Home » Posts tagged with » health care reform (Page 5)

Those interested in watching President Barack Obama’s address to Congress tonight about health care reform – and want to debate the issues with other Springs residents – can attend one of two watch parties. Organizing for America, a part of the Democratic National Convention, is organizing watch parties across the nation. The president’s address is… Continue Reading Watch parties planned for tonight’s health care address

Continue reading …

CHI provides reform information and glossary

Comments Off

Don’t know the difference between CHIPRA and COBRA, but are still interested in following the health care reform debate? The Colorado Health Institute has put together a list of objective, nonpartisan resources for people interested in finding out more about reform proposals in Congress. And now you can download the CHI’s glossary of health care… Continue Reading CHI provides reform information and glossary

Continue reading …

A new survey finds growing confidence in Americans’ ability to pay for health care costs, but it’s young adults who are most supportive of health reform plans. A Thomson Reuters survey published Monday found that “fewer Americans are afraid that they will be unable to pay for healthcare services and fewer expect to postpone medical… Continue Reading More people confident they can pay medical bills

Continue reading …

While the American Medical Association is throwing its support behind the House version of the health care reform bill, providers say there’s still a lot of work to be done. The AMA says House Bill 3200 offers the best chance for administrative reform, while also maintaining the doctor-patient relationship. “The bottom line, for doctors, is… Continue Reading Docs line up behind House version of health care reform

Continue reading …

As the health care reform debate rages, El Paso County Commissioners didn’t waste time adding their voices to the mounting din. The board unanimously passed a resolution urging Colorado’s congressional delegation to vote against House Bill 3200. The resolution suggests the “real solution” to the health care crisis is universal coverage, but only “within the… Continue Reading Commissioners vote against health reform

Continue reading …

Health care reform boosting TV ad sales

Comments Off

If you watch television,  you’ve likely seen health care reform ads – lots of health care reform ads. The Washington Post is reporting that $52 million has been spent on health care advertising so far this year – and with the August congressional recess, there is likely to be even more commercials covering the airwaves. The… Continue Reading Health care reform boosting TV ad sales

Continue reading …

According to the National Federation of Independent Businesses, the current health care reform bill being considered by Congress (House Bill 3200) will hurt small business owners as they strive to provide health coverage for their employees. From mandating that small businesses carry insurance for their employees, to creating an all powerful health czar who would… Continue Reading Owners want affordable health care, not gov’t mandates

Continue reading …

One Colorado Springs man believes he has the solution to the health care crisis — and it isn’t more government programs, subsidies or taxes. In fact, Steve Hyde believes free markets can address the issues with costs and access. His idea, outlined in the book, “Cured,” is to give people the money to buy their… Continue Reading Is there a free market solution to health care crisis?

Continue reading …

Providers say plan won’t fix underlying problems that plague health care system Health care reform legislation has centered around the “public option” — government sponsored insurance — and insurance companies are lining up in opposition. The proposal has a $1.4 trillion price tag, and would create a government insurance program to compete with private insurance… Continue Reading Providers hold no hope for health care legislation

Continue reading …
Page 5 of 512345