Navigation Links
WellPoint Applauds President Obama for Signing SCHIP Reauthorization
Date:2/5/2009

INDIANAPOLIS, Feb. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- WellPoint, Inc. commends President Barack Obama for signing the reauthorization of the State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP). This signature will provide states with additional resources to ensure that all eligible children, regardless of their parents' income, receive proper health care coverage.

SCHIP is a great example of successful partnerships between the public and private sectors. The reauthorization of this essential program will sustain coverage for all children and parents currently enrolled in the program as well as support coverage for all children who are eligible but not enrolled. WellPoint applauds the President for making SCHIP a top priority and we look forward to working with him to achieve his goal to provide health insurance coverage for every child.

About WellPoint, Inc.

WellPoint is committed to improving the lives and health of the people and communities we serve by simplifying the connection between health, care and value. Our goal is to help shape the impact each health care decision has on individuals, the health care system at-large, and our communities. WellPoint's more than 42,000 associates work every day to help create the best health care value for our customers. Through collaborations with providers and with innovative programs, WellPoint's affiliated health plans reward healthy lifestyles and quality, safe and effective care. As the nation's largest health benefits company, with more than 35 million members in its affiliated health plans, WellPoint is at the center of the health care system. This position provides us with the relationships and insights needed to help create affordable and actionable solutions that improve health care.

As an independent licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association, WellPoint serves members as the Blue Cross licensee for California; the Blue Cross and Blue Shield licensee for Colorado, Connecticut, Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky, Maine, Missouri (excluding 30 counties in the Kansas City area), Nevada, New Hampshire, New York (as the Blue Cross Blue Shield licensee in 10 New York City metropolitan and surrounding counties and as the Blue Cross or Blue Cross Blue Shield licensee in selected upstate counties only), Ohio, Virginia (excluding the Northern Virginia suburbs of Washington, D.C.), Wisconsin; and through UniCare. Additional information about WellPoint is available at www.wellpoint.com.


'/>"/>
SOURCE WellPoint, Inc.
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. WellPoint Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2008 Results
2. WellPoint to Reduce Operating Expenses for Continued Long-Term Success
3. WellPoint Statement on CMS Action
4. WellPoint Receives Seven eHealthcare Leadership Awards
5. WellPoint Announces Appearance at Upcoming Conference
6. WellPoint Announces Innovative Program to Help Improve the Care of Members Suffering With Bipolar Disorder
7. Healthbase Collaborates with WellPoint to Bring Affordable Medical Tourism Solutions
8. WellPoint to Hold Conference Call and Webcast to Discuss Fourth Quarter Results on January 28, 2009
9. WellPoint Announces Collaborative Partnership to Expand Access to Health Care Provider Information
10. Access MediQuip and WellPoint Finalize First National Contract for Implantable Medical Devices
11. WellPoint Associates Pledge Record Amount to Community Organizations in 2009
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:12/8/2016)... ... 2016 , ... STATEN ISLAND, N.Y., Nov. 24, 2016 — ... highest standards of trauma, maternity, cancer and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) services ... Daniel Messina. , Among the recognitions, the American College of Surgeons' (ACS) named ...
(Date:12/8/2016)... ... ... California Senate Bill (SB) 863, signed into law in 2012, may have ... according to CompScope™ Medical Benchmarks for California, 17th Edition , a study by ... payments per claim in California decreased 4 percent in 2013 and then 3 percent ...
(Date:12/8/2016)... ... December 08, 2016 , ... Healthcare is in flux. The ... for the mass media launching of story movements to highlight what's most unfair ... unfortunate experiences; such a movement can generate the network power to improve healthcare ...
(Date:12/8/2016)... ... December 08, 2016 , ... ... services from offices headquartered in Little Rock, has initiated a charity drive to ... the National Foundation to End Senior Hunger, Arkansas ranks first in senior hunger ...
(Date:12/8/2016)... ... December 08, 2016 , ... ... services from offices headquartered in Jefferson County, is announcing the launch of a ... Birmingham. , The number of homeless women and children in Birmingham has grown ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:12/8/2016)... Research and Markets has announced the addition of the ... ... The global chromatography market to grow at a CAGR of 5.42% during ... prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. ... coming years. The report also includes a discussion of the key vendors ...
(Date:12/8/2016)... 2016 According to a ... Product (Actual Sugars, Sugar Alcohols, Artificial Sweeteners), Type ... Agents), Formulation (Oral, Topical, Parenteral) - Global Forecast ... witnessed healthy growth during the last decade, and ... 4.3% between 2016 and 2021 to reach USD ...
(Date:12/8/2016)... SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. , Dec. 8, 2016 ... nuclease technology to develop novel antiviral therapeutics, today ... M.D., as chief executive officer and a member ... is an incredibly experienced executive with a deep ... said Stephen Quake, D.Phil., founder of Agenovir, co-president ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: