national health insurance


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national health insurance

a health insurance program in many countries other than the United States that is financed by taxes and administered by the government to provide comprehensive health care that is accessible to all citizens of that nation.

national health insurance

A form of health insurance coverage whereby all of a country's citizens receive care financed by their government. Countries with national health insurance include Canada and the United Kingdom.
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Speaking at a press briefing on Wednesday, Acting CEO of the National Health Insurance Company Dr Faleh Mohamed Hussain Ali said,"The nine months of the first phase was successful and according to the statistical survey, the women were overwhelmingly satisfied by the services.
The National Health Insurance Scheme launched by the Ministry of Labour and Employment aims at providing health insurance to people who are below poverty line so that they can get medical aid either free or at subsidised rates.
The CCMC final report in 1932 highlighted the disconnect between lay reformers, who generally wanted national health insurance, and physicians, who generally opposed that level of governmental involvement.
Attempts to enact national health insurance were revived under Harry Truman's Fair Deal after his election in 1948, when several of our European allies were creating national health care systems.
The frequent big-stomach contests not only endanger health but violate the principle of fairness as the contestants who get sick are using the national health insurance resources," it said in a statement.
Abu Dhabi Health officials are urging the hundreds who have not renewed their National Health Insurance Company (Daman) policy, to do so by July 27.
Parliament has approved the appointment of Neli Nesheva as the new head of the state-monopoly National Health Insurance Fund.
Ninety-Eight Years of Almost: The Push for National Health Insurance" reveals the powerful impact of special interests opposed to national health insurance and the political challenges and misfortunes that have stymied progress.
As a full-time student, I was granted a national health insurance card.
But we have an energetic minister of health, who is very determined to ensure that we strengthen the health system, that we strengthen the hospital system, that we deliver antiretrovirals on time and, more importantly, lay the platform for national health insurance to come in,' he said.
As a nurse educator in community health nursing, I am always amazed by the number of my colleagues and student nurses who respond with horrified looks when I advocate the need for a national health insurance plan for the United States (US).
Summary: Cognizant (NASDAQ: CTSH), a leading provider of consulting, technology, and business process outsourcing services, today announced that it has developed the Middle East's first online health insurance portal for National Health Insurance Company, Daman, the region's leading health insurance company, which provides comprehensive healthcare solutions via the largest network of private hospitals and pharmacies in the UAE.

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