Affordable Care Act

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Health Insurance Exchanges

By | August 20th, 2012|Affordable Care Act, General|

The Affordable Care Act (aka health care reform) will establish health insurance exchanges in each state- providing folks (and small business employees) an opportunity to get health insurance coverage starting 1/1/14. The future exchanges will provide competitive marketplaces for folks to directly compare and buy private health insurance based on price, quality, and other things.  The law [...]

New Teen Pregnancy Prevention Contracts in Place

By | October 19th, 2011|Affordable Care Act, General, Prevention|

Last week we awarded 4 community-based contracts for the new Personal Responsibility Education Program funds to prevent teen pregnancy in AZ.  The funding we’ll be passing through to our new contractors is part of the Affordable Care Act- and requires programs educate adolescents on both abstinence and contraception as ways to prevent pregnancy and STDs.  All [...]