Tag Archives: healthcare

Affordable Care Act May Address Health Insurance Gap Attributed to Racial Bias

Illinois is now a state with one of the lowest rates of uninsured children, with an even more notable change: racial disparities in health insurance coverage for children have narrowed. An annual report conducted by Voices for Illinois Children, a children’s advocacy organization that conducts policy research and analysis, shows that four years since 2008, the

Hispanics Doubly Hampered by Obamacare Rollout Bungle

For millions of Hispanics, the federal government’s botched rollout of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act has jeopardized access to health care. As HealthCare.gov and its Spanish equivalent CuidadoDeSalud.gov have faltered, local organizations have taken on the burden of increasing awareness and helping facilitate registration among uninsured Hispanic Americans. HealthCare.gov was launched at the beginning