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The Best Strategy To Use For Health Insurance - Department of Health and Human Services There are lots of, numerous different kinds of health insurance coverage plans in the U.S. and various guidelines and arrangements relating to care. Following are 3 essential questions you should ask when decidi...


SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, July 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Triple-S Management Corporation (NYSE: GTS) today announced that it plans to release financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2021 before the market opens on Thursday, August 5, 2021. Roberto García-Rodríguez, President and Chief...


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Image source: The Motley Fool. First Internet Bancorp (NASDAQ:INBK) Q2 2021 Earnings Call Jul 22, 2021, 12:00 p.m. ET Contents: Prepared Remarks Questions and Answers Call Participants Prepared Remarks: Operator Good day, everyone, and welcome to the First Internet Bancorp E...


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In California, Dignity Health and Anthem Blue Cross have terminated their network agreement. This removes Dignity hospitals and medical clinics across California from Anthem’s network. For the past six months, Dignity Health and Anthem Blue Cross have been in contract negotiations. Despite their...


The Food and Drug Administration’s June 7 approval of aducanumab, for Alzheimer’s disease, set off a firestorm of controversy over the drug’s effectiveness — and its price. The FDA’s independent advisory committee recommended against approving the drug because of concerns about its effectiveness,...


New Music USA is seeking an experienced, motivated, and highly organized financial professional to join our growing team. This position offers the opportunity to take part in an exciting phase of the organization’s development, working on reviewing and renewing organizational systems and policies a...


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On July 22, we met with Providence St. Peter’s to discuss the open articles in our first contract: wages, hours of work, definitions, union membership, definitions, seniority, retirement, health insurance, EIB/PTO, leaves of absence, and employment education.  In our last bargaining session on Jun...


Retiring Hiring Stormont Vail Health recently announced Ross Miller, M.D., is joining its team to practice as an emergency medicine physician in the Stormont Vail Emergency Department, 1500 S.W. 10th Ave. Miller became interested in medicine when he was a child and spent time with a relative...


Financial instability, lack of infrastructure, a deteriorating sense of community and family fragmentation are key contributors to diseases of despair in Pennsylvania communities, according to Penn State College of Medicine and Highmark Health researchers. The researchers conducted four focus group...


Most mornings, 62-year-old Maria Elena Estamilla wakes up with pelvic pain and dread that she faces the same fate as her mother and grandmother: fatal cervical cancer. The Chicago woman's last full medical exam was in 2015 and she sees no options for care as a Mexican immigrant without permission...


CHICAGO — Most mornings, 62-year-old Maria Elena Estamilla wakes up with pelvic pain and dread that she faces the same fate as her mother and grandmother: fatal cervical cancer. The Chicago woman's last full medical exam was in 2015 and she sees no options for care as a Mexican immigrant without pe...


Marc Jacobs showed off the incredible results of his facelift, just 'three days after' undergoing surgery to say get rid of his 'turkey neck and jowls.' While acknowledging he still has 'some' bruising and swelling in his latest post's hashtags, the 58-year-old star wrote that he was feeling rejuve...


Jayce Jurado is pretty sure she is the only person to make it to Hollywood from where she grew up. The 30-year-old Filipino American hails from Saipan, the largest of the Northern Mariana Islands. Given that Saipan houses only 48,220 people, Jurado is probably right. For years, everyone Jurado met...


By November, Black politicians will hold an unprecedented number of offices in New York City. And the likelihood of Democratic nominee Eric Adams becoming the city’s 110th mayor, and second Black mayor, will add a critical executive seat to the mix of legislative, judicial, and party positions. Ye...


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The world's new virtual reality has created potential opportunities in the healthcare ecosystem. July 25, 2021 5 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Covid-19 has dominated the headlines for well over a year now, and it's clear that the pandemic has led t...


Written by George Mathew Get email alerts for your favourite author. Sign up here Mumbai | July 26, 2021 3:00:04 am Pre-Covid, the number of people who had any medical condition with themselves or family members in the past six months would have been small....


People aged between 18 and 34 will be eligible to be vaccinated from September, President Cyril Ramaphosa announced on Sunday as he moved the country to adjusted Level 3 lockdown and lifted the alcohol ban. Read his full speech. My Fellow South Africans, Since I last addressed you fourteen days...


Subscribe to The Financial Brand via email for FREE! Before the pandemic, at the World Economic Forum 2018, Justin Trudeau addressed the audience by saying, “The pace of change has never been this fast, yet it will never be this slow again.” As we look back, we realize these words couldn’t be mo...


Crystal Joseph pays for two telemedicine video services to ensure that her small therapy practice in Silver Spring, Maryland, can always connect with its clients. She’s been burned before. During one hours-long service outage of SimplePractice in late May, PsycYourMind, which offers mental health...


Vasily Zyryanov is an individual investor and writer. He uses various techniques to find both relatively underpriced equities with strong upside potential and relatively overappreciated companies that have inflated valuation for a reason. In his research, he pays much attention to the energy sector...


With the Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s  eviction moratorium set to expire in days, millions of households are still behind on rent. As of the first week of July, about 1.4 million people out of 7 million surveyed said it was very likely that they would face eviction in the next...


In America, pro-life and pro-choice voices are pitted against each other with some on both sides denying the complexity of the issue. Jennifer Keishin Armstrong reports on how Buddhist teachings could transform the abortion debate—and benefit women. In Japanese culture, the bodhisattva Mizuk...


MA The insurance brokers have scrapped their merger following a lawsuit by the U.S. Department of Justice agreement to block the transaction. Insurance brokers Aon and Willis Towers Watson have scrapped their proposed $30 billion merger following a lawsuit by the U.S. Department of Just...


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As coronavirus cases ravaged India this spring, Anil Sharma visited his 24-year-old son Saurav at a private hospital in northwest New Delhi every day for more than two months. In May, as India’s new COVID-19 cases broke global records to reach 400,000 a day, Saurav was put on a ventilator. The sigh...


NEW DELHI: Amid the pandemic, many companies have rolled out suitable group health insurance policies for their employees. While most employers cover employees under group health insurance, there are a few formalities and profiles to be completed before the insurance kicks in. If not filled in tim...


EXTON, Pa.--( BUSINESS WIRE )--An underlying problem driving the tight labor market is dropping levels of employee engagement, according to data collected by Energage for its Top Workplaces awards program. There has been a steady drop in employee engagement levels since the start of the year, ind...


Thirty-five years ago, Canadian and American dads were doing a similar amount of child rearing, relative to mothers. Surveys from the mid 1980s showed that Canadian men spent 38% of the time that Canadian women spent on child care, and American men spent 35% of the time that American women spent o...


Image source: The Motley Fool. Archer-Daniels-Midland Company (NYSE:ADM) Q2 2021 Earnings Call Jul 27, 2021, 9:00 a.m. ET Contents: Prepared Remarks Questions and Answers Call Participants Prepared Remarks: Operator Good morning and welcome to the ADM Second Quarter 2021 Ear...


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A decades-old Illinois law that opened HIV-positive people to felony charges for failing to inform partners before unprotected sex was repealed Tuesday, and access to insurance coverage for infertility treatment for LGBTQ couples and would-be single parents was expanded. The changes were part...


Image source: The Motley Fool. MSCI (NYSE:MSCI) Q2 2021 Earnings Call Jul 27, 2021, 11:00 a.m. ET Contents: Prepared Remarks Questions and Answers Call Participants Prepared Remarks: Operator Welcome to the MSCI second-quarter 2021 earnings conference call. [Operator instr...


Holidaymakers could face fresh chaos amid claims Spain is on the verge of being placed on the 'amber plus' list for quarantine. The move - which could leave hundreds of thousands of Britons having to self-isolate unexpectedly on return - is believed to be on the cards amid growing concern about cas...


Wouldn’t it be a dream come true to be away living in some remote small-town while experiencing a different part of the world every few months? I work from home full time. And to be honest, everything from international travel to simply moving to a larger city has crossed my mind. If we didn’t...


Retrospective cohort study of androgen deprivation therapy and the risk of diabetes in men with prostate cancer in Lithuania Abstract Objectives To examine the risk of type 2 diabetes in patients with prostate cancer and its association with androgen dep...


Panic-buying made a post-pandemic comeback when a critical channel for gasoline, diesel, and jet-fuel was forced shut down in the wake of a ransomware attack. Suddenly, gas became the new toilet paper: a treasured commodity. Upticks in devastating ransomware attacks, like the one that crippled pip...


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The Senate has voted to start work on a nearly $1 trillion national infrastructure package By LISA MASCARO, KEVIN FREKING and ALAN FRAM Associated Press 29 July 2021, 04:51 • 6 min read WASHINGTON -- The Senate has voted to begin work on a nearly $1 trillion national infrast...


July 29, 2021 British drone insurer Flock has raised $17 million from investors in early-stage funding led by venture investor Chamath Palihapitiya’s Social Capital, Flock said on Thursday. Flock started out insuring commercial drones, and added car and van fleets last year. It provides so-calle...


WALTHAM, Mass.--( BUSINESS WIRE )--Software intelligence company Dynatrace (NYSE: DT) announced today customers can extend Smartscape®, the Dynatrace® platform’s real-time and continuously updated topology, to bring Dynatrace’s powerful AIOps and analytics capabilities to more open-source service...


By Jesse Boily, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter Town Country News Thu., July 29, 2021 timer 3 min. read MLA Grande Prairie-Wapiti Travis Toews returned to his hometown last week to host a town hall for residents to voice their grievances. Toews led a town hall at the Bea...


AKRON, Ohio, July 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Pet owners have drastically increased their usage of virtual veterinary visits since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic in the United States, according to claims data from the ASPCA® Pet Health Insurance program. To help support this growing trend, veter...


Medicaid expansion doesn’t just provide more people health insurance — it appears to cut medical debt enormously, a new study has found. The Affordable Care Act offered states a huge infusion of federal money to expand Medicaid eligibility to low-income adults, and about 30 states took that deal r...


PHILADELPHIA — Mississippi senators will hold hearings this fall to examine how to make health care more accessible and affordable, and all options could be considered, Republican Lt. Gov. Delbert Hosemann said Wednesday. “The time for simply saying ‘no’ to our options for working Mississippians ha...


Read the latest news on coronavirus in Delaware. More Info More than $1.3M in total fines assessed for coverage discrimination Insurance Commissioner Trinidad Navarro has announced the completion of additional Mental Health Parity examinations on regulated health insure...


During the recently concluded 2021 legislative session, the Georgia General Assembly passed a number of health care-related bills that will affect providers across the state. Below is a summary of the updated Telehealth Act along with additional relevant legislation. Georgia Telehealth Act The...


AG James Co-Leads Multistate Coalition of 11 AGs in Supporting New Rule That Cancels Out 2019 Rule Requiring Separate Abortion Billing NEW YORK – New York Attorney General Letitia James today continued her leadership in the fight to safeguard the health care and reproductive rights of patien...


Kaiser Health News | By Cara Anthony Published July 28, 2021 at 5:00 AM CDT When Kayla Kjelshus gave birth to her first child, the infant spent seven days in the neonatal intensive care unit, known as the NICU. This stressful medical experience was followed by an equally stressful...


AUSTIN, Texas--( BUSINESS WIRE )--Spot, the tech startup modernizing insurance by providing digital, on-demand injury insurance to tens of thousands of customers, today announced it has raised $17.5 million in funding, including $15 million in equity and $2.5 million in debt. The round was led by...


Abstract More than one-third of US children receive coverage through Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), but undocumented immigrant children are not eligible for public coverage in most states. California’s May 2016 Health4All Kids coverage expansion allowed children wi...


The American Rescue Plan included new insurance benefits for unemployment Americans which could help millions of people get free health insurance coverage for the rest of the year. Anyone who has received at least one week of unemployment benefits this year can sign up to receive coverage from the...


