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free health insurance Articles

Forty-five million people, including more than eight million children do not have health insurance. It''s a critical condition. And, it gets worse every year as healthcare gets more and more expensive.

Health insurance matters discussed (The Steubenville Herald-Star)
TORONTO - Health insurance coverage for city employees was discussed during Monday''s City Council meeting.

Under-covered: Many Montanans go without health insurance (Billings Gazette)
One out of every five adults in Montana has no health insurance. That means 127,968 uninsured adults ages 18 to 64 try to figure out how to pay for increasingly expensive medical and dental care. Too often they either forego treatment or wait until once-small problems grow impossible to ignore.

CareFirst to Defend Public Health Spending at D.C. Hearing (Washington Post)
The District insurance commissioner ventures today into the contentious issue of whether the region''s largest health insurer is legally bound to commit more of its money, potentially tens of millions of dollars, to public health needs.

25% of Latino kids lack health plans (The Woodland Daily Democrat Online)
Nearly one-fourth of California''s Latino children don''t have health insurance, potentially leading to missed school days and a downward spiral that can have enormous implications on the state''s economic prosperity, UCLA researchers said.

Wyoming to raise eligibility level for CHIP (Billings Gazette)
CHEYENNE -- The state plans to raise the income eligibility level for families in Kid Care CHIP, the program that provides free or low-cost health insurance to children in low-income families.

Group: People could afford health care if they knew where to look (BizJournals)
Many of California''s estimated 6.5 million uninsured residents go without health coverage because they don''t realize they''re eligible for free or reduced-price coverage. But nearly 80 percent actually are eligible, according to the Foundation for Health Coverage Education, a San Jose-based nonprofit started by Philip Lebherz.

Agona Health Insurance suffers setback (
Agona Swedru, April 29, GNA - Participants at a workshop organised by the Agona District Mutual Health Insurance Scheme have expressed concern about the collection of money from pregnant women who delivered at the Agona Swedru Government Hospital.

Business Leaders Invited To May 6 Forum On Covering The Uninsured (The Chattanoogan)
The Project Access consortium is holding a May 6 forum on Covering the Uninsured. A free report, Guide to Health Insurance Options for Small Businesses, will be provided to everyone who attends the Community Forum.

Group holding concert to raise money for free medical clinic (Macon Telegraph)
DUBLIN - A group of volunteers is working to open a free medical clinic in Laurens County that will serve working people who lack health insurance. Only problem is, the group needs $150,000 to make it happen.