Navigation Links
Life Denied: Nurses, Family of Sick Teen March on Health Insurance Company Tuesday
Date:3/24/2008

an array of doctors and nurses -- is indicative of the failures of the healthcare plans offered up in many states including California," said Geri Jenkins UCSD Medical Center RN and an elected member of the CNA/NNOC Council of Presidents.

The treatments were deemed medically necessary by Nick's doctors, but California's Managed Care oversight board recently sided with PacifiCare, a decision that Nick's caregivers, family and community have vowed to overturn.

PacifiCare was recently fined $3.5 million by the state of California for systematic mishandling of at least 133,000 claims like Nick's. The company is facing up to $1.3 billion in addition penalties, for illegally denying care, and a Department of Managed Health Care investigation found that the corporation wrongly denied claims in 30 percent of its HMO cases in 2006-7. In 2005, PacifiCare was taken over by the nation's largest health insurer, UnitedHealth, which is expected to grow its profits 13 percent in 2007-8, according to recent reports.

The diversion of care dollars from Nick Colombo to PacifiCare profits is direct evidence of the need for immediate ate and fundamental healthcare reform. Every person in this country deserves guaranteed healthcare, which can only be achieved by replacing wasteful private insurance with non-profit, universal, single-payer coverage, such as Medicare for All. U.S. Rep. John Conyers is the author of H.R. 676, the national bill for guaranteed healthcare, and the California Nurses Association/National Nurses Organizing Committee is a lead sponsor of the bill.

The California Nurses Association/National Nurses Organizing Committee is America's largest RN union, representing 80,000 critical-care nurses from every state.


