Navigation Links
Congressional Health Reform Bill Falls Short on Comprehensive and Affordable Coverage for Low-Income Children
Date:11/11/2009

CHILDREN'S HEALTH FUND ISSUES A REPORT CARD TO CONGRESS; LAUDS THE MANDATE FOR UNIVERSAL COVERAGE FOR CHILDREN BUT CRITICIZES THE PLANNED ELIMINATION OF CHILDREN'S HEALTH INSURANCE PROGRAM (CHIP)

NEW YORK, Nov. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Children's Health Fund (CHF), a national organization that advocates for and provides clinical care to disadvantaged and medically underserved children, today issued a Report Card that graded the child health provisions in the Congressional Health Reform bill that was passed in the House of Representatives on November 7.

"CHF applauds the House of Representatives on producing this historic health reform bill which will provide tens of millions of currently uninsured Americans access to secure health insurance coverage," said Caroline DeRosa, Senior Director for Policy & Advocacy for CHF. "However, there is more that must be done to protect and expand health care for children. As health reform continues to be deliberated in the Senate - and then back to the full Congress - we urge lawmakers to revisit the provisions of the bill that deal with coverage and access for children. We want lawmakers to ensure that the hard-won gains accomplished by 12 years of the CHIP program do not get weakened as the legislation makes its way to the President's desk. As the ratings in the CHF Report Card point out, we remain concerned about overall affordability of health care coverage for low income families in general, and the integrity of the CHIP programs in particular."

CHF asked six questions of the bill and responded with a grading system from A to F. The highest grade issued was an A-minus; to the bill's provision mandating health insurance coverage for all children; CHF found that the mandate is estimated to cover 96% of the population.

