News tagged with insurance costs
(AP)—An arts and craft supply company says part of the new federal health care law should be blocked because it requires coverage for morning-after and week-after birth control pills.
Health Nov 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
In the United States, the cost paid for statins (drugs to lower cholesterol) in people under the age of 65 who have private insurance continues to exceed comparable costs paid by the government in the United Kingdom (U.K.) ...
Medications Nov 01, 2012 | 3.7 / 5 (3) | 1
As the presidential candidates clash over the fate of the Affordable Care Act, a set of seven essays by leading legal experts, economists, and scholars examines the implications of the Supreme Court's decision on the ACA ...
Health Oct 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
After a series of Philadelphia hospitals started closing their maternity units in 1997, infant mortality rates increased by nearly 50 percent over the next three years. The mortality rates subsequently leveled off to the ...
Health Oct 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—There's a new health care survey, and at first it sounds like good news about insurance costs.
Health Sep 11, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
If you're diabetic or prone to diabetes, having a steady job appears to be good for your health, and not just because of the insurance coverage.
Diabetes Aug 29, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
As the "individual mandate" of the Affordable Care Act moves forward, debate and speculation continue as to whether universal health insurance coverage will lead to significant cost savings for hospitals. The assumption is ...
Health Jul 30, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Dr. John Lenihan sits at a computer console about 20 feet from his hysterectomy patient lying on the operating table.
Surgery Jul 17, 2012 | 4.3 / 5 (3) | 0
Twenty percent of U.S. women (18.7 million) ages 19-64 were uninsured in 2010, up from 15 percent (12.8 million) in 2000, according to a new Commonwealth Fund report on women's health care. An additional 16.7 million women ...
Health Jul 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
"Every time I see what I pay for me and my family's health it makes me sick," says Fiona, a 46-year-old mother of two who -- unlike some 50 million Americans -- actually has health insurance.
Health Jun 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
Walk for an hour a day, get $200 from your employer. Go for an annual checkup, get a $10 gift card. Indulge in tobacco, pay an extra $20 a month for health insurance.
Health May 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
(AP) -- More than 3 million health insurance policyholders and thousands of employers will share $1.3 billion in rebates this year, thanks to President Barack Obama's health care law, a nonpartisan research ...
Health Apr 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- Obese workers have even higher health costs than smokers, a new study finds.
Health Apr 13, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0
In China, life expectancy should reach 74.5 years by 2015, Chinese Health Minister Chen Zhu said on Thursday.
Health Apr 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Consumers nationwide would have received an estimated $2 billion in rebates from health insurers if the new medical loss ratio (MLR) rules enacted as part of the Affordable Care Act had been in effect in 2010, according to ...
Health Apr 05, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0