Entries from HEALTH LAW SECTION BLOG tagged with 'universal coverage'

Partnership for Coverage Releases Report

New York's "Partnership for Coverage" released its final report, nearly two years in the making, on several initiatives to reduce the number of uninsured New Yorkers and the attendant costs of each. The report itself, found here, is 17 pages...

AHIP, BCBSA Offer Quid Pro Quo: Universal Coverage for Individual Mandates

The New York Times reports today: The health insurance industry said Wednesday that it would support a health care overhaul requiring insurers to accept all customers, regardless of illness or disability. But in return, the industry said, Congress should require...

Hospital CEO Advocates Single Payer System

James Barba, CEO of Albany Medical Center, comments in today's Albany Times Union in favor of a single payer system: There appears to be no debate whatever that our current means of delivering health care has become cripplingly expensive. To...

DOH Seeks Input on Universal Coverage Proposals

From the DOH website: New York State Health Commissioner Richard F. Daines, M.D., and Insurance Superintendent Eric Dinallo today invited public comments on instructions that will guide the modeling of proposals to expand health insurance coverage in New York State....

More on Mass. Primary Care Woes

An article today at boston.com provides more detail on the impact of universal coverage on primary care: About 80 percent of the new patients at Framingham Community Health Center are covered under Chapter 58, the state's new health insurance program,...

Universal Coverage: Eye on Mass.

The L.A. Times Friday covered the maturing Massachusetts universal coverage program: BOSTON -- Two years after the state's landmark health law was signed, the cracks are starting to show. Costs are soaring and Massachusetts lawmakers are weighing a dollar-a-pack hike...

Mass. Universal Coverage Overburdening Primary Care

Interesting article in today's New York Times focusing on the pressure that universal coverage has placed on the primary care delivery system in Massachusetts: Now in Massachusetts, in an unintended consequence of universal coverage, the imbalance is being exacerbated by...

"PoliGraph" Your Position on Health Care Reform

The Washington Post has an interesting interactive accompanying an article today on where each presidential candidate stands on health care issues, including health care reform, the uninsured, drug prices, and others. See who you line up with on the major...

Assemblyman Gottfried Introduces Universal Health Care Proposal

On December 5, Assemblyman Richard Gottfried (D-Manhattan) proposed that New York create New York Health Plus, a publicly funded health insurance program that would cover every New Yorker. Assemblyman Gottfried, who chairs the Assembly Health Committee, envisions that New York...

Viewpoint: transformation of New York's health care system is dynamic

Oct. 31, 2007 I wondered what aspects of the biotech area might come into play during the Partnership for Coverage Public Hearings, so I tuned in to the Oct 3 webcast. It was a rewarding experience all round. Sure enough,...

"Partnership for Coverage" Adds Hearing Dates

On the DOH website: The public hearing schedule on ways to expand health insurance coverage and improve the health care system in New York has been expanded to include a statewide telephone call-in session on October 10 and a Rochester...

First "Partnership for Coverage" Public Hearing

The Governor's "Partnership for Coverage" program kicked off yesterday with a public hearing in Glens Falls. Here's an excerpt from DOH's press release: The first of six public hearings to be held across New York State was held today in...

Governor Broaches Issue of Universal Coverage

Today's New York Times online announces Governor Spitzer's initiative to bring a universal health coverage plan to New York: Gov. Eliot Spitzer's administration is poised to begin an ambitious and potentially expensive push to expand health coverage to nearly three...

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