Navigation Links
Economists to Declare Health Reform Key to Recovery; New Reports Detail Employer Health Mandate
Date:6/15/2009

Two New Reports To Be Released Tuesday Show Employer Health Mandate Would Help Save Jobs, Details How To Structure A "Play-or-Pay" System

WASHINGTON, June 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hundreds of economists will declare that a bad economy should not delay overhauling the nation's health care system, and health care experts will release two new reports detailing an essential employer health mandate on a conference call with reporters on Tuesday.

Economist Jonathan Gruber will release a statement calling for universal coverage signed by 287 economists and health experts on the call. Health care experts Jacob Hacker, Ken Jacobs, and Phillip Cryan will also be on the call to release two new reports. Cryan's report, published by the Institute for America's Future and the Economic Policy Institute, shows that an employer contribution to health care leads to job gains. And Hacker and Jacobs' report for the U.C. Berkeley School of Law Center on Health, Economic and Family Security and Berkeley Center for Labor Research and Education details how to structure a "play-or-pay" requirement on employers.


                   HEALTH CARE NEWS CONFERENCE CALL

    DATE:          Tuesday, June 16, 2009

    TIME:          11:30 a.m. ET

    CALL-IN:       866-939-3921

    PARTICIPANTS:  Roger Hickey, co-dir., Institute for America's Future
                   Jonathan Gruber, professor of economics, M.I.T.
                   Phillip Cryan, masters in public policy, Goldman
                       School of Public Policy, Univ. of Calif., Berkeley
                    Jacob Hacker, co-dir., U.C. Berkeley School of Law
                       Center on Health, Economic and Family Security
                   Ken Jacobs, chair, U.C. Berkeley School of Law
                       Center for Labor Research and Education


'/>"/>
SOURCE Institute for America's Future
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Research!America Honors Univ. of Chicago Economists for Study Showing Economic Impact of HIV/AIDS Drug Development
2. HealthSouth Declares Dividend on 6.5% Series A Convertible Perpetual Preferred Stock
3. Abbott Declares 342nd Consecutive Quarterly Dividend
4. World Health Organization Declares A(H1N1) Pandemic
5. Cogdell Spencer Inc. Declares Quarterly Dividend
6. WHO Readies to Declare Swine Flu Pandemic
7. Birner Dental Management Services, Inc. Declares $.17 Quarterly Dividend
8. Nu Skin Enterprises Declares Quarterly Dividend of $0.115
9. Singers Mandisa & Jake Owen Help Community Health Organization Set Guinness World Record and Governors Official Proclamation Declared
10. Inverness Medical Innovations Declares Dividend on its Series B Convertible Perpetual Preferred Stock
11. BD Board Declares Dividend
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... 2016 , ... The temporary closing of Bruton Memorial Library on June 21 due to a ... new, often overlooked aspect of head lice: the parasite’s ability to live away from a ... occurrence, but a necessary one in the event that lice have simply gotten out of ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... Oklahoma (PRWEB) , ... June 25, 2016 , ... ... both athletes and non-athletes recover from injury. Recently, he has implemented orthobiologic procedures ... Oklahoma City area —Johnson is one of the first doctors to perform the ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... 2016 , ... Those who have experienced traumatic events may suffer from a ... such as drug or alcohol abuse, as a coping mechanism. To avoid this pain ... following a traumatic event. , Trauma sufferers tend to feel a range of emotions, ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... June 24, 2016 , ... Global law firm Greenberg Traurig, P.A. announced that ... chosen by their peers for this recognition are considered among the top 2 percent ... special honors as members of this year’s Legal Elite Hall of Fame: Miami ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... , ... People across the U.S. are sharpening their pencils and honing their ... in which patients and their families pay tribute to a genetic counselor by nominating ... of Genetic Counselors (NSGC) Annual Education Conference (AEC) this September. , In April, ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:6/26/2016)... -- VMS Rehab Systems, Inc. ( www.vmsrehabsystemsinc.com ) reported today ... to build a strong and stable market for trading ... the OTC Markets-pink current trading platform. Explains ... seeing an anomaly in market trading activities that may ... Company, but shareholders and market players as well. I ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... FRANCISCO, Calif. , June 24, 2016 /PRNewswire/ ... ), a biopharmaceutical company developing novel therapeutics for ... unmet needs, today announced the closing of its ... of common stock, at the public offering price ... in the offering were offered by GBT. GBT ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... June 24, 2016 The Academy of Managed ... recommendations that would allow biopharmaceutical companies to more ... that make formulary and coverage decisions, a move that ... new medicines. The recommendations address restrictions in ... on the drug label, a prohibition that hinders decision ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: