Latest Massachusetts health care reform Stories

2012-10-22 04:01:29

Partner Program Helps Brokers in Massachusetts Retain Insurance Business (PRWEB) October 21, 2012 Zane Benefits, the leader in defined contribution health benefits, today announced a new Broker Partner program available to Massachusetts health insurance brokers to help transition small business clients to defined contribution solutions. The program provides brokers with free ongoing training, sales and implementation support along with customized sales and marketing materials....

Millions Of Americans Went Without Insurance From 2004 To 2007
2012-08-10 14:01:39

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Obamacare. That´s the term to describe the current state of health affairs in the U.S. However, before Obamacare, many in the U.S. had difficulty securing affordable health care. Researchers at Penn State and Harvard University recently revealed that, in a study done from 2004 to 2007, 89 million Americans were uninsured for at least month; another 23 million lost their insurance coverage during that same time. In the...

Uninsured Women In The US Up 15 Percent Since 2000
2012-07-15 08:27:08

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online According to a new report by the Commonwealth Fund, twenty percent of U.S. women (18.7 million) ages 19-64 were uninsured in 2010, up from 15 percent (12.8 million) in 2000. Also an additional 16.7 million women were underinsured in 2010, compared with the 10.3 million in 2003. The report suggests that once fully implemented, the Affordable Care Act will cover nearly all women, reducing the uninsured rate among women from 20 percent...

Word of the Day
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.