Most Small Businesses Will Get Tax Credits Under Overhaul, According To Report
News reports follow Families USA's continuing rollout of
state-by-state studies on the number of small businesses that will be
eligible for tax credits to help cover health costs under the new
overhaul law, a vast majority according to the studies.
Mental health policies
in America have changed radically over the past 60 years. A one-time
emphasis on caring for patients in large institutions has shifted to
treating them in outpatient settings in the community. The ways mental
disorders are diagnosed and categorized have changed. And the use of
psychotropic medications is more prevalent than it used to be.
One of the immediate benefits of the Affordable Care Act is the Early
Retiree Reinsurance Program. Beginning June 1, 2010, this new reinsurance
reimbursement program is available to group health plan sponsors
who provide medical coverage to early retirees and their spouses,
surviving spouses and dependents.
Young adults between the ages of 19 and 29 represent one of the largest and fastest-growing segments ofthe U.S. population without health care coverage. In an effort toensure that all Americans are insured a growing number of states have enacted legislation to allow children to stay on their parents' health insurance plans well into adulthood.
There are stark differences between the two presidential campaigns'
approaches to federal-state relationships. Differences range from the
amount of funding appropriated for programs run by the states to
whether the candidates would strengthen or weaken state regulatory