Navigation Links
New Report Analyzes How Children Fare in Candidates' Health Care Plans

it is estimated that up to 55 million children could lose the

protection for mandated coverage for well care visits, 18 million could

lose autism care, and 16 million children could lose lead poisoning


-- Funding for public insurance programs for low-income children could be

reduced, through McCain's proposed reductions in Medicaid spending.

The report also concludes the following with regard to Senator Obama's plan:

-- The plan seeks to ensure that all of the more than 8 million children

currently without health insurance will become insured through

combination of public and private coverage options and by requiring

parents to enroll their children in coverage.

-- Successful public programs will be expanded and strengthened to provide

coverage to more children. The Obama plan would continue and expand

Medicaid and State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP),

critical programs that act as safety-net coverage for children.

-- Tens of millions of children will benefit from improved consumer

protections in the private health insurance market.

"When it comes to health care, children are not simply little adults, and their special needs are often neglected, overlooked, or assumed in federal health care policymaking. Sadly, kids have been overlooked in this year's congressional hearings and analysis of health reform proposals by the presidential candidates. This is the case despite the fact that children represent almost one-third of the non-Medicare population in America," said Bruce Lesley, president of First Focus, a bipartisan organization dedicated to making children a priority in federal policymaking, who commissioned this report.

"We have commissioned this independent research to identify the opportunities and concerns with the candidates' health plans and how they would impact the hea

