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  • reform
  • When the Clinton administration tackled health care reform in 1993, Canada's national health care system-which operates without a private insurance industry-was held up as a model by progressives and a disaster by conservatives. (epi.org)
  • The aftermath of the First World War boosted demands for social reform, and led to a permanent increase in the role of the state in British society. (wikipedia.org)
  • The issue of health insurance reform in the United States has been the subject of political debate since the early part of the 20th century. (wikipedia.org)
  • PICO's New Voices Campaign, launched in 2004, seeks to help low-income communities have an impact at the national level on such issues as immigration reform, health care, education, and rebuilding the Gulf Coast in the wake of Hurricane Katrina. (wikipedia.org)
  • This situation is expected to be corrected by the health reform bill being considered by the US Congress in early 2010. (wikipedia.org)
  • They add, "These data raise a red flag about the prospects of opening up vast new markets for private insurers at public expense, as has happened in our state of Massachusetts, whose recent health care reform is often cited as a model for national reform. (pnhp.org)
  • ENHANCE International LLC is a management consultancy advising the China Insurance Regulatory Commission and the National Health and Family Planning Commission as China looks to reform health care with the China Demographics challenge of an aging population and a shift from the old communist health system to one that has to catch up with China's expanding economy and rapid growth of chronic diseases. (wikipedia.org)
  • ENHANCE International LLC held a conference with white house adviser and Affordable Care Act architect Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel and minister for health reform Mr. Liang Wan Nian under minister Li Bin (politician). (wikipedia.org)
  • ENHANCE International LLC is often quoted and published on China's insurance reform, in most of the major financial news sources including:CNBC, Bloomberg Businessweek, The Wall Street Journal, The Economist, Financial Times and A. M. Best's Best Review. (wikipedia.org)
  • 2000
  • For a time between 1998 and 2000, the NCAHF operated under the name National Council for Reliable Health Information (NCRHI). (wikipedia.org)
  • Notable recognitions include the Order of Canada (2013) for contributions to global health, the Luther Terry Award for Research on Tobacco Control (2012), The Globe and Mail 25 Transformational Canadians (2010), Top 40 Canadians under Age 40 Award (2004), the Ontario Premier's Research Excellence Award (2004), and Gold Medal from the Poland Health Promotion Foundation (2000). (elifesciences.org)
  • Vance Van Petten has served as the organization's National Executive Director since 2000. (wikipedia.org)
  • 1976
  • The United States presidential election debates were held during the 1976 presidential elections. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Southern California Council Against Health Fraud (SCCAHF) had its origin in 1976 at Loma Linda University with academic colleagues William Jarvis and Gordon Rick as co-founders. (wikipedia.org)
  • Bachelor of A
  • Brown holds a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, a Master of Public Policy degree from the University of Maryland, College Park, and an Honorary Associate of Arts from Atlantic Cape Community College in New Jersey. (wikipedia.org)
  • Larry Kawa holds a Bachelor of Arts in Biology from Brooklyn College, graduating in 1987. (wikipedia.org)
  • Florida
  • Guarantee Security Life Insurance Company, or GSLIC, represented one of the most severe cases of insurance fraud in Florida history. (wikipedia.org)
  • According to the Florida Insurance Commissioner: [GSLIC] was, almost from the beginning, a massive fraud, aided and abetted by blue-ribbon brokers and licensed professionals motivated by their own self-interest. (wikipedia.org)
  • The allegations by Florida insurance regulators against accounting firm Coopers & Lybrand ultimately led to a $4.5 million settlement. (wikipedia.org)
  • A $100 million settlement was reached between the Florida Department of Insurance and firms associated with the 1991 collapse of GSLIC. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 1978, Mark Sanford and William Blackburn were working as stockbrokers in Louisville, Kentucky when they decided to form their own company, Transmark USA, Inc. In 1984, Transmark purchased Guarantee Security Life Insurance Company (GSLIC) of Jacksonville, Florida. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Milken brothers' involvement in the GSLIC transactions eventually led to their being sued by the state of Florida for $225 million. (wikipedia.org)
  • Consequently, the State of Florida established a receivership to take control of the company. (wikipedia.org)
  • On December 20, 1991, the State of Florida filed a 17-count suit against GSLIC's executives, accountants, lawyers, and brokers charging "breach of fiduciary duty, negligence, breach of contract, waste of corporate assets and conspiracy to defraud. (wikipedia.org)
  • The State of Florida sought and obtained a court order freezing Chairman Mark Sanford's assets, after finding that he had purchased a Bahamian island, Rudder Cut Cay, with company funds and begun minting his own coins bearing his likeness on one side and that of his bikini-clad wife on the other. (wikipedia.org)
  • On the morning of October 1, 2013 Judicial Watch filed suit on behalf of Kawa Orthodontics in the Southern District of Florida against the United States Treasury, Treasury Secretary Jack Lew, the Internal Revenue Service, and acting IRS Director Daniel Werfel. (wikipedia.org)
  • World Health Organ
  • Tobacco products currently contribute to the deaths of 5.4 million people worldwide annually, according to the World Health Organization. (pnhp.org)
  • Prior to founding CGHR, Professor Jha served as Senior Scientist for the World Health Organization, where he co-led the work on health and poverty for the Commission on Macroeconomics and Health. (elifesciences.org)
  • premiums
  • Of course, pet insurance premiums are based on age, location and breed of the pet. (prweb.com)
  • Blue Shield) soon began selling group health insurance policies to employers, who then offered them to their employees and collected premiums. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 2004, employer-sponsored health insurance premiums grew 11.2% to $9,950 for family coverage, and $3,695 for a single person, according to a survey by the Kaiser Family Foundation and Health Research and Education Trust. (wikipedia.org)
  • Five years later, Kaiser's 2009 survey found that employer health insurance premiums were $13,375 for a family and $4,824 for a single person. (wikipedia.org)
  • From 1999 to 2009, Kaiser found that the insurance premiums had climbed 131% or 13.1% per year, and workers' contribution toward paying that premium jumped 128% or 12.8% per year. (wikipedia.org)
  • A March 2010 study by the Center for Studying Health System Change, a Washington DC think tank, found that out-of-pocket costs for health insurance premiums and services were rising faster than family incomes. (wikipedia.org)
  • Published in the journal Health Affairs, the study found "…After accounting for general inflation, family incomes remained stagnant between 2004 and 2006, while out-of-pocket spending on premiums and health care services increased 8.5% over the two-year period. (wikipedia.org)
  • They represent 8 percent of the US labor force, and essentially pay a tax on their health insurance premiums, unlike any other workers. (wikipedia.org)
  • The study, issued as a working paper, estimated that monthly premiums for the second-lowest-priced silver plans in 34 states, including Illinois, would have been 5.4 percent lower, on average, had United participated in the federally run marketplaces. (baltimoresun.com)
  • It also found that health insurance premiums, on average, are "responsive to competition. (baltimoresun.com)
  • Whether the increased competition holds in check monthly premiums remains an unknown, though additional market participants should help moderate increases, said Caroline Pearson at Avalere Health, a Washington, D.C.-based consulting firm that has closely followed the rollout of the law. (baltimoresun.com)
  • While premiums will vary dramatically across carriers and states, we expect average exchange premiums to increase slightly in 2015 as a result of patient demographics and medical inflation," Pearson said. (baltimoresun.com)
  • 2017
  • PHILADELPHIA - Timothy H. Lucas, II, MD, PhD, an assistant professor of Neurosurgery and director of the Translational Neuromodulation Lab in the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, has been awarded the 2017 Fellow in Leadership Award by Alpha Omega Alpha national medical honor society. (eurekalert.org)
  • compulsory
  • The Beveridge Report of 1942, (which identified five "Giant Evils" in society: squalor, ignorance, want, idleness and disease) essentially recommended a national, compulsory, flat rate insurance scheme which would combine health care, unemployment and retirement benefits. (wikipedia.org)
  • A unique American history of decentralization in government, limited government, and a tradition of classical liberalism are all possible explanations for the suspicion around the idea of compulsory government-run insurance. (wikipedia.org)
