Hillary Rodham Clinton plans to announce the details of her proposal to provide universal health insurance coverage at a hospital in Des Moines, Iowa.
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House and Senate negotiators have reached a tentative agreement on a framework for compromise SCHIP legislation.
To assure all are covered with affordable health insurance measures should include mandates, other mechanisms.
Getting affordable health insurance is harder than before as the cost of health insurance premiums rise 6.1 percent.
Affordable health insurance bill for children is being reconciled and pushed ahead by the House and Senate.
A major reason for racial health disparities in the U.S. is that the country lacks universal health care.
American Community Mutual Insurance is offering a new type of insurance plan that will have low monthly premiums and allow policyholders to purchase up to $5 million.
Legislation Would Block Bush Administration Rules Limiting SCHIP Eligibility To Lowest-Income Children
A bipartisan group of senators have introduced legislation that would prevent the implementation of new rules that are designed to limit SCHIP enrollment.
American Cancer Society plan to use entire advertising budget of $15 million to campaign against inadequate health insurance coverage.
A Florida health insurance advocacy group, FREEHEALTH says the president's plan is out of touch and as a replacement to the health insurance bill has offered another affordable plan designed to cover everyone in the country.
Summaries of several recent developments related to Medicare appear below.
Panel, Senate summarized recent coverage about the universal health care debate.
Employees who fear high out-of-pocket costs aren't blocking the growth of consumer-driven health (CDH) plans.
American Cancer Society decided to spend its entire advertising budget this year on addressing inadequate health coverage.
Premiums for employer-sponsored health insurance rose an average of 6.1 percent in 2007
U.S. employers have begun to require employees to provide documented proof of the eligibility of dependents enrolled in their health plans as part of an effort to reduce costs.
The time has come to provide married women who work with health insurance that is independent from their employers.
Editorials address CMS' recent decision to end Medicare reimbursements for eight specific preventable errors in hospitals.
A small number of U.S. employers require employees with unhealthy habits to pay more for health insurance as part of an effort to reduce costs.
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has issued the most sweeping rule changes for hospital reimbursement since 1983. The new regulations, which affect acute care hospitals nationwide, go into effect October 1, 2007, and will have significant impact on how hospitals are reimbursed for in-patient services (IPPS), according to recently completed studies by American Hospital Directory.
Health care benefit costs for U.S. employers may rise an average of 6.7% to $8,500 per employee in 2008.
Nearly all Republicans agree that giving individuals the same tax benefits that businesses now have for health care is the key to building a more competitive and equitable insurance market.
Two lawmakers recently promoted plans to establish universal health care for U.S. residents.
Insurance Regulators Investigating Limited-Benefit Plans Amid Allegations Of Deceptive Sales Tactics
Insurance regulators in 36 states led by Alaska and Washington have launched an investigation into limited-benefit health plans.
Limitimg SCHIP enrollment to the lowest-income children will reduce flexibility and make it difficult for states to expand coverage.
John Edwards's health insurance proposal would require all U.S. residents to receive preventive care.