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2010-07-09 08:00:00

WASHINGTON, July 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- RetireSafe President Thair Phillips, speaking on behalf of more than 400,000 senior-citizen supporters across America, today protested President Obama's recess appointment of Dr. Donald Berwick as Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), Department of Health and Human Services. Phillips noted, "The appointment of Dr. Berwick, a man who is already being called 'Rationer-in-Chief' because of his love affair with the...

2010-02-17 11:04:00

DALLAS, Feb. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- President Obama's call during the State of the Union address for a better approach to health care reform is answered today with the release of a new publication from the Institute for Policy Innovation (IPI) entitled, "Health Care Reform: What Now?" IPI Director of Entitlement and Budget Policy and author of the report Peter Ferrara outlines an effective health care reform plan to decrease premiums, cover the uninsured, reduce the deficit,...

2009-12-15 12:29:25

Johns Hopkins-led study finds drugs more available in United States than UK, but more unaffordable, too The well-worn notion that patients in the United States have unfettered access to the most expensive cancer drugs while the United Kingdom's nationalized health care system regularly denies access to some high-cost treatments needs rethinking, a team of bioethicists and health policy experts says in a report out today. Delving into the question of expensive cancer drugs and who gets them,...

2009-12-11 16:53:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new report released by the Medicare Chief Actuary, Richard Foster, and the Center for Medicaid Services, the federal agency that oversees Medicaid, says that the proposed health care overhaul plan will dramatically increase health care costs and senior citizens will suffer from Medicare cuts. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080930/FRCLOGO) Family Research Council President Tony Perkins made the following comments: "The...

2009-09-23 09:33:00

ATLANTA, Sept. 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is an op-ed by Dr. Henrie M. Treadwell, director of Community Voices: The uproar at this summer's raucous town hall meetings, Rep. Joe Wilson's outburst in Congress and the endless debate over whether some opposition to healthcare reform is racially-tinged are a major disservice to the millions of Americans who need healthcare reform. Rep. Wilson doesn't worry about costs if a member of his family falls ill; he is covered. The...

2009-08-21 12:05:00

Congressman Chaka Fattah (D-PA) issues the fourth in a series of statements discussing "the public option" throughout American life and why it must be part of health care reform: WASHINGTON, Aug. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following statement was released today by Congressman Chaka Fattah: "The notion that the federal government should not be involved in providing healthcare insurance for individuals is on its face ridiculous given the numerous insurances the government is already...

2009-08-12 07:00:00

Universal healthcare, touted as a way to make healthcare more affordable for all Americans, will leave millions of the tiniest U.S. residents uninsured. Animal, livestock and pet owners are calling for universal healthcare for our 71 million households of beloved pets, livestock and animals BATON ROUGE, La., Aug. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being issued by PetMedicationCard.com, Inc.: Here are the facts, most Americans have health care insurance (140 million have either...

2009-07-28 21:06:00

WASHINGTON, July 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tonight, during a live webcast joined by more than 49,000 viewers, Family Research Council Action President Tony Perkins unveiled a new TV ad which will initially run in five key states including Pennsylvania, Arkansas, Alaska, Louisiana, and Nebraska. The hard hitting ad lays out two key threats should President Obama's plan become reality - rationing and taxpayer funded abortions. Patients, particularly the elderly, will face denial of...

2009-07-23 06:00:00

As one of the Nation's Leading Hispanic Small Business Advocates, TLC Urges Caution on Healthcare Reform WASHINGTON, July 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Latino Coalition (TLC) today joins the growing number of civic, business and public policy organizations - including elected representatives of his own political party - who have vigorously questioned the scope, cost and proposed implementation of President Barack Obama's endorsed Health Care Reform Bill, H.R. 3200, currently being...

2009-07-22 13:25:00

Presidential Health Advisor's Writings Support Less Care for the Elderly DALLAS, July 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On the cusp of President Obama's news conference tonight, the National Center for Policy Analysis points to evidence that the President's health care reform plan may result in denying care to a significant number of Americans, especially the elderly. "Clearly the Administration does not consider doctors the best judges of the type of health care people need," said NCPA...


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