Psychiatric conditions during pregnancy and postpartum in a universally insured American population - Andriotti T, Ranjit A, Hamlin L, Koehlmoos T, Robinson JN, Lutgendorf MA.
BACKGROUND: Mental health conditions are common and can have significant effects during the perinatal period. Our objective was to determine the incidences and predictors of psychiatric conditions during pregnancy and postpartum among universally insured A... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 23, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Injuries after forklift trucks accidents - injury patterns, therapy and outcome in the context of the statutory accident insurance - Ull C, Ehlers H, Yilmaz E, Lotzien S, Schildhauer TA, Reinke C, Kruppa C.
INTRODUCTION: The use of forklift trucks during work has a high accident potential. The aim of this study is to describe injury patterns, treatment and outcome after forklift truck accidents in the context of the employers' liability insurance association.... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 23, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Insurance sales firm TogetherHealth to hire hundreds at new Lake Mary office
The company subleased more than 24,000 square feet of office space last quarter. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - April 22, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Alex Soderstrom Source Type: news

Jobless claims fell again last week as employment picture continues to improve
First-time claims for unemployment insurance were expected to total 603,000 for the week ended April 17, according to economists... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Blacks, hispanics, impoverished have worse survival rates among teens, adults under 40 with cancer
(UT Southwestern Medical Center) DALLAS - April 22, 2021 - Being Black or Hispanic, living in high-poverty neighborhoods, and having Medicaid or no insurance coverage are associated with higher mortality in men and women under 40 with cancer, a review by UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers found. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 22, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Black Patients Less Likely to Receive Acute Stroke Treatment Black Patients Less Likely to Receive Acute Stroke Treatment
Racial disparities in the administration of thrombolysis and endovascular therapy were inconsistent among states. However, insurance status was consistently associated with the likelihood of treatment.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - April 22, 2021 Category: Cardiology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

The World ’s Leading Medical Journals Don’t Write About Racism. That’s a Problem
Over the past year, rising deaths from COVID-19, police brutality, anti-Asian hate crimes, and the inequitable damage of climate breakdown, have made the manifold harms of racism easier for everyone to see. Harms that were once shielded from public consumption by segregation or shrouded from public scrutiny by stories depicting the U.S. as a nation of fairness and freedoms, are now the center of an ongoing national confrontation with racism and its impacts on health, safety, and justice. Yet amid growing calls for anti-racism and health equity, troubling reports have emerged highlighting the ways the U.S. health care indus...
Source: TIME: Health - April 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Rhea Boyd, Nancy Krieger, Fernando De Maio, and Aletha Maybank Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

An unvaccinated worker set off an outbreak at a U.S. nursing home where most residents were immunized.
New infections of inoculated residents are occurring, signaling the need to maintain safety measures, C.D.C. studies show. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - April 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Roni Caryn Rabin Tags: internal-essential Vaccination and Immunization Nursing Homes Health Insurance and Managed Care Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Source Type: news

Evaluating the impact of real-time coaching programs on drivers overtaking cyclists - Rossi R, Orsini F, Tagliabue M, Di Stasi LL, De Cet G, Gastaldi M.
Innovative motor insurance schemes involve the use of on-board devices to collect kinematic driving data as part of the so-called 'Pay-How-You-Drive' schemes, which charge premiums based on drivers' behavior. Some of these schemes also involve on-board coa... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 21, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Pedestrians and Bicycles Source Type: news

What Will Office Life Be Like After the Pandemic? This Australian Fintech Company May Have the Answer
Katherine McConnell wanted to make sure that she and her employees didn’t fall back into their old habits when they returned to the office in Sydney, Australia—where the coronavirus situation has stabilized—after several months of working from home. So McConnell, the founder and CEO of financial technology company Brighte, implemented a flexible working policy, allowing employees to continue to work from home even after the office reopened. Still, she found herself rushing between meetings and spending increasingly long hours in the office—and missing things like eating lunch with her family. So she...
Source: TIME: Health - April 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Amy Gunia Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 Source Type: news

Insurance isn't enough for women at high risk of breast cancer
(Ohio State University) Women at high risk of breast cancer face cost-associated barriers to care even when they have health insurance, a new study has found. The findings suggest the need for more transparency in pricing of health care and policies to eliminate financial obstacles to catching cancer early. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - April 21, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Oscar's new program aims to give providers and third-party payors access to its tech-backed insurance platform
+Oscar focuses on giving provider-sponsored and regional health plans the services and technological capabilities of larger health plans.     (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - April 21, 2021 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Noah's ark in space: Researchers propose building a "gene bank" on the MOON in case life on Earth goes extinct
(Natural News) Researchers propose building a gene bank on the moon that would house the seeds of 6.7 million species on Earth. Similar to Noah’s Ark, the gene bank would serve as a “modern insurance policy” that would ensure the survival of terrestrial life should an extinction-level event happen. “Earth is naturally a volatile environment,” said Jekan Thanga, a professor of aerospace... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - April 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Extended subsidies now available on Pa.'s health insurance exchange
Pennsylvania officials say the additional and enhanced subsidies for the state ’s Pennie health insurance marketplace through the federal American Rescue Plan are now available. Pennie is the commonwealth’s new-this-year health insurance marketplace offering Affordable Care Act programs for anyone who qualifies in Pennsylvania and people who don’t get health insurance f rom their employers or through another government program. There are about 305,000 enrolled this year. The Pennie enrollment… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - April 20, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Paul J. Gough Source Type: news

Extended subsidies now available on Pa.'s health insurance exchange
Pennsylvania officials say the additional and enhanced subsidies for the state ’s Pennie health insurance marketplace through the federal American Rescue Plan are now available. Pennie is the commonwealth’s new-this-year health insurance marketplace offering Affordable Care Act programs for anyone who qualifies in Pennsylvania and people who don’t get health insurance f rom their employers or through another government program. There are about 305,000 enrolled this year. The Pennie enrollment… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - April 20, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Paul J. Gough Source Type: news

Insurance status and risk of suicide mortality among patients with cancer: a retrospective study based on the SEER database - Du L, Shi HY, Qian Y, Jin XH, Yu HR, Fu XL, Song YP, Chen HL.
OBJECTIVE: Given that the presence of insurance may affect the risk of suicide mortality in cancer patients, we aimed to examine the association in a population-based study using the Surveillance, Epidemiologic, and End Results (SEER) database. STUDY DESIG... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 20, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Most Older Patients Choose a Doctor by Convenience, Not Ratings Most Older Patients Choose a Doctor by Convenience, Not Ratings
Many patients aged 50 to 80 years say online ratings are important, but factors such as location and insurance may take priority, according to a survey.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines - April 20, 2021 Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Internal Medicine News Source Type: news

Patients Can ’t Be Charged Fees For A Covid-19 Vaccine — Including An ‘Administration Fee’
People are taking to social media to say that their insurance companies have charged illegal fees for “vaccine administration.” (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - April 19, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Leah Rosenbaum, Forbes Staff Tags: Innovation /innovation Healthcare /healthcare Science /science Coronavirus Source Type: news

Patients Can ’t Be Charged Fees For A Covid-19 Vaccine — Here’s What To Do If You Got Billed For It
People are taking to social media to say that their insurance companies have charged illegal fees for “vaccine administration.” (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - April 19, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Leah Rosenbaum, Forbes Staff Tags: Innovation /innovation Healthcare /healthcare Science /science Coronavirus Source Type: news

Postpartum Healthcare Needs Exceed Those of Nonpostpartum Patients Postpartum Healthcare Needs Exceed Those of Nonpostpartum Patients
Postpartum women with commercial health insurance used substantially more inpatient and outpatient care than nonpostpartum women, particularly in the first 2 months after giving birth, study says.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Pulmonary Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pulmonary Medicine Headlines - April 19, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

Over-the-counter Covid tests available at some Mass. CVS pharmacies
At-home testing options are not covered by insurance and should not act a diagnosis for acute COVID infection. Nor should they be used to test the efficacy of COVID vaccine, CVS said. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - April 19, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Tanner Stening Source Type: news

The Climate Real Estate Bubble: Is the U.S. on the Verge of Another Financial Crisis?
1171 Shoreham looks much like it did when Anna Zimmerman lived there: modest but presentable. A good starter home for Zimmerman and her husband when they bought it in 2005, for a while it provided an idyllic existence in suburban Charleston, S.C., a community of friendly neighbors for their young child, a quaint backyard and even space for Zimmerman’s mother-in-law. Then, in 2015, the first flood hit, taking most of their property with it after a heavy rain. This came as a shock; no flood risk had been disclosed when Zimmerman bought the house. But, determined to turn lemons into lemonade, she used the insurance mo...
Source: TIME: Science - April 19, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Justin Worland and Graphics by Emily Barone Tags: Uncategorized climate change feature Magazine TIME 2030 Source Type: news

Kenya: Jubilee Holdings Defies Covid-19 to Net Sh4 Billion Profit
[Nation] Jubilee Holdings has posted 1.74 per cent growth in net profit for last year to Sh4.087 billion, bucking a trend of losses and fall in earnings witnessed in the insurance sector due to Covid-19 disruptions. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 19, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Insurance benefits tech company Level raises $27 million in Series A funding
New York company says it wants to make paying for dental and vision care more easy. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - April 16, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Ben Miller Source Type: news

Uninsured Americans Are Half As Likely To Get The Covid-19 Vaccine Even Though It ’s Free, New Data Shows
The federal government is providing Covid-19 vaccines free of charge to all people living in the United States, regardless of their immigration or health insurance status. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - April 16, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Deb Gordon, Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation Source Type: news

Tanzania: Insurance Profits Surge Despite Covid-19 Fallout
[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -- The year 2020 was relatively good for insurance firms, with reports showing that a number of them registered a rise in profits despite the Covid-19 pandemic. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 16, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

New data for Roche ’s OCREVUS (ocrelizumab) reinforce significant benefit on slowing disease progression in relapsing and primary progressive multiple sclerosis
Basel, 16 April 2021 - Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) today announced new OCREVUS ® (ocrelizumab) analyses supporting its significant benefit on disease progression in early-stage relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis (RRMS) and primary progressive MS (PPMS) as well as demonstrating high persistence and strong adherence to twice-yearly (six-monthly) dosing. These data are being presented virtually at the 73rd American Academy of Neurology (AAN) Annual Meeting from 17–22 April 2021. OCREVUS is the number one prescribed MS medication in the U.S. for patients starting a new treatment, and more than 200,000 peop...
Source: Roche Investor Update - April 16, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

New data for Roche ’s OCREVUS (ocrelizumab) reinforce significant benefit on slowing disease progression in relapsing and primary progressive multiple sclerosis
Basel, 16 April 2021 - Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) today announced new OCREVUS ® (ocrelizumab) analyses supporting its significant benefit on disease progression in early-stage relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis (RRMS) and primary progressive MS (PPMS) as well as demonstrating high persistence and strong adherence to twice-yearly (six-monthly) dosing. These data are being presented virtually at the 73rd American Academy of Neurology (AAN) Annual Meeting from 17–22 April 2021. OCREVUS is the number one prescribed MS medication in the U.S. for patients starting a new treatment, and more than 200,000 peop...
Source: Roche Media News - April 16, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Routine Cancer Screenings Declined Significantly at Start of Pandemic
THURSDAY, April 15, 2021 -- Following the COVID-19 national emergency declaration March 13, 2020, mammography and colonoscopy rates declined by more than 90 percent among commercially insured American adults, according to a report published online... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - April 15, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Ubrogepant Safety, Efficacy Not Affected by Triptans Ubrogepant Safety, Efficacy Not Affected by Triptans
The CGRP receptor antagonist shows promise, but hurdles set up by insurance companies limit its potential, experts say.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - April 15, 2021 Category: Neurology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Biden Takes On Sagging Safety Net With Plan to Fix Long-Term Care
The proposal to spend $400 billion over eight years faces political challenges and a funding system not designed for the burden it has come to bear. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - April 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Eduardo Porter Tags: Elder Care Wages and Salaries Labor and Jobs Home Health Care Medicaid Biden, Joseph R Jr Elderly Disabilities Health Insurance and Managed Care Source Type: news

UnitedHealth boosts outlook for 2021 after stronger first quarter
UnitedHealth Group Inc. is raising its expectations for the full year after a stronger-than-forecast first quarter that saw gains in both its core insurance plans and its fast-growing health services business. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - April 15, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Mark Reilly Source Type: news

The Pandemic Remade Every Corner of Society. Now It ’s the Climate’s Turn
On her third day as the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, Marcia Fudge phoned the White House. She had taken over an agency with a role to play addressing a range of crises as the lack of affordable housing in U.S. cities has left hundreds of thousands homeless and millions more in financial straits. She connected with Joe Biden’s climate team. Fudge and Gina McCarthy, Biden’s national climate adviser, talked about addressing climate change and the affordable-­housing shortage at the same time. Three weeks later, the Administration announced plans to provide for more than 1 million resilient and e...
Source: TIME: Science - April 15, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Justin Worland Tags: Uncategorized climate change Cover Story feature Magazine TIME 2030 Source Type: news

Cigna Subsidiary Evernorth Acquires MDLIVE as Demand for Telehealth Grows Among Insurers and Healthcare Consumers
COVID-19 pandemic has elevated virtual care into the mainstream, creating opportunities to increase access to care, including clinical laboratory testing, and drive down healthcare costs As the COVID-19 pandemic fuels demand for virtual healthcare, Cigna is acquiring telehealth provider MDLIVE in a move that may indicate the insurance giant anticipates virtual visits playing a major […] The post Cigna Subsidiary Evernorth Acquires MDLIVE as Demand for Telehealth Grows Among Insurers and Healthcare Consumers appeared first on Dark Daily. (Source: Dark Daily)
Source: Dark Daily - April 14, 2021 Category: Laboratory Medicine Authors: Jude Tags: Laboratory Management and Operations Laboratory News Laboratory Pathology Laboratory Testing cigna COVID-19 David Cordani Evernorth eviCore MDLIVE telehealth Tim Wentworth Source Type: news

