Latest Health care reform debate in the United States Stories

2009-07-22 12:23:00

NEW YORK, July 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A major new study released today by Americans for Insurance Reform finds that premiums and claims for doctors both have dropped significantly in recent years while the medical malpractice insurance industry is enjoying remarkable profits in light of the global economic collapse.

2009-07-15 18:54:00

Nation's 'Most Trusted Profession' Adds to Momentum at White House EventSILVER SPRING, Md., July 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- American Nurses Association (ANA) members joined President Obama today at a White House press conference, sending a strong message to Congress that the country no longer can wait to reform health care as rising costs threaten the financial stability of families and their ability to access health care services.In citing significant progress this week on health reform...

2009-07-15 12:29:00

Measure Contains Critical Ingredients to Improve Health Care for Working FamiliesSILVER SPRING, Md., July 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- UAN President Ann Converso, RN, today applauded the "America's Affordable Health Choices Act," introduced yesterday in the House of Representatives.

2009-07-13 15:20:00

WASHINGTON, July 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Health Coalition on Liability and Access today distributed a report on Capitol Hill, advocating legislative proposals for medical liability reform that they will push to have included in comprehensive health care reforms currently under consideration by Congress.

2009-07-08 16:02:00

WASHINGTON, July 8 /PRNewswire/ -- America's hospitals have long been committed to expanding coverage to the millions of Americans without health insurance. Physicians, nurses and other caregivers know all too well what lack of coverage means for far too many people.

2009-06-30 16:17:37

Are individuals, families, communities and employers getting their money's worth from US healthcare? That's the big question in the news today, pushed further into the spotlight by the Obama administration.

2009-06-30 07:10:00

Patient Assistance (www.PatientAssistance.com), a nonprofit organization connecting uninsured and underinsured Americans to patient assistance programs, proposes an insured approach to real healthcare reform.

2009-06-26 07:50:00

The current U.S. health care system — with its ever-rising price tag and its gaping discrepancies in care — is a "ticking time bomb" for the federal budget, President Obama warned members of the American Medical Association.

2009-06-25 10:15:00

WASHINGTON, June 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Health Coalition on Liability and Access (HCLA) announced today that the coalition has established a strategic partnership with Protect Patients Now (PPN), a national grassroots organization founded by Doctors for Medical Liability Reform (DMLR).

2009-06-23 23:48:56

A comprehensive approach could slow healthcare cost increases in the United Sates even while achieving near-universal coverage, an analysis indicates. However, the findings of The Commonwealth Fund study released Wednesday reveal the national savings that could be realized from health insurance, provider payment and care delivery system reforms would vary significantly depending on whether or not a public insurance plan option is included and how such a plan is structured. The private...

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