Latest Health care reform debate in the United States Stories

2008-07-26 03:00:18

By Dennison, Mike HELENA - If America's broken health care system is going to be fixed, now is the time - and the solution can and must include coverage for all at affordable prices, a new reform coalition said Tuesday.

2008-07-24 18:01:00

WASHINGTON, July 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- HCLA Chair Shawn Martin issued the following statement regarding today's Congressional vote on Medicare: "Today Congress will consider legislation pertaining to the so-called 'trigger' provision of the Medicare Prescription Drug, Improvement and Modernization Act of 2003.

2008-07-18 12:01:14

The United States may spend a lot on healthcare but that doesn't mean Americans receive high-quality medical care, a health policy research group says.

2008-07-13 03:00:09

By Smerd, Jeremy HEALTH CARE Employers increasingly are using financial incentives to steer employees toward healthy lifestyles and reduce health care costs, according to a recent survey. But the effectiveness of those incentives depends on how they are used.

2008-06-16 03:00:07

By Clark, Steve The idea is to get more people to the doctor before they get really sick and wind up in the emergency room. But if we do that, we won't have enough doctors to go around unless we figure out how to create or import more of them.

2008-05-13 12:00:40

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2008-04-24 14:40:00

Political affiliations aside, there is one aspect everyone can agree on – the importance of access to quality health care.

2005-07-20 12:18:54

By Joanne Kenen WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A bill to encourage development of health-information technology, which has potential to bring down costs while improving quality, won unanimously approval by a Senate panel on Wednesday.

2005-07-12 16:09:41

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Higher prices and not lawsuits or other factors have driven up health care costs in the United States, according to a study published on Tuesday.

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