Child Health Incentive Reform Plan: Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Taxation and Debt Management of the Committee on Finance, United States Senate, Ninety-ninth Congress, First Session, on S. 376, September 16, 1985
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Page 5 - Act is broad enough to include in taxable income any economic or financial benefit conferred on the employee as compensation, whatever the form or mode by which it is effected.
Page 105 - PEDIATRICS (ISSN 0031 4005). Copyright « 1985 by the American Academy of Pediatrics.
Page 196 - We should understand that whether abortion is outlawed or not, our work has barely begun: the work of creating a society where the right to life doesn't end at the moment of birth; where an infant isn't helped into a world that doesn't care if it's fed properly, housed decently, educated adequately; where the blind or retarded child isn't condemned to exist rather than empowered to live.
Page 105 - ... $1,000 maximum. Children whose families paid a percentage of costs reduced use by up to one third. For the typical child in the study, this reduction caused no significant difference in either parental perceptions of their child's health or in physiologic measures of health. Confidence intervals are sufficiently narrow for most measures to rule out the possibility that large true differences went undetected. Nor were statistically significant differences observed for children at risk of disease....
Page 113 - Orr for support and guidance as project officers from the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation; and their superiors through the years whose support made this possible.
Page 166 - Government, except such specific sums as may be determined by the Secretary of the Treasury, after consultation with the Secretary of Transportation...
Page 3 - Taxation, provides a description of present law tax treatment of employer-provided health benefits. 1 This document may be cited as follows: Joint Committee on Taxation, Description of.
Page 105 - Do children whose families bear a percentage of their health care costs reduce their use of ambulatory care compared with those families who receive free care? If so, does the reduction affect their health? To answer these questions, 1,844 children aged 0 to 13 years were randomly assigned (for a period of 3 or 5 years) to one of 14 insurance plans. The plans differed in the percentage of their medical bills that families paid. One plan provided free care. The others required up to 95% coinsurance...
Page 216 - ... overwhelming weight of the evidence indicates that prenatal care reduces low birthweight and that the effect is greatest among high-risk women. This finding is strong enough to support a broad national commitment to ensuring that all pregnant women, especially those at soc ioeconomic or medical risk, receive high-quality prenatal care.