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2009-08-10 11:45:48

Researchers from Indiana University's Center for Health Policy and Professionalism Research (CHPPR) have found that support for government-sponsored health insurance for individuals under age 65 remains virtually the same regardless of how the plan is described or how involved the government would be.

2009-08-05 11:43:00

Sen. Sherrod Brown, Public Health Insurance Option Author Jacob Hacker To Brief Reporters On Where Key Elements of Reform Stand, Need To Hold Insurers Accountable WASHINGTON, Aug. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Sen.

2009-07-22 22:27:00

Need for continuing, open dialogue remainsEAST LANSING, Mich., July 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- While health care reform legislation currently in Congress addresses many of the principles of the Michigan State Medical Society (MSMS), serious concerns remain about a number of issues including the public health insurance option and the need for medical liability reform."It is our objective to be a constructive partner with Congress and our patients to arrive at health care reforms that are...

2009-07-16 10:50:00

Archer: "We're Determined to Make the House Bill the Standard for Reform"WASHINGTON, July 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Campaign for America's Future health care project director Diane Archer today praised the House for introducing a health reform bill that delivers on President Obama's vision.

2009-07-15 18:58:00

WASHINGTON, July 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On behalf of the nation's mayors, U.S.

2009-07-15 18:54:00

Nation's 'Most Trusted Profession' Adds to Momentum at White House EventSILVER SPRING, Md., July 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- American Nurses Association (ANA) members joined President Obama today at a White House press conference, sending a strong message to Congress that the country no longer can wait to reform health care as rising costs threaten the financial stability of families and their ability to access health care services.In citing significant progress this week on health reform...

2009-07-15 15:49:00

PITTSBURGH, Jul. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Leo W. Gerard, President of the United Steelworkers (USW) issued the following statement in response to the U.S.

2009-07-14 15:46:00

WASHINGTON., July 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Congressman Chaka Fattah (D-PA), Chairman of the Congressional Urban Caucus, released this statement today as the three House Committees with jurisdiction over health policy introduce the American Affordable Health Choices Act: "Today is a day for the history books.

2009-07-09 16:32:00

WASHINGTON, July 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Congressman Chaka Fattah (D-PA), Chairman of the Congressional Urban Caucus, releases this statement as the three House Committees with jurisdiction over health policy prepare to introduce legislation on health care for all Americans: "The opportunity is at hand for the House of Representatives to act decisively on comprehensive health care reform.

2009-06-23 13:26:00

New Report by Health Care for America Now Shows Health Care and Insurance Premiums Increasingly Unaffordable, Forcing Millions To Go Without Needed Care WASHINGTON, June 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Former Labor Secretary Robert Reich today urged Senate Finance Committee Democrats to condemn false "bipartisanship" standing in the way of President Obama's overhaul to the nation's health care system.

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