Latest Health care reform debate in the United States Stories

2009-06-19 14:10:00

WASHINGTON, June 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Speaker Nancy Pelosi today issued the following statement after Ways and Means Committee Chairman Charles B.

2009-06-18 07:30:00

WASHINGTON, June 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Partnership to Fight Chronic Disease (PFCD) today held a Capitol Hill briefing to discuss comprehensive state health care reform efforts, why some succeeded and others failed, and why focusing on reducing the burden of chronic disease should be at the center of our national effort to reform health care. "As Congress and the Obama Administration look to reform health care across the nation, state level reform efforts can offer important...

2009-06-17 11:00:00

Budget-neutral plan ensures cost savings, quality improvement and affordable coverage for all Americans WASHINGTON, June 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Former U.S.

2009-06-15 10:42:00

NEW YORK, June 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Sixty-four survivors of medical malpractice from 21 states sent a letter to President Obama today expressing extreme concern that the rights of medical malpractice victims have become a "political bargaining chip" in the President's efforts to sell his health care plan, and that their rights may be stripped away as a result.

2009-06-13 13:00:00

President Barack Obama said Saturday that by sharply reducing the government’s medical spending it will open up more than $300 billion that could help make health care available to all Americans.

2009-06-01 06:25:00

Long-standing democratic plans for restructuring the US healthcare system have begun gathering momentum.

2009-05-11 10:50:00

President Barack Obama's plan to overhaul the US healthcare system is expected to receive major support from groups representing hospitals, insurance companies, drug makers and doctors on Monday.

2009-04-23 13:42:00

Both Mcare and court claims lower than in 2003 HARRISBURG, Pa., April 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Edward G.

2009-04-22 23:01:00

PUBLIC CONTINUES TO SUPPORT ACTION ON HEALTH REFORM, INCLUDING PUBLIC PLAN AND SOME TAX CHANGES But Argument Testing Shows Opinion is Malleable and Will Hinge on Actual Debate MENLO PARK, Calif., April 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As economic conditions remain poor, a majority of the public continues to say that they or a member of their household have delayed or skipped health care in the past year, according to the Kaiser Family Foundation's April health tracking poll. Perhaps because...

2009-04-22 15:19:07

A leading Senate Democrat said on Tuesday that the Medicare program for the elderly may offer ways to encourage better care at a lower cost as a big part of reforming the US healthcare system.

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  • One who brings meat to the table; hence, in some countries, the official title of the grand master or steward of the king's or a nobleman's household.
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