Steny Hoyer, Max Baucus have announced a Wednesday deadline to reach an agreement on revisions to a bill to reauthorize and expand SCHIP.
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About two million low-income beneficiaries enrolled in Medicare prescription drug plans could be moved to new plans in 2008, and millions of other beneficiaries will have to change plans if they want to avoid double-digit premium increases.
House Republicans who are in discussions with a bipartisan group of Senate lawmakers to craft a third version of legislation that would reauthorize and expand SCHIP.
Health insurance companies increasingly are focusing marketing efforts for individual policies on the estimated seven million uninsured U.S. residents between the ages of 50 and 64.
From 2005 to 2006, 63.2% of U.S residents younger than 65 had employer-sponsored coverage, compared with 67.7% from 2000 to 2001.
Summaries examine recent news coverage about fiscal year 2008 state budgets for Florida, Maryland and Michigan.
One in every eight (12.2 percent) of the 47 million Americans without health insurance is a veteran or member of a veteran's household.
House examined six rules proposed by HHS that would affect matching funds for state Medicaid programs.
John Ensign promoted a bill that would eliminate funding restrictions for Medicare beneficiaries who undergo physical therapy.
Senate cleared a procedural hurdle for revised legislation that would reauthorize and expand SCHIP.
Summaries of several editorials, two opinion pieces and a letter to the editor that recently addressed the debate over a revised SCHIP bill passed on Thursday by the House appear below.
The issue brief examines coverage provided by Medicaid for women of reproductive age at the national and state levels.
As older adults get closer to age 65, they will need to make choices about their Medicare coverage and prescription plan options, because Medicare Part D may be in their future.
Small Business Committee Leaders to Press for Affordable Health Insurance Solutions at Committee Hearing.
The current SCHIP legislation (the program, which provides affordable health insurance to families) passed by Congress was designed to massively expand SCHIP program eligibility without doing anything to help make private health insurance more affordable.
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House The House will consider a modified bill to reauthorize and expand SCHIP.
Study provides new evidence that members who have health savings accounts and health reimbursement accounts have lower medical costs and are more engaged in seeking out more cost effective care.
Summaries examine the recent presidential veto of legislation that would have reauthorized and expanded SCHIP and the House's failed attempt to override the veto.