Head the nation’s largest integrated health care system as the VHA Under Secretary for Health (USH). At VHA, we’re working to revolutionize the delivery of Veterans health care and social support services — and we’re actively looking for the right individual to help lead that charge. You’ll assure...


Correction: The exclusion to medical care related to gender dysphoria in North Carolina's State Health Plan was temporarily suspended for a year in 2016 and has not been approved for permanent removal. This story has been updated. BlueCross BlueShield of North Carolina (Blu...


Kaiser Health News | By Cara Anthony Published July 28, 2021 at 5:00 AM CDT When Kayla Kjelshus gave birth to her first child, the infant spent seven days in the neonatal intensive care unit, known as the NICU. This stressful medical experience was followed by an equally stressful...


AUSTIN, Texas--( BUSINESS WIRE )--Spot, the tech startup modernizing insurance by providing digital, on-demand injury insurance to tens of thousands of customers, today announced it has raised $17.5 million in funding, including $15 million in equity and $2.5 million in debt. The round was led by...



Correction: The exclusion to medical care related to gender dysphoria in North Carolina's State Health Plan was temporarily suspended for a year in 2016 and has not been approved for permanent removal. This story has been updated. BlueCross BlueShield of North Carolina (Blu...


AUSTIN, Texas, July 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- When Albert Pomales and Andrew Tomasik teamed up with co-founders Mark Adams and John Constantine to start KindHealth, a company that would untangle the health insurance issue, they brought to the table 18 years in technology development, 20 years in h...


When you have a chronic health condition, managing your health can feel like a full-time job — and with insurance considerations thrown into the mix, that might switch to working overtime. The complexity of health plan rules and codes, along with in-network and out-of-network providers and presc...


Ann Cochran - Dallas County Health Department  |  Special to Dallas County News and Perry Chief If your child missed a dental check-up this past year, schedule an appointment soon. Oral health is an important part of our overall wellness.  In Iowa, kindergarteners and ninth graders must...


When you have a chronic health condition, managing your health can feel like a full-time job — and with insurance considerations thrown into the mix, that might switch to working overtime. The complexity of health plan rules and codes, along with in-network and out-of-network providers and presc...


About GBPI The Georgia Budget and Policy Institute (GBPI) strives to be an anti-racist research and advocacy organization that advances lasting solutions to expand economic opportunity and well-being for all Georgians. GBPI examines the state’s budget, tax and public polici...


If you enroll in a marketplace plan or update your account between July 1 and July 31, your new subsidies will take effect August 1. Image: Aledeca Productions / stock.adobe.com Most of the American Rescue Plan’s (ARP) additional premium subsidies have been available since April, and an estimated 1...


The spotty availability of the new public-option plans is one of several hiccups that arose during the rollout of Washington’s new, government-procured health care program.  Now, Washington legislators think they have found a solution to bring the public-option plans to all of the state’s count...


It was a Sunday morning in late November when Bryan Keller hopped on a bike to pick up groceries, cruising with ease in a relatively empty New York City. The surprises came fast and hard: a fall that sent his head into the pavement and left him bleeding profusely and in shock, a trip to a nearby ur...


When you have a chronic health condition, managing your health can feel like a full-time job — and with insurance considerations thrown into the mix, that might switch to working overtime. The complexity of health plan rules and codes, along with in-network and out-of-network providers and presc...


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In summary Three of the California governor’s boldest health care promises — including affordable medications and universal health care — have made little progress so far. Lea este artículo en  español . Early in his term, Gov. Gavin Newsom positioned himself as the governor who would cha...


July 30, 2021 By Jennifer Garvin Washington — The ADA and more than 500 organizations representing all 50 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico, are urging Congress to support legislation to make the Children’s Health Insurance Program permanent. In a July 22 letter sent to leade...



Table of Contents Show less Watching an older adult suffering from the progressive effects of Alzheimer’s disease or another form of dementia can be distressing for family members who worry about their loved one’s safety, daily care needs and overall well-being as symptoms progress. Memory c...


VHA IE Trailblazers are leading the way in innovation at VA. Dr. Indra Sandal is bringing Veterans to their care. Transportation is the largest barrier for health care access for Veterans. A 2017 study showed that around 1.8 million appointments at VHA facilities were cancelled each year be...


A red herring is something that misleads or distracts us from a relevant, important question. The vast majority of times we see the term HIPAA these days on social media, it’s a great example of what a red herring is in practice.  HIPAA stands for Health Insurance Portability and Accountability A...


Chlora Lindley-Myers, the director of the Missouri Department of Commerce and Insurance, announced the release of proposed health insurance rates for the individual market in 2022 for the State of Missouri. “The health insurance market in our state and our country continues to be challenging, h...


Editorial Note: Forbes Advisor may earn a commission on sales made from partner links on this page, but that doesn't affect our editors' opinions or evaluations. Although travel insurance is not required to visit the United Kingdom, having a solid travel insurance plan for any trip there would be...


A cross-sectional study in JAMA Internal Medicine has found that entry to Medicare increases coverage rates, access to care, and self-reported health, and it also closes gaps in access and health between racial and ethnic groups. “Recent research on how the impacts of the Medicare program diffe...


While I agree with Casey Mulligan that employer health insurance is much better than the government alternative (“Three Cheers for Employer Health Insurance,” op-ed, July 17), it is far from a panacea. Having dealt with it as a physician, patient and employer, our current system leaves much to be d...


The spotty availability of the new public-option plans is one of several hiccups that arose during the rollout of Washington’s new, government-procured health care program.  Now, Washington legislators think they have found a solution to bring the public-option plans to all of the state’s count...


I’ve been hard on American medicine. Americans are overtested, overdiagnosed and overtreated, I’ve argued, because physicians and hospitals in our capitalist culture care more about profits than patients. In 2019, I touted Medical Nihilism by philosopher Jacob Stegenga. Most medical interventio...


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Governor Tom Wolf joined state and local officials to celebrate the 56th anniversary of Medicaid and the 2nd anniversary of Pennsylvania’s new state-based health insurance marketplace, known as Pennie, and to encourage Pennsylvanians to visit pennie.com for affordable coverage options. “Access to...


The United States has intervened in six complaints alleging that members of the Kaiser Permanente consortium violated the False Claims Act by submitting inaccurate diagnosis codes for its Medicare Advantage Plan enrollees in order to receive higher reimbursements. The Kaiser Permanente consortium...


Californians upset with Gov. Gavin Newsom's pandemic rules — which shuttered businesses, kept schoolkids at home and mandated masks — helped fuel the September recall election that could spell the end of his political career. But among the allies rushing to Newsom's defense are doctors, nurses, de...


In the past year and a half, in Lawrence and Roxbury and dozens of other communities across the Commonwealth, health care providers witnessed the same story over and over. While those who could sheltered at home during the coronavirus pandemic, low-income people of color continued to go to their j...


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Shirkey to providers: No need to ‘fear' privatization of Medicaid mental health | Crain's Detroit Business Skip to main content July 30, 2021 04:07 PM 16 hours ago...


Cloe Poisson :: CTMirror.org Residents in certain income brackets now qualify for free health coverage through Connecticut’s insurance exchange. The state is devoting $8 million this year and $15.6 million next year to an initiative it is calling the Covered Connecticut program, which is expe...


Chlora Lindley-Myers, the director of the Missouri Department of Commerce and Insurance, announced the release of proposed health insurance rates for the individual market in 2022 for the State of Missouri. “The health insurance market in our state and our country continues to be challenging, h...


AG James Co-Leads Multistate Coalition of 11 AGs in Supporting New Rule That Cancels Out 2019 Rule Requiring Separate Abortion Billing NEW YORK – New York Attorney General Letitia James today continued her leadership in the fight to safeguard the health care and reproductive rights of patien...


The 10 health insurers planning to offer group and individual health plans in Connecticut in 2022 are asking for bigger increases than they did a year ago. The annual crop of rate filings for traditional fully insured plans, which cover 222,700 people in the state, contained an average requested in...



Governor Tom Wolf joined state and local officials to celebrate the 56th anniversary of Medicaid and the 2nd anniversary of Pennsylvania’s new state-based health insurance marketplace, known as Pennie, and to encourage Pennsylvanians to visit pennie.com for affordable coverage options. “Access to...


Shirkey to providers: No need to ‘fear' privatization of Medicaid mental health | Crain's Detroit Business Skip to main content July 30, 2021 04:07 PM 21 hours ago...


The United States has intervened in six complaints alleging that members of the Kaiser Permanente consortium violated the False Claims Act by submitting inaccurate diagnosis codes for its Medicare Advantage Plan enrollees in order to receive higher reimbursements. The Kaiser Permanente consortium...


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Many young people who are still living at home may not be shut out of private health insurance because of its perceived high cost and poor value for too much longer. Federal government legislation was passed by Parliament in June that implements a measure contained in the 2020-21 budget t...


July 30, 2021 By Jennifer Garvin Washington — The ADA and more than 500 organizations representing all 50 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico, are urging Congress to support legislation to make the Children’s Health Insurance Program permanent. In a July 22 letter sent to leade...


RICHARDSON, Texas, July 29, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The Special Enrollment Period (SEP) deadline is nearing for Texans who need health insurance coverage for themselves or their families. The final day to sign up during the SEP is August 15. The good news is, with the enactment of the American Rescu...


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Insurance for some Hays-area businesses can cost $1,200 per employee a month, but those costs could be down to $450 per employee. The Chamber in Hays, Kansas, is working with other Kansas Chambers to give businesses health insurance options. Heartland Benefits Group is working with the Chamber...


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For a few months, the United States was in the shocking position of beating Europe at a public health effort. America secured massive supplies of the coronavirus vaccines from the start, while the janky European Union bureaucracy was far behind — and so, for awhile, we were way ahead at getting sho...


The Covid-19 pandemic has placed enormous stress on the American workforce. Unemployment topped 14 million last spring as businesses and communities locked down. With so many out of work, you’d expect to see a spike in the number of people going without health insurance. Yet the number of people on...


As COVID case numbers tick up again, but most people who are being hospitalized are among the unvaccinated, some people are floating the idea that health insurance companies could or should charge a premium for anyone who doesn't get the shot. "They do charge more for smokers, but that's really the...


Photo by Jeff Chiu / AP Above: Gov. Gavin Newsom, left, speaks with Dr. Mark Ghaly, Secretary of the California Health and Human Services, at a news conference in Oakland, Calif., Monday, July 26, 2021. Californians who are at least 50 and living in the country without permission are newly el...


The American Rescue Plan included new insurance benefits for unemployment Americans which could help millions of people get free health insurance coverage for the rest of the year. Anyone who has received at least one week of unemployment benefits this year can sign up to receive coverage from the...


About GBPI The Georgia Budget and Policy Institute (GBPI) strives to be an anti-racist research and advocacy organization that advances lasting solutions to expand economic opportunity and well-being for all Georgians. GBPI examines the state’s budget, tax and public polici...


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When you have a chronic health condition, managing your health can feel like a full-time job — and with insurance considerations thrown into the mix, that might switch to working overtime. The complexity of health plan rules and codes, along with in-network and out-of-network providers and presc...


Starting Out: New Grads and Young Professionals Thanks to the Affordable Care Act, the uninsured rate for twenty-somethings has plummeted. One of the most popular provisions of the Affordable Care Act allows young adults to stay on their parents’ health insurance plan until they’re 26. I...


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Sharon Stone says she lost her SAG-AFTRA health insurance during the pandemic because she fell $13 short of qualifying. “As actors, you know, things have not been going well for us,” she said in a video promoting her candidacy for a seat on the union’s national board of directors (watch it above)....


Sharon Stone says she lost her SAG-AFTRA health insurance during the pandemic because she fell $13 short of qualifying. “As actors, you know, things have not been going well for us,” she said in a video promoting her candidacy for a seat on the union’s national board of directors (watch it above)....


