Latest Karen Davis Stories

2012-07-19 08:37:39

Working-age adults with private coverage report more trouble accessing care, paying medical bills Elderly beneficiaries enrolled in Medicare plans are more satisfied with their health insurance, have better access to care, and are less likely to have problems paying medical bills than people who get insurance through employers or those who purchase coverage on their own, according to a new Commonwealth Fund study published today in Health Affairs. The study also found that beneficiaries...

2011-05-02 14:04:00

United Poultry Concerns Draws Attention to the Plight and Delight of Chickens MACHIPONGO, Va., May 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- International Respect for Chickens Day is an annual project of United Poultry Concerns dedicated to celebrating the beauty of chickens and protesting the misery of their lives in farming operations. Launched in 2005, International Respect for Chickens Day urges people to do a compassionate ACTION for chickens on or around May 4 - leafleting on a busy street...

2011-03-16 09:30:00

The Commonwealth Fund, a healthcare advocacy group, released a report today claiming 71 percent of an estimated 26 million people attempting to purchase health insurance on the individual market in the last three years faced roadblocks or were turned down due to prior medical conditions, Reuters reports. Karen Davis, Commonwealth Fund president, explains the report is a measure of the effectiveness of the healthcare overhaul legislation, known as the Affordable Care Act, signed into law by...

2010-09-28 13:29:00

Members of the Press are Cordially Invited to Attend This Special Evening Thursday, September 30, 2010, 6:30-9pm Peter Max Studio 37 West 65th Street, 7th Floor Between Columbus & Central Park West, New York City NEW YORK, Sept. 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mary and Peter Max will host a benefit for United Poultry Concerns and the Alliance to End Chickens as Kaporos on Thursday evening, September 30th at the Peter Max Studio from 6:30 to 9pm. The evening will include delicious...

2010-06-23 12:40:00

According to a report released on Wednesday, Americans spend twice as much as residents of other developed countries on healthcare, but get lower quality, less efficiency and have the least equitable system. The Commonwealth Fund report found that the U.S. ranked last when compared to Britain, Canada, Germany, Netherlands, Australia and New Zealand. "As an American it just bothers me that with all of our know-how, all of our wealth, that we are not assuring that people who need healthcare...

2010-04-13 11:07:00

WASHINGTON, April 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Neil Mulholland, President and CEO of the National Park Foundation, proudly announced today that Karen Davis is joining the Foundation as Senior Vice President of Development. In this role, Davis will be charged with overseeing all of the Foundation's fundraising and development efforts including corporate partnerships, individual giving and philanthropic support. Davis will be based at the National Park Foundation headquarters in...

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