Navigation Links
Democrats Balk at Bush's Health Insurance Proposal

One day after President Bush unveiled his health care tax plan to the nation, Congressional Democrats // all but buried the proposal Wednesday, saying it could wreck the system of employer-based care and burden middle-class working families.

President Bush, while speaking at a health center in the Midwest state of Missouri, said that changing private health insurance is the way to make coverage more affordable for more people. He added that his plan would move Americans away from government-run health care toward a system that will be better access to basic, affordable private insurance.

The White House said that the proposal will also reduce the number of uninsured Americans by lowering their taxes and making it easier for them to afford insurance.

Beginning in 2009, Bush wants to give taxpayers with basic health insurance a standard tax deduction of $15,000 for family coverage or $7,500 for single coverage. Those whose coverage costs more - an estimated 35 million people - would pay taxes on the difference.

The proposal would give people who buy health insurance outside the workplace the same tax break currently enjoyed by those with job-based coverage. About 80 percent of the estimated 175 million people with job-based coverage would see lower taxes from the plan, the government estimates. Health care experts have expressed modest support for the proposal as a starting point to reduce the nation's 46 million people without health insurance.

But Democrats, who've long championed the cause of America's uninsured, were loath to concede the political high ground to an unpopular lame-duck president on one of their most potent domestic policy issues.

One by one on Wednesday, key Democratic leaders made it clear that they would use their new majority status to block the measure even as Bush was set to travel to Lee's Summit, Mo., on Thursday to promote the plan.

Rep. Pete Stark, D-Calif., chairma
'"/>




Page: 1 2 3 4

Related medicine news :

1. Skin Cancer Tumour Removed from Laura Bushs Leg
2. President Bushs AIDS-Fighting Program Fraught With Inconsistencies
3. Startling Expose – Physicians Often Have No Regular Source Of Health Car
4. Want a Healthy brew? Have some Tea!
5. Healthcare sector is now a multi billion-dollar industry in India
6. Exclusive breast-feeding advised for six months in infants recommends World Health Organization
7. Health at heights
8. Health Officials Recommend Flu Vaccine
9. Slightly High BP Poses Health Risk
10. Unsatisfactory Grade On Womens Health Issues
11. Iodex goes to SmithKline Beecham consumer Healthcare
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
TAG: Democrats Balk Bush Health Insurance Proposal

