January 13, 2004 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - US Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton's proposal for nationwide database to make it easier for health providers to share information is just the start of a long-term health initiative, the Empire State senator said.
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January 8, 2004 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - New Jersey is expected to become the fifth state to recognize the rights of domestic partners with Governor James McGreevey's signature on a state Senate measure approved Thursday,
December 19, 2003 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - The Medicare Prescription Drug, Improvement and Modernization Act of 2003 will have an impact on the way plan sponsors figure their Financial Accounting Standards Act No. 106 (FAS 106) - just not for 2003.
November 26, 2003 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Among the many changes arising from the Medicare reform bill are developments that will mean a financial boost for certain employer-sponsored retiree health plans.
October 8, 2003 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Lawmakers' efforts to add prescription drug coverage to Medicare would lead to more employers dropping retiree health coverage, a new study concludes.
September 22, 2003 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Same-sex couples in California now have nearly the same legal rights as their married counterparts, thanks to a bill signed into law by Governor Gray Davis.
September 15, 2003 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - The California legislature has given its approval to Senate Bill 2 to provide greater health insurance coverage to workers in the Golden State.
September 4, 2003 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - A new sweeping California law requiring companies to either offer employee health coverage or contribute to a statewide insurance pool could be derailed by ERISA conflicts.
September 2, 2003 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - As have many of the other Democratic presidential hopefuls, Senator Joseph Lieberman unveiled a health-care reform proposal that would cover all children, expand coverage to the uninsured and guarantee health care in the event of job loss.
June 27, 2003 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Opponents of a new overtime bill backed by the Bush Administration say that eight million workers could forfeit their right to overtime under the measure.
June 20, 2003 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Lawmakers and others now have a new worry about providing health-care coverage to Americans: namely, that pending Medicare reform may prompt employers to dump their retiree health care policies.
June 19, 2003 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Maine Governor John Baldacci has inked what he described as a "bold and comprehensive" bill to give thousands of Maine residents who lack health insurance access to coverage.
June 16, 2003 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - The state of Maine may prove to be a national testing ground for a universal health plan with a bill passed out of the state legislature to make available affordable health care to every Maine citizen by 2009.
March 31, 2003 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Senator Joe Lieberman (D-Connecticut), a presidential hopeful, on Monday vowed to reintroduce a Senate bill granting the same benefits to domestic partners of federal workers as spouses currently receive.
March 27, 2003 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - As many as 1.3 million low-income workers would be eligible for overtime pay for the first time in an overhaul of labor regulations being proposed by the White House.