Meanwhile, for those who qualify, COBRA can be very costly without the subsidy . This article is definitely republished with kind permission from our close friends at The Kaiser Family Foundation. You can view the complete Kaiser Daily Health Policy Survey, search the archives, or sign up for email delivery of in-depth coverage of health policy developments, debates and discussions. The Daily Health Policy Report is released for Kaisernetwork.org, a free of charge program of The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation. Copyright 2009 Advisory Board Company and Kaiser Family Basis. All rights reserved..The changes adopted by the USP for the heparin device dose match the Globe Health Organization’s International Standard unit dose description that has been used in Europe for several years. The revised USP reference standard and unit definition for heparin is about ten % less potent compared to the former USP unit. Related StoriesAmputation is not wound healingMelatonin and the circadian rhythm: an interview with Professor Kennaway, University of AdelaideBetter visualization in complicated reconstructive surgery with ZEISS Opmi Pentero 800 surgical microscopeA unit is the way of measuring a drug’s activity in your body.