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2012-03-14 07:53:01

As the U.S. Supreme Court gets ready to hear arguments against universal healthcare, the Department of Health and Human Services released policies to assist states to build Affordable Insurance Exchanges. The guidelines offer help for setting standards and setting up a web-based system for consumers to obtain health insurance. Health insurance is to become mandatory starting in 2014, and states are responsible for setting up one-stop marketplaces for insurance programs to sell to...

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2012-01-29 08:15:46

Even if the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act's (PPACA) mandate requiring U.S. citizens to carry health care coverage is deemed unconstitutional, the remainder of the law can be salvaged, lawyers representing the Obama administration told the Supreme Court on Friday. Twenty six states and the National Federation of Independent Business have challenged the legality of the PPACA's individual mandate, which would require Americans to either purchase health insurance by 2014 or pay an...

2012-01-28 08:00:00

Whether getting healthier means hitting the gym more often or increasing one´s consumption of fruits and vegetables, taking these types of steps can help improve an individual´s overall well-being in addition to potentially lowering his or her Massachusetts health insurance premiums. Wilbraham, Massachusetts (PRWEB) January 28, 2012 It´s a new year and the team at The Gaudreau Group knows that many local residents have vowed to live a healthier lifestyle as part of their New...

2011-08-08 19:57:03

Patient demand for care from safety-net providers (such as community health centers and public hospitals) in Massachusetts has increased, even though the number of patients with health insurance also increased following the state's passage of health care reform, according to a report in the August 8 issue of Archives of Internal Medicine, one of the JAMA/Archives journals. The article is part of the journal's Health Care Reform series. According to background information in the article, a...


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baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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