WASHINGTON — As House Democrats geared up for a possible vote on
The White House is scrambling to close a loophole that would allow insurance companies to discriminate against children with pre-existing conditions. The health reform bill passed this week is intended to ensure that no Americans are denied coverage based…
In the most significant health legislation passed in decades, the House last Sunday approved a bill that will overhaul the health insurance industry. The reforms will cover many of the millions of uninsured Americans, eliminate insurance discrimination based on preexisting…
By KEVIN SACK
Arizona on Thursday became the first state to eliminate its Children’s Health Insurance Program when Gov. Jan Brewer signed an austere budget that will leave nearly 47,000 low-income children without coverage.
Obama Delays Trip as Report Aids Final Push on Health Care
By DAVID M. HERSZENHORN and ROBERT PEAR
New York Times
March 18, 2010
Friday, March 12, 2010 3:18 AM
THE COLUMBUS DISPATCH
Two of three uninsured kids in Ohio – 77,000 youngsters – don’t have to go without health care.
Their modest family incomes qualify them for tax-funded…
The Obama administration will propose a compromise health bill before the bipartisan health summit next week, aides say. It would reportedly extend coverage to 30 million Americans and cost about $900 billion, like the legislation already in progress in…
Almost 20 senators have recently indicated support for a health care public option. The Washington Post’s Ezra Klein has an analysis on the prospects for a government-administered health plan at this point in reform debate.
Gridlock in Washington over health reform could cost hospitals billions, reports the Washington Postreports the Washington Post. The cost of unpaid care was around $36 billion in 2008, and is only expected to rise.