Mitt Romney says that while he would seek to repeal the health care reform law if he were elected, he could keep the provision that bans health care plans from denying coverage of pre-existing medical conditions and perhaps even expand a provision that requires health care plans to provide coverage of employees' adult children up to age 26.Read More
With the presidency and 33 Senate seats up for grabs in 2012, how the battle over health care reform will play out is anyone's guess, but employers are watching the tussle closer than most.
During her speech, Kathleen Sebelius detailed what she said are some of the achievements of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.Read More
Politics apparently has joined the menu—at least through November—alongside pepperoni and pineapple as a new pizza topping.Read More
Health programs get off the ground internationally, but local conditions can create challenges.Read More
Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney called for a repeal of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act during his speech at the Republican National Convention August 30. Read More
Employers are helping to rebuild the health care system with a do-it-yourself approach that takes picking the right tool. The new options include value-based design, workplace clinics and direct primary care.Read More
Broward County began offering an employee wellness program in 2009 through its group health insurer. The county required all employees to take a health risk assessment and provide a blood sample to determine glucose and cholesterol levels. Employees who did not complete the testing were charged $20 per paycheck.Read More
The Rochester Business Alliance Health Care Initiative brings together business and community leaders to find ways to improve the health care system and patient outcomes.Read More
As expected, the Republican Party promises massive changes to the Medicare and Medicaid programs if former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney and Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wisconsin) are elected president and vice president.