Posts Tagged: health insurance

Kicking off a month dedicated to social work

Deltek Analyst Aila Altman reports. With the clutter of media on rising health care costs, Medicaid reform, health insurance exchange (HIX) implementation, and related topics, we often lose sight of the human and social services side of this industry. March is National Social Worker Month, and Deltek’s health care and social services team thought this… Read more »

Medical Idol, Bartering Talent For Health Care

Affording health insurance is tough for many people. Lincoln Hospital located in Bronx, New York lets uninsured New York City artists exchange their art for medical services. Under the program, artists will earn “health credits” for every creative service they perform. In exchange they’ll be able to obtain doctor’s visits, laboratory tests, hospitalization, emergency care,… Read more »

Maine passes health insurance reform

Maine has passed significant health insurance reform allowing for more interstate purchasing and insurance subsidies for some citizens. Amendments to the bill include measures to keep rates from rising in rural areas and will ensure that people do not have to travel long distances for health care. The measure passed the state Senate 24-10 and… Read more »