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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.

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.

CSUEB health services'' future is on the line (InsideBayArea)
HAYWARD — This month, Cal State East Bay students will determine the direction of the university''s student health services — and how much they''ll pay for them.

Medical centers in area feel pull of MRI devices Boom in health-care units tied to money, access, technology (Toledo Blade)
There''s a standing line in the local medical community for the large number of magnetic resonance imaging units at hospitals and free-standing medical centers in the Toledo area.

Critical condition Politics and our health don''t mix in Sacramento (San Francisco Chronicle)
We worry about the escalating cost of our families'' health care while the state Legislature worries about the uber-costs. The public frets. The politicians engage in earnest debates. But nothing happens.

Critical condition Health care for all Californians is good medicine for all that ails the state and its leadership (San Francisco Chronicle)
When Arnold Schwarzenegger was elected governor, he made a great display of changing the tone of California politics. Now that he has governed the state for two years, he might consider his tone on an even more important issue -- health care.

Award-winning doctor favors universal health care (Pasadena Star-News)
SOUTH PASADENA -- He says uninsured people are overwhelming the county''s hospitals, favors universal access to health care for everyone and said embattled King-Drew Medical Center must remain open.

Low-cost or free prescriptions available - Program explains how qualifying residents can obtain medication (King County Journal)
RENTON -- Low-cost or free prescription medicines can be as close as a telephone call or a visit to the Internet for qualified state residents. That is the promise from RxHelp for Washington, a program sponsored by the Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Association.

Working without health insurance (Kansas City Star)
Randy Musser of Kansas City, Kan., one of more than 20 million U.S. workers without health insurance, hopes to regain coverage this year by being hired for more construction jobs. "Hopefully, this year will provide more work than last year did," he said.

George Will (Jewish World Review)
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