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Workers and Their Health Care Plans

Workers and Their Health Care Plans | Health Care Reform Scooped | Scoop.it

During the long campaign to enact our nation’s new health reform law, President Barack Obama and other supporters of the legislation repeatedly promised Americans that they could keep their existing health care coverage if they liked it. This commitment was intended to reassure the overwhelming majority of Americans who already have good coverage that they would not be adversely impacted as coverage was expanded to the uninsured. The Affordable Care Act, they were told, would provide new options for obtaining health insurance but would not undermine existing employer-sponsored health care plans that currently cover most Americans

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Blue Shield of California Fulfills 2 Percent Pledge to Customers

Employers, Individuals and Families Statewide to Receive Premium Credits in October

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 9, 2011...
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Poverty Can be Bad for Your Health, but Nonprofit has Remedies – Poverty Insights

Poverty Can be Bad for Your Health, but Nonprofit has Remedies – Poverty Insights | Health Care Reform Scooped | Scoop.it

Maybe we need a new Surgeon General’s warning: “Caution: Poverty Can Be Bad For Your Health.”A much-reported recent study found that, in 2000, 523,000 deaths could be attributed to individual and area-level poverty. This is one of those fancy statistical analyses, with limits that even the lead researcher acknowledges.

But there’s no doubt that factors related to low income — limited access to health care, insufficient resources for a healthy diet, bad housing conditions, stress, etc. — can cause health problems and make existing health problems worse.

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Social media link to patient care explored by QuantiaMD and Care Continuum Alliance study | Health, Medical, and Science Updates

Social media link to patient care explored by QuantiaMD and Care Continuum Alliance study | Health, Medical, and Science Updates | Health Care Reform Scooped | Scoop.it

Physicians are highly engaged with social media for both personal and professional use, according to a 4,033-clinician study authored and conducted by QuantiaMD, the largest mobile and online physician community, and Care Continuum Alliance, an international association for wellness, prevention and care management.

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