Starting Out: New Grads and Young Professionals Thanks to the Affordable Care Act, the uninsured rate for twenty-somethings has plummeted. One of the most popular provisions of the Affordable Care Act allows young adults to stay on their parents’ health insurance plan until they’re 26. I...


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Republican state senators have alleged that Democrats are blocking health care reform in our state. That is an absurd accusation since Connecticut has a long history of bipartisan health care reform. When former Sen. Len Fasano was the State Senate minority leader, he and I worked togethe...


SAN FRANCISCO —  Premiums for individual policies on California’s health insurance exchange for the uninsured will go up 1.8% on average next year — a small increase credited to record enrollment and increased competition among health carriers, officials announced Wednesday. In the last year,...


Read the latest news on coronavirus in Delaware. More Info More than $1.3M in total fines assessed for coverage discrimination Insurance Commissioner Trinidad Navarro has announced the completion of additional Mental Health Parity examinations on regulated health insure...


UnitedHealth Group, parent of UnitedHealthcare, the country’s largest private health insurer, earned $15.4 billion in profit last year. It took in more than $9 billion in profit during the first half of this year. So what does a well-heeled insurer do amid such a windfall? It seeks to reduce peop...


Abstract More than one-third of US children receive coverage through Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), but undocumented immigrant children are not eligible for public coverage in most states. California’s May 2016 Health4All Kids coverage expansion allowed children wi...


The rural town of Winnemucca, Nevada, is located 165 miles northeast of Reno, nestled next to the Humboldt River. Known as Nevada's "friendliest town," Winnemucca's primary employers include the mines and the school district. You can't go far without noticing the area's Basque influence or the bea...


Most would agree that we are in a massive industrial shift right now. August 1, 2021 5 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. I think most would agree that we are in a massive industrial shift worldwide right now. Here at home in the United States, the serv...


SAN FRANCISCO —  Premiums for individual policies on California’s health insurance exchange for the uninsured will go up 1.8% on average next year — a small increase credited to record enrollment and increased competition among health carriers, officials announced Wednesday. In the last year,...


Ten health insurance companies, including two on the exchange, are proposing an average 8.6% increase over what they proposed in 2021 for the individual market and a 12.9% average increase in the small group market.  “Working within the authority granted to this department, we will closely...


The American Rescue Plan included new insurance benefits for unemployment Americans which could help millions of people get free health insurance coverage for the rest of the year. Anyone who has received at least one week of unemployment benefits this year can sign up to receive coverage from the...


The commissioner is considering adopting rules to implement E2SHB 1477 (leg.wa.gov) concerning access to next day appointments required in the legislation. The commissioner may also consider utilizing this rule to consolidate rulemaking, if necessary, to ensure that rules related to recently enact...


RICHARDSON, Texas, July 29, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The Special Enrollment Period (SEP) deadline is nearing for Texans who need health insurance coverage for themselves or their families. The final day to sign up during the SEP is August 15. The good news is, with the enactment of the American Rescu...


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Most would agree that we are in a massive industrial shift right now. August 1, 2021 5 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. I think most would agree that we are in a massive industrial shift worldwide right now. Here at home in the United States, the serv...


Editor’s Note: As workplaces reopen, many employers are grappling with whether to require employees to be vaccinated or to impose mask mandates. Some have faced resistance in the form of false claims that being asked to disclose one’s vaccination status is a violation of the Health Insurance Por...


Correction: The exclusion to medical care related to gender dysphoria in North Carolina's State Health Plan was temporarily suspended for a year in 2016 and has not been approved for permanent removal. This story has been updated. BlueCross BlueShield of North Carolina (Blu...


INDIANAPOLIS, July 30, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Renaissance Life Health Insurance Company of America ("Renaissance") is providing notice of an incident experienced by its third-party vendor, Secure Administrative Solutions LLC ("SAS"), which may impact the privacy of certain individuals' protected he...


Jack Bernard  |  The Fayetteville Observer “America's health care system is neither healthy, caring, nor a system.” ― Walter Cronkite  North Carolina is not ranked highly regarding health care versus other states. One report has it ranked 47th based on cost, access and outcomes. Anoth...


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Governor Phil Murphy has declared August as National Immunization Awareness Month to raise awareness about the important role vaccines play in preventing serious, sometimes deadly, diseases. The Department encourages New Jerseyans to use National Immunization Awareness Month as an opportunity to ma...


Governor Phil Murphy has declared August as National Immunization Awareness Month to raise awareness about the important role vaccines play in preventing serious, sometimes deadly, diseases. The Department encourages New Jerseyans to use National Immunization Awareness Month as an opportunity to ma...


UnitedHealth Group, parent of UnitedHealthcare, the country’s largest private health insurer, earned $15.4 billion in profit last year. It took in more than $9 billion in profit during the first half of this year. So what does a well-heeled insurer do amid such a windfall? It seeks to reduce peop...


In the past year and a half, in Lawrence and Roxbury and dozens of other communities across the Commonwealth, health care providers witnessed the same story over and over. While those who could sheltered at home during the coronavirus pandemic, low-income people of color continued to go to their j...


Senior citizens should preferably select plans which have a provision for covering pre-existing ailments As there are many types of health insurance policies available for senior citizens, one should not just look for affordability of premium as a criteria but a holistic coverage which takes...


Australian iPhone users will be able to use their mobile devices as part of their healthcare experience, with HICAPS practitioners in the country now accepting digital health insurance cards held in Apple Wallet. The change for HICAPS (Health Industry Claims and Payments Service) simplifies the cl...


In 2019, fifty percent of Americans got their health insurance through their employer, a policy type known as Group Instance. An additional thirteen percent purchased private insurance on the open market, known as Non-Group Insurance. Those who are provided health insurance through the government...


The commissioner is considering adopting rules relating to the exemption for health care sharing ministries (HCSM) found in RCW 48.43.009 (leg.wa.gov) and the sale of HCSM plans by licensed producers. This will involve updating existing rules and adding new rules. Stakeholder draft released July 2...


Governor Phil Murphy has declared August as National Immunization Awareness Month to raise awareness about the important role vaccines play in preventing serious, sometimes deadly, diseases. The Department encourages New Jerseyans to use National Immunization Awareness Month as an opportunity to ma...


PHILADELPHIA — Mississippi senators will hold hearings this fall to examine how to make health care more accessible and affordable, and all options could be considered, Republican Lt. Gov. Delbert Hosemann said Wednesday. “The time for simply saying ‘no’ to our options for working Mississippians ha...



Ten health insurance companies, including two on the exchange, are proposing an average 8.6% increase over what they proposed in 2021 for the individual market and a 12.9% average increase in the small group market.  “Working within the authority granted to this department, we will closely...


RICHARDSON, Texas, July 29, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The Special Enrollment Period (SEP) deadline is nearing for Texans who need health insurance coverage for themselves or their families. The final day to sign up during the SEP is August 15. The good news is, with the enactment of the American Rescu...


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U.S. President Joe Biden speaks during an event marking the 31st anniversary of the Americans with ... [+] Disabilities Act (ADA) in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Monday, July 26, 2021. The Biden administration is keeping foreign travel restrictions in p...


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HB 1009 (leg.wa.gov) recently passed and was signed into law requiring that student health plans, which provide maternity coverage, must also provide similar coverage for termination of pregnancy. The OIC will be updating existing rules to align with the legislation and adding new rules as necess...


The Fort Pierre City Council meets this evening at 6:30pm in the South Dakota Municipal League building (208 Island Drive). Items on their agenda include: fish cleaning station presentation health insurance renewal industrial hemp within municipal boundaries in ag zoning The meeting is also...


The “Safe Step Act,” a bipartisan bill introduced in both the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives, has the AMA’s support because it addresses concerns related to patient safety, negative clinical outcomes and interruptions in care caused by health insurance company step-therapy protocols. Ste...


Figure: urgent care, ED visits, medical care costs Proponents of urgent care centers boast that these facilities are significantly cheaper for low-acuity visits than emergency departments, but a recent study found they also attract patients who might have waited before seeking care or u...


Health Remind public servants they represent constituents, not big corporations The past year has shown the deep flaws within the American health care system. Despite the pandemic, many Americans have still had to suffer through merciless health care policies that left many in inescapable...


The American Medical Association is committed to tackling the issues surrounding maternal mortality and morbidity. The U.S. has the highest maternal mortality rate among developed countries. A 2019 report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) found that Black women are 3-4 times...


In the wake of Sunday’s merger between Thompson Knight and Holland Knight, a group of seven Thompson Knight health care regulatory and litigation lawyers moved to Bracewell in Dallas and Houston, citing insurmountable client conflicts at the combined firm. The team includes health care practice...


July 29, 2021 Waive or Enroll in the University Health Insurance by the Deadline of Monday, September 20, 2021. Posted in: Announcements, Deadlines, Dean of Students News, Featured News, Red Hawk Central, Red Hawk News Montclair State University is committed to ensuring all full-time st...


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Health fund members of Australian insurance firms Medibank, Bupa, nib, and GU Health can now add their health insurance membership cards to the Apple Wallet and make contactless claims at any HICAPS terminals in Australia. This comes as the National Australia Bank, which operates the Health In...


Ten health insurance companies, including two on the exchange, are proposing an average 8.6% increase over what they proposed in 2021 for the individual market and a 12.9% average increase in the small group market.  “Working within the authority granted to this department, we will closely...


News Eligibility for Medicare at age 65 was associated with reductions in racial and ethnic disparities in coverage, access and health, but not mortality. Understanding the association of Medicare with access to care and health outcomes, and by race and ethnicity, informs the ongoi...


August 02, 2021 3 min read Source/Disclosures Disclosures: Steinbrook is editor at large and online editor of JAMA Internal Medicine. Wallace reports receiving research support from the Tobin Center for Economic Policy at Yale University. Please see the study for all other aut...


Hy-Vee is entering the Medicare health plan business with the launch of Hy-Vee Medicare Aisle. West Des Moines, Iowa-based Hy-Vee said Monday that the Hy-Vee Medicare Aisle agency serves Medicare beneficiaries across its eight-state Midwestern market. Customers can choose from coverage plans such a...


Governor Tom Wolf joined state and local officials to celebrate the 56th anniversary of Medicaid and the 2nd anniversary of Pennsylvania’s new state-based health insurance marketplace, known as Pennie, and to encourage Pennsylvanians to visit pennie.com for affordable coverage options. “Access to...


The Fort Pierre City Council meets this evening at 6:30pm in the South Dakota Municipal League building (208 Island Drive). Items on their agenda include: All about Music Audio visit localmusiccds.com/ to learn more www.localm...


Governor Tom Wolf joined state and local officials to celebrate the 56th anniversary of Medicaid and the 2nd anniversary of Pennsylvania’s new state-based health insurance marketplace, known as Pennie, and to encourage Pennsylvanians to visit pennie.com for affordable coverage options. “Access to...


Improving the Evaluation Process Is Key For consumers frustrated by the slow and fragmented nature of traditional health care experiences, that future can’t arrive soon enough. Whether in-person or online, the pre-pandemic health experience already lagged behind increasingly slick consumer experien...


U.S. President Joe Biden speaks during an event marking the 31st anniversary of the Americans with ... [+] Disabilities Act (ADA) in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Monday, July 26, 2021. The Biden administration is keeping foreign travel restrictions in p...


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Download PDF On July 13th, group health plans and health insurance issuers subject to the Federal No Surprises Act (the “Act”) received the first phase of interim final rules promulgated under the Act (the “Rules”) and issued by the Office of Personnel Management, Department of Labor (DOL), Depa...


In a world where business technology seems to change and age faster than ever, companies typically have two options for enabling new capabilities —modify what they have, or invest in new tools designed for their specific needs. Today’s health Insurance companies are no exception. As they scale for...


