Category Archives: Health Care Reform

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A Brighter Future for People with Pre-Existing Conditions

Tomorrow, March 23, marks the third anniversary of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), and we celebrate the important role this piece of legislation has already played in advancing the fight to Stop Diabetes. Let’s take a look a closer look at how the ACA can help improve the lives and outlook of those living with or caring for someone with diabetes. Continue reading

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Advocacy is Our Priority

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Diabetes is a growing epidemic, one taking a devastating physical, emotional and financial toll on millions of children and adults across the country. Currently, in the U.S. there are nearly 26 million people living with diabetes and another 79 million … Continue reading

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Understanding What Your Health Insurance Covers

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You may be surprised to know that one of the most popular provisions of the health care reform law is also one of the least discussed—a requirement that health insurers give consumers a consistent, easy-to-understand description of each plan’s benefits and coverage. Continue reading

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An Anniversary Worth Advocating For!

Today marks the second anniversary of a vital piece of legislation in the fight to Stop Diabetes®: The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (also known as the Affordable Care Act). Let’s hear first-hand the impact health reform has had, and will have, on people living with diabetes. Continue reading

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Stopping Diabetes through Advocacy

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Advocacy is such an important part of what the American Diabetes Association does to Stop Diabetes®. From Capitol Hill to statehouses and courthouses across the country, we are committed to ensuring we have the programs and resources in place to save lives, improve the lives of all people affected by diabetes and Stop Diabetes. Continue reading

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An Anniversary Worth Celebrating

This week marks the first anniversary of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (also known as the Affordable Care Act, or simply the ACA). What is that? A piece of federal health care reform legislation that includes many new tools in the fight to Stop Diabetes®. Continue reading

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Advocacy in 2011

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It’s a question I hear so often: “So, if your national office is near Washington, D.C., what does the American Diabetes Association do in terms of advocacy?” It’s also a very daunting question to answer because there are so many things to talk about, and I’m not an expert in that. But there’s someone who is… Continue reading

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