Wall urged that property and casualty professionals communicate their opinions about health care reform
to federal and state lawmakers in order to "preserve the freedom and rights we have today."
One major goal of health care reform
is to extend insurance coverage to populations least likely to have it, such as young adults.
It also contains an amendment to the original document, clarifying that the employee voucher provision has been repealed and is no longer included in the Health Care Reform
"Texas is projected to see the largest percentage gain in insurance coverage of any state under health care reform
," she wrote.
This symposium and special report offer a unique opportunity for you, as Arkansas employers, to learn more about health care reform
so you can make the decisions that are best for your employers and your company.
But Americans should not overlook the impact health care reform
will have on employee mobility.
One of the things the health care reform
legislation seeks to do is move the system away from paper files and get providers to meet meaningful-use standards for electronic records.
While most employers surveyed plan to continue offering health benefit coverage for their employees, 76% have already seen an increase in their organizations health benefit costs or expect to see an increase as a result of health care reform
More than a third (36 percent) of surveyed employees--double the 2010 level (18 percent)--report their employer has indicated changes in their health plan will occur as a result of health care reform
To help us become more informed about health care reform
and the IOM (2010) recommendations for nursing's future, MedSurg Matters!
The web meeting will be lead by two CIGNA executives: Tom Richards, senior vice president, product, online experience and health care reform
, and William Hoagland, vice president, government affairs.