The Associated Press reports that healthcare.gov–the flagship site of the Affordable Care Act, where millions of Americans have signed up to receive health care–is quietly sending personal health information to a number of third party websites. The information being sent includes one's zip code, income level, smoking status, pregnancy status and more.
To promote the Affordable Care Act (link: https://www.healthcare.gov), here is the Buzzfeed Video "Things Everybody Does But Doesn’t Talk About, Featuring President Obama". It is awesome and hilarious. Obama is just funny and down to earth and such a cool guy. Once again, here is the link for the Affordable Care Act, aka Obamacare. https://www.healthcare.gov.
The AHRQ sponsors research that focuses, among other issues, on identifying disparities in health care quality and outcomes that might result from variations in how health care is provided to people of different racial and ethnic backgrounds.
What the Media Won’t Tell You: Millions are Hurting as Red States Reject Medicaid Expansion-Legislatures of Neanderthal states, the ones that have, for all practical purposes, seceded from the Union, have denied needy citizens access to a Medicaid expansion program that will be free to the states through 2014 and 2015 and never exceed a 10% state contribution. And the federal money for that expansion is already set aside. Medicaid expansion specifically targets the poor, disabled and…