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government national health insurance Articles

National Women''s Health Week is May 8-14: (PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance)
On the eve of National Women''s Health Week, May 8-14, elected women state officials have made cervical cancer elimination a top women''s health concern around the country. Since January 2004, members of Women In Government, a non-profit, bi-partisan association of elected women state officials, have introduced bills or resolutions addressing cervical cancer prevention in more than 35 states as

National Eating Disorders Association Urges Congress and State Legislatures to Provide Insurance Coverage for Eating (American Psychological Association)
SEATTLE, WA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- Mar 25, 2005 -- In light of the Terri Schiavo case, the National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA) urges Congress and state legislatures to move forward on approving legislation that requires insurance policies to cover the treatment of eating disorders.

Ban on Essential Drugs May Scuttle Health Insurance Scheme (This Day)
National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), which is expected to be re-launched by President Olusegun Obasanjo on May 29, may suffer a setback if the recent government policy banning 17 drugs and essential products from being imported into the country continues.

Agona Health Insurance suffers setback (
Agona Swedru, April 29, GNA - Participants at a workshop organised by the Agona District Mutual Health Insurance Scheme have expressed concern about the collection of money from pregnant women who delivered at the Agona Swedru Government Hospital.

Aetna Announces Support for Individual Health Insurance Requirement (Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance)
Aetna today announced support for an individual health insurance requirement, whereby states or the federal government would require individuals to obtain basic health insurance coverage.

CDC Data Show That Millions of Uninsured Adults Forgo Needed Treatment for Chronic Health Conditions (PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance)
A new analysis of government data shows that millions of uninsured adults in the U.S. suffer with chronic illness and have medical needs that are unmet. Nearly half of non-elderly, uninsured adults report having one or more chronic health problems.

New Trizetto FastTrak Solution Gives Medicare and Medicaid Health Plans a Strategic Edge (Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance)
Medicare and Medicaid health plans now have a new option for capitalizing on these government markets and growing their businesses. The TriZetto Group Inc. announced today the availability of FastTrak, a solution that uses pre-configured benefits and a prescribed implementation that speeds how quickly Medicare and Medicaid health plans can get up and running on Facets Extended Enterprise .

Every Washington child deserves health insurance (Seattle Times)
American families put kids first every day, working hard to give their children opportunities they never had. Washington, D. C., however, turns a blind...

New health partnership strives to serve the uninsured (BizJournals)
Two Milwaukee-area health organizations will formally unveil this week a program designed to increase access to primary and specialty medical care for low-income residents.

Keep costs down (The Star Online)
THE Consumers Association of Penang (CAP) is disturbed that the Health Ministry plans to go ahead with its National Health Financing Scheme even before the plan is properly laid out or public concerns addressed.