2013-14 State of the Campus Part 4: Health Disparities

When I was a student, a young student, I had the pleasure of meeting Martin Luther King. He had just spoken at a temple and so I went to hear him and then I decided to go around the back and actually shake his hand. And, I can see him smiling at me as I…

Health Begins at Home

Announcer: Home is where the heart is, where Americans experience more than half their lives — sharing their hopes, their dreams. For a majority of Americans, health begins at home. Each year, home hazards cause millions of injuries and illnesses across the nation, and many are preventable. A clean and safe home is where good…

Jumpstart the new year with health insurance – Zuni

Jumpstart the new year with free preventive services covered by health insurance. Get help to quit smoking or lose weight. Sign up now. Call 1-800-318-2596 or visit go.cms.gov/nativehealth A message from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

Greater Lawrence Family Health Center

– Health centers are very unique communities that provide health care within underserved and poor communities. We at Greater Lawrence provide health care services that include HIV patients, homeless patients, as well as provide pharmacy services and a family medicine residency training program. And we do it in a way that’s culturally sensitive, that’s welcoming…

Where Democratic presidential candidates stand on health care reform

JUDY WOODRUFF: Next, we return to a new series we’re launching on the policy positions of the 2020 presidential candidates. Tonight, Lisa Desjardins explores the various approaches to reforming health care coverage that some prominent contenders are advocating. First, some background. LISA DESJARDINS: In the big-name, big-field Democratic race for president, health care is the…

Republicans Lie About Health Care | All In | MSNBC

>>>THING ONE TONIGHT REPUBLICAN CONGRESSMAN CLAIMED THAT NOBODY DIES BECAUSE THEY DON’T HAVE HEALTH INSURANCE. >>PEOPLE ON MEDICAID, EXCEPT DYING. >>NO ONE — YOU KNOW, THAT LINE IS SO INDEFENSIBLE. NOBODY DIES BECAUSE THEY DON’T HAVE ACCESS TO HEALTH CARE. >>IF YOU’RE EXPLAINING TO A PARENT THAT THEIR TWO-YEAR-OLD HUSBAND AND THE FIRST THING THEY…

Interview with Lise Van Sustern | APHA 2017 Annual Meeting & Expo

– Psychiatrist Lisa Van Susteren is here right now talking about the mental health effects of climate change. So how does it impact mental well-being? – Oh, boy. How much time have you got? Everything that has to do with climate change is potentially harmful to the public health. If you look simply starting with…

Republicans are playing with the future of the entire health insurance industry

Since the day it was signed into law, Obamacare has been on the defense. And in a Trump administration, it could actually be left in tatters. Only the Republicans don’t exactly have a health care plan to enact in its place. Their strategy: repeal and delay. They want to repeal Obamacare as quickly as possible,…

Medicare & You: Planning for Discharge from a Health Care Setting

Hi, I’m Angela James with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. I’ve got some important information to share with you if you’re in a hospital, nursing home or other care setting and you’re going to be discharged. If you’re getting discharged, there are some things you should do to prepare for your departure. During…

Health Care Law: Information Reporting for Self-Insured Employers

HI I’M MICHELLE AND I WORK FOR THE INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE. UNDER THE HEALTH CARE LAW ANYONE WHO PROVIDES HEALTH COVERAGE TO INDIVIDUALS HAS TO REPORT SOME INFORMATION TO THE IRS AND THOSE INDIVIDUALS COVERED BY THE PLANS. THIS REQUIREMENT APPLIES TO INSURANCE COMPANIES AND GOVERNMENT AGENCIES. BUT IT ALSO AFFECTS SOME EMPLOYERS. NOW SOME…