healthcare http://wmub.org en Health Care Access Now gets $600,000 grant http://wmub.org/post/health-care-access-now-gets-600000-grant <p></p><p>A non-profit agency that helps low-income people get health care and providers get paid is getting a financial boost.</p><p>CEO Judith Warren says <a href="http://healthcareaccessnow.org/about-us/" target="_blank">Health Care Access Now</a> will use a $600,000 grant from the Deaconess Associations Foundation to add staff and expand services. "We're looking to serve an additional 4,500 people," says Warren. The agency currently serves about 1,800 people per year.</p> Thu, 12 Dec 2013 20:07:14 +0000 Tana Weingartner 20709 at http://wmub.org Health Care Access Now gets $600,000 grant Hospice Care http://wmub.org/post/hospice-care <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Many hear the word <a href="http://www.hospicefoundation.org/whatishospice" target="_blank">“hospice”</a> and picture a place where people go to die. But hospice is not a place, it’s a philosophy of caring for terminally ill patients with compassion, support and symptom management, so they may face the end of life with dignity, and in as much comfort as possible. Tue, 10 Dec 2013 11:30:05 +0000 Maryanne Zeleznik 20534 at http://wmub.org Hospice Care ACA Health Insurance Exchanges http://wmub.org/post/aca-health-insurance-exchanges <p></p><p> Tue, 22 Oct 2013 10:30:00 +0000 Maryanne Zeleznik 18575 at http://wmub.org ACA Health Insurance Exchanges Agencies offering healthcare enrollment assistance http://wmub.org/post/agencies-offering-healthcare-enrollment-assistance <p>Like the rest of the country, Ohio and Kentucky are rolling out their health exchange programs as part of the Affordable Care Act.</p><p>Ohio is going with the federal program while Kentucky is running its own marketplace.</p><p>Natalie Gordon of Elsmere is excited about the new program. She has <span>ventricular septal defect (VSD),</span> a heart condition that requires regular cardiologist visits. Despite having a job, Gordon says she&#39;s either been unable to afford health insurance in the past or has been turned down because of her condition.</p> Tue, 01 Oct 2013 16:48:13 +0000 Tana Weingartner 17929 at http://wmub.org Agencies offering healthcare enrollment assistance Affordable Care Act Exchanges Hit Oct. 1 http://wmub.org/post/affordable-care-act-exchanges-hit-oct-1 <p></p> Wed, 18 Sep 2013 10:30:00 +0000 Mark Heyne 17326 at http://wmub.org Affordable Care Act Exchanges Hit Oct. 1