National Health Insurance: Field Hearings Before the Subcommittee on Health of the Committee on Ways and Means, House of Representatives, Ninety-fourth Congress, Second Session .... --
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1976 - Health insurance
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Page 128 - ... (C) articles (other than food) intended to affect the structure or any function of the body of man or other animals; and (D) articles intended for use as a component of any article specified in clauses (A), (B), or (C) of this paragraph; but does not include devices or their components, parts, or accessories.
Page 129 - cosmetic" means (1) articles intended to be rubbed, poured, sprinkled, or sprayed on, introduced into, or otherwise applied to the human body or any part thereof for cleansing, beautifying, promoting attractiveness, or altering the appearance, and (2) articles intended for use as a component of any such articles ; except that such term shall not include soap. (J) The term "official compendium...
Page 128 - ... any drug, chemical or preparation which, according to standard works on medicine or materia medica, is liable to be destructive to adult human life in quantities of sixty grains or less...
Page 684 - Clinical laboratory means any place, establishment or institution organized or operated for the practical application of one or more of the fundamental sciences by the use of specialized apparatus, equipment and methods for the purpose of obtaining...
Page 169 - Any person, who practices or attempts to practice, or who advertises or holds himself out as practicing, any system or mode of treating the sick or afflicted in this State, or who diagnoses, treats, operates for, or prescribes for any ailment, blemish, deformity, disease, disfigurement, disorder, injury, or other mental or physical condition of any person...
Page 62 - But we have research results that show how to reduce such occurences : prenatal intervention programs, improved diagnostic techniques, methods to delay the onset of labor and special attention to groups such as teenage mothers at high risk for having a low birth weight infant. Preventive care could do more for infants than for any other age group. A comprehensive health insurance program for pre-school children could be relatively cheap. The medical care for children costs less than that for any...
Page 60 - Second, once voters have been "sold" on the existence of crisis, the path of least political resistance in the United States is a mixed plan. By a mixed plan I mean a compromise, *It should be noted that there is little evidence to support the general enthusiasm for preventive care. There are Indications that prenatal care effectively prevents some maternal and Infant problems. But there is evidence that mass screening programs and even th« annual physical check-ups are wasteful and only occasionally...
Page 694 - ... issue clinical laboratory technologist's licenses limited to the fields of toxicology, clinical chemistry, clinical microbiology, or immunohematology. To qualify for admission to the examination for a special clinical laboratory technologist's license, an applicant shall have all the following: (a) Have graduated from a college or university maintaining standards equivalent, as determined by the department, to those institutions accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges...
Page 306 - The nation needs a health care system with basic coverage which emphasizes a comprehensive single standard of benefits, universal coverage, access to health care as a matter of right, incentives for reform of the delivery system, built-in quality controls, effective cost controls, minimum administrative overhead cost, equitable and progressive financing, and strong consumer representation.
Page 253 - ... number. They may also include identification in a few words of the psychologist's major areas of practice; for example, child therapy, personnel selection, industrial psychology. Agency listings are equally modest. c. Announcements of individual private practice are limited to a simple statement of the name, highest relevant degree, certification or diplomate status, address, telephone number, office hours, and a brief explanation of the types of services rendered. Announcements of agencies may...