Just days after the attack on a Planned Parenthood health center in Colorado Springs, which left three dead and nine wounded, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) is expected to push through a budget reconciliation that includes a measure “defunding” Planned Parenthood. The proposed measure would block low-income patients from accessing essential, preventive health care […]
By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of uninsured U.S. residents fell by more than 11 million since President Barack Obama signed the health care overhaul five years ago, according to a pair of reports Tuesday from the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Although that still would leave about 37 […]
Tina Tchen, the Assistant to the President and Chief of Staff for the First Lady, is encouraging AAPI families to get health coverage. The White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services are partnering with community groups to hold enrollment events for AAPI families to learn about […]
In response to a call for help from the White House to reach more members of the Asian and Pacific Islander community, International Community Health Services (ICHS) will hold a special enrollment event on Thursday, Jan. 29, for people to sign up for health insurance through the Affordable Care Act (ACA).
By Staff Northwest Asian Weekly Dr. Jai Jun Byeon is the CEO and Chief Medical Officer for Cornerstone Medical Services. He is a strong advocate of health equity for immigrants and minorities, and received the 2013 Molina Healthcare Champion award. As a family physician, Byeon is a certified civil surgeon who can perform immigration physical […]
By Sue Misao Northwest Asian Weekly Teresita Batayola, CEO of International Community Health Services (ICHS), is one of 11 “Champions of Change” from across the nation being honored by the White House and the U.S.
According to a new report released today by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, eight out of 10 (1.6 million) uninsured Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians,
By Daphne Kwok For Northwest Asian Weekly Almost one in seven Chinese Americans does not have health insurance.
By Daphne Kwok Almost one in seven Chinese Americans does not have health insurance.
By Ron Chew Contributor to Northwest Asian Weekly A new clinic will be coming to Bellevue in April, giving people another option for high quality and affordable health care.