Navigation Links
Health Insurance Fueling Medical Crisis in US

A lot of ground work has to be done along with the help of the public to bring down the number of people who lack health insurance.// It is one of growing issues and if not dealt properly would lead to a serious problem. Harris County, US is at the epicenter of this huge medical crisis. According to the statistics it has the highest (32%) uninsured rate in the country. This poses a severe set back both in the social and financial scenario harming everybody.

Starting from the public health facilities to the emergency rooms all are overburdened and packed with patients seeking routine treatment. The insurance costs are raised to pay for the subsidizing of the cost to the nonpaying customers. According to the data in 2004, Harris County public and private hospitals provided more than $2 billion in uncompensated care. In Texas, insured residents subsidized the care of the uninsured through $3 billion in higher premium costs.

Due to this high number Houston will be one of the 10 target markets for the nationwide campaign to promote plans to widen health insurance coverage in response to the celebration of the Uninsured Week. Already the nonprofit Harris County Public Healthcare System Council plans to spread the costs among uninsured low-income workers such as the consumers, their employers. It also hopes to receive $90 million federal grant via the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. With this it can offer a basic health insurance policy for $150 a month, with the cost equally shared between the employee, the employer and the grant. By 2008 the main aim is to provide insurance to about 100,000 people in the Houston area.

The program is offered to those receiving a salary less than $50,000 a year. Even uninsured rates are on the rise among more affluent segments of the population, private insurers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield, are marketing affordable hospitalization and basic care plans. One of the aims of Uninsured Week in H
'"/>




Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Startling Expose – Physicians Often Have No Regular Source Of Health Car
2. Want a Healthy brew? Have some Tea!
3. Healthcare sector is now a multi billion-dollar industry in India
4. Exclusive breast-feeding advised for six months in infants recommends World Health Organization
5. Health at heights
6. Health Officials Recommend Flu Vaccine
7. Slightly High BP Poses Health Risk
8. Unsatisfactory Grade On Womens Health Issues
9. Iodex goes to SmithKline Beecham consumer Healthcare
10. Healthy Medicine Or Harmful Intoxicant?
11. Healthy snacks improve nutrition of kids
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
TAG: Health Insurance Fueling Medical Crisis

