Health Care Reform: Hearings Before the Subcommittee on Health of the Committee on Ways and Means, House of Representatives, One Hundred Third Congress, First Session, Ausgabe 103,Band 5 -Ausgabe 131,Band 5

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Seite 289 - I was going to live this long, I would have taken better care of myself.
Seite 61 - ... likely to receive unnecessary and more expensive acute care. About 10 percent of those surveyed said they have had to cut back on necessary items, such as food and heating fuel, to afford their medications. The incorporation of a prescription drug benefit in health care reform will ensure access to important, often life-sustaining, drug therapies to all Americans, especially those who are most vulnerable to losing access today.
Seite 81 - Including more than 30 of the country's leading biotechnology companies — that discover, develop and produce most of the prescription drugs used in the United States and a substantial portion of the medicines used abroad.
Seite 8 - I would be happy to take any questions you might have. [The prepared statement of Mr.
Seite 176 - Rayburn House Office Building. All other details for the hearing remain the same. (See Health Subcommittee press release No.
Seite 174 - Pete Stark (D. , Calif.), Chairman, Subcommittee on Health, Committee on Ways and Means, US House of Representatives, announced today that the Subcommittee will hold a hearing on issues relating to health care service delivery in inner-city and rural coBBunities, as discussed in the President's health care reform proposals.
Seite 301 - But since, both in importance and in time, health precedes disease. So we ought to consider first how health may be preserved, and then how one may best cure disease.
Seite 82 - The prices for new products also show a moderating trend. Prices for new products approved and launched during 1991-1992 were on average 14 percent lower than the leading product in the same therapeutic category, according to the BCG study.
Seite 207 - ... Unfortunately, each of these proposals has generated influential opposition as well, virtually paralyzing all efforts to achieve needed reform. As a result, we have advanced very little in this arena since the enactment of Medicare and Medicaid. Our nation's lack of universal health coverage is forcing safety net hospitals to treat an ever-broader population of Americans who have no access to other providers because they have lost their jobs, their insurance, or both. Rarely are these individuals...
Seite 264 - I want to thank the panel very much for their participation and their very great help to the committees that are participating in 123 the hearing.

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