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Affordable Care Act Websites

Health Insurance Marketplace Information
Medicare, Medicaid Information from the Kaiser Family Foundation
Affordable Care Act Regulation Fact Sheet from the U.S. Department of the Treasury
The U.S. Department of Health & Human Services
Key Features of the Affordable Care Act by the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services
The official U.S. Government site for Medicare
Information on Medicaid
The Virginia Department of Health

Affordable Care Act Resources

In March 2010, President Obama signed the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) into law. What's this you ask? Check out the resources listed below to learn more about what this means for you and your family.

National Headlines

  • Ohio woman has long road ahead after rock attack
    DANVILLE, Pa. (AP) -- Doctors had a simple goal when they first saw how a football-size rock thrown from an interstate overpass in Pennsylvania had shattered Sharon Budd's skull - to keep her alive....
  • Dueling rulings: Courts split on health law clash
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama's health care law is snarled in another big legal battle, with two federal appeals courts issuing contradictory rulings on a key financing issue within hours of each other Tuesday....
  • White House: Health subsidies not halted by ruling
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- The White House says health subsidies under the Affordable Care Act will continue to flow for the time being despite a major setback delivered by a federal appeals court....
  • Undercover probe finds health law failings
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- Congressional investigators using fake identities were able to obtain taxpayer-subsidized health insurance under President Barack Obama's law, according to testimony to be delivered Wednesday....
  • HIV pills show more promise to prevent infection
    There is more good news about HIV treatment pills used to prevent infection in people at high risk of getting the AIDS virus: Follow-up from a landmark study that proved the drug works now shows that it does not encourage risky sex and is effective even if people skip some doses....
  • Two UW Health Employees Save a Woman's Life During a Camping Trip
    Right Place, Right Time, Right Skills The light was fading the evening of Friday, July 11, as Deb Brausen and Tracy Weber were settling in to enjoy their camping trip at Silver Springs in Rio.  But at 8:30pm, they heard cries for help ...
  • How a Bucket List Can Help You
    "You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream." - C. S. Lewis Madison, Wisconsin – The term "bucket list" was made popular by a 2007 movie featuring Morgan Freeman and Jack Nicholson. The film is about two men with can...
  • Fitness Plateaus and How They Can Help
    Madison, Wisconsin – At some point, most people who have started an exercise program feel like they've "hit a plateau" – they're exercising just as hard, or being just as careful about what they eat, but feel like they're not seeing any p...
  • UW Hospital and Clinics Named State's Top Hospital by U.S. News & World Report
    Madison, Wisconsin - For the third year in a row, University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics has been named the best hospital in Wisconsin. The hospital is among the nation's top 50 hospitals in nine medical specialties for the second year in a row...
  • UW Health Named Among 2014 "Most Wired"
    Madison, Wisconsin - UW Health has been recognized again as one of the nation’s Most Wired hospitals, according to the results of the 2014 Most Wired Survey, released July 9, in Hospitals & Health Networks magazine. Most Wired hospital...

Health Headlines

CrossFitters For A Cause

Updated: 9:19 AM - Local athletes are working to flex their physical and charitable muscles.
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Study: US Alzheimer's Rate Seems to be Dropping

Posted: 07/15/2014 - New studies show that the rate of Alzheimer's disease and other dementias is falling in the United States and some other rich countries even though the total number of cases continues to rise because more people are living to an old age.

Quitting Help To Be Offered To Wisconsin Smokers

Posted: 07/13/2014 - Wisconsin smokers who see doctors at several clinics in the Milwaukee, Madison and Janesville areas for any reason will be automatically offered free help in quitting under an experimental study.

How to Keep Kids from Summer Weight Gain

Posted: 06/26/2014 - A new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention indicates a disappointing trend in the battle against childhood obesity: during the summer months, some children are much more likely to pack on the pounds.

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