  • These reforms were attacked by the American Medical Association as well as state and local affiliates of the AMA as "compulsory health insurance. (wikipedia.org)
  • Americans
  • among those were jobs and housing and health and improved recreational facilities for Americans. (wikipedia.org)
  • Thus, at the beginning of the 20th century, Americans were used to associating insurance with employers, which paved the way for the beginning of third-party health insurance in the 1930s. (wikipedia.org)
  • As of 2008, the percentage of Americans receiving employer sponsored health insurance had declined for the eighth consecutive year, says the Kaiser Family Foundation. (wikipedia.org)
  • It is a key pillar of the Affordable Care Act, the landmark 2010 health law that expanded coverage to millions of Americans, including about 566,000 Illinoisans, this year. (baltimoresun.com)
  • PHOENIX, Dec. 8, 2015 - Roughly two-thirds (66 percent) of U.S. adults say mental health is a very or extremely serious issue, and two-thirds (67 percent) of Americans cited personal experience dealing with mental health issues, according to a recent survey from University of Phoenix® College of Social Sciences among 1014 U.S. adults aged 18 or older. (phoenix.edu)
  • An overwhelming majority of Americans recognize that mental health is a serious issue and many have personal experiences with mental health issues, and those feelings often intensify during the festive time of year," said Tammy Woody, Ed.D., dean of faculty for University of Phoenix College of Social Sciences. (phoenix.edu)
  • Huge health insurance profits are killing community because they are killing Americans. (commondreams.org)
  • And we know the result: over 100 million Americans who are un- or under-insured, pushed into the health care cracks between insurance companies by the companies themselves. (commondreams.org)
  • DIEGO
  • Odonate Therapeutics, LLC is based in SAN DIEGO, United States. (americanbankingnews.com)
  • The organization is headquartered in Oakland, California, with additional offices in San Diego and Washington, D.C. Its stated mission is "to increase access to health care, improve public schools, make neighborhoods safer, build affordable housing, redevelop communities and revitalize democracy. (wikipedia.org)
  • 2002
  • Conseco (though not its subsidiary insurance companies) entered Chapter 11 reorganization in 2002 and emerged nine months later in 2003. (wikipedia.org)
  • Committee
  • He received support from two major organizations, the National Citizens Political Action Committee (NCPAC) and the Independent Citizens Committee of the Arts, Sciences and Professions (ICCASP), political action committees (PACs) that had been created to support FDR. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Lehigh Valley Committee Against Health Fraud, Inc. (LVCAHF, now called Quackwatch) was founded in 1969 by Stephen Barrett and H. William Gross, D.D.S. in Allentown, Pennsylvania. (wikipedia.org)
  • He is an appointed member on the Steering Committee for the United States - Denmark Partnership for Vocational Education, U.S. Department of Education. (wikipedia.org)
  • U.S. Mint holds a meeting of the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee to review candidate designs for the Dr. Norman E. Borlaug Congressional Gold Medal and the 2008 First Spouse Bullion Coins. (washingtontimes.com)
  • Armed Services Committee holds a hearing on the Air Force in review of the fiscal 2008 defense authorization request. (washingtontimes.com)
  • Judiciary Committee holds a hearing, "Combating War Profiteering: Are We Doing Enough to Investigate and Prosecute Contracting Fraud and Abuse in Iraq? (washingtontimes.com)
  • As the incoming president of Alpha Omega Alpha and chair of its Fellows in Leadership Committee, I can attest to the importance of this program - not only for its recipients, but for the future of healthcare in the United States," said Eve Higginbotham SM, MD, vice dean for Inclusion and Diversity, senior fellow of the Leonard Davis Institute, and professor of Ophthalmology. (eurekalert.org)
  • A committee of the Canadian Senate and a special commission reporting to the prime minister have been holding hearings for more than a year. (prospect.org)
  • insurers
  • The rising cost of health insurance leads more consumers to go without coverage and increase in insurance cost and accompanying rise in the cost of health care expenses has led health insurers to provide more policies with higher deductibles and other limitations that require the consumer to pay a greater share of the cost themselves. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Kaiser Family Foundation claims that health insurance costs are driven not only by the added cost of health insurers making their profits, but also by rising health costs and administrative costs. (wikipedia.org)
