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Census: Fewer Americans Lacked Health Insurance in 2011

From the Pennsylvania Budget and Policy Center (http://www.pennbpc.org): Jointly released by the Pennsylvania Budget and Policy Center and Keystone Research Center Affordable Care Act’s Coverage for Young Adults, Public Coverage for Children Helping Drive Trend HARRISBURG, PA (September 12, 2012) … Continue reading

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Number of Uninsured Up Another Million

Posted at http://www.healthcare-now.org/number-of-uninsured-up-another-million/   September 16, 2011   By John Gever for MedPage Today –   A record 49.9 million Americans were without health insurance during 2010, up almost 2% from the 49.0 million uninsured in 2009, the Census Bureau … Continue reading

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A Christian Objection to the Health Insurance Industry

Shared by Faith in Public Life (http://www.faithinpubliclife.org):   By Rose Marie Berger – Huffington Post, Opinion February 7, 2011   This week UnitedHealthcare told a young stroke victim that her health insurance with them does not include the rehabilitation necessary … Continue reading

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Huckabee Says No to Insurance for People with Pre-Existing Conditions

Found at http://blogs.forbes.com/rickungar/2010/09/17/huckabee-says-no-to-insurance-for-people-with-pre-existing-conditions/. Please note quote from Rev. Sandra Strauss, Director of Public Advocacy.   September 17 2010 By Rick Ungar   Speaking at the Value Voters Summit today, Baptist minister turned politician turned talk show host, Mike Huckabee, denounced … Continue reading

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Help Needed Now for Growing Number of Children in Poverty

From Coalition on Human Needs (http://www.chn.org):   At least one in four children was poor in nearly 190 counties in 39 states in 2009, a time of severe recession. In 33 counties in 17 states, at least one in three children … Continue reading

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What I Like About Health Reform—Sign the Statement

From Faithful Reform in Health Care (http://www.faithfulreform.org):   Last week’s anniversary of the Affordable Care Act was marked with everything from celebrations around the numerous provisions that went into effect to continued efforts by the opposition to repeal, de-fund, or … Continue reading

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On Medicare Anniversary, Lawmakers Tout Inevitability of Single Payer

August 2, 2010 by Healthcare-NOW! (http://www.healthcare-now.org/):   By Sahil Kapur for the Raw Story (http://rawstory.com/rs/2010/0731/medicare-anniversary-lawmakers-tout-inevitability-single-payer/)   A trio of progressives in Congress invoked the 45th birthday of Medicare Friday to call for a national single payer health insurance system, predicting … Continue reading

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PA Fair Care Offers Coverage for Persons with Preexisting Conditions

From PA Fair Care (http://PAFairCare.com):   PA Fair Care is Pennsylvania’s health plan for uninsured adults with preexisting conditions. This temporary plan fofers insurance for those eligible until federal health insurance reform takes effect n 2014. PA Fair Care is … Continue reading

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Support Expansion of PA AdultBasic

From PathwaysPA (http://www.pathwayspa.org):   Over 350,000 people are on the waiting list for adultBasic.* While those on the waiting list can pay full price for the program until they can access the program, the cost to buy in has increased 80 … Continue reading

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