Because of the pandemic, Texans have landed in the sporadic health care safety net of the state, where advocates are claiming they could be removed from mental and physical health services as they encounter the economic tension of a public health crisis.

What's Next After The Pandemic? The Jobless Slip through the Health Care Safety Net of Texas

As the country combats the pandemic, millions are struggling with their employment status. There are currently more than a million people in Texas who are struggling with health care over the loss of the employment-based-insurance coverage. Many are awaiting the reopening to find jobs and regain their financial losses. Businesses are hopeful as they slowly open their doors to the public.
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At Enrollment Conference, Congressman Joaquin Castro Calls on Texas Gov. Abbott to 'Do the Right Thing' and Expand ACA, Medicaid

The national effort to engage Americans, particularly the Latino community, about the Affordable Care Act (ACA) continued at Enroll America’s third State of Enrollment conference in Washington, D.C., where Rep. Joaquin Castro, D-Texas, exclusively told Latin Post about the health reform law’s benefits for the people.
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Donald Trump Unveils Healthcare Plan, Vows to Repeal Obamacare Despite Coverage for Latinos

Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump revealed his healthcare plan, which he plans to implement after Congress repeals the Affordable Care Act, also referred to as Obamacare.
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TURNOUT: Latina Congressional Candidate Dolly Elizondo Hopes to Break Glass Ceiling in Lone Star State

There has never been a Latina from Texas elected to the U.S. Congress, and Dolly Elizondo is campaigning to break that glass ceiling for the Lone Star State while championing the issues of education and immigration.
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Rate of Uninsured Latino Children Declining Under Obamacare: Study

A new study finds the first full year of Obamacare resulted in an all-time low rate of Hispanic children living without health insurance.
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Bernie Sanders' 'Medicare-for-All' Plan Estimated at $1.4 Trillion Per Year

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders disclosed his “Medicare-for-all” plan, which the Vermont senator says will save the country $6 trillion over the next 10 years.
Democratic presidential hopeful Martin O'Malley

Democratic Presidential Debate: O'Malley Leads on Immigration, Puerto Rico Debt Crisis

Only one candidate acknowledged Puerto Rico financial crisis, immigration and the Obama administration’s deportation raids during the Democratic presidential deabte: Martin O’Malley.
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HHS Secretary Burwell Discusses Obamacare's Impact on Latinos

Latinos have encountered unique barriers to gaining health insurance, and more trouble could await as the House passed legislation to repeal the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare.
New Poll: Many Latino Adults Still Uninsured As Overall Uninsured Rate Falls to New Lows

Millennials Help Surge Obamacare Enrollment Numbers

More than 8.25 million consumers have utilized the Healthcare.gov federal health insurance marketplace. One cause for the increased enrollment or renewals spike is millennials.
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Obamacare Enrollment: 2.4 Million New Consumers Enrolled in HealthCare.gov

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) revealed 2.4 million new consumers have enrolled in the federal Healthcare.gov marketplace during the latest open enrollment period.
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'Unprecedented' Demand Extends Healthcare.gov's December Deadline

Due to “unprecedented demand,” the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) extended the December deadline of Healthcare.gov.
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Marco Rubio, Family Receives Obamacare Benefits, Still Calls for Law's Repeal

Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio has long criticized the Affordable Care Act (ACA), but reports indicate his family has health insurance by the same law.
Hillary Clinton

Hillary Clinton: No Affordable Care Act Subsidies for Immigrants

Citing how the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is currently written, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton said she doesn’t support immigrants obtaining the same subsidies as American-born enrollees.
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HHS Defends Healthcare.gov Open Enrollment Plans' Affordability, Coverage Selections

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is defending the affordability plans ahead of Healthcare.gov’s third open enrollment.
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Obamacare Premiums to Increase 7.5 Percent for 'Benchmark' Plans

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services revealed medical insurance premiums for 37 states without a state-based marketplace exchange will see an average 7.5 percent increase on basic plans.
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Obamacare Third Open Enrollment Will Be Harder, Says HHS

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has been preparing for what may be a more difficult open enrollment period, as penalty fees increase to new highs.
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