News tagged with government program
(HealthDay)—Thousands of Medicare cancer patients are being denied treatment at clinics nationwide because of federal budget cuts related to the so-called sequester, according to a published report.
Health Apr 04, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Medicare Advantage customers may not see the drastic 2014 benefit cuts or premium hikes that insurers have been warning about after all.
Health Apr 02, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
In the battle against childhood obesity, New York City appears to be doing better than Los Angeles and one reason may be that Mexican-American boys are more likely to be obese than white or black kids.
Overweight and Obesity Jan 17, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Physicians with the least experience spend significantly more money treating patients than physicians who have the most experience, according to a new RAND Corporation study.
Health Nov 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—A government official says Taiwan might be unable to support its highly-praised health insurance program because of a growing elderly population.
Health Oct 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Health coverage for the poorest Americans could be in jeopardy in many states as a result of the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling last month on the Affordable Care Act, according to a new legal analysis. The report examines federal ...
Health Aug 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(HealthDay) -- Since 1964, the disparity between black and white children's dental care has narrowed dramatically, a new study finds.
Dentistry Jul 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- More than one in every five Americans has untreated cavities, a new government report shows.
Dentistry May 31, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP) -- A possible misunderstanding about President Barack Obama's health care overhaul could cloud Supreme Court deliberations on its fate, leaving the impression that the law's insurance requirement is ...
Health Apr 11, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
(AP) -- Nearly two years after President Barack Obama signed landmark legislation to cover the uninsured, a new poll finds his health care overhaul is neither better liked nor better understood.
Health Mar 08, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(AP) -- Steve Panetta smoked for 34 years, the last 10 at a three-pack-a-day clip. He watched his father die from lung cancer and his stepfather struggle with emphysema. He tried quitting six times before ...
Health Feb 26, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(AP) -- More than 1,600 people who filed lawsuits claiming that their health was ruined by dust and smoke from the collapsed World Trade Center must decide by Jan. 2 whether to keep fighting in court, or ...
Health Dec 26, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 2
(AP) -- Physicians are threatening to stop serving nearly a million Puerto Ricans as a result of a dispute between the island's government and an insurance company over reimbursements for treating poor people.
Health Jul 14, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(AP) -- America's cities are beginning to grapple with a fact of life: People are getting old, fast, and they're doing it in communities designed for the sprightly.
Health Jul 09, 2011 | 4.2 / 5 (5) | 7