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Affordable Health Insurance

Many families and individuals across the nation are in search of finding affordable health insurance. However, as the cost of the medical insurance keeps rising medical coverage is less affordable year by year. This section covers news and research about where the health insurance is affordable and what the government or private companies are doing with health care reform.

Lack Of Medicare Part D Coverage For All Medically Necessary Prescriptions Endangers Older Americans

Health professionals are calling upon Congress to pass legislation to require Medicare prescription drug plans to provide access to all medically accepted uses for the drugs they cover.

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Senate Package To Suspend Scheduled Reduction In Medicare Physician Fees

The Senate Finance Committee on Wednesday held a closed meeting to discuss a Medicare package that would reverse a 10.1% reduction in physician fees scheduled to take effect on Jan. 1, 2008, but the details of the proposal remain undetermined, CQ HealthBeat reports. Committee Chair Max Baucus (D-Mont.) has proposed a $30 billion Medicare package that would suspend the scheduled reduction in physician fess for two years and increase payments to providers in rural areas and prevent a reduction in rehabilitation therapy reimbursements.

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