WASHINGTON- More and more Americans are voicing that they are worried about the cost and quality of medical care that will result from President Obama’s plan to reshape U.S. health care. The latest poll however, indicates that a majority still trust the administration more than Republicans in changing the system, according to a USA TODAY/Gallup Poll shows.
WASHINGTON With a vote of 15 to 8, the Senate Finance Committee knocked down a proposal to create a new government health insurance plan, one that would compete with the private market.
The negative vote may be an indication of what may be expected for what is called “the public option” in the Senate overall. Although this is not an unexpected outcome it still spells a defeat for liberals who see government-sponsored insurance being made available to the middle class as a major component of President Barack Obama's health care renewal plan.
ORLANDO, FL August is the month brokers and service providers in the burgeoning market of life settlements will have a unique opportunity. On August 7th the Life Insurance Settlement Association (LISA) will be presenting a Broker Summit. On August 28th there will be the Industry Services Forum. Both of these events are to be held in sunny and warm Orlando, Fla. They will both feature panel discussions, a marketplace exhibition and above all, plenty of opportunity for networking.
One of the leading providers of term life insurance in the United States, AccuQuote.com, is saying that present changes in the economic state of the nation actually means that consumers need to purchase greater amounts of term or whole life coverage to cover an increased risk.
During a period approaching 50 years, the late Senator Edward F. Kennedy worked without success to promote legislation that would function to reform the healthcare system and ultimately hopefully ensure coverage for every American.
According to one veteran political analyst, it is with great irony that his death may have brought about a change in tactics that possibly will help to reach the goal that he was unable to attain in life.