Navigation Links
Nunez and Legislators Urged to Oppose Mandatory Purchase of Private Health Insurance
Date:9/26/2007

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Sept. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a letter sent today to California Assembly Speaker Fabian Nunez and key legislators, the Foundation for Taxpayer and Consumer Rights (FTCR) urged their opposition to any health care reform compromise that includes mandatory purchase of private health insurance.

Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and Assembly Speaker Fabian Nunez are rumored to be close to a deal on health care reform that will require every Californian to prove they have a private health insurance policy -- but does not cap how much insurers can charge for it.

The letter is available below and for download at: http://www.consumerwatchdog.org/resources/LtrCALegOpposeMandatoryHealthIns. pdf

In the letter FTCR wrote:

"A mandatory purchase regime, particularly one without vigorous cost controls and premium regulation, amounts only to a customer delivery system for the fragmented, wasteful private insurance market. It will not solve California's health care problems and will only encourage the industry to demand more money in taxpayer subsidies and premium costs while providing less health care.

"There is a big difference between mandatory participation in a cost- effective government program that protects us all (like Medicare) and being forced to buy an unregulated private product. A mandate may get us closer to universal insurance coverage, but we'll still be far from achieving universal health care. Why? Because the requirement will likely be for "affordable," bare-bones policies -- the kind that come with $5,000 deductibles, big co-pays and holes in coverage and benefits.

...

"Whether [taxpayer] subsidies are provided to those earning 300% or even 450% of the federal poverty level, throwing money at insurers will only encourage them to demand more money and provide less coverage."

Read Jamie
'/>"/>

SOURCE Foundation for Taxpayer and Consumer Rights
Copyright©2007 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10

Related medicine news :

