Thousands of Hawaii seniors enrolled in Medicare Advantage plans could lose their coverage altogether if Congress passes legislation that would slash payments to Medicare Advantage plans.
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As both chambers of Congress debate expanding State Children's Health Insurance Program, National Center for Policy Analysis explains how this expansion will be costly for children, seniors and the poor.
A proposal that would provide U.S. families with tax credits of as much as $15,000 to purchase individual health insurance policies.
Employer-sponsored health insurance developments are highlighted in this Kaiser daily health policy report. Employer-based health insurance policy is not necessarily about being affordable no not, but rather coverage benefits.
Senate to begin debate on legislation that would reauthorize State Children's Health Insurance Program and expand funding for the program by $35 billion.
Employers should stop providing group health insurance and help employees get individual policies instead.
Democratic presidential candidates John Edwards, Barack Obama, Hillary Rodham Clinton, Dennis Kucinich support universal health insurance for children.
Senate will begin debate on legislation to reauthorize and expand State Children's Health Insurance Program.
Department of Health and Hospitals is sponsoring a campaign as part of its annual Back-to-School health insurance enrollment drive.
Children in low-income families have access to health coverage, nearly nine in ten registered voters voice support for the State Children's Health Insurance Program.
Health care experts unveiled four policy proposals that could create a universal health care system in the U.S.
Mike Leavitt, Secretary of Health and Human Services supports reauthorization of State Children's Health Insurance Program.
US Senate Finance Committee to approve bipartisan legislation to increase federal cigarette tax in order to fund the State Children's Health Insurance Program.
Safety Net Health Plans will host a conference to unveil a new comprehensive report on state strategies to expand health insurance coverage.
FHCE offered up its 24-hour U.S. Uninsured Help Line and its website's eligibility quiz as a first step in reducing the number of people who are uninsured.
In the consumer-directed health plan market that has emerged during the past several years, there has been a general focus by health insurers to be the first to offer a CDHP product to the market.
President Bush will veto Senate legislation that would increase funding for SCHIP by $35 billion over five years.
An Indiana state law that and requires health insurers to cover policyholders' children until age 24 surprised Indiana lawmakers.
Presidential candidate Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton would shift federal funding from Iraq to domestic needs, including money that would expand SCHIP to cover nine million uninsured children
HHS Secretary wrote that a proposal to increase the federal cigarette tax to fund an SCHIP health insurance expansion would increase taxes on low-income taxpayers.
Government subsidies that reduce health insurance premiums by 50% would decrease the number of uninsured U.S. residents by 3%.
Newly proposed legislation includes 10 steps intended to expand access to health care providers and insurance.
The would offer health insurance coverage to an estimated 4.1 million additional children who otherwise would not have had coverage, but would limit states' ability to provide much-needed health insurance coverage to the parents in low-income families .
India-based insurance company to launch the country's first insurance policy that covers people living with HIV/AIDS.
Uninsured Adults With Chronic Illnesses Use More Health Care Services When They Qualify For Medicare
Uninsured adults with common chronic illnesses had greater health expenditures and more frequent physician office visits.
New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer (D) has ordered the state health commissioner and state insurance superintendent to develop by next summer a universal health insurance plan for the state, the governor and state officials said on Tuesday, the New York Times reports. Spitzer seeks to expand health insurance to half of the 2.8 million uninsured New York residents by 2008, as he promised during his campaign for governor, and later expand coverage to all uninsured residents.
USA Today examined growing effort by employers to both shift additional medical costs to workers.
Almost 60 percent of U.S. children and many childless adults would qualify for health insurance.
A number of Democratic presidential candidates support health insurance reform approaches that borrow from the Massachusetts model of universal health insurance.