Navigation Links
National Patient Advocate Foundation Praises Historic Passage of Health Insurance Reform
Date:3/22/2010

both children and adults and worked with elected officials to get legislation introduced in both the 110th and 111th Congresses. NPAF worked with Representative Joe Courtney (D-CT) and Senator Jay Rockefeller (D-WV) as they introduced the "Pre-existing Condition Patient Protection Act of 2009" to completely eliminate pre-existing condition exclusions and waiting periods for all individuals regardless of their type of insurance coverage.  NPAF  also supported the work of  Representative Allyson Schwartz (D-PA) and Senator Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ) as they introduced the "Children's Health Protection Act of 2009"  which eliminated pre-existing conditions entirely for children and young adults under the age of 25.

In addition, NPAF is grateful that the health care reform legislation addresses the barrier that annual and lifetime limits present for patients, and that it imposes a cap on out-of-pocket expenses for all patients.  These important steps will reduce the number of Americans faced with medical debt and bankruptcy, and together with the enhanced affordability provisions added in the reconciliation part of this package, makes great progress toward providing Americans with truly affordable access to health insurance coverage.

"We are encouraged by the continued collaborative process that has brought comprehensive health care reform to the American people. But this job is not complete. We must move quickly to complete this legislati
'/>"/>

SOURCE National Patient Advocate Foundation
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4 5

Related medicine news :