For immediate release: August 2, 2021   (21-180) Contact:  Sharon Moysiuk, Communications   360-549-6471 Public inquiries: Health Systems Customer Service   360-236-4700 State revokes, suspends licenses, certifications, registrations of health care providers OLYMPIA -- The Washington State Depa...


The “Empowering Parents’ Healthcare Choices Act,” would do away with “the birthday rule” and a “coordination of benefits policy” that trips up first-time parents when it’s time to sign up a new baby. (Photo: Shutterstock) When Kayla Kjelshus gave birth to her first child, the infant spent seven...


Health fund members of Australian insurance firms Medibank, Bupa, nib, and GU Health can now add their health insurance membership cards to the Apple Wallet and make contactless claims at any HICAPS terminals in Australia. This comes as the National Australia Bank, which operates the Health In...


On July 1, 2021, the California Department of Public Health (“CDPH”) issued new regulations[1] (the “Regulations”) effective immediately that more narrowly limit the circumstances under which instances of unauthorized access to medical information have to be reported to CDPH.  The new regulations a...


Two Mississippi residents with houses worth more than $1 million have been receiving coverage under the Medicaid program that is designed to help low-income residents, according to a report released Monday by the state auditor's office. Auditor Shad White said those are examples of waste that c...


Whether you have lost your health insurance or simply want a better deal on coverage, here is some good news: Under a Covid-19 stimulus bill Congress passed in March, many people who buy Affordable Care Act plans can qualify for premiums that are cheaper—or even free. It is important to act fast be...


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Editorial writers weigh in on these health care issues. The Star Tribune: Americans Are Being Bankrupted By Medical Debt  American health care is too expensive. Exhibit A is a new study of Americans' medical debt published in the Journal of the American Medical Association. That debt is t...


On this episode of Managed Care Cast, Charlie Wray, DO, MS, an assistant professor of medicine at the University of California San Francisco, outlines the findings of a paper he coauthored which assessed Americans' experiences with their insurance providers. In a recent paper published in JAM...



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The American Rescue Plan included new insurance benefits for unemployment Americans which could help millions of people get free health insurance coverage for the rest of the year. Anyone who has received at least one week of unemployment benefits this year can sign up to receive coverage from the...


How Vermont Health Connect members can take advantage of the American Rescue Plan and lower their health insurance costs for 2021 and 2022 Vermont Business Magazine Per last week’s announcement (link is external) , the Department of Vermont Health Access has completed system...


Want to jump straight to the quotes? Compare here and find the cheapest premium with the best coverage. It has become much more of a common remedy throughout society. Homeopathic care is verified as 1 of the most beneficial treatment options to treat physical and emotional ill health. However, qu...


by CHRISTOPHER WHITE, Sinclair Broadcast Group Tuesday, August 3rd 2021 FILE- In this Feb. 2, 2021 file photo, Tyson Foods team members receive COVID-19 vaccines from health officials at the Wilkesboro, N.C. facility. (Melissa Melvin/AP Images for Tyson Foods File)...


Governor Tom Wolf joined state and local officials to celebrate the 56th anniversary of Medicaid and the 2nd anniversary of Pennsylvania’s new state-based health insurance marketplace, known as Pennie, and to encourage Pennsylvanians to visit pennie.com for affordable coverage options. “Access to...


The commissioner is considering adopting rules relating to the exemption for health care sharing ministries (HCSM) found in RCW 48.43.009 (leg.wa.gov) and the sale of HCSM plans by licensed producers. This will involve updating existing rules and adding new rules. Stakeholder draft released July 2...


It was a Sunday morning in late November when Bryan Keller hopped on a bike for a routine ride to pick up his groceries, cruising with ease in a relatively empty New York City. The surprises came fast and hard: a fall that sent his head into the pavement and left him bleeding profusely and in shoc...


For immediate release: August 2, 2021   (21-180) Contact:  Sharon Moysiuk, Communications   360-549-6471 Public inquiries: Health Systems Customer Service   360-236-4700 State revokes, suspends licenses, certifications, registrations of health care providers OLYMPIA -- The Washington State Depa...


Bright Health Group described an ambitious future Tuesday in its first quarterly earnings report since going public, but investors came away troubled by aspects of the near-term financial picture. After the Bloomington-based health insurer released second-quarter results that featured impressive re...


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FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Californians who are at least 50 and living in the country without permission are newly eligible for state health care coverage under legislation signed by Gov. Gavin Newsom Tuesday, part of a record state budget that includes major investments in mental health, homelessness a...


Despite high demand, access to quality and affordable mental health care remains a challenge for many Americans. Less than half of those with mental health illness receive care and only about 10 percent of those with substance use disorders receive treatment, according to the National Survey on D...


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July 29, 2021 Waive or Enroll in the University Health Insurance by the Deadline of Monday, September 20, 2021. Posted in: Announcements, Deadlines, Dean of Students News, Featured News, Red Hawk Central, Red Hawk News Montclair State University is committed to ensuring all full-time st...


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News According to the council, U.S. companies spend more than $5 on health benefits for every $1 of tax revenue lost. In a system without a tax exemption for employer-sponsored health insurance, the federal government might have received an additional $152.5 billion in tax revenue...


For immediate release: August 2, 2021   (21-180) Contact:  Sharon Moysiuk, Communications   360-549-6471 Public inquiries: Health Systems Customer Service   360-236-4700 State revokes, suspends licenses, certifications, registrations of health care providers OLYMPIA -- The Washington State Depa...


Editor's Note: This analysis is part of the USC-Brook ings Schaeffer Initiative for Health Policy, which is a partnership between Economic Studies at Brookings and the University of Southern California Schaeffer Center for Health Policy Economics. The Initiative aims to inform the national he...


Huntington, WV (25701) Today Cloudy early with peeks of sunshine expected late. A stray shower or thunderstorm is possible. High around 80F. Winds light and variable.. Tonight A few clouds. Low 62F. Winds light and variable. Updated: August 4, 2021 @ 7:06 am


August 3, 2021 By Brian Hauswirth A Missouri lawmaker from St. Louis who passed bipartisan limb loss awareness legislation this year is looking at future disability-related bills. State Rep. Rasheen Aldridge (D-St. Louis) was born with a disability and has a prosthetic leg. State Rep...


On this episode of Managed Care Cast, Charlie Wray, DO, MS, an assistant professor of medicine at the University of California San Francisco, outlines the findings of a paper he coauthored which assessed Americans' experiences with their insurance providers. In a recent paper published in JAM...


President Joe Biden is struggling with a surge in coronavirus cases, an impending wave of evictions and spikes in consumer prices that have left the White House looking unprepared—and threaten to undercut months of more sure-handed work on the Covid-19 pandemic. The president surprised Congress...


Robert S. Gianelli, Los Angeles Insurance Attorney Gianelli Morris Insurance law firm Gianelli Morris filed a complaint against Anthem, Inc. for improper coverage denials of Coflex device to treat lumbar spinal stenosis. Despite the fact that surgery with Coflex has been FDA-app...


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Now that a COVID-19 vaccine has been approved for adolescents age 12 and older, routine vaccinations can be given at the same time. There is no time to waste. Multiple Authors  |  Guest Columnists This column is consigned by doctors from St. Jude, ImmunizeTN, Mehar...


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For small health-care groups like dentist’s offices, one sick staff member can mean a day’s worth of cancelled appointments. Such offices can either continue short-staffed, which could negatively affect patient care, or reschedule appointments, potentially delaying critical procedures and screeni...


News According to the council, U.S. companies spend more than $5 on health benefits for every $1 of tax revenue lost. In a system without a tax exemption for employer-sponsored health insurance, the federal government might have received an additional $152.5 billion in tax revenue...


Abstract More than one-third of US children receive coverage through Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), but undocumented immigrant children are not eligible for public coverage in most states. California’s May 2016 Health4All Kids coverage expansion allowed children with...


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DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug 4, 2021-- The "Health Insurance Market by Distribution Channel, Insurance Type and End User Type: Global Opportunity Analysis and Industry Forecast, 2021-2028" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. A health insurance plan covers services such as...


News According to the council, U.S. companies spend more than $5 on health benefits for every $1 of tax revenue lost. In a system without a tax exemption for employer-sponsored health insurance, the federal government might have received an additional $152.5 billion in tax revenue...


Abstract More than one-third of US children receive coverage through Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), but undocumented immigrant children are not eligible for public coverage in most states. California’s May 2016 Health4All Kids coverage expansion allowed children wi...


When you have a chronic health condition, managing your health can feel like a full-time job — and with insurance considerations thrown into the mix, that might switch to working overtime. The complexity of health plan rules and codes, along with in-network and out-of-network providers and presc...


The 10 health insurers planning to offer group and individual health plans in Connecticut in 2022 are asking for bigger increases than they did a year ago. The annual crop of rate filings for traditional fully insured plans, which cover 222,700 people in the state, contained an average requested in...


What many people struggle to understand is that the cost of health insurance is a function of the cost of and demand for health care. According to the Centers for Medicare Medicaid Services (CMS), the total expenditure on health care in America in 1970 was $74.1 billion, while the total expendi...


News According to the council, U.S. companies spend more than $5 on health benefits for every $1 of tax revenue lost. In a system without a tax exemption for employer-sponsored health insurance, the federal government might have received an additional $152.5 billion in tax revenue...


Despite the challenges presented by COVID-19, the small group insurance market remained stable over the past year, according to a new study. A new analysis released by the Urban Institute shows that while the pandemic was a massive hurdle, small businesses worked hard to maintain or offer new benef...


When you have a chronic health condition, managing your health can feel like a full-time job — and with insurance considerations thrown into the mix, that might switch to working overtime. The complexity of health plan rules and codes, along with in-network and out-of-network providers and presc...


This spring and summer, more than 2 million Americans have already flocked to the health insurance marketplaces in their states, enticed by larger health insurance subsidies during a one-time special enrollment period (SEP). This SEP was created to address the COVID-19 pandemic and allow people to...


The Covid-19 pandemic has placed enormous stress on the American workforce. Unemployment topped 14 million last spring as businesses and communities locked down. With so many out of work, you’d expect to see a spike in the number of people going without health insurance. Yet the number of people on...


John Silver, PhD, RN, had no interest in politics or models of health care when he became a registered nurse in 1984. However, after years of listening to fellow nurses comment on poor health outcomes and structural inconsistencies within health care settings, he realized he would need to do more...


Anyone who received unemployment in 2021 could qualify for cheaper or no-cost health insurance through the federally run marketplace, starting this month. Since July 1, people can find lower-cost plans that save them money on premiums and out-of-pocket costs, such as deductibles and co-pays, if...


More than 1.3 million Texans ages 50-64 may qualify for premium tax credits Need more affordable health insurance? Affordable Care Act can help, but special enrollment period is ending soon The advertiser paid a fee to promote this sponsored article and may have influenced or...


What many people struggle to understand is that the cost of health insurance is a function of the cost of and demand for health care. According to the Centers for Medicare Medicaid Services (CMS), the total expenditure on health care in America in 1970 was $74.1 billion, while the total expendi...


News According to the council, U.S. companies spend more than $5 on health benefits for every $1 of tax revenue lost. In a system without a tax exemption for employer-sponsored health insurance, the federal government might have received an additional $152.5 billion in tax revenue...


News According to the council, U.S. companies spend more than $5 on health benefits for every $1 of tax revenue lost. In a system without a tax exemption for employer-sponsored health insurance, the federal government might have received an additional $152.5 billion in tax revenue...


The Covid-19 pandemic has placed enormous stress on the American workforce. Unemployment topped 14 million last spring as businesses and communities locked down. With so many out of work, you’d expect to see a spike in the number of people going without health insurance. Yet the number of people on...


