Latest Health care reform in the United States presidential election Stories

2010-07-01 17:29:00

WASHINGTON, July 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Speaker Nancy Pelosi issued the following statement on the official launch of HealthCare.gov, a new website to allow consumers and small business owners to compare health plans and find information about the Affordable Care Act.

2010-05-21 16:08:00

WASHINGTON, May 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Speaker Nancy Pelosi released the following statement on a new report released today from the Commonwealth Fund that estimates up to 13.7 million uninsured young adults could gain health coverage as a result of the Affordable Care Act.

2009-12-24 06:20:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Karen Ignagni, President and CEO of America's Health Insurance Plans (AHIP), released the following statement today on passage of Senate health care reform legislation: "Providing all Americans with health care coverage is crucial for the country.

2009-10-30 13:56:47

A study released by the Johns Hopkins Children's Center said a lack of adequate health care might have contributed to the deaths of some 17,000 US children over the past two decades.

2009-09-09 20:52:00

Nation's largest network of Hispanic health advocates joins President Obama's efforts to improve access and quality of health care for all in 2009 WASHINGTON, Sept. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "There was a clear sense of urgency in President Obama's address to Congress on health care reform.

2009-06-23 23:00:00

Businesses Support Private Insurance Over Federal Plan, Oppose Mandates WASHINGTON, June 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The nation's entrepreneurs are ready for major changes to the American health care system, but are asking the federal government to implement various proposals to help them cope with the costs.

2009-03-27 14:26:53

House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer on Thursday admitted that mandates to purchase health insurance are likely to be “part of the plan” to revamp the US healthcare system.

2009-03-09 10:37:11

Republicans have challenged an Obama administration proposal that would give Americans the option of buying medical coverage through a government plan.

2008-10-31 09:20:00

Sen. Barack Obama's tax plan would mean a better break for those making less than $100,000 than Sen. John McCain's proposal, independent analyses indicate.

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The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.