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On Thursday afternoon, the U.S. House of Representatives secured enough votes — barely — to end key parts of the Affordable Care Act, better known as “Obamacare,” and replace them with new provisions.   The bill passed by a vote of 217 to 213. All 193 Democrats voting opposed the bill, and they were joined by 20 Republicans who voted “no.”  The passage…

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The unexpected win of President-elect Donald Trump has left many wondering what the country will look like over the next four years. From immigration laws to world relations, no policy discussion has been left untouched. On Thursday, Nov. 11, Atlanta’s top leaders in medicine came together to discuss the future health care. Co-hosted by powerhouse husband and…

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  President Barack Obama and the White House staff had an extremely busy week. Obama started off the month keeping close tabs on the progress of the Affordable Care Act also known as ObamaCare, which U.S. citizens seem to be divided on whether it will do more hurt than help. After a quick trip to…

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Two-time defending champ and four-time NBA league MVP LeBron James has more clout than any other athlete in the world and has been used to sell everything from basketball shoes to smartphones. Now, President Barack Obama has called upon King James to help him sell his Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare. Obamacare is…

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Hall of Fame basketball player, entrepreneur and activist Earvin “Magic” Johnson has joined forces with the White House to urge young Americans, especially young men, to apply for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act. Former basketball players Magic Johnson and Alonzo Mourning both faced major illnesses that would have led to death had they…

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Happy New Year! It’s the time for drastic changes in 2014. Here’s what you need to focus on and be aware of in the new year. Certainly the most talked about of them all is the Affordable Care Act. “Obamacare” will finally be up and running. Every American will have access to healthcare; we will…

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Misconceptions and myths surrounding Obamacare are so numerous that it’s hard to separate fact from fiction. With the well-being of the American people at stake, it is important for news outlets to cut thought the rhetoric and deliver an unbiased breakdown of Obamacare. First, many believe Obamacare and the Affordable Care Act are different when,…

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On Wednesday, October 23, 2013, V-103 and WAOK partnered with Enroll America, Grady Health System and other healthcare agencies to educate citizens on the benefits of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Among the panelists were Erica Long, political strategist, Dante McKay, state director of Enroll America, Dorian Martindale, community enrollment and outreach specialist, Whitefoord, Inc. and Rick Rhine, senior vice president…

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Rev. Jesse Jackson Sr., founder or Rainbow PUSH offers his perspective on Government Shutdown 2013. Read for yourself: Did you happen to see Jimmy Kimmel’s interesting skit last week, where he asked people on the street whether they preferred “Obamacare” or the “Affordable Care Act”? Far too many people chose the “Affordable Care Act” over…

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  Celebrities support the Affordable Care Act Although the government shutdown is ongoing, a bevy of celebs are thrusting support behind President Obama’s Affordable Care Act. Kerry Washington, 36, utilized the hashtag #GetCovered on social media to promote the health care law aiming to provide coverage to millions of uninsured Americans. And while Republicans claim…

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Who says President Obama’s White House doesn’t have a sense of humor? Talks of Obamacare and the government shutdown have Americans confused, up in arms and in many case indifferent toward the Senate Democrats and Republican-controlled House of Representatives who aren’t playing fair. But Jennifer Hudson has come to the rescue, playing Lydia Cole, in…

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The Supreme Court’s upholding of the Affordable Healthcare Act could have some unintended consequences for Americans who like to dine out. Experts report that the health care law could mean higher menu prices at restaurants, along with staffing cuts and reduced service. Ultimately, it could mean lower wages for restaurant employees, says Karen Bremer, Executive…

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President Barack Obama announced major health care changes for women in America with his recent and official disclosure that contraception will soon be free for all women and that co-pays for birth control will be eliminated. The new guidelines under the Affordable Care Act requires new health insurance plans to cover women’s preventative services such…

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