  • Despite calls upon the insurance industry to get out of the tobacco business by physicians and others, insurers continue to put their profits above people's health," said Dr. J. Wesley Boyd, the lead author of the article. (pnhp.org)
  • They say that because private, for-profit insurers have repeatedly put their own financial gain over the public's health, readers in the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom should be wary about insurance firms' participation in care. (pnhp.org)
  • America
  • The New America Foundation (NAF) holds a book discussion with Tony Smith, author of "A Pact with the Devil: Washington's Bid for World Supremacy. (washingtontimes.com)
  • The Inter-American Dialogue holds a discussion on President Bush's visit to Latin America with Tom Shannon, assistant secretary of state for Western Hemisphere affairs. (washingtontimes.com)
  • A National Conference on Health Policy, Planning, and Financing the Future of Health Care for Blacks in America. (ed.gov)
  • Recorded and summarized are discussions which were held regarding the state of health policy in America, formulation of public policy, process of implementation, the black administrator in the health policy arena, and problems and issues in the financing of health care. (ed.gov)
  • The Producers Guild of America (PGA) is a trade association representing television producers, film producers and New Media producers in the United States. (wikipedia.org)
  • Department of La
  • The federal mandate affects nurses because they are considered health care providers and provide health care services across the numerous facilities covered by the law-inpatient and outpatient hospitals, community facilities such as home health agencies, rehabilitation facilities, nursing homes, and hospice care facilities, among the others ( U.S. Department of Labor, 2005 ). (nursingworld.org)
  • organizations
  • Despite the white-glove ambitions of its owners, by the onset of the Depression the building housed a variety of immigrant and left-wing organizations, including the Communist-affiliated International Workers Order (IWO), a fraternal order offering low-cost health and life insurance. (gothamcenter.org)
  • Providing a center for communication between individuals and organizations concerned about health misinformation, fraud, and quackery. (wikipedia.org)
  • A network of state and local organizations improving workers' lives through research and advocacy. (epi.org)
  • PICO National Network is a national network of progressive faith-based community organizations in the United States. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 2005, it renamed itself PICO National Network, emphasizing the autonomy of its affiliated organizations, and its role developing national strategy, training, and consultation. (wikipedia.org)
  • 1981
  • In 1981, Iglehart founded a bimonthly peer-reviewed health care policy academic journal Health Affairs under the aegis of Project HOPE, a nonprofit international health education organization, leading it for 27 years. (wikipedia.org)
  • Since 1981, Iglehart had also been the national correspondent of The New England Journal of Medicine and had written more than 100 essays. (wikipedia.org)
  • Consumers
  • The significant increase in the number of carriers and the number of plans they are offering represents good news for Illinois health care consumers," said Jennifer Koehler, executive director of Get Covered Illinois, the state's health care expansion enrollment arm. (baltimoresun.com)
  • The Illinois exchange, an online marketplace where consumers can compare and purchase private health plans is hosted at HealthCare.gov. (baltimoresun.com)
  • Consumers of public and private health care are becoming more sophisticated searching to become more involved as a decision maker in their personal care ( Gore, 1994 ). (nursingworld.org)
  • 1944
  • Calls for a third party had been growing even before Wallace, who was replaced as vice president by Franklin D. Roosevelt with the more conservative Truman at the 1944 Democratic National Convention, left the Truman Administration. (wikipedia.org)
  • One of the ironies of the contest between Wallace and Truman was that, if FDR had not replaced Wallace with Truman at the 1944 Democratic convention-at the behest of Democratic Party bosses who felt that Wallace was too liberal and too erratic-Wallace would have been President of the United States, not Truman. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 1944, the acquisition of Brown-Service, a successful marketer of home service insurance with customers and agents all across Alabama was perhaps the most significant single event in the company's history. (wikipedia.org)
  • 1990
