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2009-06-25 11:20:00

COLUMBIA, S.C., June 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Eight out of 10 employees are concerned about changes their employers have made to their insurance coverage in the past year and how they will pay for these changes. According to a recent nationwide survey commissioned by Colonial Life & Accident Insurance Company and conducted by Harris Interactive,(R) employees revealed the following: Of full-time employed adults whose employers have made changes to their insurance coverage in the last year:...

2009-06-16 09:00:00

Closing the Addiction Treatment Gap (CATG) Poll Shows Widespread Concern about Cost of and Access to Treatment BALTIMORE, June 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new poll conducted for the Closing the Addiction Treatment Gap (CATG) initiative found that, regardless of race, age, where people live or income, most Americans know someone personally who has been addicted to alcohol or drugs, are worried about access to affordable treatment and support including treatment in national health care...

2009-03-06 08:30:00

Colorectal Cancer Screening Legislation Report Card Ranks State Efforts: Finally, More "A's" than "F's" WASHINGTON, March 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For the first time, more U.S. states have received A grades than failing marks for colorectal cancer screening laws, according to the 2009 Colorectal Cancer Legislation Report Card. Issued today by a coalition of 11 leading public health groups and medical professional societies, the report card was released along with new data from the...

2008-10-22 12:00:51

CAMPBELL, Calif., Oct. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- A new report on the ability of Santa Clara County residents to access both health care and insurance coverage shows that despite gains in recent years, Silicon Valley may be on the brink of shouting "Code Blue." The region's network of public and private health care resources is in a fragile state, and its weak spots have potential for affecting the lives of all residents in the region -- no matter their age, current health status, or insurance...

2008-10-15 12:00:33

Under a new program introduced by Talecris Biotherapeutics, patients who regularly use Gamunex (Immune Globulin Intravenous (Human), 10% Caprylate/Chromatography Purified) may be able to receive continuing treatment in the event of a lapse in private insurance coverage. Gamunex is an immunoglobulin intravenous (IGIV) therapy that contains antibodies purified from the donated blood plasma of thousands of people. Gamunex is indicated as replacement therapy of primary humoral...

2008-08-04 12:01:01

On the heels of Delta Airlines' announcement to double checked baggage fees, along with negative reports that flight delays persist despite capacity cuts, luggage expediters are filling the gap for frustrated consumers. Leading luggage and goods expediter, The Luggage Club, is seeing business boom as travelers' patience with unpredictable delays and lost luggage wears thin. In addition to checked luggage fees, airlines have implemented extra fees for added bags, specialty items such as...

2008-07-15 06:00:44

By Gretchen M. Wintermantel, The Times-Tribune, Scranton, Pa. Jul. 15--Attorneys for Lackawanna County and a local insurance company went back to court Monday over insurance coverage of the amphitheater roof of the Toyota Pavilion at Montage Mountain. The Housing and Redevelopment Insurance Exchange and Foxco Insurance Management Services Inc. are embroiled in a dispute with the county over coverage of the pavilion roof, which collapsed under the weight of heavy snow in February 2007....


Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.