Navigation Links
Blue Shield of California CEO to Speak at World Health Care Congress in Washington D.C.
Date:4/13/2009

SAN FRANCISCO, April 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As all eyes turn to the health reform debate in Washington, Bruce Bodaken - the chairman and CEO of Blue Shield of California - will urge that "everything be on the table" at the 6th Annual World Health Care Congress in Washington, D.C. Mr. Bodaken will participate in a keynote panel kicking off the conference on Tuesday, April 14th, 2009 at 8:00 a.m. that begins with an address by Dora Hughes, counselor to the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services. He will also make a presentation about the impact of universal coverage on the health insurance industry in a separate panel at 12:50 p.m.

In 2002, Mr. Bodaken was the first health plan CEO to offer a specific plan for universal healthcare coverage. The shared responsibility approach advocated in Blue Shield's proposal was reflected in the coverage expansion legislation enacted in Massachusetts in 2006, the 2007-2008 Schwarzenegger plan for healthcare reform in California, and proposals made by President Obama and leading members of Congress.

Mr. Bodaken has written extensively on health policy, including a May/June 2008 Health Affairs article titled, "Where Does the Insurance Industry Stand on Health Reform Today," and many op-eds in major daily newspapers.

The 6th Annual World Health Care Congress is a meeting of chief and senior executives from all sectors of health care. The 2009 conference will convene over 2,000 CEOs, senior executives and government officials from the nation's largest employers, hospitals, health systems, health plans, pharmaceutical and biotech companies, and leading government agencies. For more information please visit: http://www.worldcongress.com/events/HR09000/

