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Key Elements Of Health Care Reform Take Effect With New Year

The Unfinished Business Of Health Care Reform: Real Access To Innovative Medicines

The Unfinished Business Of Health Care Reform: Real Access To Innovative Medicines

I cited an independent study by the IMS Institute for Healthcare Informatics, which estimated that non-adherence costs the U.S. health care system $105 billion each year. Today, I want to address the unfulfilled promise of health care reform for many ...

U.S. Health Reform Starts to Take Hold

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U.S. Health Reform Starts to Take Hold

Like many of the law's early provisions, the age-26 requirement takes effect on or after Sept. 23, 2010. For health insurance plans that operate on a calendar year, new benefits typically ... several years. Core elements of the reform package, including ...

Key elements of the health care reform bill

Key elements of the health care reform bill

Congressional Democrats released a final version of President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul bill in ... for low-income people. Mandate takes effect in 2014. INSURANCE MARKET REFORMS: Starting this year, insurers would be forbidden from placing ...

Obamacare’s full impact on workers’ compensation not yet known

Obamacare’s full impact on workers’ compensation not yet knownIFA Web News

Obamacare’s full impact on workers’ compensation not yet known

Employers can and should take the following steps today to increase the value of the positives and mitigate any negatives while waiting for the health care reform dust to fully ... as quickly as possible. A key element of a successful return-to-work ...

Health care reform: 15 key questions

Health care reform: 15 key questions

What are the key elements ... about the congressional elections next year? Health care will be a critical issue -- second only to jobs -- in the 2010 elections. Any reform bill that passes will not have taken effect yet, but everyone will have strong ...

Health Care Reform Ain't Over

Health Care Reform Ain't Over

It doesn't mean that efforts to create a new health care infrastructure ... ruled that the individual mandate, a key element of the health care reform bill Congress passed and President Obama signed into law last year, is unconstitutional is one of the ...

Sestak: Health-care reform bill still lacking key elements

Sestak: Health-care reform bill still lacking key elements

Following a 60-40 vote along party lines in the Senate to end debate on a contentious health-care reform bill, U.S. Rep. Joseph Sestak, D-7, of Edgmont, sent a letter to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi outlining elements ... “Sometimes it takes a while ...

GOP Sens Threaten To Block Key Element Of Health Care Law -- And They Can

GOP Sens Threaten To Block Key Element Of Health Care Law -- And They Can

IPAB will be tasked with implementing new ways to reduce Medicare spending, and, though its powers are limited in several key ways-- for instance, it's explicitly forbidden to "ration" health care -- its recommendations take effect almost automatically.

Independence of External Reviewers Key Part of US Health Reform for Insurers

Independence of External Reviewers Key Part of US Health Reform for Insurers

As new claim and appeal rules for plans take effect as part of U.S. health care reform, consumer advocates say the independence of health insurers' outside medical reviewers is key. Starting Sept ... day of their coming plan year, Fensholt said.

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