Navigation Links
Congress Braces for Showdown Over Health-Care Reform
Date:7/17/2009

ass this year but says many stakeholders -- employers included -- are anxious about the sweeping, "everything all at once" approach that lawmakers are pursuing amid a recession.

Mercer's recent survey of 329 U.S. employers found a majority of employers (67 percent) prefer a phased-in approach to health reform. Fifty-six percent of respondents agreed that health reform should boost incentives to improve health-care quality and efficiency.

Justine Handelman, executive director for legislative and regulatory policy at the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association in Washington, D.C., expressed support for the broad framework of the House bill but cited concerns with specific provisions, including the government-run health plan. "We're concerned that it could undermine the existing delivery system," she said.

More information

The Office of the House Majority Leader has a summary and text of the Democrats' health-reform bill.



SOURCES: Ron Pollack, executive director, Families USA, Washington, D.C.; Maya C. MacGuineas, president, Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget, Washington, D.C.; Linda Havlin, worldwide partner, Mercer LLC, Chicago; Justine Handelman, executive director, legislative and regulatory policy, Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association, Washington, D.C.; July 14, 2009, press conference with Rep. John Shadegg (R-Ariz); July 14, 2009, news release, Blue Dog Coalition; Office of the House Democratic Majority Leader, Washington, D.C.; July 15, 2009, news release, Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee


