Healthcare Education

Black History Month Healthcare Pioneers

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In honor of Black History Month, the Healthcare Education Project would like to honor these exceptional healthcare professionals and visionaries who advanced the medical industry.

Key Facts about Health Insurance and the Uninsured amidst Changes to the Affordable Care Act

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55% of uninsured are eligible for financial assistance in getting healthcare, and still can’t afford it The other 45% live in states that did not expand Medicaid, face immigration eligibility issues, or do not qualify for financial assistance 27.4 million uninsured in 2017–the first year that figure rose since the ACA became law In 2017, 13 […]

Blood Donor Awareness Month – Your Blood Can Save Lives

January is Blood Donor Awareness Month—a good opportunity to highlight the importance of donating blood and the impact it can have on saving lives. Blood Donation 101 The average adult has approximately 10 pints of blood in their body. During a donation, approximately 1 pint is taken. A healthy donor can donate blood every 56 […]

New Year’s Resolutions to Improve your Health this 2019

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Make health your priority this year with these following tips: Drink more water – most recommend that you drink a half a gallon of water a day on average. Follow these twelve tips from ‘Self’ to make drinking water more fun! Exercise – exercising regularly will help you get into shape and decrease your risk […]

U.S. top court, Kavanaugh spurn Planned Parenthood defunding case

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Andrew Chung | Reuters WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday rejected appeals by Louisiana and Kansas seeking to end their public funding to women’s healthcare and abortion provider Planned Parenthood through the Medicaid program, with President Donald Trump’s appointee Brett Kavanaugh among the justices who rebuffed the states. The justices left intact […]

2019 Open Enrollment is Underway: A Q&A with NY State of Health

Open enrollment for health insurance in 2019 on the New York State marketplace is open. The Healthcare Education Project spoke with NY State of Health regarding key information you should know to sign up for healthcare. Q: What makes NY State of Health unique, compared to the federal healthcare exchange that many states use? NY […]

A Year in Healthcare: HEP in 2018

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Securing Healthcare Funding in the State Budget HEP played a key role in securing additional healthcare funding in the New York State budget. The Secure Our Care campaign energized constituents to urge their representatives to increase healthcare funding, in response to cuts from Washington HEP and GNYHA held a series of budget forums for legislators […]

Healthcare Takeaways From The Midterm Elections

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The people have spoken! Here are three of the biggest takeaways on healthcare from the midterm elections last Tuesday: Healthcare really matters to voters. Twenty-six percent of voters said that healthcare was the most important issue in deciding their vote last Tuesday, making it the most important issue overall for voters this year (Associated Press). […]

ACA At Risk: Is Coverage for Pre-Existing Conditions Next?

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On September 5th, a judge will hear oral arguments in a lawsuit filed by a number of states, led by Texas, arguing that the ACA should be made invalid. This is one of many attempts by the Trump Administration and the Republican majority in Congress to undermine the ACA and the protections that millions of […]

The Texas Court Ruling: Likely Outcomes

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On September 5th, a judge will hear oral arguments in a case with enormous implications for Americans with pre-existing conditions who are currently protected under the Affordable Care Act (the ACA). A number of states, led by Texas, have filed a lawsuit arguing that the ACA should be made invalid. The Department of Justice has […]

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