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According to recent studies, and despite new private insurance coverage over the past year, many people do not understand the very terms and concepts necessary to make informed choices. A new Alliance for Health Reform Toolkit, Health Literacy and Health Insurance Literacy: Do Consumers Know What they are Buying? addresses the extent and significance of… Read More »
From Coverage to Care (C2C) is an initiative from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) designed to help people with new health coverage understand their benefits and connect to primary care and the preventive services that are right for them. C2C resources, available in both English and Spanish, are now available to download… Read More »
Dylan Roby, Ph.D., Director of the health economics and evaluation research program at the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research, and an assistant professor at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, is quoted widely by the media regarding various aspects of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Coverage included October 30 on the PBS program… Read More »
WebJunction has announced an updated Health Happens in Libraries area of their website. Please visit the project page and spread the word about the updated Resources section, where you will find: Resources produced as part of WebJunction’s work to support libraries in their efforts to provide eHealth services to their communities Official Affordable Care Act… Read More »
Young Invincibles and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) have created a competition that will tap into the creativity and energy of young Americans while raising awareness about the new Health Care Law and encouraging young people to take advantage of the benefits of health insurance. There’s a prize pool worth up… Read More »