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    By Stacy M. Brown NNPA Newswire Sr Natl Correspondent The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved updated COVID-19 vaccines from Moderna and Pfizer/BioNTech in response to the surge in cases and hospitalizations. Both manufacturers have reported that their vaccines demonstrate effectiveness against the currently dominant EG.5 strain in the United States. The Advisory Committee ...
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    By Maxim Elramsisy California Black Media California’s health insurance marketplace, known as the Covered California Health Exchange, launched its 10th open enrollment period on Nov.1. Covered California is the government agency that offers subsidized Obamacare plans for Californians. Those who qualify receive financial assistance on a sliding scale for their health coverage in compliance with ...
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    COMMENTARY By Ray Curry Secretary-Treasurer, UAW Laughter is the Best Medicine, says the Reader’s Digest version of America. But, not when it’s the only medicine, responds the America that far too many have known and continue to know. Not when the United States alone is one of the world’s top 33 most developed countries that ...
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    The best way to ring in 2019 is by getting the peace of mind that comes with having health insurance for you and your family. Open enrollment for Covered California runs through Jan. 15, with coverage that begins on Feb. 1. California’s health insurance marketplace continues to deliver on the promises of the Patient Protection ...
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    It’s open enrollment time for millions of Californians who’ve enjoyed health insurance and quality medical care through the Affordable Care Act. And Covered California, the state agency that administers the law, once again is leading the charge to get people signed up. “The Affordable Care Act is now irrevocably woven into the fabric of America,” ...
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    By Julianne Malveaux NNPA Newswire First of all, despite the Trump Administration’s efforts to kill (“repeal and replace”) the Affordable Care Act, it is still the law of the land, and because of the federal mandate everyone is required to have some form of health insurance. However, since “45” and his team have declared it ...