(Date:12/25/2014)... (PRWEB) December 25, 2014 Thousands of ... move forward in a number of multidistrict litigations currently ... Virginia, Bernstein Liebhard LLP reports. According to an Order ... to convene a Joint Status Conference in all of ... Parties have been directed to submit a proposed agenda ...
(Date:12/25/2014)... Residents at Abernethy Laurels ... their generous spirit by providing holiday gifts to ... Network- Grandparents Raising Grandchildren program. , Following a ... largest Christmas tree on the campus of the ... of the Abernethy Village Association (AVA). Each holiday ...
(Date:12/24/2014)... 25, 2014 AlignLife of Wauwatosa ... afford certain items. During the holiday season, AlignLife looks forward ... 70 toys," says Dr. Sara Mahalko-Leonhardt, owner of AlignLife. "It ... joy, knowing that we are able to give kids toys ... not been for the generosity of our patients." , The ...
(Date:12/24/2014)... 24, 2014 Connie Casad, MD, a ... medicine advocate with 30 years of practice experience in ... the health benefits of dietary detoxification. The second study ... following excellent results from test patients who just completed ... explain her interest in conducting the study, Dr. Casad ...
(Date:12/24/2014)... New studies reveal that women under the age ... (March 6, 2014, JAMA Otolaryngology*). And although many people choose ... percent according to recent polls) facing hearing loss head on ... feels and relates to the world. People who have benefited ... by way of:, , self-confidence , ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Federal Court Overseeing Thousands of Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuits Set to Convene Joint Status Conference for All Litigations, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 2Health News:Federal Court Overseeing Thousands of Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuits Set to Convene Joint Status Conference for All Litigations, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 3Health News:Federal Court Overseeing Thousands of Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuits Set to Convene Joint Status Conference for All Litigations, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 4Health News:Retirement Community Residents Make Impact During Holiday Season 2Health News:AlignLife of Wauwatosa Brings Joy to Less Fortunate Families 2Health News:Connie Casad, MD, Now Accepting Test Participants for January Dietary Detoxification Study 2Health News:Connie Casad, MD, Now Accepting Test Participants for January Dietary Detoxification Study 3Health News:Recent Studys Underscore the Fact That One of the Best Gifts to Give This Holiday Season is a Hearing Test 2Health News:Recent Studys Underscore the Fact That One of the Best Gifts to Give This Holiday Season is a Hearing Test 3Health News:Recent Studys Underscore the Fact That One of the Best Gifts to Give This Holiday Season is a Hearing Test 4Health News:Recent Studys Underscore the Fact That One of the Best Gifts to Give This Holiday Season is a Hearing Test 5Health News:Recent Studys Underscore the Fact That One of the Best Gifts to Give This Holiday Season is a Hearing Test 6
... Now Have Access to Advanced Medical Expertise When Faced ... Nippon Life Benefits, a leading provider of employee ... members will have access to Best Doctors, an expert ... are getting the right diagnosis and treatment. The new ...
... COLUMBIA, S.C., Jan. 12 Medical travel company ... and individuals access lower-cost health care at accredited ... for providing useful information and outstanding customer service ... .The Columbia-based company received second-place honors in the ...
... cell findings could reveal targets for future treatments , , ... have discovered genes in prostate cancer cells that fuse ... occurrence that may initiate the development of some cancers. ... of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center, appear only in cancer ...
... 12 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Mindray Medical,International Limited (NYSE: ... of medical devices worldwide, today announced selected preliminary,unaudited ... 2008. The,preliminary results reported below include the ... from Datascope ("DPM") starting from May,1, 2008. , ...
... 12 , - Small ... , With the introduction of ... messaging device, NEC sets new standards in,mobile communications and ... innovations. , (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090112/333834 ...
... Reuters today announced that it has published a new ... expert insight from academics and key players in the ... the Drug Development Toolkit," it explores the role of ... challenges seen in clinical research and their potential ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Nippon Life Benefits Partners with Best Doctors to Help Members Make More Informed Health Care Decisions 2Health News:Nippon Life Benefits Partners with Best Doctors to Help Members Make More Informed Health Care Decisions 3Health News:Companion Global Healthcare Awarded for Outstanding Web Site 2Health News:Mindray Announces Preliminary 2008 Operating Results 2Health News:Mindray Announces Preliminary 2008 Operating Results 3Health News:Mindray Announces Preliminary 2008 Operating Results 4Health News:NEC's new M155 Messenger Sets New Standards in Mobile Messaging 2Health News:Thomson Reuters White Paper Explores the Role of Biomarkers in Clinical Trials and Drug Development 2Health News:Thomson Reuters White Paper Explores the Role of Biomarkers in Clinical Trials and Drug Development 3
(Date:12/22/2014)... DUBLIN , Dec. 22, 2014 Research and ... addition of the "US Self-monitoring Blood Glucose Market" ... http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 This market insight focuses ... in the United States . Reimbursement ... studied. Thorough product analyses for more than 73 SMBG ...
(Date:12/22/2014)... Dec. 22, 2014 Cyberonics, Inc. (NASDAQ: ... treatment and management of epilepsy, today announced it will participate ... on Wednesday, January 14, 2015, in San Francisco ... and Chief Executive Officer, will speak at 11:00 AM Pacific ... accessed by clicking on the Investor Relations link on the ...
(Date:12/22/2014)... ALTO, Calif. , Dec, 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ ... a Phase 2a study of lonafarnib in patients ... study was conducted at the National Institutes of ... Maryland .  The double-blinded, randomized, placebo-controlled, dose ... mg twice daily and 200 mg twice daily ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:US Self-monitoring Blood Glucose Market 2Eiger Bio Announces Positive Data in Patients Infected with Hepatitis Delta Virus (HDV) Treated with Lonafarnib - Results Presented at American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD) Meeting 2Eiger Bio Announces Positive Data in Patients Infected with Hepatitis Delta Virus (HDV) Treated with Lonafarnib - Results Presented at American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD) Meeting 3
... Amgen (NASDAQ: AMGN ) today announced positive ... study of the pivotal Phase 3 fracture trial showing that ... osteoporosis was associated with continued increase in bone mineral density ... results will be presented on Nov. 8, 2011, at the ...
... Nov. 5, 2011 Supported by a patient-safety ... Radiologic Technology Week® kicks off Nov. 6. ... the theme for this year,s NRTW, Nov. 6-12. Selected by ... group of practicing R.T.s, it promotes a fundamental principle of ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Prolia® (denosumab) Open-Label Extension Trial Showed Continued Increase in Bone Mineral Density Over Six Years With Similar Safety Profile Observed in Original Fracture Trial 2Prolia® (denosumab) Open-Label Extension Trial Showed Continued Increase in Bone Mineral Density Over Six Years With Similar Safety Profile Observed in Original Fracture Trial 3Prolia® (denosumab) Open-Label Extension Trial Showed Continued Increase in Bone Mineral Density Over Six Years With Similar Safety Profile Observed in Original Fracture Trial 4Prolia® (denosumab) Open-Label Extension Trial Showed Continued Increase in Bone Mineral Density Over Six Years With Similar Safety Profile Observed in Original Fracture Trial 5Prolia® (denosumab) Open-Label Extension Trial Showed Continued Increase in Bone Mineral Density Over Six Years With Similar Safety Profile Observed in Original Fracture Trial 6Prolia® (denosumab) Open-Label Extension Trial Showed Continued Increase in Bone Mineral Density Over Six Years With Similar Safety Profile Observed in Original Fracture Trial 7Prolia® (denosumab) Open-Label Extension Trial Showed Continued Increase in Bone Mineral Density Over Six Years With Similar Safety Profile Observed in Original Fracture Trial 8Prolia® (denosumab) Open-Label Extension Trial Showed Continued Increase in Bone Mineral Density Over Six Years With Similar Safety Profile Observed in Original Fracture Trial 9Passion for Patient Care Marks 2011 National Radiologic Technology Week® 2
...
Angled 45 Degrees to Right, 9.5mm blade, gently curved .5x .25mm blunt tips; Lower blade is 0.5mm longer; 14mm from mid screw to tip; (Available in left and right;) overall length 120mm; Stainless ...
16mm Slightly Curved sharp Tips; overall length 120mm; Stainless Steel...
16mm from Mid-Screw to Blunt Tips, Gently Curved Blades; overall length 120mm; Stainless Steel...
Medicine Products: