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May

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AHRQ Report Shows Gains in Access to and Affordability of Health Insurance

Posted by on May 6th, 2016 0 comments

More people have health care coverage, have a usual place to go for medical care and can more easily afford medical bills after the Affordable Care Act’s provisions have taken effect, according to a new report released by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), 2015 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Report and 5th… Read More »

Posted in: Affordable Care Act, Announcements, Consumer Health, Health Disparities, Public Health

Dec

07

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USCIS Updates Welcome Guide for New Immigrants

Posted by on December 7th, 2015 0 comments

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has published an updated Welcome to the United States: A Guide for New Immigrants booklet. The guide contains practical information to help new immigrants settle into everyday life in the United States, including how to find a place to live, how to get a Social Security number and how… Read More »

Posted in: Affordable Care Act, Consumer Health, Non-NLM Resources

Dec

04

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Webinar on December 17: Affordable Care Act Messaging for American Indians and Alaska Natives

Posted by on December 4th, 2015 0 comments

The Affordable Care Act offers many opportunities to American Indians and Alaska Natives (AI/ANs) who lack health insurance coverage. The National Indian Health Board, American Indian Health & Family Services, and the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium have many lessons learned to share from their past outreach and enrollment efforts related to enrollment under the… Read More »

Posted in: Affordable Care Act, Announcements, Events

Sep

03

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CMS Announces $67 Million in Grant Funding to Support Affordable Care Act Outreach

Posted by on September 3rd, 2015 0 comments

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has awarded $67 million in three-year Marketplace Navigator grant funding to assist consumers in signing up for Affordable Care Act coverage in 2016. With Marketplace Open Enrollment set to begin on November 1, 2015, the grant awards will support outreach efforts designed to connect people with local… Read More »

Posted in: Affordable Care Act, Announcements, Consumer Health, Education & Training, Funding

Mar

20

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NN/LM Greater Midwest Region CE Symposium: Re-Forming Health Care

Posted by on March 20th, 2015 0 comments

The NN/LM Greater Midwest Region has announced the availability of the recorded archive for the half-day symposium Re-forming Health Care: Changes that Impact Patients, Health Systems, and Librarians, held on March 12, 2015, in Chicago. Presentation slides from three speakers are available on the following topics: “Transitions in Health Care Delivery: Patient Communication in the… Read More »

Posted in: Affordable Care Act, Consumer Health, Education & Training, Public Health

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