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Obamacare enrollment soars in San Francisco region

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Obamacare enrollment in the greater San Francisco Bay Area soared in the last five months, exceeding health authorities’ base projection by 218 percent.

Posted: March 23rd, 2014 in Americas,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Higher Philhealth fees cover those earning P8K or less, OFWs, others

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MANILA, Philippines—The Philippine Health Insurance Corp. clarified on Wednesday that only members belonging to selected sectors have been affected by the adjustments in premium contributions, contrary to some reports in the media.   At the Fernandina forum in San Juan City on Wednesday, Rodolfo del Rosario Jr., officer in charge of the PhilHealth’s corporate communications [...]

Posted: January 8th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Nevada Fil-Ams begin signing up for Obamacare

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Rozita Lee and Emma Williams, both fluent in Filipino, staff table to sign up Fil-Ams for Obamacare.  PHOTO BY BERT ELJERA

Since quitting her job as a nurse in San Francisco five years ago, Christine Gregorio has been without healthcare insurance. She does not have health issues, but at 56 years of age, she worries that ailments that come with growing old would set in sooner or later.

Posted: November 26th, 2013 in Americas,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Forum explains Obamacare in historic Filipinotown

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Doreena Wong, at SIPA forum, explaining how Obamacare works. PHOTO BY ALFRED DICIOCO

Community organizations are busy explaining to families and individuals how the new Affordable Care Act, more popularly known as Obamacare, provides the chance for the uninsured to get affordable health insurance.

Posted: September 24th, 2013 in Americas,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

AARP reaches out to Fil-Ams on healthcare reform

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At PAPC-AARP forum on Obamacare (from left) Ruben Bunag, Jose Pecho, Rudy Asercion, Mark Alegre, Laymon Jones, Esther Chavez, Dave Rodriguez, Thez Santos, Edwina Joson, Rose Paquette, Lorna Dietz, Margarita Argente and Epee Rafanan. Front row: Aida Barrios, Ahnileen Martinez, Carla Saporta and Jossie Alegre.

With the Affordable Healthcare Act, or Obamacare, about to go into effect, the Philippine American Press Club’s quarterly Kapihan collaborated with AARP to brief the Fil-Am media on the law’s intricacies.

Posted: September 23rd, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Fil-Am aid team tries to reach mentally ill seniors in SF Bay Area

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Lawyers seek out mesothelioma victims for compensation in cable TV ads.

Posted: July 27th, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Solon expects more jobs next year from US health insurance firms

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Congressman Roman Romulo delivers his inspirational message during the Barangay Health workers General Assembly and Convention held at Grand Convention Center. CDN FILE PHOTO /CHOY ROMANO

A legislator on Wednesday expects a big number of jobs being generated in the country from American health insurance firms next year.

Posted: December 26th, 2012 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

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