Affordable Care Act

What the Supreme Court’s decision on the Affordable Care Act means to Queens
Health Liam La Guerre 7/02/2012 at 7:21PM

Last week, President Barack Obama’s landmark legislation to supply health care to most Americans was upheld by a 5-4 Supreme Court ruling, and soon many uninsured Queens residents will have access to doctors, hospitals and preventive medicine. The constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), which was passed in 2010, had been questioned by lawmakers [...]

Queens politicians react to Affordable Care Act
News Billy Rennison 6/28/2012 at 12:10PM

Just after 10 a.m. the Supreme Court handed down its ruling upholding President Barack Obama’s health care plan. The court ruled 5-4 that the Affordable Care Act was constitutional. Shortly after the decision, Queens politicians took to Twitter to comment on the ruling. Here’s a collection the pol’s reactions: Congressmember Gregory Meeks: “ACA ensures children [...]

Health Exchange will make insurance more accessible
News Billy Rennison 4/19/2012 at 11:39AM

The governor issued an executive order recently establishing a statewide health insurance exchange after the state legislature failed to pass the bill last year. Governor Andrew Cuomo established the New York Health Benefit Exchange on Thursday, April 12 saying, “The bottom line is that creating this health exchange will lower the cost of health insurance [...]