Posts Tagged ‘Affordable Care Act’

Currently, in the individual and family health insurance market there is no standardization of medical services routinely covered in the United States. A variety of important services, varying in necessity and cost, are not included in the benefits of most insurance plans. Healthcare in the United States often appears quite daunting and expensive to expats […]

The United States is one of 23 countries where maternal mortality is rising. According to a WHO report, Trends in maternal mortality: 1990 to 2010, the rate in the U.S. is rising along with countries such as Zimbabwe and Costa Rica.  This could be about to change as the Affordable Care Act comes into effect […]

According to a new Commonwealth Fund report, millions of American women still lack sufficient health insurance. In 2010 20 percent (18.7 million) of women aged 19-64 were uninsured. This number has increased from 15 percent in 2000. An additional 16.7 million women were underinsured in 2010, compared with 10.3 million in 2003. The report suggests […]

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