1. Brainstorming session for Bihar legislators on AIDS
2. Bihar Legislators Join Hands to Fight Against AIDS
3. Andhra Legislators To Undergo HIV Tests
4. Liver transplant oversight urged
5. Chance of water births being urged for mums-to-be
6. Medical Fraternity Urged To Revamp Indian Healthcare
7. Chinese Hospital urged to cater to the poor
8. Bush Urged To Press India To Eliminate Medical Tariffs
9. Doctors Urged to opt for Intra-dermal Route for Anti-rabies Vaccine
10. Parents Urged To Talk About Sex With Children
11. Pranab Mukherjee Urged Military Doctors To Remain On The Cutting Edge
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:11/23/2014)... November 23, 2014 Locks-Magnetic.com, a notable ... doors. Moreover, all the new products are available at ... marketing manager is proud of the new emergency doors. ... automatically. And customers can choose from several colors. All ... high quality emergency door release is not as easy ...
(Date:11/23/2014)... More than two dozen new claims were ... involving Byetta lawsuits ( http://www.byettalawsuit2013.com/ ), as well as ... , A Case List updated on November 17th ... 2 diabetes medications referred to as incretin mimetics have ... District of California, where a federal proceeding continues to ...
(Date:11/23/2014)... 23, 2014 The FDA is Watching: ... **FDAnews On-Demand Webinar**, Dec. 11, 2014 ? Any Time ... FDA’s focus on promotional activities is no longer limited ... they're looking at websites, Twitter, journal articles, TV appearances, ... Thursday, Dec. 11, for On-Demand access to Timothy Ayers ...
(Date:11/23/2014)... 2014 Today Zane Benefits, the ... businesses, announced their new on demand webinar which ... Health Insurance. , According to Zane ... risk facing most American families. It is also ... large, when it comes to recruiting and retaining ...
(Date:11/22/2014)... PrettyTailor , an outstanding dress company, has recently updated ... buy new dresses at its online shop now. For ... As a matter of fact, PrettyTailor specializes in beautiful ... types of wedding outfits, including bridesmaid dresses, mother of ... provides a variety of occasion dresses, such as cocktail ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:California Federal Court Overseeing Byetta Lawsuits, Other Incretin Mimetic Claims Adds New Cases in November, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 2Health News:California Federal Court Overseeing Byetta Lawsuits, Other Incretin Mimetic Claims Adds New Cases in November, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 3Health News:California Federal Court Overseeing Byetta Lawsuits, Other Incretin Mimetic Claims Adds New Cases in November, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 4Health News:FDAnews Announces The FDA is Watching: What Twitter, Tradeshows and TV Have in Common, On-Demand Webinar, Dec. 11, 2014 2Health News:FDAnews Announces The FDA is Watching: What Twitter, Tradeshows and TV Have in Common, On-Demand Webinar, Dec. 11, 2014 3Health News:FDAnews Announces The FDA is Watching: What Twitter, Tradeshows and TV Have in Common, On-Demand Webinar, Dec. 11, 2014 4Health News:FDAnews Announces The FDA is Watching: What Twitter, Tradeshows and TV Have in Common, On-Demand Webinar, Dec. 11, 2014 5Health News:Zane Benefits, Inc. Announces New Webinar on The End of Employer-Provided Health Insurance Now Available On-Demand! 2Health News:Customers Are Welcome to Shop at PrettyTailor.com 2
... Gardner HealthDay Reporter , TUESDAY, Aug. 17 (HealthDay ... their risk of developing psoriasis, an autoimmune disorder affecting the ... beer and wine, were not linked to such a risk. ... and Boston University tracked 82,869 women who had not initially ...
... This release is available in Spanish . ... much remains to be discovered about the relation between these ... Agriculture (USDA) nutritionist Lindsay H. Allen has collaborated in ongoing ... these nutrients may play in preventing decline in brain function. ...
... vital for airway repair in the lung but that persist ... a poor prognosis in patients who develop cancer, even those ... Center have found. These adult stem cells are found ... pre-cancerous areas, suggesting that these cells may mutate and become ...
... 2010The influence of traditional social structures such as neighbourhoods ... the "new neighbourhood" and has become increasingly important for ... in Personal Relationships finds that those who ... the 21st century, were more likely to maintain (or ...
... a cost-effective way of treating major trauma, according to a ... Health,s Center for Injury Research and Policy. Although treatment at ... approach in terms of lives saved and quality of life-years ... cost of treatment at a trauma center versus nontrauma center ...
... promise better athletic performance and weight loss, but ... say researchers at Nova Southeastern University in Florida. ... combination of other ingredients, including taurine, sucrose, guarana, ... PharmD., assistant professor of pharmacy practice at Nova ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Beer Linked to Psoriasis in Women 2Health News:Beer Linked to Psoriasis in Women 3Health News:B vitamins and the aging brain examined 2Health News:Lung stem cells vital to lung repair associated with poor cancer prognosis when found in tumor 2Health News:The importance of workplace relationships post-retirement 2Health News:Trauma center care cost-effective 2Health News:Study examines risks, rewards of energy drinks 2
(Date:11/21/2014)... , Nov. 21, 2014  PTC Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: ... 2014 Legend of Technology Award for Vision, Innovation, and Leadership ... Chief Executive Officer. This award recognizes an individual who has ... New Jersey for several decades. ... Award," stated Stuart Peltz , Ph.D., CEO of PTC ...
(Date:11/21/2014)... YORK , Nov. 20, 2014  Market research firm ... the "Year of The Buy, in the medical device ... for medical devices will produce just 3% growth this ... actions, including acquisitions of product lines and entrance by ... annual survey of medical devices, The Global Market ...
(Date:11/21/2014)... -- Michael DeMarco (42) erinnert sich kaum ... 2014 zugetragen hat. Seine Tochter Aly Demarco (13) wird ... - http://youtu.be/5cVoMCe0uiE „Man hat ... zu machen", erzählt Michael DeMarco . „Meine Frau ... Anhänger der CrossFit-Trainingsmethode. Ich war auf dem Fahrrad, stand ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:PTC Therapeutics Announces CEO, Dr. Stuart Peltz Recipient of The New Jersey Technology Council's 2014 Legend of Technology Award 2PTC Therapeutics Announces CEO, Dr. Stuart Peltz Recipient of The New Jersey Technology Council's 2014 Legend of Technology Award 3Kalorama: 2014 The "Year of The Buy" in Medical Device Industry 2Tochter rettet Vater durch Herz-Lungen-Wiederbelebung vor plötzlichem Herztod 2Tochter rettet Vater durch Herz-Lungen-Wiederbelebung vor plötzlichem Herztod 3
... BEDFORD, Mass., April 4, 2011 Hologic, Inc. (Hologic ... leading developer, manufacturer and supplier of premium diagnostics, medical ... healthcare needs of women, today announced plans to release ... May 2, 2011 after market close. In conjunction with the ...
... CINCINNATI, April 4, 2011 CarePoint ... Infusion Association Annual Conference in Orlando, Florida that ... home infusion therapies including antibiotics, IVIG, nutrition, the ... injections, with locations in North Miami and Tampa. ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Hologic to Release Second Quarter Fiscal 2011 Operating Results on Monday, May 2, 2011 2CarePoint Partners Expands Florida Footprint With Acquisition of Infusion Technologies 2
Soft yet durable, these single-patient use pads are designed to have the quality look of reusable pads but provide the hygienic advantages of disposability....
The lower body blanket is designed to be used primarily during surgery on the upper half of the body....
Cocoon Disposable Patient Warming Blankets are specially designed to prevent hypothermia and maintain normothermia in your patients. The soft warm coloured material is strong and resists tearing and ...
The fabric is antistatic and non-linting and is both oil and water repellent.These superior blankets are an environmental friendly alternative to disposable blankets....
Medicine Products: