Navigation Links
Doctors Applaud House Vote to Remove Anti-Trust Exemption for Health Insurers
Date:2/25/2010

f UAPD.  "When an insurer dominates the market, doctors in that area can either follow that company's rules or go out of business – the insurer gets too much power over the practice of medicine."  

Bussey is optimistic that HR 4626 could change that.  "Getting rid of the anti-trust exemption for health insurers will allow the federal government to step in to break up the monopolies that have formed.  It will open the door to competition.  It's good for everyone—except insurance industry executives."  

Introduced by Reps. Tom Perriello (D-VA) and Betsy Markey (D-CO), HR 4626 is similar to language that was included in the health care reform package that was passed by the House last year.  That language was not included in the version of the health care reform bill being considered by the Senate.  After President Barack Obama spoke favorably of HR 4626 on Tuesday, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi indicated that the bill would be brought quickly to a vote.      

The Union of American Physicians and Dentists (UAPD) is the largest union of fully-licensed doctors in the United States.  Founded in 1972, UAPD represents doctors w
'/>"/>

SOURCE Union of American Physicians and Dentists
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Doctors Practice Medicine in Fear, New Study Finds
2. Shortage of Black Doctors Rooted in Social, Economic Ills
3. Doctors Share Longevity Secrets on CBS Broadcasts
4. Doctors Working Less, Earning Less
5. Doctors Have Many Ways to Say No
6. Helmets must be part of skiing and snowboarding culture, doctors urge
7. Wiser Pregnancy Reveals What Doctors Did In Situations Like Yours
8. Water From Air Machine Providing Clean Water to Doctors, Nurses and Patients at University Hospital
9. Campaign Calls for Limits on Doctors Hours
10. Doctors miss major cause of infertility and obesity
11. Diabetes patients rank health concerns differently than their doctors, U-M survey shows
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:4/14/2014)... treat children with uncomplicated acute appendicitis is a reasonable ... fewer missed school days, according to a pilot study. ... Hospital and published online April 12 in the ... the first prospective study on nonoperative management of acute ... , Researchers enrolled 77 patients age 7 to 17 ...
(Date:4/14/2014)... 2014, Perth, Australia. Drug discovery company Proteomics International ... of a companion diagnostic (CDx) test with the ... The research team authenticated the panel of biomarkers ... samples. Seven biomarkers were validated at high stringency ... The mass spectrometry data was then cross-validated using ...
(Date:4/14/2014)... 2014) When it comes to the cost and ... Patients get the best care when they are treated ... extensive experience in their current job, according to a ... and Columbia Business School. The study was published in ... Applied Economics . , The review of more ...
(Date:4/13/2014)... STANFORD, Calif. A low-cost empowerment program for ... and sexual harassment of these girls, who live ... and are frequently attacked, a large new study ... Stanford University School of Medicine, Lucile Packard Children,s ... No Worldwide, validated the program,s effectiveness in combating ...
(Date:4/11/2014)... the processes that control brain cell production could pave ... brain-related disorders. , Scientists have gained new understanding of ... how and when nerve and brain cells are formed ... and keeps it healthy. Their findings could help explain ... which is a fundamental characteristic of many diseases including ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Antibiotics alone are a successful treatment for uncomplicated acute appendicitis in kids 2Health News:Antibiotics alone are a successful treatment for uncomplicated acute appendicitis in kids 3Health News:Longer nurse tenure on hospital units leads to higher quality care 2Health News:Empowerment program greatly decreases incidence of rape, Stanford/Packard-led study finds 2Health News:Empowerment program greatly decreases incidence of rape, Stanford/Packard-led study finds 3Health News:Empowerment program greatly decreases incidence of rape, Stanford/Packard-led study finds 4
... House effort to ensure that America,s military heroes receive care ... David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA have pledged to ... care to help train physicians to meet the special needs ... Joining Forces, an initiative launched by first lady Michelle ...
... Ill. A program designed to boost cognition ... new experiences, researchers report, demonstrating for the first ... can change a personality trait once thought to ... describe openness as one of five major personality ...
... investigational drug called regorafenib slowed the progression of tumors and ... , an international phase III clinical trial found. The findings ... the American Society of Clinical Oncology in San Francisco ... , principal investigator of the trial in the United States. ...
... children with previously lethal health problems are surviving. ... A Children,s Hospital Boston study of more ... now shows that neurologically impaired children, though still ... account for increasing hospital resources, particularly within children,s ...
... -- Middle-aged men with blood pressure in the upper-normal range ... researchers say. Atrial fibrillation -- which affects more ... that can lead to stroke and other heart-related complications. High ... Previous research has shown that women with blood pressure ...
... today performed a minimally invasive surgical procedure to treat ... time in Canada. The procedure can significantly reduce high ... hypertension through drugs. These patients, numbering approximately 250,000 Canadians, ... attacks and stroke, which continues to kill thousands of ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:UCLA joins forces with White House to meet unique needs of veterans, families 2Health News:UCLA joins forces with White House to meet unique needs of veterans, families 3Health News:UCLA joins forces with White House to meet unique needs of veterans, families 4Health News:Enhancing cognition in older adults also changes personality 2Health News:Drug improves survival of colorectal cancer patients, trial results show 2Health News:Neurologically impaired children dependent on children's hospitals 2Health News:'Upper Normal' Blood Pressure Linked to Heart Risk in Men 2Health News:Canada's first renal denervation procedure to reduce high blood pressure performed today 2
(Date:1/15/2014)... , Jan. 15, 2014  Research and Markets ... the "Dental Consumables Market - Global Industry ... - 2018" report to their offering. ... ) Dental consumables are products which are ... impairments, for tooth restoration and in treatment of ...
(Date:1/15/2014)... , Jan. 15, 2014  Novation, the leading ... company, awarded several new IT value-added reseller (VAR) ... hospital organizations with IT goods and services at ... agreements, as well as value-added services such as ... New Novation agreements were awarded to ...
(Date:1/15/2014)... DUBLIN , January 15, 2014 ... that it has waived the Office of Fair Trading (OFT) ... the outstanding shares of ViroPharma Incorporated (NASDAQ: VPHM).   ... no longer conditional on OFT approval, and Shire expects to ... currently scheduled expiration time, subject to the satisfaction of all ...
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 3New Novation Information Technology VAR Contracts Offer Significant Savings to Hospitals 2Shire Waives OFT Condition Relating to the Acquisition of ViroPharma Inc. 2Shire Waives OFT Condition Relating to the Acquisition of ViroPharma Inc. 3
... 25, 2011 Renowned biochemist Michael A. Marletta, ... as the next president of The Scripps Research Institute, effective ... MD, who has led the institution for 25 years. ... Marletta, past Chair of the Department of ...
... 2011 ERT (Nasdaq: ERES ), announced ... CEO, and Keith Schneck, the Company,s Chief Financial Officer, ... Health Care Conference at 10:00 AM ET on March 2, ... may access the presentation by visiting the Company,s corporate ...
Cached Medicine Technology:The Scripps Research Institute Names Michael A. Marletta as President 2The Scripps Research Institute Names Michael A. Marletta as President 3The Scripps Research Institute Names Michael A. Marletta as President 4ERT to Present at the Citi 2011 Global Health Care Conference on March 2, 2011 2
... national reference laboratory and a worldwide leader ... offers an extensive test menu of highly ... and anatomic pathology. Owned by the University ... than half of the nation's university teaching ...
... reference laboratory and a worldwide leader in ... an extensive test menu of highly complex ... anatomic pathology. Owned by the University of ... half of the nation's university teaching hospitals ...
... a national reference laboratory and a worldwide ... ARUP offers an extensive test menu of ... clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by the ... more than half of the nation's university ...
... Laboratories is a national reference laboratory and ... and development. ARUP offers an extensive test ... tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned ... clients include more than half of the ...
Medicine Products: