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7/6/2010

HHS Launches New Consumer Focused Health Care Website: www.HealthCare.gov

New Website will give you more control over your own health care and allow you to compare coverage options.
 
 

7/1/2010

HHS Secretary Announces New Pre-Existing Condition Insurance Plan

The establishment of this new Pre-existing Condition Insurance Plan (PCIP) will offer coverage to uninsured Americans who have been unable to obtain health coverage because of a pre-existing health condition.
 
 

6/30/2010

Affordable Care Act: National Prevention, Health Promotion and Public Health Council Status Report

The new Council's first status report on prevention and health promotion strategy.
pdf File National Prevention 2010 Report.pdf [download]
 
 

6/24/2010

Paraprofessional Healthcare Institute (PHI) Workforce in Health Reform Fact Sheet

PHI's Health Care for Health Care Workers campaign fact sheet highlighting key health reform provisions related to investments in direct-care worker training and workforce development.
pdf File Workforce Development & Health Reform.pdf [download]
 
 

6/21/2010

Health and Human Services Announces New $250 Million Investment for Prevention and Public Health

$250 million in new Affordable Care Act investments to support prevention activities and develop the nation?s public health infrastructure.
 
 

6/16/2010

Health and Human Services Announces New $250 Million Investment to Strengthen Primary Health Care Workforce

Kathleen Sebelius announced a series of new investments worth $250 million to increase the number of health care providers and strengthen the primary care workforce.

 
 

6/7/2010

HHS Announcement on Home Visitation Program

State deadline for the initial submission is July 9th, 2010

This announcement discusses the new Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program created in the health reform law, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.

 
 

6/1/2010

Health Reform GPS

Health Reform GPS is an online tool to help navigate the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA, PL 111-148) and its implementation. This webpage was developed by the George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services' Hirsh Health Law and Policy Program and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

 
 

Money Follows the Person: A 2012 Survey of Transitions, Services and Costs

The Affordable Care Act extended the Money Follows the Person (MFP) demonstration grant program through 2016, giving states further options to transition Medicaid beneficiaries living in institutions back to the community. Enacted into law in 2006 as part of the Deficit Reduction Act (DRA), the MFP demonstration provides states with enhanced federal matching funds for twelve months for each Medicaid beneficiary transitioned from an institutional setting to a community-based setting.

 
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