affordable comprehensive health insurance coverage Articles

affordable comprehensive health insurance coverage Articles

WPS plans to offer Medicare drug plan (The Capital Times)
WPS Health Insurance announced that it has filed with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to become a prescription drug plan provider under the new Medicare Part D program.

New plan would charge companies that don''t provide health insurance (North Adams Transcript)
BOSTON -- A day after Gov. Mitt Romney released a proposal to make health care more affordable for Massachusetts residents, Senate President Robert Travaglini countered with a legislative plan he says achieves the same goal in a more comprehensive way.

Lynn teen makes appeal to save health clinic at school (The Daily Item)
L YNN -- State Sen. Thomas M. McGee knows his colleagues'' and Gov. Mitt Romney''s health care priorities, now he wants to hear Gisel Saillant''s.

The Guardian and Destiny Health Offer Fully Integrated HSA (Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance)
The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America and Destiny Health are now offering an enhanced Health Savings Account option in conjunction with The Destiny Health Plan, which empowers members, is fully integrated for out of pocket costs, and offers greater flexibility and choice.

Coping with the uninsured (BizJournals)
Businesses that can''t afford health insurance for their employees could have an affordable new option.

A sympathetic ear from the governor: Romney hears stories of insurance woe during Pinehills visit (Patriot Ledger)
Homemade peach cobbler and banana bread were on the table yesterday as Gov. Mitt Romney dropped in at the home of Richard and Linda Rothstein to talk about the high costs of health insurance.

Teaching assistants vote to strike over Yale union stance (New Haven Register)
NEW HAVEN — Graduate teaching assistants Wednesday voted overwhelmingly to strike next week in protest of Yale University''s refusal to recognize their union.

AARP helps future retirees receive dental (Pahrump Valley Times)
Former Surgeon General Dr. C. Everett Koop once said, "You''re not healthy without good oral health." The statement has become more important over the years, especially at a time when roughly 60 percent of people age 50 and over have dental insurance, but most lose coverage when they retire.

Health Care Plan Should Be Law By Year''s End, Governor Says (WCVB via Yahoo! News)
Coming up with affordable health care for the half-million Massachusetts residents who currently don''t have it and can''t afford it may not be easy, but Gov. Mitt Romney says state lawmakers should get the job done by the end of the year.

Governor''s stance on universal care unethical (The Times Argus)
I read in the news that Gov. James Douglas is concerned that establishing a universal health care system in Vermont would result in having to "wait in line."