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How To Reduce Cost Without Sacrificing Your Health Coverage

...ident of The Benefits Group. HRA's are open to employees employed by companies of all sizes, unlike some plans. The HRA contributions are an unfunded liability and are only paid if claims rise above a set point and are capped to a known liability and are free from state, federal and FICA taxes. ...

New Report Estimates State Retiree Health Care Liabilities at $558 Billion

...ON, July 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- States have unfunded liabilities for retiree health care of about $558 ...sity, coverage, and outstanding liabilities. unfunded actuarial accrued liabilities (UAAL) for many gove...statements reveal substantial differences in total unfunded retiree health care liabilities. This is a functio...

Health care outcome boost needs better studies

...tients or providers to experimental and control groups when necessary treatment may be withheld. Many QI studies were opportunistic, in other words unfunded studies of a change in practice going on in an organisation. These often do not allow sufficient time for careful design or even selection of adequate...

Pelosi, Governors' Remarks Before Meeting on Health Care

...Health that has reduced our uninsured rate and reduced the cost of Medicaid at the same time. And it's also important, I believe, that states not have unfunded mandates. I think another important suggestion I would offer to you and your colleagues is to approach it on a bipartisan basis, because this is...

California Public Pension Crisis: The Ticking Time Bomb, a Full Disclosure Network Cable TV Series

...a bombshell exposé of California's massive, unfunded public employee retirement benefits, Full Disclosu... Contra Costa and Orange Counties have billions in unfunded public employee pension benefits. Minerd's suggest...s, and pension benefit debt is $130 billion before unfunded health care benefits that is three times all outst...

More Dire Warnings for Social Security

...00 senior supporters called on the President and Congress to take immediate action to secure the promised benefits older Americans rely on. "With unfunded liabilities of up to $100 trillion and the Social Security Trust Fund scheduled to pay out more than it takes in by 2016, America's seniors deserve to...

Governor Rendell Says Medical Malpractice Insurance Continues to Show Signs of Significant Improvement

...rogram, I also proposed phasing-out the Mcare program as the physicians have long wanted and using approximately $1 billion in public funds to pay the unfunded liability so that cost does not fall on the shoulders of our physicians." Health care providers in Pennsylvania are required to carry $1 million ...

Barry Arbuckle, PhD, MemorialCare Medical Centers CEO and Immediate Past Chair, California Hospital Association, Speaks Out on California Budget Passage

...lth insurance or inadequate health coverage; and most of our state's nearly 500 hospitals are witnessing overcrowded ERs, inadequate reimbursement and unfunded mandates. Over the last decade more than 70 hospitals and 90 ERs have closed in our state, placing a tremendous burden on all health care facilities....

Controversial New Pool & Spa Safety Act Will Create Public Pool Closures Nationwide

...te laws require local health departments to review and approve changes to pools before work begins. The Pool & Spa Safety Act is an unfunded mandate for health departments who do not have the capacity to review changes on all public pools in their jurisdiction prior to the dea...

Medicare, Social Security Owe Up to $52 Trillion to Current Retirees and Workers

...he spring, the Social Security/Medicare trustees reported that if Social Security and Medicare were to continue indefinitely, the present value of the unfunded obligation is $101.7 trillion, or seven times the size of the national economy. Currently, the two programs combined are spending more than t...
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Should doctors tell patients about expensive, unfunded drugs?

It is unethical and paternalistic for doctors to withhold information from patients about new drugs that are not yet publicly funded, say researchers in this week's BMJ. New drugs may be more effective than existing treatments, but many are very expensive and may not be available through publicl...

Case Western Reserve University engineers hit pay dirt with clay mixture

...ange of possible products. After Schiraldi came to the university in 2002 and had a graduate student trained and ready by 2004 to take on an "extra unfunded project," Schiraldi's lab began making these new kinds of polymer-based materials. Graduate student Matt Gawryla has since received a President's O...
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Start-ups grow up

...goes to work where it can make a differencewith customer acquisition and retention. Of the companies I've met these last months, more than half are unfunded or underfunded by institutional investors. They have learned to "squeeze a nickel until Washington cries," as one start-up CEO put it. They don't have...
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