The Clinton health-care prescription: Defying common sense
- Move insurance equity, the uninsured to top of agenda. // Modern Healthcare;1/29/96, Vol. 26 Issue 5, p32
Editorial. Comments on United States President Bill Clinton's `Age of Possibility' address which focuses on healthcare reform. Threat of Clinton to veto any bill that didn't guarantee every American; Need for legislation to increase insurance equity.
- Israel--a health system in transition. Israeli, Avi; Ashkenazi, Yael; Chinitz, David // Physician Executive;Mar/Apr98, Vol. 24 Issue 2, p39
Focuses on medical care reform, based on a version of managed competition, in Israel. Health care scenario prior to 1948; Passing of the National Health Insurance Law in mid-1994; Medical care finance; Preventive care; Primary and secondary care; Medical education and licensing.
- Bending a promise. Duffy, Michael; Johnson, Julie // Time;6/27/1994, Vol. 143 Issue 26, p37
Suggests that as President Bill Clinton softens his stance on universal health coverage he may be getting close to bargaining it away. Clinton's initial statement that everything but universal coverage was up for compromise; His indication last week that he might accept a slower transition to...
- Applying The Lessons Of The Competitive-Pricing Demonstrations. Thomas, Bill; Fishman, Linda E. // Health Affairs;Sep/Oct2000, Vol. 19 Issue 5, p55
Discusses the proposed Medicare Rx 2000 Act or H.R. 4680 in Congress that seeks to change the administrative structure of the Medicare+Choice (M+C) program. Observations on the analyses of two published papers on failed efforts to test competitive bidding in M+C; Manner by which H.R. 4680 would...
- "Abortion Neutral"? // Commonweal;9/11/2009, Vol. 136 Issue 15, p5
The authors reflect on the description of the U.S. health-care reform as abortion neutral by President Barack Obama. They express doubt on Obama's claims due to lack of clear rules on the extension of the Hyde Amendment to the private health-insurance plans that receive government subsidies....
- OTHER VOICES. // Modern Healthcare;9/14/2009, Vol. 39 Issue 37, p16
The article presents quotes on the healthcare reform of the administration of U.S President Barack Obama from editorials of periodicals "New York Times" and "Wall Street Journal."
- The Abortion Amendment: How It Got In, and Will It Stay In? Hunt, Kasie // National Journal;11/14/2009, p16
The article focuses on the inclusion of an amendment that prevents abortion coverage in the U.S. health care reform bill which was approved by the House of Representative on November 7, 2009. It is said that Democratic Speaker Nancy Pelosi was forced to let Republican Representative Bart Stupak...
- Pelosi's Bill: How She Did It. Cohen, Richard E. // National Journal;11/14/2009, p20
The article focuses on the leadership style of U.S. House of Representative Speaker Nancy Pelosi in advancing her health care reform bill. Republicans claim that Pelosi is using her authority to advance her agenda. The author says that Pelosi was responsible for crafting the bill even if it was...
- Bishops on Healthcare. Schutzius, R.; Temmerman, Ray // Catholic New Times;9/21/2009, p11
The article calls on U.S. bishops to be objective and not to be influenced by their biases when supporting or rejecting the proposed health care reform. It encourages all bishops to promote the value of human life from conception to natural death and support pregnant women throughout their terms...