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  • Centers
  • Although the ACA took important steps towards expanding access points by increasing funding for community health centers and the National Health Service Corps, for example, the tremendous scope of the problem requires further attention and action. (pnhp.org)
  • eligible
  • To address problems of long wait times at Veterans Health Administration hospitals, in 2014 Congress established the Veterans Choice Program, which provides private health care options for eligible veterans at government expense. (pnhp.org)
  • disadvantage
  • Health surveys based on representative probability samples of the population are designed to provide this by collecting data on health behaviours, health determinants such as socioeconomic disadvantage and obesity, prevalence of diseases, need for health care and whether this has been provided, functional capacity, and nutritional status. (mja.com.au)
  • pediatric
  • From first-time seizures to hard-to-control (intractable) epilepsy, the Comprehensive Pediatric Epilepsy Program offers a complete range of individualized treatments, including minimally invasive surgery and dietary therapies to eliminate seizures that can potentially injure a child's brain. (childrensnational.org)
  • universal
  • When other states see that we can cut the cost of healthcare, streamline our medical industry, and still provide universal coverage to all North Carolinians, then all of the sudden, single-payer health care doesn't look so bad. (pnhp.org)
  • Brandon says his bill is similar to other states' initiatives such as the "Minnesota Health Act" or the "California Universal Healthcare Act. (pnhp.org)
  • The truth is that the only reason we, among all major countries, do not have universal health care has everything to do with politics and greed. (pnhp.org)
  • universal health care, privately delivered, and publicly funded by an equitable progressive taxation policy. (pnhp.org)
  • In a recent commentary (Opinion Exchange, Jan. 23), Dr. Virginia Dale told readers that they must choose between universal health insurance and rationing. (pnhp.org)
  • As a physician, I agree that we must get health care costs down if we're going to achieve universal coverage, but I strongly disagree that the only way to do it is to ration. (pnhp.org)
  • Providing universal health care is not socialistic. (pnhp.org)
  • practice
  • Also known as the Transfusion Buddy Program , this practice reduces your child's risk for complications. (childrensnational.org)
  • The Voluntary Value Program, as they've dubbed the alternative, would get rid of the MIPS program and all three types of reporting requirements -- Advancing Care Information (ACI), Clinical Practice Improvement Activities (CPIA), and quality measures -- and scrap CMS support for Electronic Health Records reporting. (pnhp.org)
  • Trump
  • Trump, knowing how to get national attention, will be uniquely able to explain why inevitable criticism of his proposal by the medical/pharmaceutical insurance complex is self-interested and misleading. (pnhp.org)
  • clinic
  • At an NBS Follow-Up Program clinic visit, a nurse practitioner or geneticist will take a complete medical and family history, perform a physical exam, order necessary diagnostic laboratory testing and start any necessary or preventative treatment. (childrensnational.org)
  • genetic
  • A genetic study at the National Hansen's Disease Program reports that armadillos may be a source of infection in the southern United States. (hrsa.gov)
  • closely
  • The Inherited Metabolic Disorders Program partners closely with our on-site Biochemical Genetics Laboratory to offer a wide variety of laboratory tests without needing to send to outside labs. (childrensnational.org)
  • year
  • Immigrants, particularly noncitizens, pay billions more into Medicare's Hospital Insurance Trust Fund than they withdraw in health benefits each year, according to researchers at Harvard Medical School and Hunter College School of Public Health. (commondreams.org)
  • Attorney General Maura Healey is demanding that companies selling naloxone in Massachusetts explain why the cost of the drug, which is used to reverse heroin overdoses, has skyrocketed since former governor Deval Patrick declared a public health emergency a year ago. (pnhp.org)
  • Around the same time, former Indiana Sen. Evan Bayh's wife, Susan Bayh, served on the board of directors of WellPoint (now Anthem), one of the largest private health insurer in the world, where she received a salary of $327,000 a year for attending meetings occasionally. (pnhp.org)
  • The more somber note is that even if the American depicted in that cartoon has health coverage, with the loss of a job or the onset of a major illness that causes the loss of health benefits, he or she may easily join the millions each year who are bankrupted by medical bills. (pnhp.org)
  • expense
  • As Paul Wellstone said: "We all do better when we all do better" -- not when the CEOs and executives of medical care organizations do obscenely better at the expense of our national health. (pnhp.org)
  • Team
  • The research team from Harvard Medical School and the City University of New York School of Public Health projects that the demographic composition of today's uninsured population will change little under Obamacare. (commondreams.org)
  • In one of the most detailed studies of its kind, a team of Greek and U.S. researchers have vividly chronicled the harmful public health impacts of the economic austerity measures imposed on Greece's population in the wake of the global economic crisis. (commondreams.org)
  • Diagnosis
  • Diagnosis in the U.S. is often delayed because health care providers are unaware of Hansen's disease (leprosy) and its symptoms. (hrsa.gov)
  • approach
  • We are one of the few programs in the country to offer an interdisciplinary approach to neurologic illness that includes a psychiatric perspective. (childrensnational.org)
  • Our program also offers a specialized, family-centered approach to care, featuring metabolic dietitians for those children who must follow a special metabolic diet. (childrensnational.org)
  • Reliable national polls demonstrate the popularity of a single-payer approach both in the medical profession and among citizens as a whole. (pnhp.org)
  • Lang has garnered a lot of attention, but his case just points to the need for a better approach to health care in the U.S. (pnhp.org)
  • visits
  • Earlier versions of Sanders's bill probably included copays for doctors visits and prescription drugs for the same reason that economists like them: they drive down health care usage and costs. (pnhp.org)
  • assessment
  • While some abnormal screens do not reflect true disease (known as "false positives"), immediate clinical assessment is recommended and available in our program, typically within one business day. (childrensnational.org)
  • researchers
  • The faculty are nationally known researchers, teachers and leaders present data making the case for national health insurance and answer the "tough questions" of opponents. (pnhp.org)
  • We are therefore commencing an over-arching review of the structure of NHMRC's grant program to determine whether we can streamline the current suite of funding schemes, while continuing to support the best Australian research and researchers for the benefit of human health. (nhmrc.gov.au)
  • Government
  • The U.S. Government established the predecessor of the National Hansen's Disease (Leprosy) Program, the National Leprosarium in Carville, Louisiana, in 1917. (hrsa.gov)
  • Thus feasibility trolls argue that GOP opposition to government-run health insurance renders futile any such proposal. (pnhp.org)
  • Yet that is what the federal government tried to do, setting off a battle for health care for weary warriors to wage with policymakers and a well-funded special interest over the VA and its future. (pnhp.org)
  • Conservatives bemoan duplicated government programs and administrative bloat. (pnhp.org)
  • medical
  • Our Parent Navigator Program informs, educates, supports, and empowers families to be strong partners with providers in advocating for their child's medical, educational, and social well-being. (childrensnational.org)
  • Looking to start a student chapter at your medical or health professional school? (pnhp.org)
  • Our health costs are driven by a multitude of factors that are in a state of constant changes and interactive adjustments, such as delivery of care, providers' payments, medical innovations, consumer behavior, access to preventive care and mental health, just to name a few. (pnhp.org)
  • The 80 percent they are obligated to spend on your health care is called their medical loss ratio. (pnhp.org)