Category Archives: Healthcare Reform

With Obamacare, Being a Woman is No Longer a Pre-Existing Condition

Thursday, April 1, 2010 Of the many benefits found in The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, one of the most important is the end of discrimination based on gender. Now, being a woman is no longer a pre-existing condition. … Continue reading

Posted in Healthcare Reform, News, Women | Tagged , , | 30 Comments

Vicki Kennedy Says Ted Would’ve Been “Exhilarated”

Tuesday, March 23, 2010 Vicki Reggie Kennedy said she felt “great joy” when House members passed healthcare reform late Sunday night, and that it was a vote she knew her husband, the late Sen. Ted Kennedy would have been “exhilarated.” … Continue reading

Posted in Healthcare Reform, News, Ted Kennedy | Tagged , , | 8 Comments

Old Media Reaction to Healthcare Passage

Monday, March 22, 2010 Here’s a sample of old media reaction to yesterday’s historic healthcare passage. Please feel free to post your local newspaper reaction in the comment section for everyone to read. New York Times: “House Democrats approved a … Continue reading

Posted in Healthcare Reform, Media, News | Tagged , , | 20 Comments

Insurer Targets HIV Patients to Drop Coverage

Thursday, March 18, 2010 Still think the U.S. doesn’t need comprehensive healthcare reform? Then please consider this appalling story of how insurance companies penalize and punish patients who dare to become sick. In May, 2002, Jerome Mitchell, a 17-year old … Continue reading

Posted in Healthcare Reform, HIV/AIDS, News | Tagged , , | 8 Comments