health care reform
Grandparents raising their grandchildren are facing a new challenge in obtaining child-only health insurance. Credit: Corbis With the passage of last year's federal health care overhaul, many families breathed a sigh of relief because ...One of the groups being hit hard by the elimination of the child-only insurance policy are children who are being raised by their grandparents.
It's unclear whether the health care bill includes free contraceptives. Credit: Getty Images The health care bill is a hot topic these days, and a story in The New York Times today says that the bill requires health insurers to cover "...When it comes to the health care bill, the question is whether or not "preventive health services" includes contraceptives and other family planning services for women.
Should health insurance cover infertility treatments? Credit: Getty Today, most couples undergoing infertility treatments are paying out of their own pockets, but experts at the Institute of Medicine are taking a closer look at the new...Experts are looking into coverage for infertility treatments under the new health care laws.
Obama is calling for appopriate accommodations for breast-feeding moms to pump at the office. Credit: Getty It's not easy being a working mom who wants to breast-feed and transition back into the workplace. Office spaces rarely are con...Obama asked the federal government to establish new guidelines for all federal employees, no matter their status.
Sorry, kid, no individual insurance policy for you. Credit: Getty ImagesSlowly, the man in the pinstripe suit raised the corners of his mouth in a self-satisfied smile. "Yeeees," he said as he rubbed his hands together. "You can have your pre...Obama administration strike what some call a Faustian bargain with insurance companies, because the devil's in the details.
Insurance companies are doing away with individual policies for children. Credit: Getty ImagesThis was supposed to be the week when a new federal law kicks in, banning insurance companies from denying individual policies for children with a hist...This was supposed to be the week when a new federal law kicks in, banning insurance companies from denying individual policies for children with a history of health problems.
In your early 20s and worried about losing medical coverage? Maybe you should be. Credit: Getty ImagesUnder federal health care reform, young people can stay on their parents' medical insurance until age 26. Cool? Well, you may want ...
Her baby was just three months old when Melanie Stokes threw herself from the 12th floor of a Chicago hotel. The 39-year-old suffered from postpartum psychosis, and little was known about the condition when Stokes killed herself in 2001. Now, Co...
Who wouldn't love pumping their breast milk in here? Credit: Getty ImagesLactivists, rejoice -- buried deep inside the much-debated health care reform bill is a legislation that means working moms may never have to pump their breast milk in ...
Stamped signature? Not on this letter. Credit: Courtesy of clickondetroit.com
You pick up the mail, and it's the same old stuff. Bills, bills, bills, credit card offer, letter from the President of the United States.What?! Tiffany Smith d...
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