In 2019, fifty percent of Americans got their health insurance through their employer, a policy type known as Group Instance. An additional thirteen percent purchased private insurance on the open market, known as Non-Group Insurance. Those who are provided health insurance through the government...


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While I agree with Casey Mulligan that employer health insurance is much better than the government alternative (“Three Cheers for Employer Health Insurance,” op-ed, July 17), it is far from a panacea. Having dealt with it as a physician, patient and employer, our current system leaves much to be d...


A full-time job comes with a number of benefits, one of the most valuable being health insurance coverage. While it may not be the most exciting membership card you carry in your wallet, having health care insurance can be priceless for taking care of yourself and avoiding catastrophic expe...


HOUSTON, Texas -- The University of Houston College of Medicine has announced it will open a low-cost health care facility thanks to a $1 million gift from The Cullen Trust for Health Care. UHCOM will open the direct primary care clinic on the campus of Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital, and,...


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In the wake of Sunday’s merger between Thompson Knight and Holland Knight, a group of seven Thompson Knight health care regulatory and litigation lawyers have moved to Bracewell in Dallas and Houston, citing insurmountable client conflicts at the combined firm. The team includes health care prac...


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IndyStar is making this story free as a public service. Please support our journalism with a subscription. Yes, the COVID-19 vaccines are really free. Months after the rollout, with millions of doses administered across the country, there are still concerns that the vaccine...


With help from the American Rescue Plan and an extended sign-up period, millions are enrolling for health insurance through the Affordable Care Act, and many are getting covered for $10 or less per month.  As that special enrollment period comes to an end Aug. 15, Shannon Cornelius, health just...


Vermont Business Magazine The Green Mountain Care Board (GMCB) issued decisions Thursday requiring Blue Cross Blue Shield of Vermont (BCBSVT) and MVP Health Plan, Inc. (MVP) to lower the premiums they sought to charge individuals and families for health insurance in 2022. BCBSVT r...


Anyone who received unemployment in 2021 could qualify for cheaper or no-cost health insurance through the federally run marketplace, starting this month. Since July 1, people can find lower-cost plans that save them money on premiums and out-of-pocket costs, such as deductibles and co-pays, if...


Whether you have lost your health insurance or simply want a better deal on coverage, here is some good news: Under a Covid-19 stimulus bill Congress passed in March, many people who buy Affordable Care Act plans can qualify for premiums that are cheaper—or even free. It is important to act fast be...


(CNN)The US once again ranked last in access to health care, equity and outcomes among high-income countries, despite spending a far greater share of its economy on health care, a new report released Wednesday has found. The nation has landed in the basement in all seven studies the Commonwealth...


 name brands? Check out more from the series  here. Marketplace listener Francesca Nadalini from Austin, Texas, asked: Why is veterinary care so expensive?  Is this a uniquely American thing? Does our consumer-unfriendly health care system and culture for humans just spill over into the veterina...


It was a Sunday morning in late November when Bryan Keller hopped on a bike to pick up groceries, cruising with ease in a relatively empty New York City. The surprises came fast and hard: a fall that sent his head into the pavement and left him bleeding profusely and in shock, a trip to a nearby ur...


More than 97% of hospitalized patients last month were unvaccinated. 5 August 2021, 13:42 • 6 min read This is a Kaiser Health News story. America’s covid-19 vaccination rate is around 60% for ages 12 and up. That’s not enough to reach so-called herd immunity, and in states like M...


Despite high demand, access to quality and affordable mental health care remains a challenge for many Americans. Less than half of those with mental health illness receive care and only about 10 percent of those with substance use disorders receive treatment, according to the National Survey on D...


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Special Enrollment Period ends Aug. 15, 2021 ALBUQUERQUE – BeWellnm, the New Mexico Health Insurance Exchange, announces the final two weeks of the Special Enrollment Period providing New Mexicans with health insurance at reduced costs. People who enroll at beWellnm.com before 11:59 p.m. on...


(ABC News) –America’s covid-19 vaccination rate is around 60% for ages 12 and up. That’s not enough to reach so-called herd immunity, and in states like Missouri — where a number of counties have vaccination rates under 25% — hospitals are overwhelmed by serious outbreaks of the more contagious...


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NEW YORK – Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker last Friday signed a bill into law that will require state-regulated plans to cover evidence-backed biomarker testing for patients. Get the full story with Precision Oncology News Premium Only $95 for the first 90 days* Precision Oncology N...


News Eligibility for Medicare at age 65 was associated with reductions in racial and ethnic disparities in coverage, access and health, but not mortality. Understanding the association of Medicare with access to care and health outcomes, and by race and ethnicity, informs the ongoi...


Vermont Business Magazine The Green Mountain Care Board (GMCB) issued decisions Thursday requiring Blue Cross Blue Shield of Vermont (BCBSVT) and MVP Health Plan, Inc. (MVP) to lower the premiums they sought to charge individuals and families for health insurance in 2022. BCBSVT r...


Many uninsured or underinsured Arkansans can now access plans offered through the Health Insurance Marketplace with no premiums or premiums of $50 or less per month, according to an issue brief released by the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation (ASPE). More specifi...


August 12, 2021 - 9:00am Meeting Site: Microsoft Office Teams Live Event Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this meeting will be conducted online virtually using Microsoft Teams only. Join the meeting here (link is external) . There is not a physical location for this meeting.  Atte...


When you have a chronic health condition, managing your health can feel like a full-time job — and with insurance considerations thrown into the mix, that might switch to working overtime. The complexity of health plan rules and codes, along with in-network and out-of-network providers and presc...


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DUBLIN, Aug. 4, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Health Insurance Market by Distribution Channel, Insurance Type and End User Type: Global Opportunity Analysis and Industry Forecast, 2021-2028" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. A health insurance plan covers services such as t...


Sharon Stone says she lost her SAG-AFTRA health insurance during the pandemic because she fell $13 short of qualifying. “As actors, you know, things have not been going well for us,” she said in a video promoting her candidacy for a seat on the union’s national board of directors (watch it above)....


The rainbow-colored banner that hung above a classroom door at North Dover Elementary read "kindergarten," but the room looked more like a hospital. Three Dover schools have been transformed into temporary clinics this week designed to help communities struggling with access to medical care. Th...



Community Health Clinic’s new medical van is bringing health care to people in Westmore­land County, offering covid-19 vaccinations and tests along with primary care. Headquartered in New Kensington with additional locations in Vandergrift and Greensburg, the Community Health Clinic provides low-c...


For small health-care groups like dentist’s offices, one sick staff member can mean a day’s worth of cancelled appointments. Such offices can either continue short-staffed, which could negatively affect patient care, or reschedule appointments, potentially delaying critical procedures and screeni...


Huntington, WV (25701) Today A mix of clouds and sun early followed by cloudy skies this afternoon. High 88F. Winds light and variable.. Tonight Overcast. Low 68F. Winds light and variable. Updated: August 6, 2021 @ 9:30 am


The ACA provided premium subsidies to many individuals who needed coverage prior to aging into Medicare. The ARP has made those subsidies more substantial and more widely available – particularly for older enrollees. | Image: Chaay_tee / stock.adobe.com The American Rescue Plan (ARP) is the single...


In 2019, fifty percent of Americans got their health insurance through their employer, a policy type known as Group Instance. An additional thirteen percent purchased private insurance on the open market, known as Non-Group Insurance. Those who are provided health insurance through the government...


The US is last on a ranking of healthcare systems among 11 of the wealthiest countries in the world, despite spending the highest percentage of its GDP on healthcare, according to a new report from the Commonwealth Fund. The country struggles with deep problems in affordability of healthcare, whic...


Posted in Commentary Illustration via iStock In summary Creating an Office of Health Care Affordability would give California the information we need to understand the costs of all aspects of health care and how they relate to good, or not-so-good, patient outcomes. By As...


Download PDF On July 13th, group health plans and health insurance issuers subject to the Federal No Surprises Act (the “Act”) received the first phase of interim final rules promulgated under the Act (the “Rules”) and issued by the Office of Personnel Management, Department of Labor (DOL), Depa...


In summary Lawmakers make health care laws to benefit corporations, not patients. This must change. By Shane Desselle, Special to CalMatters Shane Desselle is a professor of social and behavioral pharmacy at Touro University in Vallejo and founder and president of Applied Pharmacy So...


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What many people struggle to understand is that the cost of health insurance is a function of the cost of and demand for health care. According to the Centers for Medicare Medicaid Services (CMS), the total expenditure on health care in America in 1970 was $74.1 billion, while the total expendi...


This spring and summer, more than 2 million Americans have already flocked to the health insurance marketplaces in their states, enticed by larger health insurance subsidies during a one-time special enrollment period (SEP). This SEP was created to address the COVID-19 pandemic and allow people to...


DUBLIN, Aug. 4, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Health Insurance Market by Distribution Channel, Insurance Type and End User Type: Global Opportunity Analysis and Industry Forecast, 2021-2028" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. A health insurance plan covers services such as t...


Related The growth of the disability population The tolls of segregated services and discrimination Massive impact should lead to massive response through change Recommendations Care infrastructure Equitable community investment Mitigation of climate disasters Robust social supports Conclus...


Starting Out: New Grads and Young Professionals Thanks to the Affordable Care Act, the uninsured rate for twenty-somethings has plummeted. One of the most popular provisions of the Affordable Care Act allows young adults to stay on their parents’ health insurance plan until they’re 26. I...


This combines the health coverage of Aetna®, a CVS Health company, with local care at CVS Pharmacy®, MinuteClinic® and CVS® HealthHUB™ locations to deliver a quality, affordable health care experience Aetna and CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) will enter the individual insurance exchange market in Miss...


In a world where business technology seems to change and age faster than ever, companies typically have two options for enabling new capabilities —modify what they have, or invest in new tools designed for their specific needs. Today’s health Insurance companies are no exception. As they scale for...


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Like many transgender and trans-expansive people, Beth Gombos dreaded going to the doctor's office and felt as though medical professionals weren't prepared for or interested in understanding Gombos' health concerns and issues.  "A lot of the time we won't go to the doctor because we know we ar...


PITTSBURGH – A resident of Fox Chapel, Pennsylvania, was sentenced in federal court following his conviction at trial on two counts of health care fraud, Acting United States Attorney Stephen R. Kaufman announced today. United States District Judge David S. Cercone sentenced Samirkumar J. Shah, 5...


The Department of Homeland Security published a post-Trump report recently recognizing that immigrants are up to three times more likely to work in “essential” jobs with high risk of COVID-19 exposure than U.S.-born Americans. Essential workers who are not U.S. citizens are “especially vulnerable”...


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Five of America’s largest health insurers reported more than $11bn in profits in the second quarter – a decline from the same period last year when the Covid-19 pandemic helped drive sky-high profits. The rise in profits last year was a result of people in the US seeking less medical care because...


Download PDF On July 13th, group health plans and health insurance issuers subject to the Federal No Surprises Act (the “Act”) received the first phase of interim final rules promulgated under the Act (the “Rules”) and issued by the Office of Personnel Management, Department of Labor (DOL), Depa...


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Download PDF On July 13th, group health plans and health insurance issuers subject to the Federal No Surprises Act (the “Act”) received the first phase of interim final rules promulgated under the Act (the “Rules”) and issued by the Office of Personnel Management, Department of Labor (DOL), Depa...


DUBLIN, Aug. 4, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Health Insurance Market by Distribution Channel, Insurance Type and End User Type: Global Opportunity Analysis and Industry Forecast, 2021-2028" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. A health insurance plan covers services such as t...


With help from the American Rescue Plan and an extended sign-up period, millions are enrolling for health insurance through the Affordable Care Act, and many are getting covered for $10 or less per month.  As that special enrollment period comes to an end Aug. 15, Shannon Cornelius, health just...


