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Court upholds ACA subsidies

Court upholds ACA subsidies

A long-time advocate for improving the public’s access to health care, the American Nurses Association lauded the U.S. Supreme Court’s June 18 decision to uphold the Affordable Care Act by preserving tax credit subsidies that have allowed more than 10 million Americans [Read More]

U.S. Supreme Court upholds ACA subsidies

U.S. Supreme Court upholds ACA subsidies

A long-time advocate for improving the public’s access to health care, the American Nurses Association lauded the U.S. Supreme Court’s June 18 decision to uphold the Affordable Care Act by preserving tax credit subsidies that have allowed more than 10 million Americans [Read More]

ANA rallies at Supreme Court for continued access to health care

ANA rallies at Supreme Court for continued access to health care

The American Nurses Association joined groups representing health care professionals and community health centers for a rally on the steps of the Supreme Court on March 4 to show support for preserving the intent and goals of the Affordable Care Act and maintaining access [Read More]

A look at Physician Compare

A look at Physician Compare

A new policy brief from Health Affairs and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation  (RWJF) looks at the evolution and current development plans for Physician Compare, a website mandated by the Affordable Care Act (ACA). A simple version of the site first launched in 2010. [Read More]

ANA opposes the Save American Workers Act

ANA opposes the Save American Workers Act

In January, the House of Representatives passed the Save American Workers Act of 2015, H.R. 30, which would change the current definition of full-time work under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), raising it to 40 hours per week from the current definition of 30 hours. The [Read More]

What the ACA means for nursing a year after open enrollment

What the ACA means for nursing a year after open enrollment

In the first year since open enrollment in federal and state health insurance exchanges began in October 2013 as a provision of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), approximately 9.3 million Americans have gained coverage, according to a Rand Corporation survey in October. That [Read More]

Nurses need to lead and promote health care reform

Nurses need to lead and promote health care reform

Almost four years after being signed into law, the most highly anticipated portion of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) has come to fruition. On Oct. 1, 2013, state and federal health insurance marketplaces, or exchanges, began to accept health coverage applications during the [Read More]

ACA progress report

ACA progress report

Nurses need to lead and promote health care reform By Alice Benjamin, MSN, RN, ACNS-BC, PCCN-CMC Almost four years after being signed into law, the most highly anticipated portion of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) has come to fruition. On Oct. 1, 2013, state and federal [Read More]

Nurses take on various roles with insurance exchanges

Nurses take on various roles with insurance exchanges

When it comes to working for people’s access to health care services, nurses have always been there. That strong advocacy continues as nurses around the country lead, promote and participate in efforts to enroll millions of uninsured Americans through health insurance [Read More]

Help America get covered

Help America get covered

Oct. 1 is an important day in the life of the Affordable Care Act (ACA): the opening of the Health Insurance Marketplace. Through the marketplace, millions of Americans who currently lack health insurance will be able to purchase affordable coverage to help them get healthy [Read More]

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Study, resources on OTC pain relievers

Study, resources on OTC pain relievers

A national survey recently found that while nearly all consumers say they feel confident when choosing which [Read More]

New! Enhanced communications for ANA members in 2017

New! Enhanced communications for ANA members in 2017

The American Nurses Association and its official journal, American Nurse Today, are pleased to announce the launch of [Read More]

Supply and demand

Supply and demand

Health care professionals share information, strategies on drug shortages  It is deeply ingrained in RNs to focus [Read More]

ANA’s policy development process – for and by ANA members

Member involvement in the development of professional policies is critical. Your voice can and should be heard in the [Read More]

Applauding the 2016 Foundation Scholars

Applauding the 2016 Foundation Scholars

Through the generosity of supporters during the last 61 years, the American Nurses Foundation has awarded more than $5 [Read More]

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