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2010-03-23 10:05:00

Congressional Approved Health Care Reform Fails to Address Flawed Physician Reimbursement Formula BURR RIDGE, Ill., March 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a survey published by the North American Spine Society (NASS), as many as 24 percent of spine care physicians participating in Medicare indicated they will no longer participate in the program if the mandated reductions in Medicare reimbursement to physicians occur later this year.

2010-03-21 23:58:00

WASHINGTON, March 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Speaker Nancy Pelosi spoke on the House floor tonight in support of historic health insurance reform legislation. The House passed the Senate version of health insurance reform legislation by a vote of 219 to 212.

2010-03-03 14:29:00

WASHINGTON, March 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Speaker Nancy Pelosi released the following statement today on President Obama's remarks at the White House on health insurance reform legislation, which combines the best ideas of Democrats and Republicans: "The President's announcement is a call to action.

2010-03-03 14:11:00

'Final March For Reform' Begins Today, Says Chairman Kaine WASHINGTON, March 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Democratic National Committee (DNC) Chairman Tim Kaine today echoed the President's call for Congress to take swift action to finish the job and deliver hard-working Americans the health insurance reforms they so desperately need.

2010-03-01 07:36:00

WASHINGTON, March 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As Members of Congress came together with President Obama for a Health Care Summit last week, little was agreed upon to advance common sense medical liability reforms that would reduce health care costs and preserve patient access to quality care. "While both Democrats and Republicans have agreed that our medical liability system is broken and not in the best interests of patients, it is unfortunate that the summit was unable to produce concrete...

2010-01-20 08:00:00

Opinion Leaders Trust Nurses, but Cite Barriers to Nursing Leadership PRINCETON, N.J., Jan.

2009-12-24 10:40:00

Bill Must Be Improved: Anti-Choice Provisions in Senate and House Bills Betray Promise of Reform for Women, Coverage Must Be Affordable WASHINGTON, Dec. 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement of Debra L.

2009-12-23 09:37:00

Nation's Leading Patient Advocacy Organization Pleased with Recent Compromises to Improve Patients' Access to Care; Asks Senate to Move Toward Final Vote Quickly WASHINGTON, Dec.

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