Posts Tagged ‘Association’

Maryland Seeks A New Balance In Its Unique Hospital Payment System

A proposal by the Maryland Hospital Association circulated to policymakers in recent weeks details a plan to shift costs to private payers by raising the rates they pay hospitals by 7 percent over three years while giving sharp discounts to the Medicare program for seniors and the Medicaid program for the poor Article © AHN […]

Nearly half of all Americans not earning enough to save for retirement

Nearly half of all Americans say they are not contributing to a retirement plan, according to the latest survey by LIMRA, a trade association for the financial services industry. Article © AHN – All Rights Reserved Economy, Business And Finance Stories

Higher oil price prompts increased drilling

Higher-that-expected oil and gas drilling activity in western Canada led the Canadian Association of Oilwell Drilling Contractors Wednesday to increase its forecast for total number of wells to be drilled in 2011. View full post on Canada Business Stories

E-books overtake print sales in US

Sales of e-books in February tripled over the previous year to $90.3m, the Association of American Publishers reported, exceeding adult paperback sales of $81.2m View full post on UK Business Stories

NFL and Players Association agree to 24-hour extension

Jojo Doria – AHN Sports Contributor Washington, DC, United States (AHN Sports) – The looming NFL lockout has been averted at least for another day after the NFL and Players Association agreed Thursday to a 24-hour extension of the negotiating deadline. The current NFL labor agreement was set to expire at midnight Thursday. If the […]

AP source: NFL Players Association considering decertification vote

The NFL Players Association is handing out voting cards to the players that could lead to decertification of the union. View full post on Business Stories