News tagged with health care law
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(AP)—Consumer alert: If you or someone you know needs costly medications and you're hoping President Barack Obama's health care law will meet the need, you may be in for a surprise.
Medications May 13, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Members of the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) and other medical associations are urging further consideration of Section 9003 of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act ...
Health Apr 30, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—The White House is threatening to veto a Republican bill that would shore up one part of President Barack Obama's health care law by siphoning funds from another part.
Health Apr 24, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(AP)—House Republicans are coming to the aid of high-risk patients trying to get insurance under the new health care law. But they do so by diverting money from a prevention program that is key to the law, ensuring stiff ...
Health Apr 24, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
New, nationally projectable survey results released today by The Partnership at Drugfree.org and MetLife Foundation confirmed that one in four teens has misused or abused a prescription (Rx) drug at least once in their l ...
Medications Apr 23, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—A northern Utah sheriff's office is floating a unique and unproven idea for keeping seniors with Alzheimer's disease and dementia safe: Give them ankle monitors normally used on criminals on house arrest or parole.
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Mar 20, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—About 71 million Americans with private health insurance plans received at least one free preventive health service—such as a mammogram or flu shot—in 2011 and 2012 because of the Affordable ...
Health Mar 18, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—Diners will have to wait a little longer to find calorie counts on most restaurant chain menus, in supermarkets and on vending machines.
Health Mar 12, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A report released today by the George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services (SPHHS) and the RCHN Community Health Foundation offers the first-ever in-depth examination of health centers' role in ...
Health Mar 07, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Considerable progress has already been made toward improving the quality and delivery of health care, according to a Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) bulletin published online ...
Health Mar 05, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—Wondering whether the government's automatic budget cuts will slow down President Barack Obama's health care law?
Health Mar 01, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Some of Chicago's poorest neighborhoods are expected to see the greatest demand for additional primary care doctors in 2014, as the Affordable Care Act boosts the number of newly insured patients seeking medical services, ...
Health Feb 28, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—In a final rule, which will make purchasing health coverage easier for consumers, mental health and substance use benefits will be expanded to 62 million Americans, according to a report published ...
Health Feb 22, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(AP)—The new health law requires that most insurance plans cover all costs for preventive care, including colon cancer screening.
Cancer Feb 20, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Religious organizations that object to providing birth control coverage under the Affordable Care Act would be allowed to hand that responsibility off to a third party under new rules proposed ...
Health Feb 01, 2013 | 1 / 5 (1) | 1