'/>"/>
Copyright©2009 ScoutNews,LLC.
All rights reserved  

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. TriWest Sponsors Congressional Medal of Honor Convention
2. Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis Launches Aggressive Ad Campaign Directed at United States Congress
3. AOA President Calls on Congress to Reauthorize SCHIP and Take Action to Ensure Health Care Coverage for All Americans
4. EDAP Launches Enhanced Communication Plans at SIU Paris Congress
5. World fertility experts to meet in Montreal - IVF and IVM patients to provide first-person accounts at 14th World Congress
6. Congress Poised to Add Millions of Uninsured Children to Successful, Bipartisan Health Plan
7. National Council on Disability Urges Congress to Support Americans with Disabilities Act Restoration
8. MUHC in the spotlight at the 14th World Congress on In Vitro Fertilization
9. Labopharm To Present Poster On Onset Of Analgesic Effect Of Once-Daily Tramadol At Congress Of The European Society Of Regional Anaesthesia And Pain Therapy
10. Health IT Now! Coalition Urges Congress to Pass Health Information Technology Bill This Year
11. Childrens Hospitals in Washington to Lobby Congress to Reauthorize SCHIP Now
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
Congress Braces for Showdown Over Health-Care Reform
(Date:7/9/2014)... types of cancer sends the protein factories in our ... uncontrolled growth, new research suggests. , Scientists at The ... responsible for ratcheting up activity of the endoplasmic reticulum ... blocks cancer cells need to keep growing. , A ... the flow of messages to the endoplasmic reticulum telling ...
(Date:7/9/2014)... that fecal transplantation is effective and safe for treating ... the result of a study led by Colleen Kelly, ... Medicine at The Women,s Medicine Collaborative. The study and ... print in the American Journal of Gastroenterology . ... , has increased to epidemic proportions over the past ...
(Date:7/9/2014)... There has been a sharp increase in the ... using MyChart, the online, interactive service that allows patients ... healthcare providers, schedule appointments, and renew prescriptions. , Over ... MyChart each year increased five-fold, while the ... 10-fold, according to a study by Dr. David ...
(Date:7/9/2014)... Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of the ... clinical trial of CRS3123, an investigational oral antibiotic ... C. difficile ) infection. CRS3123 (previously known as ... difficile growth while sparing normal intestinal bacteria. , ... 30 healthy men and women ages 18 to ...
(Date:7/9/2014)... , , , , , ... , , , , , ... binaural recording using KEMAR, the weapon was an SA80 assault rifle and the microphone is 50m downrange from the firer and approximately 30cm from the bullet... ... , , , , ... , , , , , ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Signal may send cancer's cellular factories into overdrive 2Health News:Women's Medicine Collaborative examines safety of fecal transplant to treat C. difficile 2Health News:MyChart use skyrocketing among cancer patients, UT Southwestern study finds 2Health News:MyChart use skyrocketing among cancer patients, UT Southwestern study finds 3Health News:NIH launches Phase I clinical trial of novel drug to treat Clostridium difficile infection 2Health News:Fit for the frontline? New study identifies the hearing requirements of British soldiers 2Health News:Fit for the frontline? New study identifies the hearing requirements of British soldiers 3Health News:Fit for the frontline? New study identifies the hearing requirements of British soldiers 4Health News:Fit for the frontline? New study identifies the hearing requirements of British soldiers 5Health News:Fit for the frontline? New study identifies the hearing requirements of British soldiers 6Health News:Fit for the frontline? New study identifies the hearing requirements of British soldiers 7
... Oct. 24 NetSuite Inc., a ... suites that provide,Accounting/ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning), ... for small and medium-sized,businesses and divisions ... NetSuite,partners and solution providers have introduced, ...
... THOR ), a world leader in products to treat,cardiovascular ... for the third quarter of fiscal 2007 on Thursday, ... call to discuss its financial,results and operating activities open ... (11:30 a.m., Eastern Daylight Time), Thursday,November 1, hosted by ...
... Cancer Prevention Expert and First Hispanic President ... Communications Expert Marion E. Morra to,Lead Volunteer Board ... American Cancer,Society, the nation,s largest voluntary health organization, ... Board of Directors during its,annual meeting held this ...
... 25 3M and,Zargis Medical Corp., a spin-off ... a majority-owned subsidiary of Speedus Corp. (Nasdaq: ... involving Zargis,heart sound analysis software and 3M Littmann,s ... support 3M in its efforts to develop a,next-generation ...
... (E) Executive Director, ... American Public Health Association, WASHINGTON, Oct. 25 ... House of Representatives,today to support legislation to reauthorize the Children,s ... points of,opposition. They,ve come up with a plan that even ...
... October 25, 2007 - Postmenopausal women are at ... the chronic health conditions associated with obesity become ... of Obstetric, Gynecologic, & Neonatal Nursing reviews the ... that are relevant to postmenopausal women. The article ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:NetSuite Partners Introduce New Vertical Versions of NetSuite and Horizontal Extensions to Core NetSuite Functionality 2Health News:NetSuite Partners Introduce New Vertical Versions of NetSuite and Horizontal Extensions to Core NetSuite Functionality 3Health News:NetSuite Partners Introduce New Vertical Versions of NetSuite and Horizontal Extensions to Core NetSuite Functionality 4Health News:NetSuite Partners Introduce New Vertical Versions of NetSuite and Horizontal Extensions to Core NetSuite Functionality 5Health News:NetSuite Partners Introduce New Vertical Versions of NetSuite and Horizontal Extensions to Core NetSuite Functionality 6Health News:NetSuite Partners Introduce New Vertical Versions of NetSuite and Horizontal Extensions to Core NetSuite Functionality 7Health News:Thoratec Schedules Third Quarter Conference Call, Webcast 2Health News:New Volunteers Selected to Lead American Cancer Society 2Health News:New Volunteers Selected to Lead American Cancer Society 3Health News:New Volunteers Selected to Lead American Cancer Society 4Health News:New Volunteers Selected to Lead American Cancer Society 5Health News:New Volunteers Selected to Lead American Cancer Society 6Health News:3M and Zargis Announce Global Marketing Alliance 2Health News:3M and Zargis Announce Global Marketing Alliance 3Health News:3M and Zargis Announce Global Marketing Alliance 4
(Date:1/15/2014)... 15, 2014  Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. (NYSE: ... waiting period under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of ... offer by its indirect wholly-owned subsidiary, Sapphire Subsidiary Corp. ... stock of Solta Medical, Inc. (NASDAQ: SLTM ...
(Date:1/14/2014)... 14, 2014 HeartWare International, Inc . (NASDAQ: ... invasive, miniaturized circulatory support technologies that are revolutionizing the ... expects revenues for the fourth quarter of 2013 will ... to approximately $208 million. "Our full-year revenue ...
(Date:1/14/2014)... HILLSBORO, Ore. , Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- ... and a targeting guide with accompanying instrumentation to place ... new adjunct to the soft tissue (e.g. ligament) repair ... soft tissue repair heals. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140114/MN45636 ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Valeant Pharmaceuticals Announces Receipt Of Antitrust Clearance For Its Previously Announced Acquisition Of Solta Medical, Inc. 2Valeant Pharmaceuticals Announces Receipt Of Antitrust Clearance For Its Previously Announced Acquisition Of Solta Medical, Inc. 3HeartWare International Announces Preliminary Fourth Quarter 2013 Revenues 2HeartWare International Announces Preliminary Fourth Quarter 2013 Revenues 3HeartWare International Announces Preliminary Fourth Quarter 2013 Revenues 4Acumed introduces the Scapho-Lunate Inter Carpal (SLIC) Screw System 2Acumed introduces the Scapho-Lunate Inter Carpal (SLIC) Screw System 3
... WASHINGTON, Dec. 6, 2011  BodyMedia, the leading developer ... Qualcomm Life, a wholly owned subsidiary of Qualcomm ... BodyMedia FIT ™ LINK Armband ... BodyMedia Armband users to share wireless health data, ...
... 6, 2011  Echo Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: ECTE ... a non-invasive, wireless, transdermal continuous glucose monitoring (tCGM) system ... today announced a registered direct equity financing of approximately ... of one share of its common stock and a ...
Cached Medicine Technology:BodyMedia Plans to Join Qualcomm Life's Wireless Health 2net Ecosystem 2BodyMedia Plans to Join Qualcomm Life's Wireless Health 2net Ecosystem 3BodyMedia Plans to Join Qualcomm Life's Wireless Health 2net Ecosystem 4Echo Therapeutics Announces Pricing of $5.4 Million Registered Direct Equity Financing 2Echo Therapeutics Announces Pricing of $5.4 Million Registered Direct Equity Financing 3
125I radioimmunoassay, Simple extraction procedure, Ready-to-use calibrators, Less than 0.1% crossreactivity with DHEA-SO4, 2-hour single incubation, 37C, Calibration Range: 0.5 30 ng/mL...
Inquire...
EL-RF/3 is for measurement of IgM, IgG, IgA RF with high specificity for rheumatoid arthritis....
Rapid latex slide agglutination assay for the qualitative and semi-quantitative determination of Rheumatoid Factors in human serum....
Medicine Products: