A person”s responsibility, as well as a right Under Assembly proposal, basic coverage was required with subsidies for (San Francisco Chronicle)
Last year, health-insurance premiums for a family of four in California cost, on average, nearly $10,000. The Kaiser Family Foundation projects that cost will rise 10 to 15 percent annually over the next five years — for those businesses and their employees who can afford it.
Census figures used for project (The Youngstown Vindicator)
Ohio North East Health Systems Inc. helps provide coverage for the uninsured. YOUNGSTOWN â€” There are 45 million Americans who do not have health insurance. Of that number, 8 million are children.
Letters to the editor (Portsmouth Herald)
Resolving the rising costs of health insurance is a concern at the top of everyone”s list these days. During my campaign for state Senate, I spoke to hundreds of voters throughout the Seacoast about the need to find a solution to what seems to be an ever-escalating problem.
Solution to high health cost eluded lawmakers (4/30/2005) (Seattle Post-Intelligencer)
State politicians broadened the health care safety net for the vulnerable during the legislative session that adjourned last week, but left town without agreeing on solutions to some of the most fundamental problems driving up costs for everyone.
Study: Texas Has Highest Rate Of Uninsured Working Adults (WFTV 9 Orlando)
A new report counters the belief that people who are uninsured don”t work or are on public assistance. Find out which state ranks highest when it comes to the number of working adults with health insurance.
More Employers Paying for Smoking Cessation (Join Together Online)
The recent decision to have Medicare pay for stop-smoking services, along with research demonstrating cost-savings associated with such programs, is pushing more employers to pay for smoking-cessation interventions for their workers, the Wall Street Journal reported April 26.
Guest column 04.26.05 (Sonoma Index-Tribune)
Over a year ago, I joined Keith Richman, R-Granada Hills, a physician and assemblyman from Southern California, to seek a solution to our health-care crisis. We come from different perspectives and different political parties.
Waltham calendar (The Daily News Tribune)
EARTH DAY Waltham”s 2005 Earth Day Celebration will take place Saturday, April 30, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Prospect Hill Park, Totten Pond Road, and will commemorate the 35th anniversary of Earth Day. Festivities will include environmental awareness information and exhibits, children”s activities, nature walks, music, food booths and other fun activities for the whole family.
[Campus] Policies expire for grads (The Minnesota Daily)
When Lisa Johnson graduates in May, she will no longer be covered under her parents” health-insurance plan.
Physicians Demand Relief From Malpractice Rates (RedNova)
Apr. 21–WASHINGTON — Ridgewood obstetrician and gynecologist Ruth Schulze led 2,500 doctors from nine states on a march on Capitol Hill on Wednesday in search of federal legislation to relieve skyrocketing malpractice premiums.