  • PGA Awards) were first held in 1990, establishing the Guild Awards as one of the bellwethers for the Academy Awards. (wikipedia.org)
  • companies
  • The organization also advocates that insurance companies should not be required to cover acupuncture treatment, and that licensure of lay acupuncturists should be phased out. (wikipedia.org)
  • Gerson was an undergraduate at Harvard University, a Rhodes Scholar who studied at Magdalen College, Oxford, a law student at Yale Law School, a US Supreme Court clerk, practised law in government and privately, held executive positions in state and federal government and on a presidential campaign, and was president of start-ups in health care and education, and of two leading national insurance and health-care companies. (wikipedia.org)
  • More than 800 insurance companies were included in the 2009 analysis. (wikipedia.org)
  • Among the conditions that be considered "pre-existing" by insurance companies are domestic violence, cancer, asthma, depression and occupations such as police officer and construction worker. (wikipedia.org)
  • More than a decade after Harvard researchers first revealed that life and health insurance companies were major investors in tobacco stocks - prompting calls upon them to divest - the insurance industry has yet to kick the habit, they say. (pnhp.org)
  • London-based Prudential Plc, which offers health, disability, and long-term care insurance, has holdings of $1.38 billion in two tobacco companies, including British American Tobacco, which markets Kent and Lucky Strike cigarettes. (pnhp.org)
  • Boyd and his co-authors, Drs. David Himmelstein and Steffie Woolhandler at the Cambridge Health Alliance and Harvard Medical School, culled their data from Osiris, a proprietary database of industrial, banking and insurance companies. (pnhp.org)
  • Eight insurance companies are seeking approval to sell 504 separate health plans next year on the Illinois health insurance exchange, a noteworthy increase from 2014, Illinois said Thursday. (baltimoresun.com)
  • Their legal status varies from being a part of government to stock companies with a state as a regular stockholder. (wikipedia.org)
  • Profit-maximizing insurance companies are bad economics. (commondreams.org)
  • In our current health insurance system, companies can't maximize their profits unless they turn people away. (commondreams.org)
  • Instead, we have lots of insurance companies all competing against each other to maximize their profits. (commondreams.org)
  • So, insurance companies avoid people needing medical care-the Old Maids-at all costs. (commondreams.org)
  • Health insurance companies are playing us in a lose-lose game, where we are the exploited and the exploiter together. (commondreams.org)
  • Insurance companies have dragged us into this rigged game and millions are losing. (commondreams.org)
  • organization
  • Liberty National traces its origin back to August 27, 1900, when its predecessor was founded as the Heralds of Liberty, a fraternal organization. (wikipedia.org)
  • The organization also supports universal health care. (wikipedia.org)
  • PICO National Network was founded in 1972 by John Baumann, a Jesuit priest, as the Pacific Institute for Community Organization (PICO), headquartered in Oakland, California. (wikipedia.org)
  • The National Psoriasis Foundation (NPF) is the world's largest nonprofit organization serving people with psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis. (wikipedia.org)
  • services
  • Boise, Idaho-based Pets Best Insurance provides pet insurance plans that reimburse pet owners for a straightforward 80 percent of veterinary services after a deductible, with no benefit schedules or fee restrictions. (prweb.com)
  • According to Zacks, "Quorum Health Corporation provides hospital and outpatient healthcare services in the United States. (americanbankingnews.com)
  • In 1996, Shannon and Shawn Kennedy developed a website that promoted their insurance services. (wikipedia.org)
  • According to NCAHF's mission statement, its activities and purposes include: Investigating and evaluating claims made for health products and services. (wikipedia.org)
  • NCAHF states that its funding is primarily derived from membership dues, newsletter subscriptions, and consumer information services. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Illinois Department of Insurance will review each plan and then send its recommendations to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services by Aug. 8 for certification. (baltimoresun.com)
  • Kawa has also enlisted the services of Judicial Watch who filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against the Department of State seeking all records of communications between former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and the Obama White House from the day of the terrorist attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi and throughout the following week. (wikipedia.org)
