AP/Lexington Herald-Leader examined problems experienced by Medicare beneficiaries who try to switch their private Medicare Advantage health insurance plans.
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Number Of Presidential Candidates Pushing Health System Overhauls Signals 'Power' Of Issue In 2008 Election, New York Times Reports.
Emergency regulations to increase the required minimum contribution by employers to workers' health insurance coverage.
The Employee Retirement Income Security Act might have the potential to "derail" state efforts to reduce the number of uninsured residents, the Wall Street Journal reports. Enacted in 1974, ERISA limits the authority of states to impose certain rules on employers regarding health coverage so that firms can "avoid a patchwork of state regulations and offer uniform benefits, helping keep down costs," the Journal reports.
Little research has been conducted on the effects of high-deductible health insurance plans on women, but studies point to potentially higher costs.
President Bush is hoping to turn the upcoming debate over children's health insurance into one that focuses on helping all of the uninsured.
Although "little research" has been conducted on the effects of high-deductible health insurance plans on women, "several studies point to potentially higher costs, ... especially where maternity care is concerned."
Potential donors fear losing health insurance.
People of working age are more likely to become disabled than they are to die prematurely, even though twice as many people have life insurance as have disability coverage.
Individuals who have a regular and accessible primary health care provider report higher quality of care, regardless of race or health insurance status.
Report examines how parents' health coverage status affects their children's health. Study discusses medicaid pay-for-performance.
Purchasing disability insurance, however, can be tricky and expensive.
Retiree Health Access program is intended to provide affordable health coverage for former employees age 55 to 64.
According to a new federal report the number of adults without health insurance increased by 2 million from 2005 to 2006 in USA, as health insurance is less affordable.
Number of Albertans with coverage under the Alberta Health Care Insurance Plan and the government sponsored Alberta Blue Cross supplemental health care plan increased again.
HR Policy Association to offer a first of its kind retiree health insurance offering for pre- and post-65 retirees.
AP/Long Island Newsday examined how the Bush administration granted a waiver to Wisconsin allowing the state to continue health insurance covering adults through SCHIP.
A discussion with "Marketplace" is about Massachusetts health insurance law that requires residents to obtain health insurance by July 1 or face penalties.
A study found 1.8 million veterans younger than age 65 lack health insurance or access to care at VA facilities.
Number of uninsured U.S. children shows fewer kids than previous estimates who are uninsured and eligible for SCHIP or Medicaid.
Members of the Teamsters and Machinists Unions walked off the job in protest of Columbia Ford's refusal to help allay the rising costs of health care, passing on costs to their employees while not offering enough of a wage increase to offset the burden.
While the Commonwealth of Massachusetts is just days away from embarking on a new universal health care insurance law, many people, though aware and optimistic, don't believe they should be forced to obtain the insurance they are required to buy.
Prominent Medicare Health Plans Strengthen Consumer Protections and Voluntarily Pledge to Temporarily Suspend Non-Group PFFS Marketing.
Humana Partners with CMS and other Medicare Health Plans in Temporarily Suspending Marketing of its Medicare Advantage Private Fee-For-Service Product.
Predictions that consumer-directed health plans such as health savings accounts would continue their steep growth appear to be overstated according to a national survey of health plan sponsors covering between 1,000 and 15,000 lives.
Studies find the uninsured and people with certain types of public health insurance are more likely to be diagnosed with more advanced cancer compared to those with private insurance.
ACS issued four principles that define quality health insurance and highlight major problems in the health care system that are impeding progress against cancer and other major diseases. Health insurance should be affordable, adequate, available and administratively simple to manage benefits.
Caps on medical malpractice damages mean lower insurance premiums for doctors.
Funding cuts to the Medicare Advantage program would cause more than 180,000 people in Michigan with Medicare Advantage plans to lose their coverage.