'The best friend Medicare ever had'? Policy narratives and changes in Coalition health policy
- NIOSH loses leader despite wide support. // Hospital Employee Health;Sep2008, Vol. 27 Issue 9, p101
The article reports on the lost of leadership position of John Howard despite widespread support. It is said that the future direction of the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) is questioned as the reappointment of John Howard as director was declined. Howard was said...
- Healthcare reform: What about wellness & health promotion? // Industrial Safety & Hygiene News;May2010, Vol. 44 Issue 5, p14
The article reports on the blog of the U.S. National Institute for Occupational Safety & Health (NIOSH) director Dr. John Howard regarding the aspects of health prevention in the new health care reform legislation in the U.S., in which two billion dollars will be allocated for the public health...
- AIHA urges HHS: Keep NIOSH's Howard aboard. // Industrial Safety & Hygiene News;Jun2008, Vol. 42 Issue 6, p18
The article reports on the letter sent by the American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA) to Michael Leavitt, secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services in April 2008 in the U.S. The letter urged the secretary to immediately reappointment John Howard as director of the National...
- Medicare pilot programs offer reward-based pay. Kirsche, Michelle L. // Drug Store News;3/7/2005, Vol. 27 Issue 3, p10
Reports on the improvement in the quality of services of Medicare to beneficiaries in the U.S. Launch of Medicare programs; Accessibility to pharmacy services; Focus on the quality of care of Medicare.
- The Health Care Philosophy that Nearly Destroyed Medicare in Canada in a Single Decade. Beck, Ivan T.; Thomson, Matthew // Clinical & Investigative Medicine;Apr2006, Vol. 29 Issue 2, p65
In 1989, governments in Canada perceived an economic crisis in health care funding and commissioned two economists, Drs. Barer and Stoddart, to review policies. They indicated the major costs were caused by physicians and recommended cutting physician training and hospital facilities. In 1991,...
- IMPLEMENTING THE MEDICARE PART D PRESCRIPTION DRUG BENEFIT PROGRAM: IMPLICATIONS FOR PUBLIC HEALTH POLICY AND PRACTICE. Rosenbaum, Sara; Teitelbaum, Joel // Public Health Reports;Jul/Aug2005, Vol. 120 Issue 4, p467
Examines the legal provisions of the Medicare Part D prescription drug benefit program in the U.S. Legal protections for Medicare beneficiaries who will enroll in prescription drug plans; Implications for public health policy and practice; Rules on low-income subsidies.
- The New Medicare. Rosa, Taína // Caribbean Business;2/9/2006, Vol. 34 Issue 5, p20
The author examines the benefits of the Medicare Advantage (MA) plans to the health insurance industry in Puerto Rico. The MA was developed in 2003 to replace the Medicare Plus Choice. The expanded coverage of MA includes optical and dental. It also allows private health insurance companies to...
- John Howard Reappointed NIOSH Director. // EHS Today;Oct2009, Vol. 2 Issue 10, p14
The article announces that John Howard has been reappointed as director at the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH).
- Firing of NIOSH head stirs controversy. // Fire Engineering;Sep2008, Vol. 161 Issue 9, p68
The article announces the dismissal of Doctor John Howard as head of the U.S. National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH).