Tag: "uninsured" at medical news
Trust in Doctor gives better cure
... found that in African-Americans, the poor and the uninsured
delayed care were not affected by trust. Researchers also feel that the physicians who are responsible for giving a delayed treatment may also be responsible for low level of trust in their patients. Source: Eurekalert....
Uninsured People Turn To Free Clinics.
National statistics show that the numbers of uninsured
people in US have increased. This is due to the fa... approach the free clinics. Among those who are uninsured
56% work full time and the rest work part time working in shifts with two or three jobs. It’s not a ...
New Medicare Plan - Mixed Reaction among Pharmacists.
...are // reform act. waryThis will result in the uninsured
and a few people who buy medications from the Canadian pharmacy back top the market. There will an increase in the sales of drugs. But on the other hand the profit level of the many pharmacies will diminish greatly. The business will be back but t...
Vermont Governor steps in with a new health insurance plan.
...rnor f Vermont has come up with a new strategy for uninsured
Vermonters. He said that about one third are still uninsured
// because they can’t afford insurance. According to his new plan every individual will be assign...
Productivity in New Zealand hit by Absenteeism through Health Reasons
...200 insured workers who needed an operation and 76 uninsured
workers. It was found that uninsured
workers took an average of 48 days off as compared to just 14 days for insured staff. But the compan...
San Francisco Mayor Proposes An Alternate Plan For The Uninsured City Residents
...ewsom said that he has a plan that will enable the uninsured
in the city to have access to health care facility...t the cost would vary from $50 to $100 a month per uninsured
San Franciscan. This is due to the fact that the officials don’t have a finite figure of the numb...
Rising Medicare costs
...ounts should be encouraged to reduce the number of uninsured
people. Hence various measures are to be considered before settling in for a solution to help the present scenario in the field of Medicare....
Blazing Statistics: Burn Victims in USA Are Old and Poor
...ctims with private insurance is $41,400; and for uninsured
burn victims, the average charge is $34,900. 1. ...zations of burn victims with 11 percent charges to uninsured
burn victims. 2. Nearly 3.7 percent of all burn victims succumb to the burns, while in the hospita...
Mexi-Plan by Health Net, Expected To Be a Boon for Uninsured Latinos
...and are mainly focused at the estimated 2 million uninsured
Latinos who live there , and who are either self-employed or offer their services to small time businessmen, who don’t obviously offer any health insurance schemes. Five years ago employers were approached by Health Net, with group insurance plans ...
Fewer Doctors Treating For Free
...ge problem for America’s quickly growing number of uninsured
people. // According to a study conducted by the...obably because many of these doctors have to treat uninsured
patients in the ER. Over 60% of the pediatricians provided free care. Dr. Peter Cunningham, senior ...
Solution For Controlling The Raising Health Costs
... that the emphasis on HSAs does little to help the uninsured
and it would favour the healthiest and wealthiest Americans. Some health care providers are also doubtful of Mr. Hubbard's push to publicize their prices and some economists feel that his approach to health care is overly simplified....
Massachusetts Governor To Sign Health Coverage Bill
...he bill, which seeks to offer coverage for 550,000 uninsured
citizens in the state, is being hailed as a national model. The bill will cost $316 million in the first year and $1 billion in the second year with most of the money coming in the form of federal reimbursements....
50% of young US adults uninsured
... nearly 15 million// American adults who have been uninsured
for nearly four years in succession. A report fr...arallel surveys have estimated the total number of uninsured
Americans at about 46 million, and this perhaps indicates the widespread unaffordability factor amon...
Health Insurance Fueling Medical Crisis in US
...cording to the statistics it has the highest (32%) uninsured
rate in the country. This poses a severe set back ...exas, 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 ...
Health Insurance Numbers Declining In American Families
...cent times, a new survey has tracked the number of uninsured
people in low income and moderate-income American ...t likely to be uninsured. The vast majority of the uninsured
are in working families: of the estimated 48 million working-age Americans uninsured
during the year...
Lack Of Insurance Means Worse Care For Uninsured
... though rates of use increase as income increases, uninsured
adults are not using their pocket funds to narrow ...th annual incomes between $20,000 and $40,000 were uninsured
for at least part of the past year, up from 28 percent in 2001. This study, which appears in the M...
Insurance Plans after Graduation
...t was found that more than half of adults who were uninsured
last year reported problems with medical debts. People 19 to 29 were the group most often uninsured. Larry Akey, a spokesman for America's Health Insurance Plans, a trade group in Washington, D.C talks about the insurance plans to the students. He sa...
No Insurance For Young Adults In U.S.
...-65 population, they account for 30 percent of the uninsured
non-elderly population. The instability of coverag...t of part-time and non-students ages 19 to 23 were uninsured
compared with 20 percent of full-time students in the same age group. Young adults from low-income...
Vermont Witness To A Progressive Health-Insurance Law
... which will bail out nearly 25,000 people from the uninsured
AMA Supports Tax Penalty for Uninsured Americans
...n Medical Association has backed a tax penalty for uninsured
Americans who earn enough to buy medical insurance...icy that would be used at the federal level to get uninsured
people covered,’ said Dr. Ardis Hoven, a member of the AMA's board of trustees, ‘I'd like to think o...
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