OHA: Healthcare Reform


Healthcare Reform

(HHS Secretary) Sebelius Announces New $250 Million Investment to Lay Foundation for Prevention and Public Health

National Prevention Council and Prevention and Public Health Fund Will Promote Public Health and Wellness.

Proposed Visitation Rights for Patients

On April 15, 2010, the President issued a Presidential memorandum to HHS calling for the initiation of rulemaking that would ensure that hospitals that participate in Medicare or Medicaid respect the rights of patients to designate visitors.

The Afordable Care Act's New Patient's Bill of Rights

June 22, 2010 - A major goal of the Affordable Care Act – the health insurance reform legislation President Obama signed into law on March 23 – is to put American consumers back in charge of their health coverage and care.

Statement from Secretary Sebelius on Proposed CMS Rule to Expand Medicare Preventive Services and Expand Access to Primary Care

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) took another important step to help improve the health status of Medicare beneficiaries.

The Affordable Care Act’s Early Retiree Reinsurance Program

The Early Retiree Reinsurance Program provides much-needed financial relief for employers, unions and state and local governments so retirees can get quality, affordable insurance.

HHS Launches New Consumer Focused Health Care Website, www.HealthCare.gov

A Powerful New Information Tool That Will Give Consumers More Control Over Their Own Health Care and Allow Them to Compare Their Coverage Option.