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2009-09-23 13:07:00

OVERLAND PARK, Kan., Sept. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- As the Senate Finance Committee (SFC) resumes work this week on the health care reform bill, The National LTC Network urges Congress to consider two ideas. First, include an above-the-line deduction for long term care (LTC) insurance premiums.

2009-09-22 06:00:00

State Health Access Program Awards Minnesota Up to $35 Million Over Five Years; Additional $30 Million Expected From Non-Federal Sources ST. PAUL, Minn., Sept.

2009-09-11 10:27:00

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2009-09-09 09:54:06

52 percent of people working for small businesses are uninsured or underinsured; small business owners facing high health care costs are increasingly unable to offer health insurance to employees.

2009-08-19 18:15:00

TORRANCE, Calif., Aug. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Keenan & Associates, the largest privately held insurance brokerage and consulting firm in California, has released the findings of its 2009 Health Care Benefits Strategy Survey.

2009-07-30 13:15:00

WASHINGTON, July 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Any national health reform compromise that allows states to adopt ineffective health care "co-ops" should also allow states to adopt highly effective single-payer systems, according to Consumer Watchdog.

2009-07-25 10:47:00

WASHINGTON, July 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- United States Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship Chair Mary Landrieu today made the following comment on the release of the President's Council of Economic Advisers' "Economic Effects of Health Care Reform on Small Businesses and Their Employees" report:"It's good to see the administration is continuing to address concerns of small businesses and healthcare -- the number one concern I hear from small businesses and advocates.

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2009-07-11 08:30:00

As members of the House prepare to introduce their healthcare overhaul bill on Monday, majority leaders are scrambling to persuade Democratic representatives to toe the party line while a sober President Obama says he foresees a long process of tough negotiations.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.