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Boris, Eileen and Jennifer Klein. Caring for America: Home Health Care Workers in the Shadow of the Welfare State. New York: Oxford University Press, 2012.
Brier, Jennifer. Infectious Ideas: U.S. Political Responses to the AIDS Crisis. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2009.
Derickson, Alan. Workers’ Health, Workers’ Democracy: The Western Miners’ Struggle 1891–1925. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1989.
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Chicago Public Library. Leonidas Berry Papers. (accessed October 19, 2015) http://www.chipublib.org/fa-leonidas-berry-papers/
Leonidas Berry was a gastroenterologist from the Chicago area who also focused on bringing health care to under serviced African American communities. This is a finding aid for the collection of his papers housed at the Chicago Public Library.
Global Health and Human Rights Database (accessed October 19, 2015) http://www.globalhealthrights.org/
The Global Health and Human Rights Database provides synopses of, alongside the complete text, legal rulings from around the world that relate to health and human rights law.
HealthCare.gov (accessed October 19, 2015) https://www.healthcare.gov/
This is the federal Health Insurance Marketplace portal created by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA). It serves as a gateway for individuals, families, and small businesses to various health insurances coverage options. The site also offers ACA-related resources, such as policies and regulations.
Henry Street Settlement (accessed October 19, 2015) http://www.henrystreet.org/
The Henry Street Settlement continues to provide social services, arts, and health care programs for Lower East Side residents and others in New York City. This includes providing people with information on different types of affordable health insurance that is available; in addition the organization also provides some direct health support services.
Medicare.gov (accessed October 19, 2015) https://www.medicare.gov/Publications
This official Medicare site is a repository for free Medicare publications. By searching under the “health care choices” category Individuals can find numerous documents about different insurance options available to Medicare recipients.
Medicaid.gov. (accessed October 19, 2015) http://www.medicaid.gov/index.html
This is a portal site for Federal policy and program information about Medicaid, the Children’s Health Insurance Program and the Basic Health Program.
Rural Assistance Center (accessed October 19, 2015) https://www.raconline.org/
The Rural Assistance Center site serves as an information portal. It helps rural communities access the full range of resources that enable them to deliver quality health and human services to rural residents.
University of Maryland School of Public Health, Center for Health Equity. (accessed October 19, 2015) http://sph.umd.edu/center/che
The University of Maryland’s Center for Health Equity looks at the causes of health inequality and searches for solutions to ensure equal access to health care.
U.S. Department of Labor. “Job Loss- Important information workers need to know to protect their health coverage and retirement benefits.” (accessed October 19, 2015) http://www.dol.gov/ebsa/newsroom/fsjobloss.html
This webpage provides information on how individuals can protect and maintain their health coverage when facing job loss or a reduction in work hours.
The White House. “Health Care in America.” (accessed October 19, 2015) https://www.whitehouse.gov/Health-Care-in-America
This webpage provides a timeline of major health care milestone in American history, starting with President Theodore Roosevelt (1912) to the U.S. Supreme Court’s King v. Burwell decision (June 25, 2015)