Latest health reform law Stories

2010-11-04 08:01:00

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Nov. 4, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The following is released by Lockton: Human resource and benefits managers--and perhaps a lot of CEOs and CFOs--who in recent weeks had begun thinking seriously about the impact of federal health reform on their profitability, workforce structure and health plan viability, may have awoken Nov. 3 asking, "What now?" (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090415/CG99351LOGO) (Logo:...

2010-09-29 11:12:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumer Watchdog asked President Obama to issue an Executive Order freezing health insurance premiums to protect consumers from unjustified and unreasonable increases until new rules under the health reform law requiring public justification of unreasonable premium hikes take effect. Recently announced health insurance rate hikes go into effect as early as this Friday, October 1. "An Executive Order freezing premium increases until the...

2010-09-27 14:00:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In recognition of the six month anniversary of the health reform law, a new report from the National Senior Citizens Law Center, with support from The SCAN Foundation, calls on states to use the implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) to end Medicaid's long-standing bias toward funding long-term care in institutional settings such as nursing homes. The report, "10 Plus Years Since the Olmstead Ruling: Progress, Problems and...

2010-09-20 23:01:00

New Initial Features Include Animated Movie Explaining the Law, Policy and Public Opinion Monitoring, and State-Specific Data MENLO PARK, Calif., Sept. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nearly six months since the signing of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and as some key provisions are due to be implemented, the Kaiser Family Foundation today launched an online gateway providing easy access to new and comprehensive resources on the health reform law. Recognizing the transition...

2010-08-26 13:06:00

The new health reform law creates a framework for care that is accessible, affordable and offered in the most appropriate settings. LONG BEACH, Calif., Aug. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The SCAN Foundation released today a policy brief highlighting opportunities in the Affordable Care Act (ACA) that could lead to improvements in California's long-term services and supports infrastructure, allowing seniors to age with dignity and independence. "The Affordable Care Act strengthens...

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