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HHS aims to enroll about 10.5 million more under health law

Federal health officials said Tuesday they anticipate the toughest sign-up season yet, as they press to get about 10.5 million uninsured Americans enrolled under the Affordable Care Act.

As uninsured rate dips, so do ethnic coverage disparities

Amid news that the overall rate of uninsured Americans has declined, a study also highlights the progress the country has made in closing coverage gaps between minority groups and white adults.

Insurance coverage varies among patients with cancer

An analysis of data from nearly 689,000 patients with cancer found that rates of insurance coverage vary greatly by demographics and by cancer type, according to  Cancer, the journal of the American Cancer Society.

Latino enrollment key to healthcare reform success

While the  Affordable Care Act has provided 16.4 million Americans with health insurance, one demographic continues to face challenges when it comes to accessing care. Latinos are the largest ethnic minority group in the country, but they are also the most underserved by both insurers and providers.

Last call for consumers to purchase ACA coverage

The special enrollment period began Sunday for millions of Americans who did not yet purchase health coverage for 2015 and were hit with federal fines for not having insurance--but i t's unclear how many people know that they can take advantage of the opportunity.

ACA has reduced uninsurance rates for minorities

The Affordable Care Act's premium subsidies and Medicaid expansion efforts have helped close racial and ethnic disparities among America's uninsured, according to a report from the Urban Institute.

Uninsured rate keeps falling with help from exchanges, data show

The number of uninsured Americans has decreased by more than 10 million people in one year, primarily because of the Affordable Care Act's health insurance exchanges and Medicaid expansion, according to a new analysis conducted by the Urban Institute.

Polls: Marketplace customers happy, 55% of uninsured to sign up

Americans who bought their 2014 health insurance through the federal or state marketplaces tend to be happy with it, according to a Gallup poll.

Enroll America updates model to find uninsured Americans

Enroll America--alongside Civis Analytics, a technology and research firm--recently updated its  model to find the uninsured Americans and where they live.

4 signs the ACA is working

Tomorrow is the one year anniversary of HealthCare.gov's launch, and the debate regarding the healthcare reform law's popularity and effectiveness continues. An article in the New Republic said despite the controversy, it's important to look at the end result. It outlines four ways that prove the Affordable Care Act is working.