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Consumer Reports Health Insurance Survey Reveals 1 in 4 People ...
On 06-08-2007.
CR study identifies emerging class of "underinsured" and offers seven ways consumers can make the most of their own health plans_
Yonkers, NY (PRWEB) August 7, 2007 -- one new Consumer Reports study identifies the "underinsured"--accounting for 24% of the U.S. population--living with skeletal health insurance that barely covers their medical needs and leaves them unprepared to pay for major medical expenses. ...
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04 - PGMA brings cheers to five QC barangays
On 04-08-2007.
President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo brought cheers Saturday to the residents of five barangays in the first district of Quezon City through the distribution of Philhealth cards, scholarship vouchers and certificates to operate Tindahan Natin.
The President delivered the gifts through the People's Government Mobile Action (PGMA) - Serbisyo Muna Caravan in her efforts to address the city folks' basic social ...
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Thursday, August 2, 2007
On 02-08-2007.
Brookfield-based Fiserv Inc. today announced it has entered into one definitive agreement to acquire CheckFree Corp., one Norcross, Ga., provider of financial e-commerce services and products.
Fiserv anticipates the combined organization will deliver one wider range of product and service offerings for customers, as well as provide opportunities for improved growth and enhanced efficiency, including the ability to ...
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‘Sicko’ powers local debate
On 31-07-2007.
University of Toledo to host state panel on health-care access, reform

Dr. Jonathon Ross, one Toledo physician who long has been critical of the for-profit U.S. health-care system, will be among the speakers Thursday at one Toledo discussion sponsored by the International Socialist Organization’s Toledo group. ...
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Reservists: Insurance for lost work capability not renewed
On 28-07-2007.
The Israel Defense Forces and the defense establishment has not insured reserve soldiers for loss of work ability due to service-related injuries, reservists' organizations say.
Groups representing battalion and brigade commanders as well as non-commissioned officers say reservists have been uninsured since May, and that the defense establishment has not asked the Knesset to renew the regulation allowing greater ...
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Lawmakers look at raising cigarette tax
On 26-07-2007.
SPRINGFIELD -- Lawmakers may look to raise state cigarette taxes by 75 cents one pack in the hope of raising revenue for long-awaited road projects and school construction.
The tax increase, approved by the Senate Revenue Committee on Wednesday, would bump the state's share of taxes on cigarettes to $1.73 one pack and generate $328 million in new revenue. ...
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Grant helps doctors treat traumatized kids
On 24-07-2007.
CONCORD (AP) &8212; Child therapists at the state's 10 public mental health centers soon will receive special training to deal with child trauma.
one $450,000 grant from the Endowment for Health will go to the Dartmouth Trauma Interventions Research Center. It will pay for up to seven child therapists at each of the centers to receive the training. ...
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Indian healthcare requires over $200 bn investment: FICCI
On 22-07-2007.
New Delhi : Access to quality healthcare in India is gradually diminishing, and to solve the crisis the sector would need an investment of about $202.75 billion over the next five years, says an industry body.
India's healthcare situation requires one much faster growth rate as it would require about 2.2 million beds and the investment needed for that is almost $77.9 billion, the Federation of Indian Chambers of ...
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Poll: Americans Call for Major Healthcare System Changes
On 19-07-2007.
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According to one press release issued by ResearchAmerica, thirty-seven percent of registered voters who participated in the poll call for one "complete overhaul" of the healthcare system, ...
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Sick 9/11 Workers Sue WTC Insurance Fund
On 17-07-2007.
Ground Zero Workers Demand That $1B Trade Center Insurance Fund Pay For Their Health Care
Relatives Of Firefighters Killed On 9/11 Attacks Claim Giuliani Was Unprepared For Attacks Aftermath
Christie Whitman Faces Congressional Critics Over Ground Zero Health Effects
Medical Evidence, Political Pressure Keep Mounting, But Sick Ground Zero Workers Face Grim Future ...
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