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September 30 , 2015 | Posted by graciela |

Single-Payer System: Why It Would Save US Healthcare

Why America Should Have a Single-Payer System Donald Berwick, MD, helped launch the Affordable Care Act (ACA)—considered at the time to be the only health reform this country would need—when he was administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) in 2010 to 2011. But 5 years later, Dr Berwick and millions of

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September 30 , 2015 | Posted by graciela |

Private Sector Fearing ‘Extinction’ Over Nhi

The Bahamian private sector could become “extinct” as a result of ever-increasing taxation, the Chamber of Commerce’s chief executive warned yesterday, as he urged the Government to provide more details on long-term National Health Insurance (NHI) financing. Edison Sumner told Tribune Business that while the Government and its NHI consultants had promised no taxes would

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September 28 , 2015 | Posted by graciela |

Economists call for worldwide universal health coverage

A coalition of 267 renowned economists from 44 countries is calling on world leaders to prioritize efforts toward universal health coverage. The Economists’ Declaration on Universal Health Coverage, which was was spearheaded by The Rockefeller Foundation, was published last week in The Lancet. The group notes more than 100 countries at all different levels of development have begun working

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September 28 , 2015 | Posted by graciela |

Universal health care coming to South Africa?

What do you do when over half of health sector spending is available to less than a fifth of the population? When only 16% have private health insurance and the 84% who do not are forced to turn to a public sector overstretched and understaffed? The problems are manifold, the solutions never easy, but South

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September 23 , 2015 | Posted by graciela |

Chicago 2015 Health Venture Fair

Welcome and guidance note to prepare for “Fireside Debates” during Innovation Showcase on Oct 8, 2015 Health Investment & Financing, and Board Trust LLC are excited to welcome you to the Chicago 2015 Health Venture Fair: Innovation Showcase hosted by American Hospital Association (AHA) at the time of the 39th World Hospitals Congress of the International Hospital

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September 22 , 2015 | Posted by graciela |

Nigeria, 43 Others Agree On Providing Universal Health Coverage

Nigeria and 43 other countries at the weekend issued an Economists’ Declaration on Universal Health Coverage (UHC) to demand that every world leader increase spending on universal health coverage for their people. Cardiac and Renal Centre, Gbagada General Hospital, Lagos The Economists gathered at the instance of The Rockefeller Foundation and led by Lawrence H.

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September 22 , 2015 | Posted by graciela |

Census Bureau – 33 million uninsured is good news?

Health Insurance Coverage in the United States: 2014 • The uninsured rate decreased between 2013 and 2014 by 2.9 percentage points. In 2014, the percentage of people without health insurance coverage for the entire calendar year was 10.4 percent, or 33.0 million, lower than the rate and number of uninsured in 2013 (13.3 percent or

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