A few years ago, the federal government announced a program to give out free health insurance coverage to everyone under 18 years old.It was a bit like the Affordable Care Act, only with fewer people getting it.But then the GOP tried to kill it.Now, it’s gone into effect, but only if you’ve never bought insurance […]
By Mark MacGregorThe Coventry Health and Social Care Authority (CCHCA) has released the details of a $1.5bn capital investment plan to help secure the future of Coventry, the country’s third largest city.The CCHCA’s capital investment blueprint is a roadmap for Coventry to attract private investment and provide the public with access to healthcare services.The plan […]
The union health symbol was created in 1965 as a symbol of unity in a time when people felt they were separate and not part of the community.It was later redesigned to reflect the fact that health care workers in the NHS were the first in the UK to be paid the same wage as […]
The United States is set to spend $10 billion to improve its healthcare system.In the US, it is estimated that only about one-fifth of the country’s healthcare spending is accounted for by private insurers.This means that a large percentage of the total healthcare expenditure is paid for by the private sector.The US has the highest […]
Oxford Health Care says robots can save lives in a clinical trial, but the system is still not ready for prime time.The company has just announced a clinical study of a robot called the Baxter that can help people with chronic pain, cancer and Parkinson’s disease.Oxford Health Care, a nonprofit that manages more than 10,000 […]
India’s government is considering a bill to build a total health system that will cover about 1.8 billion people, according to an official.India is the world’s second-largest health care consumer with nearly one-fifth of its population living in the developing world, but it has yet to set up a national total health plan.The bill, expected […]
MSNBC’s Michael Isikoff discusses how Vermont’s health care system is set to be a new model in the U.S. when it comes time to cover its population with private health insurance, and whether it will be possible to get there without some form of government intervention.
In January, Americans had a chance to enroll in the Affordable Care Act’s health insurance exchanges.The federal government set up the exchange to help Americans buy insurance through the new marketplaces that would become the federal government’s primary health insurance marketplace in 2020.At the time, the government had $8 billion in funding to buy the […]
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The Kaiser Family Foundation, which runs the health care provider Kaiser Permanente, has transformed itself into a national leader in veterans health care, delivering services to thousands of patients every day.The nonprofit health care group is the only one in the country to offer VA-approved health care for veterans and the first to provide veterans […]