The l
'/>"/>

SOURCE Children's Health Fund
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. TriWest Sponsors Congressional Medal of Honor Convention
2. Statement by Robert Greenstein, Executive Director of the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, on the New Congressional SCHIP Agreement
3. Injured Soldiers at Walter Reed Hospital to Benefit From Congressional Fundraiser
4. Congressional Black Caucus Foundation and GlaxoSmithKline Announce Supplier Business Initiative Study Results
5. Black AIDS Mobilization Gains Momentum with Congressional Black Caucus Call to Action
6. Congressional Community Pharmacy Coalition To Protect Community Pharmacies and Preserve Patient Access
7. Congressional and Religious Leaders to Urge Over-ride of Presidential SCHIP Veto
8. More than 125 State Leaders - Including Governor, Lt. Governor, and Congressional Delegation - Endorse Campaign to Make Delawares Kids the Healthiest in the Nation
9. AGD Applauds Congressional Support of SCHIP Reauthorization
10. Congressional Support Grows for FDA Regulation of Tobacco: Bill Now Sponsored by 55 Senators, 200 Representatives
11. Capps to Lead Bipartisan Womens Caucus Congressional Delegation to Represent United States at Women Deliver Conference in London
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/11/2014)... 11, 2014 On Tuesday, July 9, ... Annandale, VA office joined CBS affiliate WUSA’s Andrea ... educate the audience about the number of ways Shady ... motherhood possible for women after they undergo ... treat patients in the developing field known as oncofertility ...
(Date:7/11/2014)... Plasma resource reserves and control are crucial ... closure of 16 plasma collection stations in Guizhou in ... market, the total plasma volume in China blood products ... lot release volume declined by 7% from a year ... of new plasma stations and production break of some ...
(Date:7/11/2014)... (PRWEB) July 11, 2014 Even the hot ... Godley Elementary School . The school had ... playground equipment from APCPLAY, but recently asked for ... exposure. , Godley Elementary School chose a Rectangular ... and shelter for children on their playground. The shade ...
(Date:7/11/2014)... 2014 Based in Pearland, Prime Urgent ... of Brazoria County and surrounding counties. Recently, it improved ... now accessible from Northbound Highway 288 and Feeder Road. ... patients can get low-cost urgent care of high quality. ... finding places that can match the quality service level ...
(Date:7/10/2014)... Fatigue, lack of safety equipment and ... accidents in the workplace, according to a series ... safety issues that contribute to the alarming workplace ... the job annually, according to the International Labor ... workplace accidents." , Safety Issue: "Extended Work Hours ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Baby After Cancer Is a Reality as Shady Grove Fertility Provides Successful Treatment for Cancer Survivors 2Health News:Baby After Cancer Is a Reality as Shady Grove Fertility Provides Successful Treatment for Cancer Survivors 3Health News:Baby After Cancer Is a Reality as Shady Grove Fertility Provides Successful Treatment for Cancer Survivors 4Health News:Chinese Blood Product Industry Report 2014-2017 Focuses Plasma Volume & Stations Says A New Research Available at ChinaMarketResearchReports.com 2Health News:Chinese Blood Product Industry Report 2014-2017 Focuses Plasma Volume & Stations Says A New Research Available at ChinaMarketResearchReports.com 3Health News:Chinese Blood Product Industry Report 2014-2017 Focuses Plasma Volume & Stations Says A New Research Available at ChinaMarketResearchReports.com 4Health News:Cool Fun Under the Texas Sun: Godley Elementary School Purchases Shade Structure from APCPLAY© 2Health News:Prime Urgent Care Announces New Access to the Clinic, Available from Northbound Highway 288 2Health News:Safety Reboot Magazine Focuses on: Why Extended Hours is Dangerous in the Workplace; Why Custodial Work Can be Dangerous; and Improving Safety for Roofers 2Health News:Safety Reboot Magazine Focuses on: Why Extended Hours is Dangerous in the Workplace; Why Custodial Work Can be Dangerous; and Improving Safety for Roofers 3
... Edward R. Korman ordered the FDA to make the ... a physician,s visit or prescription and without parental consent. ... making the drug available to girls and women regardless ... Chris Gacek, Family Research Council , s Senior Fellow ...
... scheduled at 5:00 PM Eastern Time today Corporate Developments ... new drug application (NDA) to the U.S. Food ... a July 30, 2009 Prescription Drug User Fee Act ... NDA- January 2009: Completed merger with Novacea, Inc. ...
... Educational Campaign to Raise Awareness of Breast Cancer for Young ... and Living Beyond Breast Cancer applaud Representative Debbie Wasserman Schultz ... facing young women under the age of 40. The "Breast ... equires L earning Y oung Act of 2009," ...
... tightest control of risk factors, researchers report , , MONDAY, ... the major risk factors for heart disease seems to ... study shows. , And so the current guidelines for ... might need to be tightened even further, said Dr. ...
... 23 Four Miami-area residents pleaded guilty today in ... HIV infusion clinics, Acting Assistant Attorney General Rita M. ... Alexander Acosta of the Southern District of Florida announced ... Gonzalo Nodarse, 38; and Alexis Carrazana, 41; all pleaded ...
