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Health Care Reform

Everybody seems to have an opinion about America's health care system and health care reform. Read the facts and share your opinions here.

U.S. Supreme Court Upholds Affordable Care Act

The U.S. Supreme Court upheld the centerpiece of President Barack Obama's signature healthcare overhaul law.

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Health Care Reform for Women Advocacy Sheet

Health Care Reform for Women Advocacy Sheet

There is no doubt that it can be expensive being a woman. From Pap smears to pregnancy, breast exams, and other tests, women may struggle with their insurance company to pay for preventative care.

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Birth Control and Health Care Reform

Birth Control and Health Care Reform

At any given time, 70 percent of women between the ages of 15 and 44 are sexually active and do not want to become pregnant. Of this group, 98 percent have used some form of birth control.

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Changes in Health Care

In September, sweeping changes in health care reform included expansion coverage for young adults.

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Health Care Reform; Small Business and Grandfathered Plans

Health Care Reform; Small Business and Grandfathered Plans

From now until 2013, small-business owners who provide insurance for employees will be able to get a tax credit equal to 35 percent of their contribution toward the premium cost, if they contribute at least 50 percent.

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Health Care Reform and Uninsured Americans

Health Care Reform and Uninsured Americans

A report from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation found that without the recent passing of health care reform, the number of uninsured Americans would increase by nearly 18 million people.

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Community Health Centers & Health Care Reform

Community Health Centers & Health Care Reform

Community health centers will play a critical role in determining whether recently-passed health care reform legislation can succeed on the promise to increase access while lowering costs.

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Health Care Reform and Young Adults

Health Care Reform and Young Adults

On September 23, an estimated 1.2 million young people up to age 26 gained coverage through their parents' insurance plans.

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