  • National Center for Health Services Research (DHEW/PHS), Hyattsville, MD. (ed.gov)
  • Also recorded are reports of the workshops which were conducted on national health insurance, cost containment strategies and their effects on current patterns of health care delivery, effecting health planning strategies in the black community, and the improvement of health services for the black community through alternative health financing schemes. (ed.gov)
  • Conference participants and current National Center for Health Services Research publications are listed. (ed.gov)
  • But unlike their counterparts in the United States, Canadian doctors cannot also accept payments from private plans for services covered by public insurance. (prospect.org)
  • Out-of-hospital services such as nursing homes, home care, dental care, ambulatory surgery and prescription drugs are not generally covered through public insurance, although some provinces provide partial benefits. (prospect.org)
  • And out-of-hospital services have grown far beyond what was envisioned when the Canada Health Act was first passed, so it is only natural that public payment for these costs is increasingly seen as inadequate. (prospect.org)
  • But this control has been achieved through fiscal restraints that have limited health services and added to waiting lists. (prospect.org)
  • hearings
  • During his ambassadorial confirmation hearings before the United States Senate, Senator Dick Durbin of Illinois raised this issue and demanded an investigation of McCallum's role. (wikipedia.org)
  • grants
  • One of the earliest health care proposals at the federal level was the 1854 Bill for the Benefit of the Indigent Insane, which would have established asylums for the indigent insane, as well as the blind, and deaf via federal land grants to the states. (wikipedia.org)
  • In addition to serving more than 3 million people annually through patient and professional health education and advocacy initiatives, the National Psoriasis Foundation has funded more than $12 million in psoriatic disease research grants and fellowships. (wikipedia.org)
  • Each year, the National Psoriasis Foundation awards Discovery Grants and Translational Grants to support the start-up of new and innovative studies. (wikipedia.org)
  • medical
  • The Accident and Health segment provides accident and non-major medical health insurance products. (americanbankingnews.com)
  • Does the United States Need a Medical Revolution? (gothamcenter.org)
  • At the turn of the decade, SASid continued to show added growth by developing a limited medical indemnity product, ASCAP Core Health Insurance, for ASCAP (The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers). (wikipedia.org)
  • The US is the "only industrialized nation that relies heavily on a for-profit medical insurance industry to provide basic health care," as Senator Dianne Feinstein has said, and the Pulitzer Prize-winning PolitiFact watchdog group has confirmed. (wikipedia.org)
  • Currently, those with pre-existing conditions must pay the cost out-of-pocket, and some resort to medical tourism, obtaining treatment in other countries or US regions, to obtain more affordable health treatment. (wikipedia.org)
  • To address the shortage of clinicians with in-depth knowledge of psoriatic disease, the National Psoriasis Foundation awards annual Medical Dermatology Fellowships. (wikipedia.org)
  • The National Psoriasis Foundation focuses on changing policy to increase the federal government's attention on psoriatic disease, and to ensure that people get access to the treatments and medical specialists they need to best manage their condition. (wikipedia.org)
  • They can't get the insurance necessary to receive adequate medical care. (commondreams.org)
  • During the one year fellowship, Lucas plans to divide his focus on interconnected topics, including examining the leadership styles of Penn Medicine executives, pursuing a master's degree in the University of Pennsylvania's inaugural Master of Health Care Innovation program , and exploring the business models of leading academic medical centers and health systems. (eurekalert.org)
  • According to Lucas, the relationship between academic medical centers and health care corporations in the United States is both longstanding and symbiotic in nature, but it is also facing major challenges. (eurekalert.org)
  • And yet the U.S. experience of the last two decades and the evidence on the performance of for-profit health insurance and medical care tell just the opposite story: Entrepreneurial markets have made a shambles of our health-care system. (prospect.org)
  • Unlike the United States, Canada provides tax-supported insurance for all "necessary" medical care in hospitals and physicians' offices. (prospect.org)
  • Physicians have often been dissatisfied with the government fee schedules, leading on occasion to angry confrontations between provincial health ministries and the professional medical associations with which they negotiate. (prospect.org)
  • spokesman
  • This is a first step that will help inform our final participation decision, and we look forward to continuing our conversations throughout the approval process," said Kevin Shermach, a United spokesman. (baltimoresun.com)
  • decade
  • By the end of the decade, information provided by the FBI helped New York State shut down the IWO, and 80 Fifth Avenue lost one of its most remarkable features: the IWO's flagship birth control clinic. (gothamcenter.org)
  • presidential
  • One debate was held with their vice presidential running mates, Bob Dole and Walter Mondale. (wikipedia.org)
  • The vice presidential debate was held on October 15 at the Alley Theatre. (wikipedia.org)
  • The presidential debates were held on September 23 at the Walnut Street Theater, October 6 at the Palace of Fine Arts and on October 22 at the College of William & Mary, ahead of the November 7 Election Day. (wikipedia.org)
  • One vice-presidential debate was held: October 15 at the Alley Theatre, moderated by James Hoge of Chicago Sun Times. (wikipedia.org)
  • The United States Progressive Party of 1948 was a left-wing political party that served as a vehicle for former Vice President Henry A. Wallace's 1948 presidential campaign. (wikipedia.org)
  • The party nominated attorney Vincent Hallinan in the 1952 presidential election, and Hallinan won 0.2% of the national popular vote. (wikipedia.org)
  • policies
  • and motorcycle insurance policies for various types of motorcycles, as well as golf carts and all-terrain vehicles. (americanbankingnews.com)
  • EPI is an independent, nonprofit think tank that researches the impact of economic trends and policies on working people in the United States. (epi.org)
  • LNL has more than $45 billion of insurance in force and more than 3.4 million policies (as of December 2011). (wikipedia.org)
  • GSLIC's primary products were deferred annuities and life insurance policies. (wikipedia.org)
  • The state did not say which carriers submitted plans, which include 306 policies for individuals and 198 for small groups. (baltimoresun.com)
  • It pits us one against another to get the limited number of insurance policies, strangling the trust and cooperation we need to thrive. (commondreams.org)
  • The conference reported on in this document provided a forum for identification, discussion, and recommendation of alternative policies and approaches to the involvement of blacks in the health decisionmaking process in the United States. (ed.gov)
  • nonprofit
  • Its dominance left little for other carriers, including the start-up Land of Lincoln Health, a co-op nonprofit funded in part with a $160 million federal loan that was able to sign up about 3,500 customers in its first year. (baltimoresun.com)
  • life
  • Yet infant mortality in the United States is higher and life expectancy at birth is less than in Canada. (epi.org)
  • The experience of almost total state control during the Second World War had encouraged the belief that the state might be able to solve problems in wide areas of national life. (wikipedia.org)
  • To illustrate their point, Boyd and his colleagues point to Newark, N.J.-based Prudential Financial Inc., which sells life insurance and long-term disability coverage. (pnhp.org)
  • The researchers also itemize the substantial tobacco holdings of Northwestern Mutual of Milwaukee and Massachusetts Mutual Life of Springfield, Mass., along with those of Standard Life Plc, a health and life insurer based in Edinburgh, Scotland. (pnhp.org)
  • Although investing in tobacco while selling life or health insurance may seem self-defeating," the authors write, "insurance firms have figured out ways to profit from both. (pnhp.org)
  • Shearson Lehman Brothers advised Lincoln Income Life Insurance. (wikipedia.org)
  • Affairs
  • John K. Iglehart is the founding editor of Health Affairs. (wikipedia.org)
  • Before he founded Health Affairs, he was the vice president of the Kaiser Foundation Health Plan and director of its Washington, D.C. office. (wikipedia.org)
  • In an interview with The Australian, a national daily newspaper, McCallum said that he had been attending seminars on Australian affairs since his appointment. (wikipedia.org)
  • private
  • The welfare state in the modern sense was anticipated by the Royal Commission into the Operation of the Poor Laws 1832 which found that the old poor law (a part of the English Poor laws) was subject to widespread abuse and promoted squalor, idleness and criminality in its recipients, compared to those who received private charity. (wikipedia.org)
