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Health Professions in the News: Study: 10.3M U.S. Residents Have Gained Coverage Since Fall 2013

California Healthline (July 24, 2014)

About 10.3 million U.S. residents have gained health coverage since the fall 2013 launch of the initial open enrollment period for the Affordable Care Act's insurance exchanges, according to a study published Wednesday in the New England Journal of Medicine, Reuters reports. Read the full story here...

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Health Professions in the News: Most U.S. Residents' Lives Improved by ACA Implementation, CNN Poll Finds

California Healthline (July 25, 2014)

More than 50% of U.S. residents believe their lives or the lives of people they know have been improved by the Affordable Care Act, according to a CNN poll released Wednesday. Read the full story here.

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Health Professions in the News: Consumers Can Enroll In Covered California Starting Tomorrow

Covered California (November 14, 2014)

Open enrollment for affordable health insurance under the Affordable Care Act officially begins Saturday, Nov. 15, Covered California announced. Consumers need to enroll by Dec. 15 in order to have health insurance coverage starting on Jan. 1. Read the full story here.

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Health Professions in the News: Where the jobs will be: Non-degreed health workers

Central Valley Business Times (September 18, 2014)

Over the next decade, California is expected to need nearly 450,000 new health care workers — due in part to expanded coverage under the Affordable Care Act but mainly to the growth and aging of the state's population, according to research from the nonpartisan Public Policy Institute of California...

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Health Professions in the News: California medical leaders join to boost health insurance enrollment

89.3 KPCC (December 2, 2014)

The California Medical Association and leaders of 13 health care provider groups announced Tuesday they're embarking on a campaign to educate Californians about affordable health insurance available during the Affordable Care Act's current open enrollment season. Read the full story here.

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Health Professions in the News: The ACA Is Changing How Students Become Doctors

California Healthline (May 6, 2015)

From the Medical College Admissions Test to post-graduate residencies, the way U.S. doctors are taught is changing in the wake of health care reform. Read the full story here.

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Health Professions in the News: Opinion: Obamacare a job killer? Not likely

Chicago Sun Times (October 13, 2015)

At that time, with the national unemployment rate above 9 percent and the economy still struggling to recover after the Great Recession, this was a particularly worrisome concern. But five years later, though the unemployment rate now is around 5 percent, that argument still is being made. At the...

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Health Professions in the News: Expanding Medicaid Can Save Lives

California Health Care Foundation (August 12, 2019)

When the Affordable Care Act (ACA) passed in 2010, it included a provision to expand Medicaid eligibility to adults in families with incomes under 138% of the federal poverty line. Since the Medicaid expansion went into effect in 2014, research comparing expansion and nonexpansion states has linked...

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