Posts tagged “Medical Insurance”

Changes to Medical Insurance to Benefit Women

July 27th, 2011
Changes to Medical Insurance to Benefit Women

Delegates at a convention organised by the Institute of Medicine in the US, were told that for decades women have been at a disadvantage with medical insurance cover and what’s more, families often suffered too. However, it is hoped that recommendations put forward by scientific and medical experts will enable this to change, which means […]

Benefit Fundraiser This Month

July 4th, 2011
Benefit Fundraiser This Month

There are a growing number of charitable organisations and many individual causes in the US that are now springing up to help families in financial need, when a medical emergency arises. The latest was started by a mother – Denise Mbise who with her friend Brenda Thomas discussed together how they could raise money to […]

Battle Over Malpractice Changes

April 12th, 2011
Battle Over Malpractice Changes

Along with the Obama reforms there have been moves in the US to put limits on money paid out in malpractice suits. However there is some opposition to this proposal in Albany, New York. In fact the suggested new arrangements have become a hot political potato. Supporters of the changes have been criticised as being […]

Yet Another Attack On Barak Obama’s Health Care Laws

February 18th, 2011
Yet Another Attack On Barak Obama’s Health Care Laws

Despite some judges publicly stating the Obama legislation is lawful, another federal judge has now decided the legislation is unconstitutional. The ruling by Florida judge Roger Vinson was expected. However it wasn’t expected that his judgement would go beyond a separate ruling last year by a Virginia judge who said the insurance aspect of Obama’s […]

Health Insurance Warning

February 16th, 2011
Health Insurance Warning

Opponents of the NHS reforms had a boost earlier this month when the Association of Medical Insurance Intermediaries warned that the reforms could cause a rise in health insurance bills. The organisation also said that Health and Social Care Bill 2011 which is currently passing through the various stages in the House of Commons may […]

129 Million Americans Have No Health Insurance

January 21st, 2011
129 Million Americans Have No Health Insurance

With the new proposals for changes in the National Health Service (NHS), it is perhaps worth knowing a little of what’s happening in the USA. A new study carried out by Health and Human Services Department has found that 129 million Americans under 65 years of age while having medical problems, do not  have adequate […]

Review of private medical insurance planned

December 14th, 2010
Review of private medical insurance planned

The Office of Fair Trading (OFT) plans to launch a review into the private healthcare market in the UK in early 2011. The results are likely to be of specific interest to companies that offer private medical insurance as a benefit for their staff, allowing them to see which insurers provide the best services and […]

Plans for portable medical insurance announced

November 16th, 2010
Plans for portable medical insurance announced

Representatives from the Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority (IRDA) have announced that it is considering making health insurance portable. The new measure would enable consumers to change their insurance provider without losing the benefits of their previous policy. Currently, consumers are obliged to stay with one provider because of the waiting times imposed by insurance […]

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