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2014-09-16 12:25:20

WASHINGTON, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Census Bureau announced today that in 2013, the poverty rate declined from the previous year for the first time since 2006, while there was no statistically significant change in either the number of people living in poverty or real median household income. In addition, the poverty rate for children under 18 declined from the previous year for the first time since 2000. The following results for the nation were compiled from...

2014-02-26 08:27:29

Nearly 75 Percent of These 4 Million Uninsured People With Mental Health Conditions Reside in 11 Southern States That Opted Out of the New Program ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new groundbreaking study shows that nearly 4 million people with mental illnesses who are uninsured reside in the 25 states that have refused to participate in the Medicaid Expansion program under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Many of these individuals have severe mental health conditions...

2013-02-08 14:29:59

Requiring individuals to pay a premium for public health insurance coverage can counteract the coverage effects of expanding eligibility for public health insurance programs to higher income families. That is the finding of a study by a team of researchers from Georgetown University School of Nursing & Health Studies (NHS), University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA), and Columbia University published today in the journal Health Services Research. "Our findings speak to the...

Divorce Costs Women Health Insurance
2012-11-13 10:04:00

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Each year, more than a million couples go through the Big D, and I don´t mean Dallas. While that old country song refers to divorce, for 115,000 women each year it might as well stand for ℠disruption of insurance coverage,´ according to a new study out of the University of Michigan. The study found this loss of coverage is not temporary either. Following a divorce, the overall rate of women´s health...

2012-04-19 12:37:10

Many Americans struggle to regain health insurance after losing or changing jobs; early Affordable Care Act provisions are already making a difference for young adults and people with pre-existing conditions One of four (26%) working-age U.S. adults experienced a gap in health insurance coverage during 2011, often because they lost or changed jobs, according to a new Commonwealth Fund report that also shows how difficult it is for people to regain health insurance on their own after losing...

2012-03-26 23:52:42

The American College of Physicians (ACP), representing 132,000 internal medicine specialists and medical student members, is pleased to report that the Affordable Care Act (ACA) has resulted in major improvements in access and coverage for tens of millions of Americans seen by internal medicine physicians. Considering that it is just a little over two years since the ACA was enacted into law, and many of its programs are not yet fully effective, the ACA has had notable success in improving...

2011-12-26 10:00:00

The recession of 2007-09 has cost an estimated 9.3 million American adults their health insurance coverage due to unemployment according to a newly published study by the National Bureau of Economic Research. Canadian pharmacies, like CanadaDrugs.com are offering low cost health solutions to these millions struggling to afford prescription medication. Winnipeg, Manitoba (PRWEB) December 26, 2011 The "Great Recession" of 2007-09 -- the longest and most severe U.S. recession since the...


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