Subjects having low household income and catastrophic illness
were associated with CVD ( P < 0.001 and P = 0.037).
As far as the classification of catastrophic illnesses
is concerned, it should be noted that certain transport costs or drugs might become might be catastrophic whilst the costs of some chronic illnesses could be borne by the household.
They want the ability to tailor insurance coverage to specific groups and to see the state approve a basic policy that covers only catastrophic illness
, rather than mandated universal coverage.
* Every 2 minutes an NEA member will suffer some form of catastrophic illness
The organization's objective is to respond to cases of catastrophic illness
or injury where all insurance benefits and other sources of aid are insufficient.
Factor into your plans adequate funds for emergencies and unplanned expenses such as unemployment, catastrophic illness
or necessary home repairs.
Some have lost money from higher-than-expected utilization and isolated (but expensive) cases of catastrophic illness
in their facilities.
"Salick's experience has been dealing with catastrophic illness
and long-term, multidisciplinary care," says Brian Saltzman, head of Bentley's HIV program in New York City and former codirector of the Beth Israel Medical Center AIDS In-patient Unit.
While HMOs are good at providing preventive care that keeps people healthy, they can be deadly when handling catastrophic illness
of any kind.
Republicans are now proposing that half a million beneficiaries join medical savings account plans (M.S.A.s), private high-deductible health insurance policies that cover catastrophic illness
It will apply not only to those with AIDS but to anyone who has a catastrophic illness
. Before, people who wanted to work had no choice but to go on welfare because then the government would pay for their drugs, which can cost hundreds of dollars a month.