SOURCE First Focus
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. LodgeNet Interactive to Report Third Quarter Results on October 28th
2. IPC The Hospitalist Company, Inc. to Report Third Quarter 2008 Financial Results
3. Forest Laboratories, Inc. Reports Fiscal Second Quarter 2009 Earnings per Share of $0.80
4. Schering-Plough Reports Financial Results for Third Quarter of 2008
5. Quest Diagnostics Reports Growth in Revenue and Earnings for Third Quarter 2008
6. Report Confirms Consumer Selection is a Driving Force in Health Care Today
7. Abaxis to Report Second Quarter Fiscal 2009 Financial Results Monday, October 27, 2008
8. Exponent Reports Third Quarter 2008 Results
9. SEAL Indiana Reports More Than Half of Indianapolis Area School Kids Treated by Program Have Moderate or Severe Dental Decay
10. Late-breaking results of clinical trial on therapeutic endovascular cooling reported at TCT 2008
11. Johnson & Johnson Reports 2008 Third-Quarter Results:
Post Your Comments:
(Date:9/19/2014)... Business Insider Australia Rates Appy Pie as a ... Appy Pie was also listed as one of the ... Yahoo . , Appy Pie a leading cloud based DIY ... minutes and it requires no coding knowledge or previous experience ... mobile operating systems, the apps created using their platform are ...
(Date:9/19/2014)... CA (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 The ... a special promotion for new patients. Throughout the month of ... dental exam with dental X-rays for just $69. A complimentary ... patients to get their teeth and gums checked and meet ... are among the best ways to protect oral health. According ...
(Date:9/19/2014)... HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Sept. 18, ... got a flu shot last year, so U.S. health officials ... vaccinated for the coming flu season. "It,s really unfortunate ... flu they could get," said Dr. Thomas Frieden, director of ... morning news conference. The result is lost days from ...
(Date:9/19/2014)... Quincy Bioscience is pleased to announce ... private practice in Mequon, Wis., is presenting data ... adults with mild memory problems at the ... conference on Sept. 19-20 in Hollywood, Fla. ... of the jellyfish protein apoaequorin-containing supplements. Prevagen Professional ...
(Date:9/19/2014)... LENEXA, Kan. (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 ... dedicated exclusively to healthcare providers, has been retained to ... for St. John’s Episcopal Hospital in Far Rockaway, N.Y. ... B. E. Smith has recently placed more than 900 ... Hospital is a faith-based, full service community hospital serving ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Business Insider Australia Rates Appy Pie as a top App & Game Building Platform 2Health News:Encino Esthetic Dental Group is Now Offering a Special Promotion for New Patients 2Health News:Almost Everyone Needs a Flu Shot: CDC 2Health News:Almost Everyone Needs a Flu Shot: CDC 3Health News:Prevagen Research Presented at Healthcare Practitioner Conference 2Health News:St. John’s Episcopal Hospital Retains B. E. Smith to Recruit New COO 2Health News:St. John’s Episcopal Hospital Retains B. E. Smith to Recruit New COO 3
... to the brain can be devastating. When brain cells die, ... glutamate floods the surrounding areas, overloading the cells in its ... swathes of tissue. ,Glutamate is always present ... gaps between cells. But when this chemical is released by ...
... infections in parts of Cambodia is being extended to an ... 40,000 residents, an expert said. ,Although malaria-infected mosquitoes ... the real source of the disease is people, some of ... time without showing clear symptoms. ,Moheli island, the ...
... responsible for staphylococcus infections can kill infected patients in ... by the name of PVL or otherwise called Panton ... and harm the healthy tissue as well. ... infections. This is normally found in the skin or ...
... showed reasonable resistance to Tamiflu, an antiviral, in two Egyptians who ... the medical community. ,The report also states that the ... in 2005. The occurrence of this strain in Egypt reveals that ... Tamiflu by the birdflu virus has not changed the WHO stance ...
... Center researchers have identified an approach to enhance the ... shown impressive efficacy in the treatment of chronic myelogenous ... a cancer of the bone marrow caused by a ... common forms of leukemia. Imatinib mesylate (Gleevec) is a ...
... is probing the link between breast density and its implication ... novel study on 1,112 women has brought to the fore, ... with dense breasts. The study revealed that, those with dense ... breast cancer, compared to women with fatty tissue in the ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:New Method May Treat Brain Injuries 2Health News:Chinese Scientists Take Malaria Fight to Africa 2Health News:New Strategy for the Treatment of CML 2Health News:New Strategy for the Treatment of CML 3
(Date:9/18/2014)... DUBLIN , September 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ ... and Markets ( ) has announced ... Cytogenetics Market 2014-2018" report to their ... ,Molecular Cytogenetics involves the study of chromosomes ... and functions of genes and chromosomes. It ...
(Date:9/18/2014)... Sept. 18, 2014  LABSCO, the leading ... and products to hospitals, physician office laboratories ... amended distributorship agreement with Sysmex America.  This ... instruments, including the Sysmex XS-1000 i ™, ... and XN-Series Automated Hematology Analyzers. ...
(Date:9/18/2014)... -- According to the new research ... Warming & Cooling), Application (Acute & Perioperative Care, ... & Paramedical Staff) - Global Forecasts & Trends ... global Temperature Management Market over the forecast period ... to reach $2.5 Billion by 2019 at CAGR ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Global Molecular Cytogenetics Market 2014-2018: Key Vendors are Abbott, Affymetrix, Agilent Technologies, F. Hoffmann-La Roche, Illumina and PerkinElmer 2Global Molecular Cytogenetics Market 2014-2018: Key Vendors are Abbott, Affymetrix, Agilent Technologies, F. Hoffmann-La Roche, Illumina and PerkinElmer 3LABSCO Renews Sysmex Distributorship Agreement 2LABSCO Renews Sysmex Distributorship Agreement 3Temperature Management Market Worth $2.5 Billion by 2019 2Temperature Management Market Worth $2.5 Billion by 2019 3Temperature Management Market Worth $2.5 Billion by 2019 4
... EyeScience(TM) ( ) announced today that ... and Dry Eye Formula(TM) are the only ... from their offices and through mass market retail. This announcement ... growing demand for the most complete eye vitamins available for ...
... (Nasdaq: HOLX ) today announced that Jack Cumming, Chairman, ... London on Tuesday, December 1, 2009, at 11:15am (GMT). ... audio webcast of Hologic,s investor presentation on the investor section ... An archive of the presentation will be available for replay ...
Cached Medicine Technology:EyeScience(TM) Announces New Program to Improve Patient Compliance and Practice Profits 2EyeScience(TM) Announces New Program to Improve Patient Compliance and Practice Profits 3
Yasargil clip applying forceps Mini. Stainless steel jaw....
Round tip, sharp all around, angled....
Operating microscope with motorized zoom and variable focus up to 405 mm....
... microscope provides surgeons with brighter, crisper, magnified ... ideal for many minimally invasive spine procedures. ... every point of contact. The first graphical ... microscope allows intuitive user guidance similar to ...
Medicine Products: