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2011-02-01 07:25:00

President Barack Obama’s ground-breaking healthcare reform has met an obstacle after a federal judge from Florida called the overhaul unconstitutional on Monday.

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2011-01-29 08:35:00

President Barack Obama said that his healthcare overhaul is an important part of efforts to cut the budget deficit and insisted that he will not 'refight' the battle to pass the law.

2010-09-14 10:42:00

New Health Care Law Provides Huge Middle-Income Tax Cuts - Over $110 Billion in 2014 Alone - to Help Families Afford Insurance Premiums WASHINGTON, Sept.

2010-06-18 13:23:00

NORD and other leading patient advocacy groups file amicus brief opposing frivolous lawsuits that could undermine the new legislation's protections against insurances abuses. WASHINGTON, June 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD) and other leading disease and disabilities advocacy groups have filed an amicus brief urging the courts to protect Americans from lawsuits that would undermine protections provided by the nation's new health care reform...

2009-12-23 10:29:00

Dec. 24th Vote Looming, AARP Calls on Senators to Deliver More Than a Lump of Coal - Sends "Christmas List" of Idaho's Health Care Woes BOISE, Idaho, Dec. 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- While Washington, D.C.

2009-05-28 08:30:00

The 'Hidden Health Tax' is the Undisclosed Premium Surcharge that Pays for the Uncompensated Health Care Costs of the Uninsured As More People Join the Ranks of the Uninsured, the 'Hidden Health Tax' Continues to Grow; It is Likely to be Much Higher in 2009 WASHINGTON, May 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The so-called "hidden health tax" for family health care coverage grew to $1,017 in 2008 according to a report released today by the consumer health organization Families USA.

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2009-05-28 08:05:00

A regular family with health insurance pays an additional $1,000 annually in premiums to recompense for health care for those without coverage, a new report announced.

2009-04-21 15:14:00

WASHINGTON, April 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA) and the national consumer health organization Families USA today unveiled a campaign to promote three key policies designed to help achieve high-quality, affordable health coverage for all Americans.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.