Navigation Links
Health Plans Return to Airwaves in Support of Bipartisan Reform
Date:7/20/2009

WASHINGTON, July 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Health plans today launched a new national television advertising campaign in support of bipartisan health care reform.

The first health care reform ad from America's Health Insurance Plans (AHIP), "Illness", calls for fixing health care to make sure all Americans have the health and financial security that health insurance provides.

"Illness doesn't care where you live. . .or if you're already sick...or if you lose your job. Your health insurance shouldn't either," the ad says.

The ad highlights key policy reforms that health plans have proposed, which include new market rules and consumer protections to achieve universal coverage, guarantee coverage for pre-existing conditions, discontinue rating based on health status or gender, and ensure continuity of care and portability of coverage.

"If everyone's covered, we can make health care as affordable as possible. And the words 'pre-existing condition' become a thing of the past. . ." the ad says.

"Illness" addresses issues that were raised by the American people during the nationwide listening tour AHIP conducted last year.

"One year ago, we began a conversation with the American people. Health plans have stepped up and responded to what we heard across the country. Last December, we proposed reforms that would cover all Americans, guarantee coverage for pre-existing conditions and bend the health care cost curve," said AHIP President and CEO Karen Ignagni.

The reforms highlighted in the ad provide a workable framework on which policymakers can build without creating a government-run plan that would disrupt the quality coverage Americans currently have and want to keep.

The ad begins running today on national cable television.

To view "Illness", read the script, and learn more, please visit: www.AmericanHealthSolution.org.

America's Health Insurance Plans - Providing Health Benefits to More Than 200 Million Americans


'/>"/>
SOURCE America's Health Insurance Plans
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Michael Unhjem Appointed to Board of Directors for Health Integrated
2. Group Health Cooperative Scored Above Regional Average in 11 of 15 Quality Measures
3. Silas Home Care Selects Cardiocom Telehealth Technology
4. Shifting Scientific, Health Priorities and Global Economic Downturn Impact Investment in HIV Prevention R&D
5. reThinking eHealth Webinar Announced: Hospital Marketing in the eHealth Era
6. Recession Takes Toll on Childrens Health
7. How to Afford Health Care in Hard Times
8. EngagementHealth(R) Launches Comprehensive Wellness Program with Store Kraft - 80% of Employees and Spouses Participate in Programs
9. Actuaries: Health Care Reform Must Address Costs
10. Covanta Mendota Recognized for Its Exemplary Health and Safety Practices
11. MEDRAD Recognized by the Premier Healthcare Alliance for Commitment to Healthcare Quality Improvement and Innovation
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:4/28/2016)... ... April 28, 2016 , ... ... Discount Cards in the mail from USA Medical Prescription Assistance Program. They are ... , Each mailed package will include a ready-to-use, state-themed card and, in ...
(Date:4/28/2016)... Hollywood, CA (PRWEB) , ... April 28, 2016 , ... ... emergency dental care as soon as possible is essential when it comes to dental ... may make the difference between saving and losing a tooth. Toothaches, knocked-out teeth, chipped ...
(Date:4/28/2016)... ... ... many, a diet is only as good as it looks. No matter how healthy the ... an individual cannot deny the importance of maintaining a healthy diet and the team at ... a product range that could entice people to eat clean and enjoy every moment of ...
(Date:4/28/2016)... ... , ... Dr. Farhan Qureshi has recently added yet another high honor to ... Alexandria Dentist from Find Local Doctors . This recognition is based on ... Local Doctors is an online directory that features these patient reviews, helping consumers conveniently ...
(Date:4/28/2016)... ... April 28, 2016 , ... In an effort to support ... Dynamic Fitness has announced that it will donate $5.00 for every membership sold to ... City of Houston Storm Recovery Fund: http://www.houstonemergency.org/go/doc/2263/2523430 , This ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:4/27/2016)... 27, 2016 Shire plc (LSE: SHP, ... , Chief Financial Officer, will present at the Deutsche Bank ... on Wednesday, May 04, 2016, 10:00 am EDT ... available on the Presentations and Webcasts section of Shire,s Investor ... webcast will be available on this same website for approximately ...
(Date:4/27/2016)... FRANCISCO , April 27, 2016 ... reach over USD 2.14 billion by 2022, according ... Inc.       (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20150105/723757 ... technological advancement affecting the efficiency and accuracy delivered ... the persistent demand for novel urinalysis instruments and ...
(Date:4/26/2016)... -- Diplomat Pharmacy, Inc. (NYSE: DPLO) is pleased to ... D., to Vice President of Education and Quality. ... continue to lead and oversee Diplomat University, an innovative ... training to Diplomat employees and external professionals on topics ... houses the quality assurance department, which focuses on programs ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: