Posts tagged “Health Insurance”

US City Votes to Continue Health Insurance

October 16th, 2014
US City Votes to Continue Health Insurance

In what could be a landmark decision, the city of Lampasas have voted to allow health insurance cover for city employees who retire early. This means that anyone who retires before the age of 65, and is not eligible for Medicare, will continue to benefit from the same health insurance scheme their former colleagues currently […]

Political Debate Over NHS Availability for Migrants

September 29th, 2014
Political Debate Over NHS Availability for Migrants

It is that time of the year again when all the political parties of the UK hold their conferences. With a general election just 8 months away, politicians are making their policies heard. There are still two connected topics at the top of the agenda – the NHS and migrants. For the last 4 years […]

US Healthcare: The Obamacare Tide is Beginning to Turn

August 21st, 2014
US Healthcare: The Obamacare Tide is Beginning to Turn

Despite being rocked by constant and unrelenting opposition, the US president’s health care reforms are starting to look up. The two factors that are considered most important – prices and coverage – are favourable. According to the US Bureau of Labour Statistics, health care costs have been rising but rising very slowly. This is inevitably […]

Irish Healthcare Plan Stalled

August 7th, 2014
Irish Healthcare Plan Stalled

The Irish government’s plan to introduce a universal healthcare system has stalled. It has been said that the plan to introduce the new health insurance scheme by 2019 is ‘too ambitious’. The problem stems from the fact that the scheme requires all Irish citizens to have full medical insurance to cover healthcare, but the current […]

New Health Insurance Guidelines in India

July 31st, 2014
New Health Insurance Guidelines in India

In the UK, senior citizens are fully covered for illness via the NHS. However, this is not the case in many other parts of the world where a comprehensive national health care system is not the norm. In fact, once someone is deemed elderly, the likelihood of even getting private insurance to cover the inevitable […]

Over 30 People Arrested For Health Insurance Fraud In Taiwan

May 19th, 2014
Over 30 People Arrested For Health Insurance Fraud In Taiwan

The Criminal Investigation Bureau has arrested 3 doctors and another 30 accomplices in Taiwan for carrying out a health insurance scam. The individuals have been accused of scamming the country’s National Health Insurance system by creating false clinical histories. The suspects were also accused of cheating insurance companies for compensation. The Criminal Investigation Bureau has been […]

China Potentially Not The Profitable Centre Once Thought

July 25th, 2013
China Potentially Not The Profitable Centre Once Thought

Since China opened its door to foreign investment, many companies including health care and health insurance firms flooded into the country. However a recent report from one of Europe’s major financial institutions suggests that China may not be as profitable as many thought. In fact 2 British pharmaceutical companies are thought to have possibly bit […]

Government Adamant About Stance On Migrants

February 4th, 2013
Government Adamant About Stance On Migrants

The UK government has announced that anyone coming from abroad to live in Britain will not be entitled to NHS treatment unless they can provide health insurance. The announcement was made in light of two east European states, Bulgaria and Romania, joining the European Union. People travelling from these countries have been told that if […]

New law could shift the burden

September 10th, 2012
New law could shift the burden

The new law passed by the US federal government called the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act while designed to help the poorest in society could shift the burden of health insurance costs onto employees. That’s the view of a number of experts who believe that the new legal framework could usher in a new […]

Businesses In California Brace Themselves for Insurance Hike

June 15th, 2012
Businesses In California Brace Themselves for Insurance Hike

Businesses across the US State of California are bracing themselves for an increase in health insurance costs. It’s expected that any business which employs over 1 million people could pay as much as 24% extra to cover health insurance. Costs are expected to rise in July and August. Unfortunately, the Californian State legislature is legally […]

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