1. Amnesty International Urges Congress to Turn Attention to Needed Reforms on Maternal and Childbirth Care
2. National Medical Association, Health System Reform - From Legislation to Implementation
3. National Restaurant Association Says Nutrition Information Provision Is Win for Consumers and Restaurants
4. National Hispanic Medical Association Urges U.S. to Improve Health Care Access as Doctors Meet March 25-28 in Washington
5. National Alliance for Hispanic Health President and CEO Applauds House Action, Calls on Senate to Pass Reconciliation Bill
6. SRI International Researchers to Present Work on Early Detection Tool for Neglected Tropical Diseases at 2010 American Chemical Society (ACS) Meeting
7. Nationally Known Interventional Neuroradiologist John Pile-Spellman, M.D., Joins Neurological Surgery, P.C.
8. Frances national program to reduce HAIs reports important successes; uses mandatory reporting
9. National Center for Policy Analysis and Salem Radio Network Deliver One Million Emails to Congress to Stop ObamaCare
10. Reliv International Introduces GlucAffect(R) in the Philippines, Malaysia and Singapore
11. VIDEO from Medialink and National Fibromyalgia Association and Pfizer Inc.: The Science Behind Fibromyalgia
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:8/20/2014)... easier to predict both breast cancer relapses and ... unique gene. The newly found marker could help ... a treatment regimen that is more effective. The ... A*STAR,s Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology (IMCB), ... Singapore) at the National University of Singapore (NUS). ...
(Date:8/20/2014)... It’s no secret that millions of Americans are ... on Drug Abuse, nearly 24 million Americans are using ... is the fact that the total number of users ... in a struggle with substance abuse often feel there ... newly-redesigned AbuseTreatmentCenters.net has released updated lists of substance ...
(Date:8/20/2014)... Mateo, CA (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 ... newest product—the Really Little Green Pouch —to meet ... to feed babies and toddlers homemade foods. , ... Little Green Pouch co-founder Maggie Crawford. She continues, ... kids, to limit exposure to things like pesticides and ...
(Date:8/20/2014)... Botanica Day Spa has ... new and popular stem cell line from Pevonia®, ... wrinkles and naturally repairs the skin. The spa ... service by offering clients a complimentary dermaplaning session ... , Pevonia® continues to be a global leader ...
(Date:8/20/2014)... car at home and getting to work by walking, cycling ... study indicates. Researchers looked at thousands of people in ... and 72 percent of women drove to work, 10 percent ... and 14 percent of men and 17 percent of women ... more and had higher levels of body fat than those ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Novel gene predicts both breast cancer relapse and response to chemotherapy 2Health News:Re-Launched AbuseTreatmentCenters.net Offering New List of Substance Abuse Resources 2Health News:Little Green Pouch Launches New Product to Help Health-conscious Parents Reduce Babies’ Eco-footprint 2Health News:New Stem Cell Facial Unveiled at Botanica Day Spa 2Health News:New Stem Cell Facial Unveiled at Botanica Day Spa 3Health News:Want to Stay Slim? Leave the Car at Home 2
... 7 (HealthDay News) -- In November, the U.S. Food and ... the treatment of breast cancer. But, a new study ... with a specific type of aggressive breast tumor when used ... (bevacizumab) had been approved in the United States in 2008 ...
... the fierce national debate over a new federal law ... widely assumed that private health insurance can do a ... U.S. government. But a first-of-its-kind analysis of newly ... comes to infants covered by insurance. Among the ...
... HealthDay Reporter , WEDNESDAY, Dec. 7 (HealthDay News) ... with low-risk prostate cancer, a new draft report released ... concluded that research on the safety of "active surveillance" ... men opt for surgery or other treatments that can ...
... have altered natural bioelectrical communication among cells to directly ... at a particular location within a vertebrate organism. Using ... biologists at Tufts University,s School of Arts and Sciences ... of the head area. The researchers achieved most ...
... California,s low-income seniors with disabilities are struggling to remain in ... and may be slashed even further, according to a new ... with support from The SCAN Foundation. Should ... to In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS) on Dec. 15, as proposed ...
... Amanda Gardner HealthDay Reporter , WEDNESDAY, Dec. 7 ... through strategically placed "seeds" had double the risk of a ... their entire breast, new research finds. This type ... side effects, including infection, according to the study. "We ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Avastin Boosted Survival for Type of Aggressive Breast Cancer: Study 2Health News:Public health insurance offers insured infants better, less costly care than private plans 2Health News:Public health insurance offers insured infants better, less costly care than private plans 3Health News:Public health insurance offers insured infants better, less costly care than private plans 4Health News:Public health insurance offers insured infants better, less costly care than private plans 5Health News:Active Surveillance May Benefit Men With Low-Risk Prostate Cancer 2Health News:Researchers discover that changes in bioelectric signals cause tadpoles to grow eyes in back, tail 2Health News:Researchers discover that changes in bioelectric signals cause tadpoles to grow eyes in back, tail 3Health News:Older Californians with disabilities struggle to remain at home as public programs lose funding 2Health News:Older Californians with disabilities struggle to remain at home as public programs lose funding 3Health News:Older Californians with disabilities struggle to remain at home as public programs lose funding 4Health News:Targeted Radiation May Not Be Better for Breast Cancer 2Health News:Targeted Radiation May Not Be Better for Breast Cancer 3
(Date:8/19/2014)...  The Alabama Supreme Court, in a 6-3 decision on ... who mislead doctors into believing that prescription medicines the companies ... v. Wyeth, and the decision came after the Supreme Court ... year. Heninger Garrison Davis attorneys Lew Garrison and ... Danny Weeks . The decision won a ...
(Date:8/19/2014)... , Aug. 19, 2014 Research and ... "Pharmaceutical Contract Manufacturing - Global Strategic Business Report" ... analyzes the worldwide markets for Pharmaceutical Contract Manufacturing in ... Vials, and IV solutions), Solid Dosage Forms (Tablets and ... Gels, Creams & Ointments). The report provides ...
(Date:8/19/2014)... 2014  AVIA – a provider-led accelerator that puts ... problems in healthcare ­– announces Sutter Health, a not-for-profit ... as the most recent addition to the AVIA Innovator ... AVIA,s inaugural cohort focused helping patients navigate the healthcare ... a patient,s providers so they work as a larger ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Heninger Garrison Davis Clients To Get Their Day in Court Against Brand Drug Companies 2Heninger Garrison Davis Clients To Get Their Day in Court Against Brand Drug Companies 3Heninger Garrison Davis Clients To Get Their Day in Court Against Brand Drug Companies 4Global Pharmaceutical Contract Manufacturing - Strategic Business Report 2014 2AVIA and Sutter Health Join Forces to Address Healthcare's Most Pressing Challenges 2
... measurement technology, today announced the addition of the EmBand 24™ to the EmBand™ family of neuromarketing measurement devices. , ... , , ... ... ...
... , ATLANTA , March 22 Fulcrum Ventures announced today that they invested $1.25 ... solution for kit design, production, client supply management and patient specimen tracking.  Based in Columbus, Georgia , ... ... , ...
Cached Medicine Technology:EmSense Announces Release of Revolutionary EmBand 24(TM) 2EmSense Announces Release of Revolutionary EmBand 24(TM) 3EmSense Announces Release of Revolutionary EmBand 24(TM) 4Fulcrum Ventures Leads $1.25 Million Investment in Path-Tec, LLC 2Fulcrum Ventures Leads $1.25 Million Investment in Path-Tec, LLC 3