Lesson From the States: Lack of Cost Controls Derailed California Health Reform, Led to Budget Overruns and Unaffordable Policies in Massachusetts
WASHINGTON, April 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Health care reform failed in California last year, and Massachusetts faces budget overruns and out-of-pocket cost increases for patients under its health care law, because cost control was not part of state reform proposals, said Consumer Watchdog to...
Massachusetts Teacher Facing Unaffordable Mandatory Health Insurance Speaks Out Against CA Mandate Proposal
New Poll Finds Californians Overwhelmingly Oppose Mandatory Health
Insurance, Favor Regulation of Insurance Companies
SANTA MONICA, Calif., Jan. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following
is being issued by Foundation for Taxpayer and Consumer Rights:
At a press conference, a ...
HIV Drugs Unaffordable for Common Man: Kalam
Urging the medical community to develop 'much cheaper' drugs to combat HIV/AIDS, President A P J Abdul Kalam today said the available first and second line treatment of the deadly disease is still out of reach of the common man in the country.
Stating that the Indian companies have done for...
Pelosi, Democratic Leaders Remarks Today at News Conference on Legislative Accomplishments
...hat recognizes the special needs of small business. And if you are a person who becomes sick -- many families could escape bankruptcy each year due to unaffordable
health benefits, but their needs are addressed in this legislation.
We have given our Members this card to take home, perhaps you have seen it:...
Great Expressions Dental Centers, Inc. Offers Free Membership and Up to 35% Off Dental Care With the Great Expressions Smile Protection Program
...ions states: "Great Expressions understands that professional dental care is a priority to many families, but due to the challenging economy it may be unaffordable
for them. By offering free membership into the Great Expressions Smile Protection Program, we are providing families with an opportunity to receive s...
U.S. Non-Profit Announces Opening of Life-Saving Dialysis Facility in Philippines
...ing cause of death among Filipinos. Unfortunately, proper treatment is difficult due to lack of access to hospitals that can provide dialysis and the unaffordable
cost of treatment. By partnering with the local government to open the facility in San Carlos, Bridge of Life - DaVita Medical Missions(TM) hopes to ...
Contract Talks for 1,800 Security Officers at Kaiser Permanente Break Down - Major Cuts to Worker Healthcare are at Issue
...when Securitas was awarded Kaiser's security contract, making routine doctor's visits, preventative care, medications, and other basic health services unaffordable
for many officers and their families.
"Kaiser Permanente wants to be seen as a leader in the movement for national health care reform, yet they ...
AAHSA Statement on House Ways and Means Committee Hearing
...central role in America's health care crisis. The needs are great. The costs are high. Insurance coverage is nearly non-existent. This makes it simply unaffordable
While health reform discussions have focused on the acute care system, we note that the principles that underlie this draft bill resonat...
Coalition Continues Fight for Long-Term Services and Supports in Health Care Reform
...s. The costs of this care not only affect people, but businesses, government programs, the medical profession and the economy as a whole. It is simply unaffordable
"There is an artificial line between acute care and long-term service and supports," Minnix said. "Health care reform without long-term...
Health Affairs Report On Mass. Mandatory Insurance Law Confirms: Strong Public Option Must Be Included in National Health Reform
...nce must be a part of national health reform, said Consumer Watchdog.
Consumer Watchdog said that Massachusetts' experience shows that reform is unaffordable
without a public option like Medicare in competition with for-profit insurance companies. Unlike Massachusetts which is dominated by non-profit insure...
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Straw bale house survives violent shaking at earthquake lab
...ed around the world, but those have posts and beams for support and rely on energy-intensive materials, skilled labor and complex machinery, making it unaffordable
for the poor," Donovan said. "In our design, the straw bales are the support, and not just for insulation. Our design is half the cost of conventional...
In Vietnam, alongside progress, a battle for life
...herefore difficult to treat. This is particularly true in rural areas where health education is lacking and, for most people, medical check-ups are an unaffordable
Nguyen Thi Xuong, 50, a farmer from Ha Tinh province, about 450 kilometers south of Hanoi, first felt a lump in her breast in 2006. "It was...
The song doesn't remain the same in fragmented bird populations
...nd fragmentation in a variety of ecosystems and remote regions. In these conditions, traditional long-term population monitoring is a difficult if not unaffordable
task. Given its easily quantifiable nature, this study suggests that birdsong could become an early warning signal of populations in trouble.
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