Health Insurance/Managed Care
- Study: Cost, insurance issues affect care for millions of working Americans. Runy, Lee Ann // AHA News;09/13/99, Vol. 35 Issue 36, p5
Deals with the study `Can't Afford to Get Sick: A Reality for Millions of Working Americans,' stating that many working people in the United States lack health insurance. People least likely to be offered by an employer-sponsored insurance; Findings; Implications.
- Moving To Medicare: Trends In The Health Insurance Status Of Near-Elderly Workers, 1987-1996. Monheit, Alan C.; Vistnes, Jessica P.; Eisenberg, John M. // Health Affairs;Mar/Apr2001, Vol. 20 Issue 2, p204
Analyzes trends in the health insurance status of specific worker age cohorts in the United States in 1987-1996. Differences in health insurance status of older workers and younger workers in sources of coverage policyholder and dependent status; Identification of near-elderly workers at risk...
- Why Can't Many Working Americans Afford Medical Insurance? MAROTTA, DAVID JOHN // Business Journal (Central New York);9/26/2014, Vol. 28 Issue 38, p12
The article examines why health insurance cannot be afforded by many working Americans.
- Myriad Pressures Buffet Health Market. Bell, Allison // National Underwriter / Life & Health Financial Services;12/23/2002, Vol. 106 Issue 51, p18
Focuses on the increasing rate of health insurance cost in the U.S. Decline in the percentage of workers with employment-based health benefits; Creation of tax credits for the purchase of insurance; Factors influencing health care costs.
- Cobra Costs Up, Use Falls. // Treasury & Risk Management;Oct2002, Vol. 12 Issue 9, p17
Focuses on the increase of Cobra health insurance premiums for discharged workers in the U.S. Annual costs of health coverage; Increase of workers with health insurance; Participation of workers with health problems on the Cobra coverage.
- Health Insurance: Continued Coverage After an Employee Termination-Mlsna v. Unitel Communications, Inc. // American Journal of Law & Medicine;1994, Vol. 20 Issue 4, p510
Reports on the U.S. Supreme Court case Mlsna v. Unitel Communications Inc. regarding continued health insurance coverage after an employee termination. Ruling that an employee's tender of resignation with notice does not constitute a qualifying event under the Consolidated Omnibus Budget...
- Cutting Health Care Costs. Catanese, Joseph // Waste Age;Dec2002, Vol. 33 Issue 12, p61
Presents information on the benefit of educating employees about the cost of health insurance in the U.S. Importance of educating employees in reducing expenses of companies; Information on a study on health care plans of employers, conducted by New York-based Deloitte & Touche; Factors...
- Benefit education a growing necessity. Prince, Michael // Business Insurance;3/18/2002, Vol. 36 Issue 11, p3
Focuses on the effort of benefit consultants to educate its health care employees on health plans in the U.S. Goal of the benefit communication programs; Impact of the program on health care insurance; Strategies in delivering employee education.
- Building the case for cancer and critical illness insurance. Boyce, Chris // Employee Benefit News;Sep2001, Vol. 15 Issue 11, p21
Provides tips for employers in making cancer and critical case insurance available to employees in the United States (U.S.). Information on cancer as the second leading cause of death in the country; Estimated overall annual costs of cancer treatment according to the U.S. National Institutes of...
- Under the umbrella. Lee, K.J.; Holt, Jean E. // Modern Physician;Apr2000, Vol. 4 Issue 4, p94
Addresses the increasing number of uninsured employees in the United States and outlines a proposal to make health insurance more accessible. Reasons for the increasing number of uninsured citizens; Responsibilities of provider groups; Proposed patient rights safeguards.