A new survey from SCIO Health Analytics found that 1 in 5 Americans defer healthcare due to cost, but the survey suggests that part of the problem might be confusion over what benefits their health plans offer.
Membership and support groups are cheering a recent decision by Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel to allow nonprofits better access to military installations. The move removes barriers that had previously hindered groups like the National Military Family Association from providing services to troops.
The catalog company that has enticed passengers with in-flight shopping for a quarter of a century just filed for bankruptcy along with its parent company, and its reason for doing so is just the latest nail in the coffin of the captive audience. Also: Making the pitch for keeping association magazines alive.
After a lengthy effort to reform the patent system stalled in the Senate last year, a new "super-coalition" led by the National Retail Federation hopes to show that the reform efforts come with massive industry support.
A number of concert halls have banded together—with the support of London's mayor and the U.K. music industry's leading association—to end the recent rash of closures of small music venues.
How one association used a diorama to push its advocacy messages during the State of the Union address. Also: Why your own speeches shouldn't be as long as the SOTU.
The Euro's recent decline, coming at a time when the U.S. dollar is stronger than it's been in years, could make it cheap to fly internationally. But on the downside, it could discourage international travelers into the U.S., according to associations in the travel sector.
Is dry needling a form of acupuncture? That's a question with a loaded answer, one that's led to a turf war between associations in the physical therapy and acupuncture professions.
The U.S. Tennis Association Foundation is expanding its relationship with the Department of Veterans Affairs, pitching the game of tennis as a way to both rehabilitate vets and help them re-establish ties to the civilian world.
A new analysis by the Center for Public Integrity finds that trade groups have cut back on spending for lobbyists. Instead, the groups are putting their money into public relations—with fewer regulations and stronger results.