... Based on its recent analysis of the medical ... the 2009 North American Frost & Sullivan Product Innovation ... slice and iCT SP 128 slice computed tomography (CT) ... leading edge technology; they are also part of a ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Transcept Pharmaceuticals Reports Fourth Quarter and Year End 2008 Financial Results 2Health News:Transcept Pharmaceuticals Reports Fourth Quarter and Year End 2008 Financial Results 3Health News:Transcept Pharmaceuticals Reports Fourth Quarter and Year End 2008 Financial Results 4Health News:Transcept Pharmaceuticals Reports Fourth Quarter and Year End 2008 Financial Results 5Health News:Transcept Pharmaceuticals Reports Fourth Quarter and Year End 2008 Financial Results 6Health News:Transcept Pharmaceuticals Reports Fourth Quarter and Year End 2008 Financial Results 7Health News:Transcept Pharmaceuticals Reports Fourth Quarter and Year End 2008 Financial Results 8Health News:Transcept Pharmaceuticals Reports Fourth Quarter and Year End 2008 Financial Results 9Health News:Transcept Pharmaceuticals Reports Fourth Quarter and Year End 2008 Financial Results 10Health News:Transcept Pharmaceuticals Reports Fourth Quarter and Year End 2008 Financial Results 11Health News:Transcept Pharmaceuticals Reports Fourth Quarter and Year End 2008 Financial Results 12Health News:Young Survival Coalition and Living Beyond Breast Cancer Announce Support for Rep. Wasserman Schultz's 'The Early Act' 2Health News:Lowest Blood Pressure, Cholesterol Levels the Best 2Health News:Lowest Blood Pressure, Cholesterol Levels the Best 3Health News:Two Doctors and Two Medical Assistants Plead Guilty in $10 Million Medicare Fraud Scheme 2Health News:Two Doctors and Two Medical Assistants Plead Guilty in $10 Million Medicare Fraud Scheme 3Health News:Frost & Sullivan Awards Philips Healthcare for Brilliance iCT 256 Slice and iCT SP 128 Slice CT Systems 2Health News:Frost & Sullivan Awards Philips Healthcare for Brilliance iCT 256 Slice and iCT SP 128 Slice CT Systems 3Health News:Frost & Sullivan Awards Philips Healthcare for Brilliance iCT 256 Slice and iCT SP 128 Slice CT Systems 4Health News:Frost & Sullivan Awards Philips Healthcare for Brilliance iCT 256 Slice and iCT SP 128 Slice CT Systems 5
(Date:1/15/2014)... 15, 2014  Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/6k27gw/dental ) has ... - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends And ... (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ... on patients in order to treat dental impairments, for ...
(Date:1/15/2014)...  Celsion Corporation (the "Company") (NASDAQ: CLSN ) ... investors to purchase an aggregate of approximately $15 million ... direct offering, led by a dedicated health care fund. ... with these investors pursuant to which the Company agreed ...
(Date:1/15/2014)... , January 15, 2014 BreedIT Corp ... exclusive worldwide distributor of highly sophisticated agro-breeding solutions for ... 7, 2014, the Company,s board of directors appointed chemistry ... as its new member of the board. ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Dental Consumables Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends And Forecast, 2013 - 2018 2Dental Consumables Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends And Forecast, 2013 - 2018 3Celsion Corporation Announces $15 Million At-The-Market Registered Direct Offering 2Celsion Corporation Announces $15 Million At-The-Market Registered Direct Offering 3BreedIT (OTC: BRDT) Appoints Chemistry and Pharmaceutical Industry Expert Dr. Ben-Zion Weiner to Its Board of Directors 2BreedIT (OTC: BRDT) Appoints Chemistry and Pharmaceutical Industry Expert Dr. Ben-Zion Weiner to Its Board of Directors 3
... Ill., Nov. 16, 2010 In response to an ... a way to facilitate the sharing and exchanging of ... of Pharmacy® (NABP®) will be developing an interconnected communications ... be operational in nine months, will be made accessible ...
... Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research ... Analgesics Industry http://www.reportlinker.com/p098419/Global-Analgesics-Industry.html ... markets for Analgesics in US$ Million by the ... Others (includes combination drugs)), and External Analgesics. The ...
Cached Medicine Technology:NABP Developing System to Link Prescription Monitoring Programs Across States to Facilitate Data Exchange 2Reportlinker Adds Global Analgesics Industry 2Reportlinker Adds Global Analgesics Industry 3Reportlinker Adds Global Analgesics Industry 4Reportlinker Adds Global Analgesics Industry 5Reportlinker Adds Global Analgesics Industry 6Reportlinker Adds Global Analgesics Industry 7Reportlinker Adds Global Analgesics Industry 8Reportlinker Adds Global Analgesics Industry 9Reportlinker Adds Global Analgesics Industry 10Reportlinker Adds Global Analgesics Industry 11Reportlinker Adds Global Analgesics Industry 12Reportlinker Adds Global Analgesics Industry 13Reportlinker Adds Global Analgesics Industry 14Reportlinker Adds Global Analgesics Industry 15Reportlinker Adds Global Analgesics Industry 16Reportlinker Adds Global Analgesics Industry 17Reportlinker Adds Global Analgesics Industry 18Reportlinker Adds Global Analgesics Industry 19Reportlinker Adds Global Analgesics Industry 20Reportlinker Adds Global Analgesics Industry 21
Unmatched versatility for hemostasis wherever needed. Can be applied to suit your needs....
Auto refractometer....
... objective automatic refractor designed for those that ... are performed with an electronic joystick. It ... 1 degree of axis). The AR-600 fogs ... and maintains it throughout the measurement process. ...
... laser is mounted on Haag Streit slit-lamp. ... 0.2 and 2.0 mJ. The spot size ... microns. Knobs for laser energy and aiming ... laser head. The laser system complies with ...
Medicine Products: