• 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)
  • care
  • As a result of her Soviet experience, Appel became thoroughly and permanently disillusioned with the Soviet system, and even more committed to providing safe and accessible health care for women in the United States. (gothamcenter.org)
  • As the chart below reveals, the cost gap between the United States and Canada has only widened since 1993, and per capita health care expenditures in the United States are now almost double those in Canada ($6,401 vs. $3,359). (epi.org)
  • It is also noteworthy that despite Canada's much lower expenditures on health care, Canadians consult with physicians far more often than do Americans. (epi.org)
  • Iglehart is an elected member of the National Academy of Social Insurance and serves on the advisory board of the National Institute For Health Care Management. (wikipedia.org)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • Many European countries were passing the first social welfare acts and forming the basis for compulsory government-run or voluntary subsidized health care programs. (wikipedia.org)
  • The United Kingdom passed the National Insurance Act of 1911 that provided medical care and replacement of some lost wages if a worker became ill. (wikipedia.org)
  • U.S. efforts to achieve universal coverage began with progressive health care reformers who supported Theodore Roosevelt for President in 1912, though he was defeated. (wikipedia.org)
  • Early industrial sickness insurance purchased through employers was one influential economic origin of the current American health care system. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 1933, Franklin D. Roosevelt asked Isidore Falk and Edgar Sydenstricter to help draft provisions to Roosevelt's pending Social Security legislation to include publicly funded health care programs. (wikipedia.org)
  • Roosevelt ended up removing the health care provisions from the bill in 1935. (wikipedia.org)
  • Fear of organized medicine's opposition to universal health care became standard for decades after the 1930s. (wikipedia.org)
  • 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)
  • The organization also supports universal health care. (wikipedia.org)
  • Health care continues to be in the antitrust crosshairs. (lexology.com)
  • 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 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • Aetna Inc. and its subsidiary, Coventry Health Care, both participated in 2014 under separate banners. (baltimoresun.com)
  • A key outcome of the meeting is the two commissions' interest in building a model similar to the Affordable Care Act, despite all recent controversy this program has received in the United States. (wikipedia.org)
  • and doubling the number of health care providers effectively managing patients with psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis. (wikipedia.org)
  • There were 142 members of Congress who voted against extending health care to more poor children. (commondreams.org)
  • But the huge profits are killing health care. (commondreams.org)
  • They can't get the insurance necessary to receive adequate medical care. (commondreams.org)
  • If everyone in the U.S. were covered by the same insurance company or were part of a nationally organized universal health care plan, then this would all balance out. (commondreams.org)
  • Spread out the risk, share the costs, and we all get good health care. (commondreams.org)
  • Stuck" with too many people needing medical care at any one time and an insurance company loses some of their profits. (commondreams.org)
  • So, insurance companies avoid people needing medical care-the Old Maids-at all costs. (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)
  • With the present profit imperative of our competitive health insurance system, we have created a national Sophie's Choice: millions of people must be denied care so that the rest of us-healthier, wealthier, or fortunate enough to have employer-based insurance-can get it. (commondreams.org)
  • I know that I couldn't live with myself, if I didn't provide my wife and daughter the insurance they need to get health care. (commondreams.org)
  • He gained national attention by filing a lawsuit challenging the Obama administration's ability to delay the employer mandate to provide health insurance as part of the Affordable Care Act. (wikipedia.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)
  • OJIN is a peer-reviewed, online publication that addresses current topics affecting nursing practice, research, education, and the wider health care sector. (nursingworld.org)
  • In 1996, the federal Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) was adopted as a step toward reshaping government health care. (nursingworld.org)
  • Referred to as the HIPAA, it enables portability of health care insurance coverage for workers and their families when they change or lose their jobs (Title I), sets a standard or benchmark for safeguarding electronic and paper exchange of health information, and requires national identifiers for providers, health plans, and employers (Title II). (nursingworld.org)
  • 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)
  • HIPAA conceptualized in a broader framework, can help nurses anticipate what path future health care legislation may take. (nursingworld.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)
  • It is important to reshape government, public health care agencies in particular. (nursingworld.org)
  • 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)
  • and Al Gore's ( 1994 , 1995a , 1995b ) ideas on improving customer service by bringing health care online, and making government work better and cost less. (nursingworld.org)
  • In 2017, financing health care is every bit as important as these other essential government protections. (pnhp.org)
  • Arguments that hold health care to be a personal responsibility only, or just another commodity, do not fit with reality. (pnhp.org)
  • No one can take personal responsibility for their own health care when they first need it. (pnhp.org)
  • The high cost of health care in the United States puts the protection of life and safety out of reach for many. (pnhp.org)
  • Hardworking Americans often cannot afford health care that is a matter of life or death. (pnhp.org)
  • The financial strain of obtaining health care deprives many of the ability to enjoy liberty or freedom. (pnhp.org)
  • The health care system we have today, controlled by the health insurance industry, does not do enough to provide safety or protect life. (pnhp.org)
  • All other advanced, industrialized countries protect citizens' lives by financing health care just as they do police and fire protection. (pnhp.org)
  • It is time to stand up against the profiteering corporations that dominate health care. (pnhp.org)
  • Ivan J. Miller is executive director of the Colorado Foundation for Universal Health Care. (pnhp.org)
  • This year is the 10th anniversary of GKAS, which is the American Dental Association's signature oral health access program, designed to encourage parents, health professionals and policymakers to address the year-round need for oral health care for underserved children. (ada.org)
  • As hundreds of school age children waited to be seen by dentists and supervised dental students, they were treated to balloon animals, a magician and colorful posters educating them about good oral health care. (ada.org)
  • We wanted to infuse in the kids' minds the concept of oral health care in a carnival environment. (ada.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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • Congress
  • In October 2008, PICO announced plans for a mid-November meeting in Washington, D.C., in which its affiliates would lobby Congress, the United States Treasury Department, and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation to help people keep their homes when facing foreclosure. (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)
  • 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)
  • We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, ensure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defence, promote the general Welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America. (pnhp.org)
  • Consumers
  • The Illinois exchange, an online marketplace where consumers can compare and purchase private health plans is hosted at HealthCare.gov. (baltimoresun.com)
  • 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)
  • companies
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • fraud
  • 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)
  • Judiciary Committee holds a hearing, "Combating War Profiteering: Are We Doing Enough to Investigate and Prosecute Contracting Fraud and Abuse in Iraq? (washingtontimes.com)
  • Committee
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • physicians
  • 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)
  • grants
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • coverage
  • The cost of health insurance in the United States is a major factor in access to health coverage. (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)
  • According to the Kaiser Family Foundation, 21 percent of those who apply for health insurance on their own are turned down, charged a higher price or denied coverage for their pre-existing condition. (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)
  • provide
  • In 2009, SASid partnered with the Fairmont Specialty Group and the National Association of Realtors to provide a health insurance option, REALTORS Core Health Insurance. (wikipedia.org)
  • Mental health professionals are trained to provide help for those in need. (phoenix.edu)
  • To effect "safety and happiness" and "secure the blessings of liberty to ourselves and our posterity," a government should provide police protection, fire fighters, a national defense, and safe drinking water. (pnhp.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)
  • March of Dimes improves the health of mothers and babies through five programming areas: medical research, education of pregnant women, community programs, government advocacy, and support of pregnant women and mothers. (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)
  • medical
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • For every child younger than 18 years old without medical insurance, there are at least two children without dental insurance, according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. (ada.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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • system
  • The party sought desegregation, the establishment of a national health insurance system, an expansion of the welfare system, and the nationalization of the energy industry. (wikipedia.org)
  • The UK system has been classified as a liberal welfare state system. (wikipedia.org)
  • Beveridge himself was careful to emphasise that unemployment benefits should be held to a subsistence level, and after six months would be conditional on work or training, so as not to encourage abuse of the system. (wikipedia.org)
  • Those of us who have health insurance get it in a system that works by excluding some of our neighbors. (commondreams.org)
  • industry
  • NAPHIA is committed to advancing the pet insurance industry through pooling resources, sharing information, and working together to identify and address challenges and opportunities. (prweb.com)
  • The Ward Group is a consulting and analytical firm specializing in the insurance industry. (wikipedia.org)
  • In the process of reorganization, GreenTree was divested and thereafter Conseco solely focused on the insurance industry. (wikipedia.org)
  • policies
  • LNL has more than $45 billion of insurance in force and more than 3.4 million policies (as of December 2011). (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)
  • Department
  • Appropriations interior, environment and related agencies subcommittee holds a hearing on the fiscal 2008 Interior Department budget. (washingtontimes.com)
  • 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)
  • Under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), Larry Kawa secured the release of Hillary Cinton's SF-312 as well other previously unreleased State Department documents from Hillary Clinton, Cheryl Mills, and Huma Abedin. (wikipedia.org)
  • 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)
  • researchers
  • 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)
  • government
  • This is obviously mainly caused by government involvement in the insurance market. (wikipedia.org)
  • There is no standard definition of a government-owned corporation (GOC) or state-owned enterprise (SOE), although the two terms can be used interchangeably. (wikipedia.org)
  • While they may also have public policy objectives, GOCs should be differentiated from other forms of government agencies or state entities established to pursue purely non-financial objectives. (wikipedia.org)
  • His advisory work has included the Government of South Africa on its national health insurance plan, and the United States Institute of Medicine on global health. (elifesciences.org)
  • Senate
  • The Senate will resume consideration of the Preserving United States Attorney Independence Act of 2007. (washingtontimes.com)
  • 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)