Boston Public Schools have returned what's left of 40,000 condoms donated by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health to the schools' free condoms program. That's because the wrappers carried suggestive messages that some parents...Show More Summary
In September Jeri Wright, daughter of Reverend “God Damn America” Wright, and 12 other Democrats were charged with embezzling $16 million in Federal health grants that should have gone to AIDS charities and other programs for the poor and needy. … Continue reading ?
2013 Feb. 7: One-year delay, until 2015, for the start of a Basic Health Program, under which states may hire private health plans to insure some lower-income residents who do not qualify for Medicaid. April 2: One-year delay, untilShow More Summary
Four decades since the first observance of International Women's Day by the United Nations, the world has witnessed important changes for women, with programs developed to improve their lives and health as well as expanded educational,...Show More Summary
Fox News contributor Laura Ingraham claimed that undocumented immigrants under the Obama administration's deferred action program would have access to health care benefits under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). In fact, DACA recipients...Show More Summary
BY ANA KRALJEVIC, LAWYER, WISE LAW OFFICE British Columbia used to have a program in place which permitted inmates to serve their prison sentence with their babies. Despite the untold benefits of accommodating the health needs of babies in the critical window of infancy, the program was eliminated. Show More Summary
Nearly 10,000 Las Vegas casino workers say they are considering going on strike over what the unpopular Obamacare program has done to their health care insurance. If contract negotiations to keep their existing benefits go unsettledShow More Summary
A new analysis led by the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health offers insights for nonprofit hospitals in implementing community health improvement programs. In a special issue of the Journal of Health Care for the...Show More Summary
The plan, which uses federal Medicaid expansion funds to buy private insurance for poor people, is being closely watched by other states.
A new study by the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and the University of Illinois at Chicago finds that Medicare Part D prescription coverage significantly reduced hospital admissions and program expenditures totaling $1.5 billion annually.
PITTSBURGH, March 3, 2014 – A new analysis led by the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health offers insights for nonprofit hospitals in implementing community health improvement programs. read more
The former vice presidential candidate attempts to make the case that Medicaid is an inefficient program that doesn't safeguard poor Americans' health. He's missing a few details. The post 4 Things Paul Ryan Misses About Medicaid In His New Poverty Report appeared first on ThinkProgress.
Paul Ryan praises the nation's largest single-payer health care system and homeless prevention programs. The post Paul Ryan’s Audit Of Poverty Programs Finds Many Are Actually Very Effective appeared first on ThinkProgress.
A new study by the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and the University of Illinois at Chicago finds that Medicare Part D prescription coverage significantly reduced hospital admissions and program expenditures totaling $1.5 billion annually. read more
A bipartisan group of senators has raised concerns about a change to the Defense Department’s health-care reimbursement policies that will force troops and their families to pay the full cost of certain tests done outside military clinics. The lawmakers, led by Sens. Richard Burr (R-N.C.) and Kay Hagan (D-N.C.), asked Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel in […]
ORLANDO (Reuters) - Diners at a Florida restaurant chain are being asked to pay a health insurance surcharge on their meal tabs to cover the cost for business owners of the Obama administration's new healthcare program.
By Julie Appleby and Patricia Borns, Kaiser Health News Florida lawmakers backing expansion of the state’s Medicaid program plan to mount a new argument this legislative session: That voting against extending the program would deprive low-income U.S. Show More Summary
PSFK explores innovative programs that are using games to help people stay on track with their health and wellness goals.
Veterans organizations are not happy with U.S. Senate Republicans today, after a bill to expand health care and education programs for veterans failed to gain enough support to move forward, Reuters reports. From Washington Post: The...Show More Summary
AP reports on the GOP's successful filibuster of Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders' veterans benefits bill: Senate Republicans have blocked a Democratic bill that would enrich health, education and job-training programs for the nation's 22...Show More Summary