This combines the health coverage of Aetna®, a CVS Health company, with local care at CVS Pharmacy®, MinuteClinic® and CVS® HealthHUB™ locations to deliver a quality, affordable health care experience Aetna and CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) will enter the individual insurance exchange market in Miss...


US Sen. Brian Schatz has reintroduced the State Public Option Act to strengthen the Affordable Care Act. US Senators Brian Schatz (D-HI) and Ben Ray Luján (D-NM) today reintroduced bicameral legislation to create a Medicaid-based public health insurance option to strengthen the Affordable Care...


The ACA provided premium subsidies to many individuals who needed coverage prior to aging into Medicare. The ARP has made those subsidies more substantial and more widely available – particularly for older enrollees. | Image: Chaay_tee / stock.adobe.com The American Rescue Plan (ARP) is the single...



Over the past 30 years, the share of employers offering small-group health benefits has decreased to less than one-third. The small-group health insurance market remained stable over the last year, despite the uncertainty caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, a new report has found. However, the lon...


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Like many transgender and trans-expansive people, Beth Gombos dreaded going to the doctor's office and felt as though medical professionals weren't prepared for or interested in understanding Gombos' health concerns and issues.  "A lot of the time we won't go to the doctor because we know we ar...


Anyone who received unemployment in 2021 could qualify for cheaper or no-cost health insurance through the federally run marketplace, starting this month. Since July 1, people can find lower-cost plans that save them money on premiums and out-of-pocket costs, such as deductibles and co-pays, if...


Thanks to tax credits and an extended enrollment period in the American Rescue Plan, Alabamians are saving an average of 42 percent on their health care coverage through the Affordable Care Act.  The special enrollment period ends Aug. 15, however, so Alabamians looking for coverage are running ou...


The ACA provided premium subsidies to many individuals who needed coverage prior to aging into Medicare. The ARP has made those subsidies more substantial and more widely available – particularly for older enrollees. | Image: Chaay_tee / stock.adobe.com The American Rescue Plan (ARP) is the single...


The 10 health insurers planning to offer group and individual health plans in Connecticut in 2022 are asking for bigger increases than they did a year ago. The annual crop of rate filings for traditional fully insured plans, which cover 222,700 people in the state, contained an average requested in...


BEAUFORT — A Beaufort speech-language pathologist has agreed to plead guilty to health care fraud in a deal with federal prosecutors.  Amy Pinckney admitted in an Aug. 5 plea agreement she filed $150,000 worth of fraudulent claims for reimbursement with Tricare, a federal health insurance program...


By Laura Marcus and Janis Bolt Grandpa wants to eat an apple. This is a simple act. Yet, one in five people over the age of 65 living in the U.S. have lost all their teeth according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). To make matters worse, Medicare — the main health insuran...


Southeastern Pennsylvania residents looking to buy individual insurance plans through Pennsylvania’s state-run online marketplace this fall are expected to have a new choice for 2022 coverage. Cigna, which already sells group plans to businesses and Medicare Advantage plans in the area, filed to se...


News 12 Staff Aug 06, 2021, 9:31pm Updated on: Aug 06, 2021, 9:31pm Video Player is loading. Current Time  0:05 Duration  0:39 Remaining Time  - 0:34 Up to 40,000 people now qualify for free coverage on the state's Obamacare exchange, but there are income limits. The mo...


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In summary Lawmakers make health care laws to benefit corporations, not patients. This must change. By Shane Desselle, Special to CalMatters Shane Desselle is a professor of social and behavioral pharmacy at Touro University in Vallejo and founder and president of Applied Pharmacy So...


In a world where business technology seems to change and age faster than ever, companies typically have two options for enabling new capabilities —modify what they have, or invest in new tools designed for their specific needs. Today’s health Insurance companies are no exception. As they scale for...


By Laura Marcus and Janis Bolt Grandpa wants to eat an apple. This is a simple act. Yet, one in five people over the age of 65 living in the U.S. have lost all their teeth according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). To make matters worse, Medicare — the main health insuran...


In 2019, fifty percent of Americans got their health insurance through their employer, a policy type known as Group Instance. An additional thirteen percent purchased private insurance on the open market, known as Non-Group Insurance. Those who are provided health insurance through the government...


Opinion writers examine these covid, mask and vaccine topics. The Washington Post: It’s Time To Admit It: The Vaccination Campaign Has Hit Its Limit. Mandates Are The Only Way Forward.  It’s time to acknowledge what few in the public health field are willing to say: The campaign to persua...


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How about an extra month of ACA open enrollment? That could happen as early as the upcoming open period for 2022 coverage. | Image: Eugenio Marongiu / stock.adobe.com Each year, HHS issues a set of rules and guidelines that apply to the health insurance exchanges created by the Affordable Care Act,...


With all that’s happening in the world, AARP is concerned that some seniors may have missed an extension to the Affordable Care Act’s enrollment period, through the American Rescue Plan. Your health matters to AARP Pennsylvania, and as an AARP volunteer, I hope you will take advantage of this opp...


A new poll looks at how people in Georgia want to see the state spend its $4.9 billion from the American Rescue Plan. Gov. Brian Kemp in June appointed three committees to evaluate proposals and recommend how best to use funds from the American Rescue Plan. While the committees focused on wat...


How about an extra month of ACA open enrollment? That could happen as early as the upcoming open period for 2022 coverage. | Image: Eugenio Marongiu / stock.adobe.com Each year, HHS issues a set of rules and guidelines that apply to the health insurance exchanges created by the Affordable Care Act,...


Raleigh, N.C. — CVS Health plans to enter the individual insurance exchange marketplace in most North Carolina counties in 2022, company officials said. CVS (NYSE: CVS) two years ago acquired insurer Aetna, which dropped out of the Affordable Care Act marketplace in North Carolina in 2016. CVS o...


Despite the challenges presented by COVID-19, the small group insurance market remained stable over the past year, according to a new study. A new analysis released by the Urban Institute shows that while the pandemic was a massive hurdle, small businesses worked hard to maintain or offer new benef...


In 1967, Moss Cass, a medical doctor and left-wing member of the Victorian branch of the Australian Labor Party (ALP), invited the Labor opposition leader Gough Whitlam to a meeting at his house in Sydney’s Canterbury district. Whitlam met a coterie of health-policy experts, including two health e...


In 1967, Moss Cass, a medical doctor and left-wing member of the Victorian branch of the Australian Labor Party (ALP), invited the Labor opposition leader Gough Whitlam to a meeting at his house in Sydney’s Canterbury district. Whitlam met a coterie of health-policy experts, including two health e...


With help from the American Rescue Plan and an extended sign-up period, millions are enrolling for health insurance through the Affordable Care Act, and many are getting covered for $10 or less per month.  As that special enrollment period comes to an end Aug. 15, Shannon Cornelius, health just...


UnitedHealth Group, parent of UnitedHealthcare, the country’s largest private health insurer, earned $15.4 billion in profit last year. It took in more than $9 billion in profit during the first half of this year. So what does a well-heeled insurer do amid such a windfall? It seeks to reduce peop...


DUBLIN, Aug. 4, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The "U.S. Behavioral Health Care Software And Services Market Size, Share Trends Analysis Report by Component (Software, Support Services), by Delivery Model, by Function, by End Use and Segment Forecasts, 2021-2028" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets...


In 35 years on the bench, U.S. District Judge David Cercone said Thursday, he's never had to issue two arrest warrants for a defendant who didn't show up in court. But he had to do that for Samirkumar Shah, a 58-year-old Fox Chapel cardiologist convicted of health care fraud who failed to appear fo...


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While I agree with Casey Mulligan that employer health insurance is much better than the government alternative (“Three Cheers for Employer Health Insurance,” op-ed, July 17), it is far from a panacea. Having dealt with it as a physician, patient and employer, our current system leaves much to be d...


BEAUFORT — A Beaufort speech-language pathologist has agreed to plead guilty to health care fraud in a deal with federal prosecutors.  Amy Pinckney admitted in an Aug. 5 plea agreement she filed $150,000 worth of fraudulent claims for reimbursement with Tricare, a federal health insurance program...


RICHARDSON, Texas, July 29, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The Special Enrollment Period (SEP) deadline is nearing for Texans who need health insurance coverage for themselves or their families. The final day to sign up during the SEP is August 15. The good news is, with the enactment of the American Rescu...


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Democrats and progressive activists have done a remarkable job of convincing tens of millions of Americans that there are only two ways to fix the nation’s health care system: a single-payer, government-run model, or a public option plan, which would inevitably lead to the creation of the single-...


August 02, 2021 3 min read Source/Disclosures Disclosures: Steinbrook is editor at large and online editor of JAMA Internal Medicine. Wallace reports receiving research support from the Tobin Center for Economic Policy at Yale University. Please see the study for all other aut...


With the highly transmissible Delta variant spreading rapidly in the United States and COVID-19 vaccine uptake in some areas still disappointingly low, it makes sense to push every lever available to get people protected. One underused tool is is the cost of health coverage. Health insurance is...


How about an extra month of ACA open enrollment? That could happen as early as the upcoming open period for 2022 coverage. | Image: Eugenio Marongiu / stock.adobe.com Each year, HHS issues a set of rules and guidelines that apply to the health insurance exchanges created by the Affordable Care Act,...


An employer coalition is urging policymakers to consider the implications for employer-provided health insurance if employees are given an option to receive coverage under a government-run health plan. The Partnership for Employer-Sponsored Coverage (P4ESC) sent a comment letter on July 30 to Sena...


August 02, 2021 3 min read Source/Disclosures Disclosures: Steinbrook is editor at large and online editor of JAMA Internal Medicine. Wallace reports receiving research support from the Tobin Center for Economic Policy at Yale University. Please see the study for all other aut...


The coronavirus pandemic highlighted the importance of having access to affordable health coverage. Yet nearly 29 million Americans did not have insurance prior to the pandemic, and that number has increased significantly in the past year, as millions more lost their jobs and employer-based care, o...


The 10 health insurers planning to offer group and individual health plans in Connecticut in 2022 are asking for bigger increases than they did a year ago. The annual crop of rate filings for traditional fully insured plans, which cover 222,700 people in the state, contained an average requested in...


Related The Affordable Care Act and the American Rescue Plan State actions to improve affordability and expand coverage State reinsurance programs Supplemental financial assistance State public options and related reforms Next steps for states The Affordable Care Act’s Section 1332 waivers...


Related The growth of the disability population The tolls of segregated services and discrimination Massive impact should lead to massive response through change Recommendations Care infrastructure Equitable community investment Mitigation of climate disasters Robust social supports Conclus...


It was a Sunday morning in late November when Bryan Keller hopped on a bike for a routine ride to pick up his groceries, cruising with ease in a relatively empty New York City. The surprises came fast and hard: a fall that sent his head into the pavement and left him bleeding profusely and in shoc...


Drug manufacturers Takeda Pharmaceutical and Roche could each be forced to repay the government $100 million annually for wasted medicines under the bipartisan Senate infrastructure deal. The $550 billion legislation, which the Senate is debating this week, would require companies to refund Med...


HARTFORD, Conn. — Connecticut has become the latest state to mandate that workers in nursing homes be vaccinated against COVID-19. Gov. Ned Lamont on Friday directed an executive order that requires all employees of long-term care facilities to receive at least the first dose of a vaccine by Sept....


The Covid-19 pandemic has placed enormous stress on the American workforce. Unemployment topped 14 million last spring as businesses and communities locked down. With so many out of work, you’d expect to see a spike in the number of people going without health insurance. Yet the number of people on...


With all that’s happening in the world, AARP is concerned that some seniors may have missed an extension to the Affordable Care Act’s enrollment period, through the American Rescue Plan. Your health matters to AARP Pennsylvania, and as an AARP volunteer, I hope you will take advantage of this opp...


Like many transgender and trans-expansive people, Beth Gombos dreaded going to the doctor's office and felt as though medical professionals weren't prepared for or interested in understanding Gombos' health concerns and issues.  "A lot of the time we won't go to the doctor because we know we ar...



In a move that is expected to prove transformative to the national HIV-prevention effort, the federal government has announced that almost all health insurers must cover the HIV prevention pill, known as PrEP, or pre-exposure prophylaxis, with no cost sharing — including for the drug itself and, cr...


While I agree with Casey Mulligan that employer health insurance is much better than the government alternative (“Three Cheers for Employer Health Insurance,” op-ed, July 17), it is far from a panacea. Having dealt with it as a physician, patient and employer, our current system leaves much to be d...


Meghan Fitzgerald, RN, MPH, DrPH, is an adjunct associate professor with the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health and a private equity investor. She has decades of experience working in the healthcare field, ranging from frontline patient care to advising prominent healthcare firms....


As the U.S. continues to battle the coronavirus pandemic, health care is more important than ever – and where you reside can determine what kind of care you’re able to get.  On Monday, WalletHub published a report that ranked all 50 U.S. states and Washington, D.C., to find the best and worst state...


Commentary We can expect many of the trends and changes resulting from the pandemic to remain in play over the long term. Post-pandemic, expect more companies to consider self-funding as a way to meet the specific health care needs of their employee population and keep health plan...



The U.S. health care system ranked last among 11 wealthy countries despite spending the highest percentage of its gross domestic product on health care, according to an analysis by the Commonwealth Fund.  Researchers behind the report surveyed tens of thousands of patients and doctors in each...


Published: 09 August 2021 Agreement Immediately and Retroactively Restores In-Network Access for Employees Who Lost Coverage Through UnitedHealthcare Westchester County Government announced an innovative agreement with Montefiore Health System that once again gives 16,000 County em...


For Charlie Kjelshus, "the birthday rule" meant that dad Mikkel's plan ― with a high deductible and coinsurance obligation ― was deemed her primary coverage after her stay as a newborn in the neonatal intensive care unit. Mom Kayla's more generous plan was considered secondary coverage. I...


Delaware lawmakers passed a sweeping healthcare bill this summer that puts caps on hospital price growth and compels insurers to boost investment in primary care. The multi-pronged bill also forces certain payers to tie nearly half of their business to alternative payment models by 2023, and create...


COVID-19 spotlighted some deep-rooted systemic problems in health care. The underfunding and lack of proper infection and prevention methods at long-term care facilities, for instance. The pandemic also brought to the fore inequities in access to health care. Many racial and ethnic minority groups...


The Covid-19 pandemic has placed enormous stress on the American workforce. Unemployment topped 14 million last spring as businesses and communities locked down. With so many out of work, you’d expect to see a spike in the number of people going without health insurance. Yet the number of people on...



The world is evolving, and habits are changing. Everyone is anticipating that life will get back to the ‘old-normal.’ However, with each passing day, we are getting to terms with the fact that the world may never function the way it did during the pre-Covid-19 era. We all have to evolve and learn...


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HARRISBURG, Pa. -- Pennsylvania residents have until next week to enroll in a plan through the state's health-insurance marketplace, Pennie. Thanks to the American Rescue Plan, the marketplace extended its COVID-19 special enrollment period for anyone who is uninsured or underinsured to August 15....


CLEVELAND, Ohio — A new Ohio law that would let doctors and nurses refuse to treat people on the basis of “moral, ethical or religious beliefs” is unnecessary, public health experts say. The so-called “medical practitioner conscience clause” is part of the recently passed budget bill. It “recogniz...


SAN DIEGO (KGTV) — As Americans navigate the COVID-19 vaccine and information, there's been some confusion and misinformation about what information the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996, or HIPAA, protects — and who is covered. HIPAA went into effect in 1996 and while i...


By Greg Hirst on August 8, 2021 Health Care for the Homeless staff with the new mobile clinic (Gregory Hirst) CASPER, Wyo. — Health Care for the Homeless, a Natrona County Community Action services provider, held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for its new mobile clinic in Conwell Park on Friday...


Vermont Business Magazine Jon Harris, Chair of the Vermont State Teachers’ Retirement System (VSTRS) Board, announced Monday that after a rigorous bid process, the Board selected Vermont Blue Advantage (VBA) to deliver Medicare Advantage health insurance for VSTRS retirees with Me...


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From Shane Desselle ([email protected]), a professor of social and behavioral pharmacy at Touro University in Vallejo and founder and president of Applied Pharmacy Solutions. Question of the day, or year: Why would an Assembly committee block legislation that would benefit patients rather...


Posted in Commentary Illustration via iStock In summary Creating an Office of Health Care Affordability would give California the information we need to understand the costs of all aspects of health care and how they relate to good, or not-so-good, patient outcomes. By As...


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United States Military Health System beneficiaries with colon cancer are more likely to have improved survival outcomes vs the general population, with a particularly notable benefit in Black patients. When comparing survival among patients with colon cancer in the United States Department of...


When you have a chronic health condition, managing your health can feel like a full-time job — and with insurance considerations thrown into the mix, that might switch to working overtime. The complexity of health plan rules and codes, along with in-network and out-of-network providers and presc...


This spring and summer, more than 2 million Americans have already flocked to the health insurance marketplaces in their states, enticed by larger health insurance subsidies during a one-time special enrollment period (SEP). This SEP was created to address the COVID-19 pandemic and allow people to...



Related The Affordable Care Act and the American Rescue Plan State actions to improve affordability and expand coverage State reinsurance programs Supplemental financial assistance State public options and related reforms Next steps for states The Affordable Care Act’s Section 1332 waivers...


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A lawsuit against a rule to upend the payments drugmakers make to pharmacy liaisons could come to an end as lawmakers weigh delaying the rule and using the savings to pay for billions in infrastructure and health-care improvements. A group of pharmacy benefit managers—which help decide how a dr...



Health Insurance Market The global health insurance market size is projected to reach $4.15 trillion by 2028, growing at a CAGR of 9.7% from 2021 to 2028. PORTLAND, OREGON, UNITED STATES, August 9, 2021 /EINPresswire.com/ -- The report published by Allied market research, titled, “Heal...


(CNN)The US once again ranked last in access to health care, equity and outcomes among high-income countries, despite spending a far greater share of its economy on health care, a new report released Wednesday has found. The nation has landed in the basement in all seven studies the Commonwealth...


People interested in obtaining or changing their health care insurance have less than two weeks left to adjust their coverage under a limited special enrollment period.  President Biden signed an executive order to reopen the Federal Marketplace because of the pandemic, which caused many Americans...


WASHINGTON (Gray DC) - If you want to sign up for health insurance through the federal exchange, time is running out. A special enrollment period ends on Sunday, Aug. 15. Even if you signed up during open enrollment last fall, Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra says try again. B...


Society August 9, 2021 Martin Graf Partner, Health and Life Sciences at Oliver Wyman Eugene Sayan Founder and CEO of Softheon Video: Oliver Wyman In the face of major challenges over the past year, the health care industry mobilized and adapted quickly. But wha...


Meghan Fitzgerald, RN, MPH, DrPH, is an adjunct associate professor with the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health and a private equity investor. She has decades of experience working in the healthcare field, ranging from frontline patient care to advising prominent healthcare firms....



August 10, 2021 Data Localization and Data Transfer Restrictions by: Elizabeth (Liz) Harding and Lisa J. Acevedo USCIS Conducts Second H-1B Cap Lottery - August 2021 by: Lindsey H. Steinberg Past, Present and Future: What’s Happening With Illinois’ and Other... by: Dmitry S...


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What many people struggle to understand is that the cost of health insurance is a function of the cost of and demand for health care. According to the Centers for Medicare Medicaid Services (CMS), the total expenditure on health care in America in 1970 was $74.1 billion, while the total expendi...


Senator Jim Smallwood represents Colorado’s 4th Senate District in Douglas County and served as the Senate Minority Caucus Chair and Vice-Chair of the Senate Legislative Audit Committee this session. Smallwood was also a member of the Senate Health and Human Services Committee, where he was a str...


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By new mexico Office of Superintendent of Insurance • 11 hours ago   New Mexicans have until Sunday, August 15th to sign up for no-cost or low-cost health insurance through beWellnm.com or Healthcare.gov. Those who miss the deadline will have to wait until November to sign u...



People interested in obtaining or changing their health care insurance have less than two weeks left to adjust their coverage under a limited special enrollment period.  President Biden signed an executive order to reopen the Federal Marketplace because of the pandemic, which caused many Americans...



Southeastern Pennsylvania residents looking to buy individual insurance plans through Pennsylvania’s state-run online marketplace this fall are expected to have a new choice for 2022 coverage. Cigna, which already sells group plans to businesses and Medicare Advantage plans in the area, filed to se...


Some employers may tack on health coverage surcharges for employees who don't plan to get fully vaccinated against COVID-19, according to an Aug. 5 blog post from Mercer, an asset management firm. The blog post likened the health insurance surcharge for unvaccinated employees to those for tobacco...


Governor Tom Wolf joined state and local officials to celebrate the 56th anniversary of Medicaid and the 2nd anniversary of Pennsylvania’s new state-based health insurance marketplace, known as Pennie, and to encourage Pennsylvanians to visit pennie.com for affordable coverage options. “Access to...


A new analysis from the Colorado Health Institute (CHI) reveals that 45% of the approximately 314,000 Colorado veterans who are eligible for health care through the US Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) aren’t enrolled. These individuals are missing out on free or low-cost health care service...


Many uninsured or underinsured Arkansans can now access plans offered through the Health Insurance Marketplace with no premiums or premiums of $50 or less per month, according to an issue brief released by the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation (ASPE). More specifi...


August 10, 2021 9 min read Download Report Senior Fellow, Domestic Policy Studies Doug Badger is a senior fellow for domestic policy studies at The Heritage Foundation. Summary Although President Biden’s executive order on “Promoting Competition in the American Eco...


Southeastern Pennsylvania residents looking to buy individual insurance plans through Pennsylvania’s state-run online marketplace this fall are expected to have a new choice for 2022 coverage. Cigna, which already sells group plans to businesses and Medicare Advantage plans in the area, filed to se...


Health care costs in America are the highest of any major country in the world. In fact, on a per capita basis, they are twice as high as in Canada or the United Kingdom. Moreover, many Americans get sicker at an alarming rate as obesity, type 2 diabetes, diet and smoking (which is falling) harm th...


Credit: (AP Photo/LM Otero) File photo: A doctor prepares to conduct an online visit with a patient from his work station at home. For Pamela Dyer, a 48-year-old Farmingdale resident, telehealth provided an essential lifeline to wellness during the pandemic lockdown last year, according to...


This spring and summer, more than 2 million Americans have already flocked to the health insurance marketplaces in their states, enticed by larger health insurance subsidies during a one-time special enrollment period (SEP). This SEP was created to address the COVID-19 pandemic and allow people to...


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Some employers may tack on health coverage surcharges for employees who don't plan to get fully vaccinated against COVID-19, according to an Aug. 5 blog post from Mercer, an asset management firm. The blog post likened the health insurance surcharge for unvaccinated employees to those for tobacco...


This spring and summer, more than 2 million Americans have already flocked to the health insurance marketplaces in their states, enticed by larger health insurance subsidies during a one-time special enrollment period (SEP). This SEP was created to address the COVID-19 pandemic and allow people to...


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Hilary Swank has settled a proceeding against SAG-AFTRA’s health insurance. Last September, a 47-year-old actress sued the actor’s union health insurance board over an “obsolete barbaric” policy after being denied compensation for the treatment of ovarian cysts. Hillary claims that in 2015, seven...


Some employers may tack on health coverage surcharges for employees who don't plan to get fully vaccinated against COVID-19, according to an Aug. 5 blog post from Mercer, an asset management firm. The blog post likened the health insurance surcharge for unvaccinated employees to those for tobacco...


