MSNBC reports on the devestating effects the sequestration cuts could have on health not only in the United States but also health throughout the world.
Nearly 55,000 fewer Pennsylvanians were getting medical assistance in December 2012 compared with July, according to a new state Department of Public Welfare report, in many cases as an apparent side effect of the elimination of another program.
They will do so under a provision of the federal health overhaul that forces them to offer refunds if they don’t spend enough of the premium dollars they take in on health care.
This important move will affect the way care is delivered nationwide.
Among those set to implement the law, insurers would have to ditch changes to their businesses designed to bring in millions of new customers. Provisions that have already gone into effect, including letting children stay on their parents’ insurance plans until they turn 26, would no longer be required.
A new poll shows that most voters want the Supreme Court to overturn President Obama’s health care law, with opposition and support falling largely along party lines.
Federal officials on Friday effectively shut down part of the health care law that would have helped consumers cover some long-term-care costs, saying they could not find a way to make it work financially.
Ambulatory surgery centers in PA remained financially health this past year, says the Pennsylvania Health Care Cost Containment Council. But, responds the Hospital and Healthsystem Assocation of PA, there are still questions about the ability of many people being able to maintain access to health care.
Health care program helps local retirees by reimbursing the companies who hire them for money spent in benefits.