Rising Costs, Decreased Access, Quality Concerns
- Uninsured worsen medical inflation for workers. Carlson, Leah // Employee Benefit News;8/1/2005, Vol. 19 Issue 10, p42
Focuses on impact of medical care for uninsured individuals on premiums of health insurance in the U.S. Costs for family and individual coverage associated with uninsured individuals; Percentage of uninsured individuals; Suggestions to address health care costs.
- Report says N.H. families pay highest health premiums. Kibbe, Cindy // New Hampshire Business Review;7/8/2005, Vol. 27 Issue 14, p23
Reports that New Hampshire families pay the highest premiums for their private employer-sponsored health insurance but pay less than the national average for other costs incurred by the uninsured, according to a report by Families USA. Measurement of the dollar impact on private health insurance...
- Fast growth of La. uninsured fuels conference discussion. Bonura, Chris // New Orleans CityBusiness (1994 to 2008);02/05/2001, Vol. 21 Issue 33, p13
Focuses on the growth in the number of uninsured citizens in Louisiana. Impact on health insurance premiums; Effect on health maintenance organizations and hospitals; Actions taken to combat the situation.
- Low-Wage Workers and Health Insurance Coverage: Can Policymakers Target Them Through Their.... Long, Stephen H.; Marquis, M. Susan // Inquiry (00469580);Fall2001, Vol. 38 Issue 3, p331
Examines the recent employer health insurance survey data in addressing issues on the increasing access to health insurance for the working uninsured. Differences in health insurance offer rates among low-wage businesses; Focus on setting a minimum share of the employer's premium contribution;...
- Bush health plan faces uphill battle. Geisel, Jerry // Business Insurance;1/29/2007, Vol. 41 Issue 5, p1
The article reports on the potential effect of the proposal to tax employees on the cost of group health insurance premiums on employers in the U.S. President George W. Bush said that the proposal could reduce the number of uninsured workers. According to employers, the proposal's significant...
- Offering some help. Benko, Laura B. // Modern Healthcare;1/31/2005, Vol. 35 Issue 5, p12
Reports on the pooling of the purchasing powers of employers who are member of the Affordable Health Care Coalition to provide uninsured workers access to lower-cost health insurance in the U.S. in 2005. Plan of the coalition on insurance premiums; Reasons behind an increase in insurance...
- Uninsured in America: The Cost Factors. Kelley, Rachel // O&P Business News;5/15/2005, Vol. 14 Issue 10, p46
Discusses the cost factors involved in having uninsured persons in the U.S. Possible causes of the high number of uninsured; Reasons behind the high cost of insurance; Ramifications of being uninsured.
- Healthcare costs hurting employees and employers. // Industrial Safety & Hygiene News;Nov2003, Vol. 37 Issue 11, p10
Reports on the increase in the number of uninsured persons in the U.S. in 2002. Percentage of the population without health insurance; Relationship between loss of health insurance and increases in health care costs.
- Health care costs enough to make 'em sick. Genn, Adina // Long Island Business News (7/1993 to 5/2009);5/5/2006, Vol. 53 Issue 19, p7A
The article offers information on study conducted pertaining to the health care coverage in the U.S. The study of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation reports that private-sector workers who signed up for health insurance coverage in 2003 went down compare to 1998. The study had coincided to Cover...