Sunday, April 18, 2021

Tag: Medicaid

Second anniversary of Michigan embryonic stem cell research vote

On Oct 4-6, Michigan welcomes the World Stem Cell Summit. Honored at the conference are Governor Jennifer Granholm and Alfred Taubman. Dr. Joseph Kincaid of Right to Life responds. On November 4, 2008, Michigan voters,...

United Spinal Association and National Spinal Cord Injury Association Develop Free Guide to Understanding...

NEW YORK, June 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- United Spinal Association (www.unitedspinal.org) and National Spinal Cord Injury Association (www.spinalcord.org) have joined forces to create an informative and clear-cut analysis on the recently enacted healthcare and insurance...

Paralyzed harp technician suggests a tune for health-care reform

For years, the job of a harp technician has been a coveted position, reserved for an elite, slightly buttoned-up few. Servicing such an instrument that's so full-bodied requires a deft touch, sharp ear and...

Once a helping hand, now in need of aid

Time running out on local man's medical coverage PANAMA CITY — Pictures of Michael Harris and children in wheelchairs, children with cancer and veterans home from Iraq line the walls of his hospital room at...

Avon Lake grad fights through spinal cord injury

Avon Lake High School grad Keith Concar wanted to help the victims of Hurricane Katrina, but while volunteering near New Orleans in 2006, he suffered a devastating accident. Concar, then 27 years old, was attending...

Group protests SRS assistance freeze

A small group of protesters, several of whom were seated in wheelchairs, gathered in 30-degree weather outside the Hays office of Kansas Social and Rehabilitation Services on Wednesday morning. The idea was to keep things...

Medicaid and Medicare: What's it all mean?

Jason Lazarus, a financial planner from Orlando, FL, explains the differences between Medicaid and Medicare.

U of L researchers get federal grants for spinal cord research

Elizabeth Fust was part of a crowd Monday honoring University of Louisville researchers who won $4.7 million in federal grants. For Fust, the ceremony was more personal, knowing she might someday benefit from the...

Paralyzed Veterans of America’s First Vocational Rehabilitation Center for Veterans with Spinal Cord Injury...

RICHMOND, Va. — Paralyzed Veterans of America's (PVA) first Vocational Employment Counseling Center for veterans with spinal cord injuries (SCI), which opened in July 2007 in partnership with Health Net Federal Services, LLC,...

Trauma cases strain hospitals

State's brain, spinal patients can't find rehab Spinal cord and brain injury patients routinely are staying at hospitals for weeks after they are ready to go to Rehabilitation, causing trauma centers to run at capacity...