(Date:9/18/2014)... News) -- Rising temperatures in the Atlantic Ocean may ... waters that are becoming warmer, an expansion that could ... A study of 40 species along the reefs ... the invasive and poisonous lionfish, according to researchers from ... University of North Carolina-Wilmington, who published their findings in ...
(Date:9/18/2014)... Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter ... that the Ebola outbreak in West Africa is starting to spread ... than 700 new cases of the deadly viral infection were reported ... cases to more than 5,300, with roughly half of those reported ... The number of deaths now tops 2,600. WHO has estimated ...
(Date:9/18/2014)... IL (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 Limited ... fall. , Only 100 spots are still available ... and Operations of ASCs on October 23-25, 2014 at ... Becker's Hospital Review Chief Information Officer Strategy Roundtable on ... Only 25 spots remain for Becker's Hospital Review Chief ...
(Date:9/18/2014)... PRAIRIE, Texas (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 ... for the air medical transport industry, ShandsCair Flight ... Airbus Helicopters Inc . (AHI) at the Air ... , The recently delivered and placed into service ShandsCair ... B4 that will be displayed at AMTC highlight Airbus ...
(Date:9/18/2014)... It is that time of year – time to ... Evensong Spa at Heidel House Resort ... a special $50 rate Oct. 20 through Nov. 1. ... Resorts , is the only Wisconsin destination spa participating in ... and wellness by experiencing affordable spa and wellness treatments. ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Rising Atlantic Ocean Temperatures Could Pose Threat to Reefs 2Health News:New Ebola Cases Top 700 in Just One Week, Officials Report 2Health News:New Ebola Cases Top 700 in Just One Week, Officials Report 3Health News:Limited Spots Remain at Becker's Upcoming ASC and Hospital Conferences 2Health News:Airbus Helicopters Inc. Features Industry-leading Models at AMTC 2Health News:Airbus Helicopters Inc. Features Industry-leading Models at AMTC 3Health News:Airbus Helicopters Inc. Features Industry-leading Models at AMTC 4Health News:Evensong Spa Celebrates Spa Week with $50 Services 2Health News:Evensong Spa Celebrates Spa Week with $50 Services 3
... in School-Age Children with Less,Complex Heart Defects, ... does not cause short-term neurological problems in,children and ... to pediatric researchers. The new finding contrasts favorably,with ... surgery for more complex heart conditions., "This ...
... U.S. Families Spend Over $3 Billion Each Year on OTC ... is about to be hit with,runny noses, sore throats and ... in the U.S. that is clinically proven to,shorten the duration ... a naturally-safe cold remedy produced by German pharmaceutical,company, Schwabe, uses ...
... ANTHEM, Ariz., Nov. 11 Prime Companies, Inc.,(Pink Sheets: ... now scheduled for launch by the end of 2008. ... consumers to search for,the dentist of their choice, who ... anticipate revenues to begin to be generated by our ...
... 11 A groundbreaking new study published in,the November ... that eaters of lower energy dense breakfast have improved ... a healthy weight. The,study found that those who enjoy ... richer in important vitamins and minerals and lower in,saturated ...
... Nov. 11 The 14th Annual National Ergonomics,Conference ... Dec. 2 - 5,will be attended by ergonomics, ... international organizations, including: American,Airlines, Bayer, CDC, ExxonMobil, Ford, ... Toyota, US Dept of Labor/OSHA, U.S.,Army and hundreds ...
... of cases, U-M Health Minute: Today,s top health issues ... Bradford Miller,has had diabetes for nine years, and he knows ... and numbness in the feet., "Knowing some of the ... care of those things immediately I knew would prevent larger,issues, ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:No Drop in I.Q. Seen After Bypass for Child Heart Surgery 2Health News:No Drop in I.Q. Seen After Bypass for Child Heart Surgery 3Health News:Naturally Safe Cold Remedy Challenges Effectiveness of Over-The-Counter Cold Medications 2Health News:Naturally Safe Cold Remedy Challenges Effectiveness of Over-The-Counter Cold Medications 3Health News:Prime Companies Announces Launch of Consumer Dental Service Software 2Health News:Breakfast Improves Overall Diet Quality and May Help with Weight Management 2Health News:Breakfast Improves Overall Diet Quality and May Help with Weight Management 3Health News:2008 National Ergonomics Conference and Expo to Focus on Ways to Increase Productivity and Reduce Spending in the Workplace 2Health News:2008 National Ergonomics Conference and Expo to Focus on Ways to Increase Productivity and Reduce Spending in the Workplace 3Health News:Foot Problems Common Among People With Diabetes 2Health News:Foot Problems Common Among People With Diabetes 3
(Date:9/18/2014)... , Sept. 18, 2014  ePharmaSolutions, the ... recognized as the Disruptive Innovator of the ... cloud-based eClinical platform. This solution includes an ... master file (eTMF), a remote monitoring application, ... ReferralPlus+ patient screening and matching technology. ...
(Date:9/18/2014)... PLAINSBORO, N.J. , Sept. 18, ... of the National Hemophilia Foundation,s (NHF) new three-year ... support to people with hemophilia and their families/caregivers ... that can impede disease management. The curriculum for ... With Your Provider About Pain , focuses on ...
(Date:9/18/2014)... Australian biomarker discovery company Minomic International Ltd ... MiStat™ prostate cancer screening test, planning to achieve US ... Minomic,s proprietary MiStat™ technology is a screening ... biomarker known as the MIL-38 antigen. This biomarker is ... Researchers at 11 leading urology centres in ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:ePharmaSolutions Named 2014 Disruptive Innovator of the Year for its ePharmaONE eClinical Platform 2ePharmaSolutions Named 2014 Disruptive Innovator of the Year for its ePharmaONE eClinical Platform 3Novo Nordisk Supports National Hemophilia Foundation Initiative for "Collaborating in Care" Disease Management Program 2Novo Nordisk Supports National Hemophilia Foundation Initiative for "Collaborating in Care" Disease Management Program 3Minomic Launches US Pilot Study of MiStat(TM) Novel Prostate Cancer Screening Technology 2
... FAIRPORT, N.Y., March 19, 2012 CooperVision, a leading ... Eighth Annual Global Awards with a "Best ... branding firm Siegel+Gale collaborated with the company on its ... is the first and highest worldwide recognition of its ...
... Therapies, Inc., a development stage biotechnology company focused on ... that it has appointed Duane Nash, MD, JD, MBA, ... Dr. Nash joins Vital Therapies, Inc., from Wedbush PacGrow ... Equity Research. According to STARMINE® / Thomson Reuters, Dr. ...
Cached Medicine Technology:CooperVision Wins 2012 REBRAND 100® Global Award 2Top Ranked Equity Analyst Joins Vital Therapies, Inc. 2
... a threaded titanium anchor, specifically ... The anchor features wide threads ... optimize bone purchase, as well ... prevent suture binding. Fastin RC ...
... The Rotator Cuff Anchor (RCA), ... for soft tissue reattachment to bone. ... which eliminates the need to predrill ... in fixation is due to subcortical ...
The Mini-Revo suture anchor is designed primarily for arthroscopic and open Bankart shoulder repair. Additional applications include other shoulder repair procedures, as well as use in small joints....
... UltraFix MiniMite Suture Anchor System ... the market that will accept ... surface until deployed eliminates tissue, ... its ultra smooth eyelet hole ...
Medicine Products: