Monthly Archives: October 2021

Catholic Health ends health benefits for CWA employees after failed negotiations

BUFFALO, NY (WIVB) – Catholic Health is continuing its strategy to withdraw health care benefits from striking CWA employees as contract negotiations stall, now on the 31st day. Catholic Health told the union Oct. 25 that if an agreement was not reached by Oct. 30, the striking employees’ health benefits …

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Free Online Mental Health Services Now Available For Colorado Children With Anxiety And Depression – CBS Denver

DENVER (CBS4) – A program offering free sessions with a mental health professional to children is online as Colorado grapples with children with anxiety, depression and suicidal thoughts. Wednesday, IMatterColorado.org launched and provides services to all Colorado children who may need help. “There was a need before and COVID only …

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5 low-cost ways to improve health benefits for 2022

Health benefit costs will increase further next year due to inflation, increased healthcare consumption after 2020, and the high cost of retaining doctors and nurses amid the ongoing pandemic, among other factors. Benefits advisors, employers, and carriers need smart strategies to continue delivering valuable health benefits to help retain workers …

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Best health insurance for retirees of 2021

Society Plans (#) Policy management (mobile app, website, phone, etc.) Network providers Waiting time UnitedHealthcare Best overall 4 App, website, phone 1.3 million Varied Humana Ideal to supplement health insurance 9 App, website, phone Unavailable Varied Medicaid Ideal for low income seniors Varied Varies by state Unavailable Varied Golden rule …

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Massachusetts lawmakers and advocates rally for universal and fair health insurance

A Massachusetts woman, suffering from stomach pain that would later require surgery, left the hospital in tears, knowing the visit had cost $ 3,000 due to its high deductible. Another woman slipped and fell the same day her health insurance expired. Despite a hip fracture and two leg fractures, she …

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Smith College to Cut Financial Aid Loans – WWLP

Maryland woman holding child killed after being struck on I-95 by tractor-trailer in Spotsylvania New / 2 days ago Video Video: Women attack Portland employee, beat witnesses with car Video / 3 days ago Video More than 2,000 migrants on the march from southern Mexico Border report / 1 day …

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That’s Why Uninsured Americans Need A Health Insurance Advisor TSA

For tens of thousands of employees, the pandemic not only cost them their jobs, it cost them all the benefits that came with it. Fifty-six percent of Americans who were laid off during the COVID-19 pandemic lost their employer-provided health insurance, according to an August survey by Affordable Health Insurance. …

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Prevalence and factors associated with non-use of health services in the Peruvian population with COVID-19 symptomatology: a secondary analysis from the 2020 National Household Survey

This article was originally published here Epidemiol Health. October 18, 2021: e2021084. doi: 10.4178 / epih.e2021084. Online ahead of print. ABSTRACT OBJECTIVES: The objective of the study was to estimate the prevalence of non-use of health services (NUHS) and associated factors among Peruvians with symptoms of COVID-19. METHODS: A secondary …

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Walmart Enters Employer Health Benefits Space, Threatening Amazon, CVS

The news: Walmart in partnership with a health insurance company Translucent to enable Transcarent members to access prescription benefits, retail clinics, telehealth services, over-the-counter medications and vaccines from Walmart, among other health benefits. For the context, Transcarent offers personalized digital health services to self-insured employers. Its management team includes former …

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Governor Nyong’o hails improved health services in Kisumu

Kisumu County Governor Professor Anyang Nyong’o hailed the improved access to quality health insurance in the region. Nyong’o said the county government has made great strides in equipping health facilities in the county with the necessary infrastructure and equipment to improve access to quality medical services. He highlighted the on-going …

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Cross-chain lending platform aims to make DeFi lending more flexible

Blockchain technology and its associated cryptocurrencies have been designed to make financial industry tools accessible to anyone with an Internet connection. Like traditional banks, cryptocurrency assets offer all of the same products, including borrowing and lending, only in a decentralized format to reduce fees and discrimination. As decentralized finance (DeFi) …

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Southeastern University reports results of health services research (Integrated medical insurance system alleviates difficulty of using interregional health care for migrant parents in China – evidence of the dynamics of Chinese migrants …): Health and medicine – Research on health services

2021 OCT 15 (NewsRx) – By a Journalist-Staff News Editor at Daily Insurance News – New research in health and medicine – Health services research is the subject of a report. According to reports by Jiangsu, People Republic of China, by NewsRx reporters, the research said: “Many internal migrants during …

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An alternative to the classic loan for doctors

What are title loans and why physicians should consider them part of their borrowing repertoire. Debt is a four letter word, and some even consider it figuratively. But debt can be a useful financial tool when used correctly. Many people associate high interest credit cards with Wrong and think of …

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The 5 best health insurance for students in 2021

Faq What is health insurance for students? With health insurance, you pay a company a monthly sum, your premium. In return, the company agrees to cover a percentage of your health costs, such as doctor visits, prescription drugs, or hospital stays. A common myth is that students don’t need health …

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Some Colorado insurers will be required to extend essential health benefits to cover substance use, mental health and gender care

Colorado has received approval from the Biden administration to require certain insurance plans to expand coverage for Coloradans battling drug addiction and other mental and behavioral health issues. “Now, with a 2023 baseline plan, we are expanding access to services in the individual and small group market,” Governor Jared Polis …

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Invest in mental health services to improve access

Mental Health The Mental Health Authority (MHA), in collaboration with the World Health Organization and Ghana Somubi Dwumedie (GSD), called on the government to invest more in mental health. The Authority said the government must invest in mental health to support better access to psychotropic drugs, stronger governance and accountability …

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Earth Life Sciences New domain name for Viva Health Services

The VIVA health platform improves supply efficiency and demand coordination RENO, NV / ACCESSWIRE / October 6, 2021 / Earth Life Sciences Inc. (OTC PINK: CLTS) (“Company”) announces that pursuant to the acquisition agreement with VIVA Health HK Limited, (“Viva Health”), the Company will launch a new website to manage …

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Lyra Mental Health Benefits Reduces Medical Claims Costs for Employers According to New Independent Research

BURLINGAME, Calif., October 6, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Lyra Healththe leading provider of comprehensive mental health care benefits to global employers, today announced the results of a study by global professional services firm Aon, which found that employers providing Lyra’s services mental health care benefits achieved a significant reduction in overall …

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Anthem Blue Cross Expands Access to Comprehensive Health Benefits in Medicare Advantage Plans to Meet Members’ Unique Health Needs

WOODLAND HILLS, Calif .– (COMMERCIAL THREAD) – Anthem Blue Cross in California today announced expanded access to health and wellness services offered through several of its Medicare Advantage 2022 plans. Members will be able to choose from a set of nine benefits, which may include benefits such as dental chart, …

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Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Increase Access to Comprehensive Health Benefits in Medicare Advantage Plans to Meet Members’ Unique Health Needs

MADISON, Wisconsin – (COMMERCIAL THREAD) – Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Wisconsin today announced expanded access to health and wellness services offered as part of many of their Medicare Advantage 2022 plans. Members will be able to choose from a variety of packages. up to nine benefits, which …

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Amerigroup Increases Access to Comprehensive Health Benefits in Medicare Advantage Plans to Meet Members’ Unique Health Needs

SEATTLE–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Amerigroup today announced expanded access to health and wellness services offered through several of its 2022 Medicare Advantage plans. Members will be able to choose from a set of nine benefits, which may include benefits such as a flexible dental, vision and hearing card; healthy food; and home support. …

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