and the Affordable Care Act (ACA) has magnified the deep racial, ethnic and cultural disparities in accessing quality health care in California. <

SF Campaign for Prop D, Affordable Prescription Drugs

Proposition D in San Francisco is a first in the nation ballot measure that gives voters a chance to weigh in on the rising cost of prescription medications in the United States.
Pastor Harold Mayberry (left), of FAME, and Chris Wright (right), of AEG Facilities, give away new shoes to participants at FAME's Back-To-School Shoe Giveaway. Photo by Ashley Chambers.

First AME Hosts Back-to-School Shoe Giveaway

School is back in session, and many students hoping to put their best foot forward found a way to do it at the First African Methodist Episcopal (FAME) Church’s 17th annual Back-To-School Shoe Giveaway in [...]
Senator Boxer speaking at La Clinica in Oakland on Monday, August 5th. Photo taken by Redell Frazier

Senator Barbara Boxer Supports Affordable Care Act Access to Affordable Healthcare Oct. 1

Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA), an advocate for the Affordable Care Act (ACA), is taking every opportunity to educate the community on how this health reform will benefit families across the nation.