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Aetna Health Insurance Company: Aetna STOP Denying Needed Surgeries and Calling Them "Experimental"!
Health & Wellness  (tags: health care, insurance, patient's rights, surgery, experimental )

Ruth Ann
- 536 days ago -
A man was put out of work due to a herniated disk in his back. L5 S1. He was sheduled for surgery July 23rd. At his last appointment before surgery he was informed that AETNA refused to pay for his surgery. They said it was "experimental"
60 Minutes Expose: How The Lobbies Rule America   video
Health & Wellness  (tags: abuse, americans, congress, drugs, health care, lobbiests, medicine, prevention, protection, research, safety )

- 544 days ago -
A video from 60 Minutes about that vote on that prescription drugs bill.
Special Investigation: How Insurers Are Hiding Obamacare Benefits From Customers
Health & Wellness  (tags: Affordable Care Act, ObamaCare, Health Care Reform, health care, insurance industry, fraud, misleading )

- 602 days ago -
"Across the country, insurance companies have sent misleading letters to consumers, trying to lock them into the companies' own, sometimes more expensive health insurance plans rather than let them shop for insurance and tax credits on the Obamacare..."
Paying the Price for the ACA
Health & Wellness  (tags: Affordable Care Act, Obamacare, law, health care, uninsured, problems, insurance industry, americans, universal, single payer, #medicareforall )

- 607 days ago -
"The introduction of the "insurance exchanges" set up by the Affordable Care Act (ACA)--the "virtual stores" where the uninsured are supposed to be able to comparison shop for health care coverage--are showing everything that's wrong with Obama's law."
Fighting Poverty Crucial to Tackling Child Health Crisis
Health & Wellness  (tags: children, health, health care, poverty, crisis, low income, health problems )

- 662 days ago -
It's no secret that there are long-term consequences of poverty. Health outcomes by income and race, much like education outcomes, show a clear correlation between being low-income and suffering health problems
What Is the Health Insurance Marketplace?
Health & Wellness  (tags: ACA, enrollment, information, health care, medical )

- 708 days ago -
The Marketplace is a new way to find health coverage that fits your budget and meets your needs. With one application, you can see all your options and enroll.
Paying More To Be Sick: The High Cost of American Health Care
Health & Wellness  (tags: health care, health, insurance, US, broken system, paying more, more sickness )

- 835 days ago -
Americans pay more for health care than anyone else on the planet, even though their health care system significantly fails them.
The Sliding Scale of Sin: Tyndale Publishers and Contraception Without a Co-Pay
Health & Wellness  (tags: americans, ACA, birth control, health care, insurance, investigation, medicine, prevention, protection, research )

- 934 days ago -
Notwithstanding the distinction between self-insurance and regular commercial insurance, the claims challenging the birth control benefit are specious--both constitutionally and as a matter of church doctrine.
Reproductive Rights: The Green Party of California
Health & Wellness  (tags: women, rights, health, reproductive rights, health care, choice, Green Party of California, election 2012, vote )

- 1008 days ago -
The Green Party recognizes women's reproductive rights: Women have an inalienable right to control their own bodies. The decision whether or not to bring a pregnancy to term is a woman's alone to make.
Get Vaccinated! Whooping Cough Is Back
Health & Wellness  (tags: americans, children, disease, health, health care, illness, medicine, prevention, protection, safety, science, treatment, vaccine )

- 1117 days ago -
The symptoms of whooping cough are similar to many other respiratory diseases so it is often incorrectly diagnosed until the worst symptoms appear.
13 Beautiful Slideshows to Learn About the Human Body
Health & Wellness  (tags: Health, Health care, Human Body, Medicine )

- 1876 days ago -
Thanks to modern technology, it is possible to expand your knowledge of the human body by looking online for good information. Here are 13 slideshows that can help you learn more about the human body.
17 Ways Mobile Computing Is Changing Medicine and Healthcare
Health & Wellness  (tags: Health Care, Medicine, Mobile computing, Tablet PC )

- 1917 days ago -
No matter your career in health care, you are likely to find that technology is changing health care and the way things are done. Here are 17 ways that mobile computing is changing medicine and health care.
50 Essential Web Resources on the Health "Care Vs. Cost"Debate
Health & Wellness  (tags: Health care, debate, reform, Policy )

- 1934 days ago -
One of the most heated debates going on right now has to do with health care. There is a great deal of consternation right now related to how health costs can be brought under control, while maintaining quality of health care.
Health Care Bargain Hunting
Health & Wellness  (tags: CNN, Elizabeth Cohen Senior Medical Correspon, Health Care, Saving money, comparative shopping, medical proceedures )

- 1948 days ago -
CNN's Elizabeth Cohen shows how bargain shopping for medical costs can save thousands of dollars.
Republicans 'Ready to Participate' in Obama's Health Care Summit
Health & Wellness  (tags: Obama, health care, participation, Republican )

- 1955 days ago -
The Senate's top Republican promised Sunday morning that he and his members will attend President Obama's health care summit on Thursday "ready to participate" but said the Democrats are being "arrogant" by refusing to scrap their legislation

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