     CONTACT: 
'/>"/>
SOURCE Blue Shield of California
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Alvarado Hospital Files Countersuit Against Blue Shield
2. BlueCare(R) Family Plan, a HUSKY Health Plan from Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Connecticut, Raises Awareness, Funds and Diapers for New Haven Diaper Bank
3. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Corrects News Story about Drug Coverage Announcement
4. Karen Vigil Named Senior Vice President and Chief Executive Officer, Blue Shield of Californias Individual, Small Group, and Government Business Unit
5. Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield Introduces New Health Plan Comparison Tool for Consumers
6. Highmark Blue Shield Introduces New Health Plan Comparison Tool for Consumers
7. Blue Cross and Blue Shield Initiatives Recognized for Increasing Patient Safety and Efficiency
8. Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida Reports Eighteenth Consecutive Year of Positive Performance
9. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Offers New Approach to Customer Group Wellness
10. Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association Holds Forum to Explore Patient Safety and Healthcare Quality Initiatives
11. Health Care Service Corporation Provides Personal Clinical Summaries to Members of its Blue Cross and Blue Shield plans in Illinois, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:4/23/2014)... Washington, April 21, 2014 Five for-profit and ... of $1.25 million in Proof of Concept grants ... ideas into commercial products, the Life Sciences Discovery ... $300,000 Entrepreneur Mentoring Program grant to the Washington ... statewide advisory network to train the next generation ...
(Date:4/23/2014)... Leisure Time Physical Activity on Mobility Limitation in Old ... the risk of mobility limitation in old age, whereas ... in a study which followed up 5,200 public sector ... the Gerontology Research Center in Finland and the Finnish ... often repetitive, wears the body and lasts for several ...
(Date:4/23/2014)... shown that proliferation of endogenous neural precursor cells ... and axons. From the perspective of neural plasticity, ... University in China observed the effects of functional ... proliferation and expression of basic fibroblast growth factor ... on the infarct side. The researchers found that ...
(Date:4/22/2014)... leaders visited the New Jersey Institute of Technology ... Bloom for the launch of the New Jersey ... a new model for business innovation through the ... and investment. U.S. Senator Cory Booker, Panasonic Corp. ... New Jersey Lieutenant Governor Kim Guadagno, New Jersey ...
(Date:4/22/2014)... clinics that can provide primary care for low-income ... hospitals and insurance companies while improving patient health, ... admissions suggests that health clinics that avoid costs ... money by lowering hospital admission rates and emergency ... economics, Penn State Altoona. , The researchers ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:LSDF announces commercialization grants and Entrepreneur Mentoring Program 2Health News:Midlife occupational and leisure-time physical activity limits mobility in old age 2Health News:Government and industry leaders herald launch of NJIT's New Jersey Innovation Institute 2Health News:Clinics not bogged down by red tape can ease health cost burdens 2
... InterComponentWare Appoints Chief Medical Officer, WAYNE, ... urologist and,medical informatics expert, has been appointed ... global leader in eHealth networking and,communications solutions., ... Joining InterComponentWare in 2006, Dr. Feinen initially ...
... Summit, WASHINGTON, June 19 The Fourth National,Summit ... Westin Washington,D.C., City Center from June 20-22. Secretary of ... will help ensure that women veterans,know about the benefits ... women than ever serving in our armed forces, this ...
... begin practicing at Reproductive Science Center July 14, ... New England has expanded its physician staff with the ... also,accomplished in adult stem cell research and implantation biology. ... Milford, Westborough and,Lexington, Mass., "We are proud to ...
... researchers and five Boston-area community groups received a National ... effects of pollution exposure in neighborhoods adjacent to major ... Institute of Environmental Health Science (NIEHS) will fund ... Somerville, MA. , A steering committee comprised ...
... key to Blue companies, stewardship of,healthcare dollars, ... companies, anti-fraud investigations resulted in overall savings and,recoveries ... to data released,by the Blue Cross and Blue ... for all Blue Cross and Blue Shield companies, ...
... Pennsylvania-Grown Tomatoes, HARRISBURG, Pa., June 19 ... among Pennsylvania,residents, State Health Secretary Dr. Calvin B. ... current multi-state Salmonella outbreak,associated with tomatoes that has ... case each has been identified in Bucks, Butler, ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Dr. Rainer Feinen to Fill New Post 2Health News:VA Reaches Out to Women Veterans 2Health News:Leading Fertility Center Adds New Physician 2Health News:NIH funds highway pollution and health study in Boston, Somerville 2Health News:Blue Cross and Blue Shield Companies' Anti-Fraud Units Recover and Save More Than $249 Million In 2007 2Health News:Blue Cross and Blue Shield Companies' Anti-Fraud Units Recover and Save More Than $249 Million In 2007 3Health News:Pennsylvania Department of Health Investigates Salmonella Cases Linked to National Outbreak 2
(Date:1/15/2014)... 15, 2014 Reportlinker.com announces that ... available in its catalogue: ... for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- ... http://www.reportlinker.com/p01941928/Global-Markets-and-Technologies-for-Advanced-Drug-Delivery-Systems----Focus-on-Routes-of-Administration.html#utm_source=prnewswire&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=Drug_Delivery_Technology ...
(Date:1/14/2014)... Texas , Jan. 14, 2014  Luminex Corporation (Nasdaq: ... results for the fourth quarter of 2013 on Monday, February ... for release after the close of trading. ... conference call to discuss the operating highlights and financial results ...
(Date:1/14/2014)... 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Acumed,s new SLIC Screw System ... accompanying instrumentation to place and insert the screw accurately ... tissue (e.g. ligament) repair or reconstruction as it holds ... (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140114/MN45636 ) The ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on Routes of Administration 2Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on Routes of Administration 3Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on Routes of Administration 4Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on Routes of Administration 5Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on Routes of Administration 6Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on Routes of Administration 7Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on Routes of Administration 8Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on Routes of Administration 9Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on Routes of Administration 10Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on Routes of Administration 11Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on Routes of Administration 12Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on Routes of Administration 13Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on Routes of Administration 14Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on Routes of Administration 15Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on Routes of Administration 16Luminex Corporation Fourth Quarter Earnings Release Scheduled for February 3, 2014 2Luminex Corporation Fourth Quarter Earnings Release Scheduled for February 3, 2014 3Acumed introduces the Scapho-Lunate Inter Carpal (SLIC) Screw System 2Acumed introduces the Scapho-Lunate Inter Carpal (SLIC) Screw System 3
... and Company) (NYSE: BDX ), a leading global ... the top 25 companies in Newsweek,s second annual ... environmental performance, policies and reputation. BD ranked 24th overall and ... also received a 2010 Green Power Leadership Award from the ...
... Calif., Oct. 25 Questcor Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ... at the 21st Annual Oppenheimer Healthcare Conference at 1:00 p.m. ... in New York. Don M. Bailey, President and Chief Executive ... developments. Attendance at this conference is by invitation ...
Cached Medicine Technology:BD Ranks Among Top 25 U.S. Companies in Newsweek's 2010 Green Rankings; Receives EPA Green Power Leadership Award; Named to Dow Jones Sustainability World Index for Fifth Consecutive Year 2BD Ranks Among Top 25 U.S. Companies in Newsweek's 2010 Green Rankings; Receives EPA Green Power Leadership Award; Named to Dow Jones Sustainability World Index for Fifth Consecutive Year 3
The most compact revolutionary innovation in hematology. 26 parameters with 5 Part DIFF...
... is a compact, stand-alone microprocessor-controlled photometer designed ... 96-well microplates using single- or dual- wavelength ... and a dynamic reading range up to ... any laboratory or assay requirements. Self-diagnostics (up ...
... System is made up of three integral ... and the Merci Balloon Guide Catheter. The ... location of the clot has been identified ... is inserted through a small incision in ...
A 3080/3085 orthopedic extension serves as a mobile, radiolucent orthopedic platform. When not in use, accessories can be removed and stored in cart....
Medicine Products: