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More On New Health Care Plan

       In six months the new plan will stop insurance discrimination against lower waged employees. The new plan will give aid to states that have offices for consumers to help them with complaints and appeals. The new plan will in six months ban companies from lifetime caps and limits in coverage. It will also…

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Mandatory Worker Health Care Not Working For Some

I just read this disturbing article on a mandatory health care system that shows Mass. workers working more for health care than they do for food, rent, and even time spent with young school age children they have. Can you get by earning $500 a week and have insurance premiums that cost you $287 a…

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How Many Times are They Going to Research This?

     You’ll all be surprised to know that the uninsured are in poorer health than the insured. apparently this was studied again. Did they think there was a mistake made in the first bunch of studies? Maybe they thought that things would change on their own, like maybe people who don’t have insurance would stop…

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Well, Here We Go Already

     If the federal government mandates that all Americans have health insurance,  two health insurance industry leaders say that they will insure everybody regardless of disability or illness. They further say that people will wait until they are very ill before getting insurance unless the government requires it. This is said to be in-line with…

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What Do You Think Of This Theory?

     Please forgive me for getting sidetracked with my families health issues, but it got me to wondering why the hospital my parents are going to is so underpar, and the one we go to is so much better. Also still trying to figure out about the 2 to 3 month wait for the colonoscopy,…

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Retail Medical Centers

     Retail Medical Centers are those clinics usually run by a nurse practitioner who is there to treat simple and common conditions such as colds, sore throats, and Ut infections. From the start, doctors did not like this idea because they reasoned that first if you’re anything less than a doctor you can’t possibly be…

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Why We Shouldn’t Detect Cancer Early

     I am reading this article from the New York Times and I am blown away by what I’m seeing. I always was told and believed that detecting cancer early was a good thing so that treatment could be given before the cancer becomes so advanced as to metastasize and kill its victim. Unless I…

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New Report, Same Old Story on The Ill Uninsured

      One third of uninsured Americans has a chronic disease that is not being medically cared for. People who are uninsured typically only see the doctor through ER visits when the conditions have gotten very bad and out of control. These patients will have complications from their conditions and die younger after being prematurely disabled….

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Health Care For America Now!

has started a nationwide 40 million dollar campaign to begin a coalition for change in our health care system. They hope to be able to pressure lawmakers and insurance companies to hold them accountable and fill in the present gaps in our system. They want to change policies that affect people who are denied coverage…

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C-Sections May Raise Insurance Rates

     A healthy woman applied for family health insurance and was rejected because she had two c-sections. The insurance company says that woman who have had this surgery will most likely have it again and they do not want to cover it. Different states have different policies on this matter, as do the insurance companies….

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