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Synonyms for health care

social insurance for the ill and injured

the preservation of mental and physical health by preventing or treating illness through services offered by the health profession

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Their sons' university tuition and fees include a bill for health care coverage.
Thus, agencies risk giving up a large chunk of revenues as they escort their customers into the world of consumer-driven health care.
Second, it should pay for covering those who are currently uninsured by cutting waste, not by increasing the total amount our country spends on health care.
Business leaders need to communicate the seriousness of the health care crisis all the way to the top, said Fred Smith, founder and CEO of FedEx.
Compiled and edited by Barbara Berkman and Linda Harootyan, Social Work and Health Care in an Aging Society covers a range of topics that includes clinical issues such as depression, dementia, and developmental disabilities; care delivery modalities such as assessment methods and case management, home health and community based long term care; and social concerns related to culture and care giving.
The Bush administration, for its part, has failed to offer a coherent alternative to piecemeal nationalization of health care.
If it is the latter, then the profession can continue on its current pathway, and resign itself to serve less of the overall oral health care needs for the nation.
of health and medical vocabulary, concepts such as "risk," the organization and functioning of health care systems); 4) disabilities (e.
What's needed, though, is for the congressional leadership to allow, the House and Senate Veterans" Affairs Committees to hold hearings on the two bills so that lawmakers can learn more about the VA health care crisis and our solution to the problem.
4) In two large nationally representative surveys, approximately a quarter of middle and high school students reported having forgone health care they needed.
The explanation for these two differing philosophical approaches to health care policy lies in the esoteric and arcane federal ERISA laws.
Most health care insurance benefit plans require employees to pay some of the costs out of their own pockets already.
Advances in medical technology are constantly raising new ethical problems, especially in areas involving end-of-life decisions, genetics, and human reproduction; reductions in public spending on health care are leading some administrators to focus exclusively on economics, and to disregard ethical concerns; and ideological pressure to abandon the traditional principles of health care has increased dramatically.
The magnitude of change in health care policy within the United States is parallel to the evolution of computer technology during the last decade.
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