Affordable Care Act

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Minority Mental Health Awareness Month

One in five Americans will experience a mental health problem in their lifetimes, yet nearly two-thirds of people that are diagnosed with a mental illness do not seek treatment.

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ANA and CMS Health Care Marketplace Enrollment Outreach Partnership

An Ounce of Prevention is Worth a Pound of Cure

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Get Ready for the Health Insurance Marketplace

An updated HealthCare.gov and a toll-free number launch today to help make it easy for consumers to learn about the new Health Insurance Marketplace.

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Affordable Care Act: Lifting People Out Of Poverty

ACA Prepares the Next Generation of Medical Professionals

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ACF: Addressing Poverty Today Among Those Facing Social and Economic Challenges for a Healthier Tomorrow

ACF efforts to help lift people out of poverty got extra help from the Affordable Care Act.

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Child Support Program Plays Many Roles in Minority Health

Many of the families that the child support program serves might not realize that they are newly eligible for Medicaid and other state health insurance programs or that assistance is available to make health insurance more affordable.

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President Obama signs the Affordable Care Act into law on March 23, 2010.

Affordable Care Act Turns 3

This March, ACF celebrates the third anniversary of the health care law that continues to provide critical coverage to millions of Americans.

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National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month: Screenings and the ACA

Colorectal cancer is the second most common cause of death from cancer in men and women in the United States combined.

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Better Health Insurance Choices Coming in October 2013

No matter where you live, you’ll be able to buy insurance from qualified private health plans that cover a comprehensive set of benefits, including doctor visits, preventive care, hospital visits and prescriptions.

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Black History Month

ACF regional administrator calls for campaign to make the tremendous benefits of the Affordable Care Act a reality in the lives of our disadvantaged citizens who face health care disparities —  a concern Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., often talked about in his speeches.

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