A general rubric used for discussing major health policy creation or changes.
Healthcare reform is a general rubric used for discussing major health policy creation or changes—for the most part, governmental policy that affects healthcare delivery in a given place. Healthcare reform typically attempts to: … see full wiki
Our health care system suffers from a number of severe problems. We currently essentially have a mixed system where some people qualify for a public option (Medicaid, Medicare, federal government insurance plan), but many people do not. The costs of insurance fluctuate quickly due to a variety of market reasons, and small businesses often cannot afford true group plans. This means: People with long term health problems like diabetes end up discriminated in … more
It's all I seem to be hearing in the news lately. Is this thing really going to pass after all? One thing that caught my ear, was New York state would get 12 million towards Medicaid if it does pass. It does sound encouraging, considering it's been a full-blown pissing contest between Conservatives and Liberals (and some in between, such as Independent Joe Lieberman from Connecticut). As of last night, I heard they need something like 216 … more