'/>"/>
SOURCE California Nurses Association
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Life Denied: California Nurses, Family of Sick Teen March on Health Insurance Company Thursday
2. Pennsylvania Governor Rendell Announces $1.8 Million Investment to Add Nurses, Improve Nurse Education Grants Awarded to Recipients in 28 Counties
3. Video: TI unveils industrys first family of complete analog front ends for superior ultrasound systems
4. Family Discussion Plays Role in Breast Cancer Awareness
5. Haymarket Adds Two Cancer Journals to Its Family of Clinical Publications
6. Quitters Honored at Wizards DC Tobacco Free Family Night
7. Family communication impacts attitude about genetic counseling/testing for breast cancer
8. New choices bring wider range of women to family planning
9. New STD Data Shows Need for Abstinence Education, Says Family Research Council
10. UCF researchers discover a new protein family implicated in inflammatory diseases
11. Almost Family Announces Record Quarterly and Year End Results
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:12/26/2014)... 2014 Parker & Sons, Inc. ... in heating, cooling and plumbing contractor services throughout ... services in 2014 with regard to air-conditioning systems. ... is known for its incredibly hot summers. Working ... intricacies and details of a wide variety of ...
(Date:12/25/2014)... 2014 The click strand ... strength and durability. Today, the business announces a ... valid until Jan. 30, 2015. , Click strand ... hardwood. BambooFlooringChina.com is a well-known brand in the ... to find a reliable bamboo flooring supplier. , ...
(Date:12/25/2014)... 2014 Product liability lawsuits filed in ... ( http://www.consumerinjurylawyers.com/DePuy/ ) continue to move forward in federal ... issued in the U.S. District Court, Northern District of ... open conference on January 7, 2015, at the Paul ... West Palm Beach, Florida. The Conference is scheduled to ...
(Date:12/25/2014)... Recently, Dylan Queen, a famous online company supplying ... of discounted prom dresses, most of which are priced ... the company, the promotion is valid until Jan. 22, ... the UK market. , The prom dresses in this ... styles: A-line strapless, empire strapless chiffon, one shoulder, floor-length, ...
(Date:12/25/2014)... sells many bamboo products and the business is famous ... announces big discounts on its bamboo mats , which ... the world’s leader in bamboo flooring. According to the ... 2015. , The bamboo mats are made from well-treated ... the bamboo strips for the mats are boiled and ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Parker & Sons Announces Record Demand For 24 Hour Emergency Services In 2014 With Regard To Air-Conditioning Systems 2Health News:Parker & Sons Announces Record Demand For 24 Hour Emergency Services In 2014 With Regard To Air-Conditioning Systems 3Health News:BambooFlooringChina.com: click strand woven bamboo flooring promotion valid until Jan. 30, 2015. 2Health News:Federal Court Overseeing DePuy ASR Hip Lawsuit Set to Convene Conference in January, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 2Health News:Federal Court Overseeing DePuy ASR Hip Lawsuit Set to Convene Conference in January, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 3Health News:Dylan Queen: Cheap Prom Dresses for the UK Market 2Health News:Various Styles of Bamboo Mats in Many Colors from BambooFlooringChina.com 2
... likely to face infection, bleeding, study finds , , THURSDAY, ... defibrillators (ICDs) who,ve had multiple, previous pocket procedures have ... according to a study that included the 12 largest ... Krahn, of the London Health Sciences Center in Ontario, ...
... to blame, Japanese study finds , , THURSDAY, Dec. 11 (HealthDay ... a new Japanese study finds. , Those living in multigenerational ... times more likely to be diagnosed with serious heart disease ... by researchers at Osaka University reported in the Dec. 11 ...
... Playing tennis at the age of 90, living well beyond the age ... Researchers have discovered the secret to the fountain of youth. And now, ... ... RATON, Fla. (Business Wire EON) December 11, 2008 -- Natural Health ...
... 11 The Susan G. Komen for the Cure(R),Advocacy Alliance ... the next Secretary of Health and Human Services and director ... Alliance noted that,Daschle has long been a leader on health ... years related to breast cancer. , ...
... call for Americans to "Tell Their Stories" , ... Obama has indicated that healthcare reform will be a top ... Obama,s offer to serve as health and human services secretary, ... is asking Americans to help with reform efforts by sharing ...
... Philadelphia, 11 December 2008 Heart failure (HF) clinics ... patients with heart failure, yet there have been no ... clinics. To address this gap, the Quality of ... (HFSA) has developed a consensus statement summarizing the rationale, ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Multiple ICD Replacements Can Predict Complications 2Health News:Crowded Households Raise Women's Heart Risk 2Health News:Crowded Households Raise Women's Heart Risk 3Health News: Anti-Aging Miracle Physicians Have Been Waiting for is Finally Here : Free Book Available From Natural Health News Report Reveals the Secret to Staying Young 2Health News:Susan G. Komen for the Cure(R) Advocacy Alliance Applauds Selection of Senator Tom Daschle for HHS Secretary, White House Health Reform Czar 2Health News:Hospice Community Encouraged to Respond to Daschle Request to Participate in Information Gathering about Healthcare Concerns 2Health News:New statement outlines essentials of heart failure clinics 2
(Date:12/24/2014)... , December 24, 2014 ... on Global Disposable Syringe Industry of 178 ... online business intelligence library. The ... Syringe Industry is a professional and deep ...  For overview analysis, the report introduces Disposable ...
(Date:12/24/2014)... China , Dec. 23, 2014 ... pharmaceutical company that specializes in patented biopharmaceutical, modernized ... pharmaceutical ingredients (API) today announced that the Company ... its Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) certificate of TPI,s ... Drug Administration,s (CFDA). The public notice period is ...
(Date:12/22/2014)... Mass. , Dec. 22, 2014 ... leading manufacturer of innovative dialysis products, announced today ... has cleared its System One™ to perform hemodialysis ... known as home nocturnal hemodialysis. NxStage,s® System One ... by the FDA for this indication. ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:World Disposable Syringe Market 2014 Report: China and Regional Analysis 2World Disposable Syringe Market 2014 Report: China and Regional Analysis 3World Disposable Syringe Market 2014 Report: China and Regional Analysis 4World Disposable Syringe Market 2014 Report: China and Regional Analysis 5TPI QLF Achieved Public Notice Status of GMP Certification 2TPI QLF Achieved Public Notice Status of GMP Certification 3NxStage Receives FDA Clearance for Home Nocturnal Hemodialysis 2NxStage Receives FDA Clearance for Home Nocturnal Hemodialysis 3
... The Centra-GP6R general purpose centrifuges offer ... assortment of rotor options, making them ideal ... Maximum Versatility , Four- or ... and specialized oil tube rotors offered , ...
... designed to accommodate over 55 centrifuge tubes, ... heat labile samples. Incorporating the latest technology, ... automatic quick cooling from 22 C to ... maintenance brushless motor, low pitch 62 dBA ...
Inquire...
... MicroCentrifuge 6-Place Rotor has a standard 1.5ml rotor ... .4ml adapters. Easy operation (no switches to mess ... and press the plastic tab to open. Starts ... rpm and 2000 x g. Only five inches ...
Medicine Products: