Health reform law offers relief in Medicare Part D coverage gap
- The "Other" Health Insurance Reform: Medicare Part D since 2004. Cutler, Neal E. // Journal of Financial Service Professionals;Nov2010, Vol. 64 Issue 6, p22
Hindsight now allows us to favorably review the prescription drug coverage provided by Medicare Part D. The goals of the 2006 law were to provide pharmaceutical coverage to seniors who had none and to be well perceived by users of the service. This column explores the extent to which the goals...
- Industry Developments. // U.S. Pharma & Healthcare Report;Q2 2010, p32
This article presents an outlook for the U.S. pharmaceutical and healthcare industry for 2010-2030. It expects an increase in the overall disease burden in the U.S. through 2030. It cites human immunodeficiency virus/acquired immune deficiency syndrome (HIV/AIDS) as the only communicable disease...
- Will healthcare reform gains outweigh pain? Arnold, Matthew // Medical Marketing & Media;May2011, Vol. 46 Issue 5, p13
The article focuses on the impact of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) on the pharmaceutical industry in the U.S. It states that the PPACA was signed by U.S. President Barack Obama in 2010 which was supported by the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America...
- New law is fatally flawed and builds on failed ideas and a broken system. Coburn, Tom // Hill;4/28/2010, Vol. 17 Issue 46, p25
The article reports on the confirmation of the essentiality of the health care bill to increase costs and cause 14 million Americans to lose employer-sponsored coverage in the U.S.
- Viable options not considered. Thornberry, Mac // Hill;7/14/2009, Vol. 16 Issue 82, p46
The article reports on the need of healthcare reform without endangering the high-quality care in the U.S.
- What Health Care Reform Means to You. // Parenting Early Years;Jun2010, Vol. 24 Issue 5, p46
The article discusses the benefits of families from health care reform in the U.S. including the coverage of children 18 or under, the elimination of the requirement to pay for preventive care for the child, and insurance companies cannot impose high rates for those with pre-existing conditions.
- US healthcare reform: a way to reduce healthcare spending? // PharmacoEconomics & Outcomes News;5/29/2010, Issue 604, p2
The article discusses research on the U.S. health care reform, which references the study "The Cost Implications of Health Care Reform," by J. Gruber.
- Manufacturing Consensus. Welch, Matt // Reason;Jan2012, Vol. 43 Issue 8, p2
An introduction is presented in which the editor discusses various reports within the issue on topics including on reducing health care cost in the U.S., health care reforms and on increase in U.S. government's budget.
- POLICY UPDATE. Donald Berwick Urges: Transform Healthcare. LEVENTHAL, RAJIV // Healthcare Informatics;Jul/Aug2013, Vol. 30 Issue 5, p37
The article focuses on the insights of political candidate Donald Berwick on the healthcare system in the U.S., which were given at the annual conference of the Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA). Berwick urges the public to participate in changing the healthcare system in the...