Your browser does not support the audio tag. This feature is powered by text-to-speech technology. Want to see it on more articles? Give your feedback below or email [email protected] There’s always room for agreement — even in politically polarized times. As hospitals run...


Want to jump straight to the quotes? Compare here and find the cheapest premium with the best coverage. In general, high deductible health plans or HDHPs are plans with higher deductibles and lower premiums. Your deductible is the amount you pay for many covered services before your health insura...


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A chance for New Mexicans to get health insurance for the remainder of the year ends this weekend. Some people can qualify for free or low-cost plans during the pandemic. The deadline to enroll in a plan through the state’s insurance exchange, beWellnm, is this Sunday, Aug. 15.  Spokesperson for...


Your browser does not support the audio tag. This feature is powered by text-to-speech technology. Want to see it on more articles? Give your feedback below or email [email protected] There’s always room for agreement — even in politically polarized times. As hospitals run...


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When I ran for President, I promised the American people that I would build on the historic foundation of the Affordable Care Act to ensure that every American has access to quality, affordable health care. As part of that promise, just weeks after taking office, my Administration opened a spec...


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Orion Hower is waiting until they move to Michigan for college before seeking mental health care. Hower, who is nonbinary and uses they/them pronouns, has been in the mental health care system since they were 10 years old. When Hower turned 18, they said it was difficult and exhausting to look...


Record Searchlight (Redding, CA) Late last month, Gov. Gavin Newsom signed legislation to extend state-paid medical coverage to about a quarter-million Californians. He did it in a ceremonious event in Fresno, typifying his recent official acts as he fights off a recall campaign. "We're invest...



When you have a chronic health condition, managing your health can feel like a full-time job — and with insurance considerations thrown into the mix, that might switch to working overtime. The complexity of health plan rules and codes, along with in-network and out-of-network providers and presc...


Study Design: Women planning pregnancy were randomized to usual care carrier screening or ECS to assess reproductive risks. Electronic health record (EHR) data were used to evaluate the effects of ECS on pregnancy-related utilization and general health care utilization among all study participants...


Southeastern Pennsylvania residents looking to buy individual insurance plans through Pennsylvania’s state-run online marketplace this fall are expected to have a new choice for 2022 coverage. Cigna, which already sells group plans to businesses and Medicare Advantage plans in the area, filed to se...


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James A. Fanale and Timothy J. Babineau  |  Guest columnists Dr. James Fanale is the president and CEO of Care New England, and Dr. Timothy Babineau is the president and CEO of Lifespan. Lifespan and Care New England are both not-for-profit, Rhode Island-based organizations. As the re...


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Our 2021 Inland Northwest State of Reform Health Policy Conference Detailed Agenda is a list of nearly 60 speakers and experts from across the spectrum of health care and policy. The heading colors correspond to track colors on our Topical Agenda to help you organize your day. The agenda and speak...


WASHINGTON (Gray DC) - If you want to sign up for health insurance through the federal exchange, time is running out. A special enrollment period ends on Sunday, Aug. 15. Even if you signed up during open enrollment last fall, Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra says try again. B...


UnitedHealthcare uses predictive analytics to check patients for social determinants of health needs and then work with them to help improve their social and health outcomes. TechRepublic's Karen Roby spoke with Rebecca Madsen, chief consumer officer for UnitedHealthcare, about how the company is...


James A. Fanale and Timothy J. Babineau  |  Guest columnists Dr. James Fanale is the president and CEO of Care New England, and Dr. Timothy Babineau is the president and CEO of Lifespan. Lifespan and Care New England are both not-for-profit, Rhode Island-based organizations. As the re...


Southeastern Pennsylvania residents looking to buy individual insurance plans through Pennsylvania’s state-run online marketplace this fall are expected to have a new choice for 2022 coverage. Cigna, which already sells group plans to businesses and Medicare Advantage plans in the area, filed to se...


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Following a Public Appointments Service (PAS) campaign, the Minister for Health, Stephen Donnelly TD, has appointed Patricia Byron as Chair (effective 01/07/2021 to 30/06/2026) and John Evans as member (effective 24/06/2021 to 23/06/2026) of the Health Insurance Authority: Patricia Byron...


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Southeastern Pennsylvania residents looking to buy individual insurance plans through Pennsylvania’s state-run online marketplace this fall are expected to have a new choice for 2022 coverage. Cigna, which already sells group plans to businesses and Medicare Advantage plans in the area, filed to se...


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The United States is the onl y industrialized country in the world without universal health care — and as a result, most Americans under age 65 receive employer-based health insurance coverage. Under this system, an estimated 28 .9 millio n Americans under age 65 were uninsured in 2019 — befo...


When I ran for President, I promised the American people that I would build on the historic foundation of the Affordable Care Act to ensure that every American has access to quality, affordable health care. As part of that promise, just weeks after taking office, my Administration opened a spec...


UnitedHealthcare Unlawfully Denied Coverage to 20,000 New Yorkers for Mental Health and Substance Abuse Treatment NEW YORK – New York Attorney General Letitia James and the U.S. Department of Labor (USDOL) today announced landmark agreements with UnitedHealthcare (United), the nation’s larges...


Many uninsured or underinsured Arkansans can now access plans offered through the Health Insurance Marketplace with no premiums or premiums of $50 or less per month, according to an issue brief released by the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation (ASPE). More specifi...


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August is upon us and you may soon be sending children off to college (virtually or in person). If your child is age 18 or older, you and your child will need to take some simple steps so that, in the event of an emergency, you will be able to make health care and financial decisions for your chil...


UnitedHealthcare Unlawfully Denied Coverage to 20,000 New Yorkers for Mental Health and Substance Abuse Treatment NEW YORK – New York Attorney General Letitia James and the U.S. Department of Labor (USDOL) today announced landmark agreements with UnitedHealthcare (United), the nation’s larges...


United States: Guidance Reminds Health Plans To Check Up On Preventive Care Compliance 12 August 2021 Jackson Walker LLP To print this article, all you need is to be registered or login on Mondaq.com. On July 19, 2021, the Internal Revenue Service, U.S. Department of Labor,...


The United States is the onl y industrialized country in the world without universal health care — and as a result, most Americans under age 65 receive employer-based health insurance coverage. Under this system, an estimated 28 .9 millio n Americans under age 65 were uninsured in 2019 — befo...


Pennsylvania residents have until Sunday to sign up for a reduced-cost health plan through Pennie, the state-based health insurance marketplace. In an effort to help people who lost health insurance due to the pandemic, the federal COVID-19 relief package expanded who is eligible for financial assi...


Whether you have lost your health insurance or simply want a better deal on coverage, here is some good news: Under a Covid-19 stimulus bill Congress passed in March, many people who buy Affordable Care Act plans can qualify for premiums that are cheaper—or even free. It is important to act fast be...


Study Design: Retrospective analysis of health insurance claims data obtained from a large employer in western New York covering a 25-month period between 2016 and 2018. Those employees treated by the employer-sponsored BH program were compared against a contemporaneous comparison group of employe...


Society August 9, 2021 Martin Graf Partner, Health and Life Sciences at Oliver Wyman Eugene Sayan Founder and CEO of Softheon Video: Oliver Wyman In the face of major challenges over the past year, the health care industry mobilized and adapted quickly. But wha...


In a move that is expected to prove transformative to the national HIV-prevention effort, the federal government has announced that almost all health insurers must cover the HIV prevention pill, known as PrEP, or pre-exposure prophylaxis, with no cost sharing — including for the drug itself and, cr...


. The VA Sierra Nevada Health Care System offers a one year, ASHP accredited PGY2 residency in Geriatric Pharmacy. Our goal is to produce highly skilled geriatric pharmacists able to excel in a variety of clinical practice settings. After completion of the residency, the resident will devel...


The Covid-19 pandemic has placed enormous stress on the American workforce. Unemployment topped 14 million last spring as businesses and communities locked down. With so many out of work, you’d expect to see a spike in the number of people going without health insurance. Yet the number of people on...


Press Releases August 13, 2021 As Health Care Costs Return to Pre-Pandemic Levels, DFS Protects Consumers Against Unjustified Rate Increases  Rate Increases for Individual New Yorkers Held to 3.7%, a 67% Reduction in Insurers’ Requested Rates, Saving Consumers Over $138 Million Rate Inc...




Georgia’s health insurance exchange is offering more lower priced insurance plans. That means more help for those affected by the coronavirus pandemic. But the deadline to enroll is almost here. GPB’s Ellen Eldridge reports. Money in the American Rescue Plan is being used to expand access to...


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The Covid-19 pandemic has placed enormous stress on the American workforce. Unemployment topped 14 million last spring as businesses and communities locked down. With so many out of work, you’d expect to see a spike in the number of people going without health insurance. Yet the number of people on...


Qaisar Khan As a board-certified interventional cardiologist with experience treating everything from artery disease to irregular heartbeats, I am familiar with the challenges of our health care system and am very excited that Colorado is getting a health insurance...


In a move that is expected to prove transformative to the national HIV-prevention effort, the federal government has announced that almost all health insurers must cover the HIV prevention pill, known as PrEP, or pre-exposure prophylaxis, with no cost sharing — including for the drug itself and, cr...


The White House is continuing its push to get Americans enrolled in health insurance under the Affordable Care Act, with just days before a special enrollment period ends on Sunday. What You Need To Know White House officials and other advocates are pushing to get Americans enrolled in hea...


Today, the Biden Administration is taking action to improve the health of rural communities by making millions of dollars in American Rescue Plan funding available to meet immediate COVID-19 needs. This funding, which will also help rural hospitals stay open in the long run and improve the care pr...


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A full-time job comes with a number of benefits, one of the most valuable being health insurance coverage. While it may not be the most exciting membership card you carry in your wallet, having health care insurance can be priceless for taking care of yourself and avoiding catastrophic expe...


Uninsured Hawaii residents have until Sunday to sign up for private health insurance offered through HealthCare.gov and take advantage of major subsidies that can significantly reduce their monthly premiums, an option all the more important now as COVID-19 cases surge throughout the islands, putti...


Uninsured Hawaii residents have until Sunday to sign up for private health insurance offered through HealthCare.gov and take advantage of major subsidies that can significantly reduce their monthly premiums, an option all the more important now as COVID-19 cases surge throughout the islands, putti...


BARTOW — A Polk County schools administrator is proposing that employees pay more for their health care as a means to offset rising costs. But so far, the plan has gotten a cool reception from School Board members. Linda King, the district's director of risk management, has proposed asking dist...


New Jerseyans in need of health insurance who received unemployment compensation for any week during 2021 can find plans at nearly no cost through Get Covered New Jersey, the state’s health insurance marketplace. The bottom-dollar prices come courtesy of the American Rescue Plan. Enrollme...


Pennsylvania residents have until Sunday to sign up for a reduced-cost health plan through Pennie, the state-based health insurance marketplace. In an effort to help people who lost health insurance due to the pandemic, the federal COVID-19 relief package expanded who is eligible for financial assi...


U.S. President Joe Biden speaks during an event marking the 31st anniversary of the Americans with ... [+] Disabilities Act (ADA) in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Monday, July 26, 2021. The Biden administration is keeping foreign travel restrictions in p...


By Mary Hynes Special to the Pahrump Valley Times August 13, 2021 - 1:13 am Nevadans have until Sunday to apply through the state’s insurance exchange for a federally subsidized health plan with rates further reduced by the stimulus package. The Nevada Health Link state exchange offers...


Hawaii News By Sophie Cocke Aug. 13, 2021 Uninsured Hawaii residents have until Sunday to sign up for private health insurance offered through HealthCare.gov and take advantage of major subsidies that can significantly reduce their monthly premiums, an option all the more important no...


A full-time job comes with a number of benefits, one of the most valuable being health insura