  • Sanford's island, which had a private airstrip, a natural harbor, two miles of beaches and a 3,200-square-foot main house, was sold by the state to a Chicago businessman for $6.1 million. (wikipedia.org)
  • The report found the largest increases in out-of-pocket expenses were for those with private health insurance, including middle- and higher-income families. (wikipedia.org)
  • the rest is paid out of pocket or through private insurance plans. (prospect.org)
  • They also seem to like the blend of care delivered mainly through private providers via a universal and public insurance plan. (prospect.org)
  • Looking beyond the micro reasons for HIPAA-- a law to protect and secure personal health information--HIPAA can be conceptually defined as legislation in pursuit of reshaping the U.S. government, public, and private health care. (nursingworld.org)
  • Secretary
  • Elliot Gerson (born 1952) is the American Secretary to the Rhodes Trust, responsible for the Rhodes Scholarships in the United States, and executive vice president of the Aspen Institute. (wikipedia.org)
  • Brown also was appointed by former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice to a three-year term (through 2010) as Commissioner on the U.S. National Commission for UNESCO, U.S. Department of State. (wikipedia.org)
  • people
  • http://www.rhodesscholar.org/ http://www.rhodeshouse.ox.ac.uk/united-states http://www.aspeninstitute.org/people/elliot-gerson http://www.aspeninstitute.org/people/elliot-gerson Philip Ziegler, Legacy: Cecil Rhodes, The Rhodes Trust and Rhodes Scholarships (Yale University Press, New Haven & London, 2008) page 282. (wikipedia.org)
  • Many people with pre-existing conditions such as cancer and depression are obviously turned down for coverage, denied coverage or are charged higher prices for coverage however if they are responsible enough to buy insurance when they are young and healthy it is much cheaper and continues to cover them if they have cancer or depression. (wikipedia.org)
  • The 9 million self-employed workers have a greater challenge than many people to find affordable health insurance. (wikipedia.org)
  • The National Psoriasis Foundation focuses on improving the health of people with psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis. (wikipedia.org)
  • Consultants and business people, often with little professional health training or experience but with ample conflicts of financial interest, are extolling the advantages of marketplace medicine and the benefits that an American-style entrepreneurial approach would supposedly bring to the stressed Canadian system. (prospect.org)
  • 1985
  • Earlier, in mid-1985, Lincoln had agreed to be acquired by I.C.H. for $31 per share in cash but the merger couldn't be consummated as the Kentucky Department of Insurance raised objections to certain expenses which Lincoln would have incurred in the merger. (wikipedia.org)
  • 1960s
  • The welfare state, he said: Germinated in the social thought of late Victorian liberalism, reached its infancy in the collectivism of the pre-and post-Great War statism, matured in the universalism of the 1940s and flowered in full bloom in the consensus and affluence of the 1950s and 1960s. (wikipedia.org)
  • education
  • Health, Education, Labor and Pensions retirement and aging subcommittee holds a hearing, "The State of Alzheimer's Research: 100 Years Later. (washingtontimes.com)
  • His project holds great promise in ensuring the future of academic medicine in an era focused on business metrics rather than research and education. (eurekalert.org)
  • OJIN is a peer-reviewed, online publication that addresses current topics affecting nursing practice, research, education, and the wider health care sector. (nursingworld.org)
  • Research
  • The addition of UnitedHealthcare alone should inject a dose of increased competition in the market, according to a recent study released by the National Bureau of Economic Research. (baltimoresun.com)
  • The National Psoriasis Foundation works to increase the number of dollars, scientists and quality research projects devoted to psoriatic disease to find better treatments and a cure. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 2015, the National Psoriasis Foundation and the Arthritis National Research Foundation collaborated for a special Psoriatic Arthritis Research Grant. (wikipedia.org)
  • He is the University of Toronto Endowed Professor in Disease Control and Canada Research Chair at the Dalla Lana School of Public Health, and the founding Director of the Centre for Global Health Research at St. Michael's Hospital in Toronto. (elifesciences.org)