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States With High Uninsured Rates Have High Suicide Rates
A new study released by Mental Health America finds that stateswith higher numbers of uninsured have higher rates of depression and suicide.For the study, sponsored by Wyeth Pharmaceuticals, ThomsonHealthcare used federal data on mental health and state databases to develop adepression index and ran...
posted 11/29/07 09:09 AM read complete story
Oregon Voters Nix Tobacco Tax Hike to Fund Health Coverage for Uninsured
Oregon: State legislators must start fromscratch in their quest to make healthcare affordable for all Oregonians aftervoters overwhelmingly reject a ballot measure that would have hiked the state'stobacco tax. The increased taxwould have paid for healthcare for more than 90,000 uninsured children an...
posted 11/13/07 10:47 AM read complete story
New Online Tool Helps Nonprofits Improve Hospital Policies for the Uninsured
Community Catalyst, a national consumer health advocacy organization, launchesa web-based software program that allows users to "build" their own statelegislation aimed at setting standards for patient financial assistance andfree care laws. The introduction of the Patient Financial Assistance Act t...
posted 11/12/07 09:10 AM read complete story
MD County Plan Provides Affordable, Coordinated Care for Uninsured
Howard County, MD: Countyofficials unveil the Healthy Howard program, which they say will provideaffordable and coordinated healthcare to uninsured state residents who are noteligible for state and federal programs.To be eligible for the program,individuals must have lived in the county for at...
posted 10/19/07 08:51 AM read complete story
CMS Approves Medicaid Waiver for Covering Uninsured
Tennessee: The Centers for Medicare &Medicaid Services (CMS) approve a waiver for federal funding of TennCare. Thethree-year waiver caps at $540 million annually the amount of money TennCarecan draw from the federal government to help reimburse hospitals for treatingMedicaid beneficiaries and th...
posted 10/18/07 10:14 AM read complete story
UNINSURED: Experts Accuse Clinton of Low-Balling Cost of Her Universal Health Plan
Just days after Democratic presidential candidate Sen. HillaryClinton (NY) unveils her proposal for universal health coverage, various healthcareexperts assert the estimated $110 billion annual price tag to implement theplan is low.Clinton says she would fund her proposal inpart by eliminating...
posted 9/24/07 2:41 PM read complete story
UNINSURED: Mayo Clinic Unveils Universal Healthcare Proposal
The Mayo Clinic unveils a universal healthcare proposal thatwould require all U.S.residents to obtain health coverage and shift away from the current employer-sponsoredcoverage model.The 19 recommendations were drafted over 18 months of discussionswith more than 400 health policy experts.Among the p...
posted 9/18/07 11:15 AM read complete story
UNINSURED: MD Universal Healthcare Advocates Unveil Medicaid Expansion Proposal
Maryland: Healthcare advocates and lawmakerswho support universal healthcare unveil a new proposal to expand Medicaid tosome of the state's estimated 800,000 uninsured residents.They plan to fund the program through a $1-per-pack increaseto the state tobacco tax--even as state leaders struggle...
posted 9/14/07 09:10 AM read complete story
UNINSURED: Enrollment in Rhode Island's Medicaid Program falls by 6,000
Rhode Island: Enrollment in the state's Medicaidprogram has declined by 4,852 beneficiaries over the last six months and,overall, by about 6,000 in the last year, say state officials More than 4,000 of the beneficiarieswho lost coverage were in families with annual incomes below the federalpov...
posted 9/6/07 11:09 AM read complete story
UNINSURED: AMA Launches Media Blitz to Amplify Voice of Uninsured
The American Medical Assn. (AMA) kicks off the first phase of a three-year, multimillion dollar campaign to illuminate the plight of 45 million Americans who do not have health insurance. The "Voice for the Uninsured" campaign is timed strategically to coincide with the 2008 electi...
posted 8/29/07 11:16 AM read complete story
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