5 Health Care Jobs on the Rise
Occupations in the industry are increasingly in demand because of an aging population and longer life spans. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - April 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Kerry Hannon Tags: Medicine and Health Labor and Jobs Home Health Care Therapy and Rehabilitation Accreditation Nursing Homes United States Economy Health Insurance and Managed Care Elder Care Nursing and Nurses Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Massage Hospic Source Type: news

COVID-19 Teaches Us to Better Manage Global Systemic Risks
This family in Tuvalu* is at the frontline of the effects of climate change. The water is only 10 metres from their house at high tide. Tuvalu rarely exceeds 3 metres above sea level, and at its widest point it spans about 200 meters. Tuvalu is extremely vulnerable to the adverse impacts of climate change. Rising sea levels combined with extreme weather events is contributing to the inundation of low-lying areas. Coastal erosion is also a major problem in Tuvalu, particularly on the western side of the islands. Credit: Mark Garten/UN PhotoBy Liu ZhenminUNITED NATIONS, Apr 14 2021 (IPS) Millions of lives lost. Trillions of ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - April 14, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Liu Zhenmin Tags: Climate Change Economy & Trade Environment Featured Food Security and Nutrition Food Sustainability Global Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Dentulu Closes $2.5 Million Seed Fund Round for Aggressive Development of Its Global Teledentistry Platform
 Acquires Robohealer AI, Adding Artificial Intelligence Capabilities to Its Software Platform and Announces Expansion of the Dentulu Strategic Partner Network  Los Angeles, CA; April 12, 2021– Dentulu announces the closing of an initial seed round investment of $2.5M as well as the acquisition of Robohealer AI. Robohealer, is a dynamic interactive symptom screener which uses artificial intelligence to make teleconsultations and care recommendations easy for patients and efficient for dentists.“Dentulu’s mission is to increase direct access to dental care for billions of people worldwide,&rd...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - April 13, 2021 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

OP ’s ModRN Health helps patients find cheaper care, understand insurance plan
COO Derek Sherry shares how ModRN Health is removing health care barriers, including with a contract with the National Emergency Tele-Critical Care Network. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - April 13, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Leslie Collins Source Type: news

OP ’s ModRN Health helps patients find cheaper care, understand insurance plan
COO Derek Sherry shares how ModRN Health is removing health care barriers, including with a contract with the National Emergency Tele-Critical Care Network. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - April 13, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Leslie Collins Source Type: news

Monogram Health adds former CMS Administrator Seema Verma to board
As the CMS chief, Verma oversaw a budget of more than $1.3 trillion and health insurance coverage of more than 140 million Americans, while also sitting on the White House Covid-19 Task Force. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - April 13, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Joel Stinnett Source Type: news

Health insurance API developer Vericred closes $23M Series B round
The company plans to use the funds to grow its staff and expand its product line.   (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - April 13, 2021 Category: Information Technology Tags: Investing, Business Source Type: news

California re-opens enrollment for health insurance coverage
California has re-opened enrollment for its state health insurance exchange (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

DHS Reaffirms that Every Wisconsinite Can Get COVID-19 Vaccine
With everyone ages 16 and older now eligible for theCOVID-19 vaccine, the Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) encourages everyone to schedule an appointment. Anyone that lives, works, or studies in Wisconsin can get vaccinated for free —even if you cannot provide proof of residency, do not have a valid state identification card, or do not have insurance. “This pandemic has proven that our health is connected with the health of everyone in our...(see release) (Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases)
Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases - April 12, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Authors: millejcodn Source Type: news

Allina, HealthPartners ink new value-based care agreement
The agreement between Allina and HealthPartners' health plan arm will shift health insurance payouts to emphasize goals such as avoiding hospital readmittance and improving preventative care. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - April 12, 2021 Category: Health Management Authors: Carrigan Miller Source Type: news

The Dream That Just Won’t Die (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)
Despite improvements like family coverage for adult children and guaranteed coverage for pre-existing conditions, our country’s patchwork of insurance coverage is still threadbare in spots. (Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care)
Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care - April 12, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Kenya: Families Suffer as NHIF Delays Compensation
[Nation] The families of hundreds of public servants who have either died or been injured in the line of duty are yet to receive payments from a government scheme run by the National Hospital Insurance Fund (NHIF) in the past one year. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 12, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

The Dream That Just Won’t Die (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)
Despite improvements like family coverage for adult children and guaranteed coverage for pre-existing conditions, our country’s patchwork of insurance coverage is still threadbare in spots. (Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care)
Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care - April 12, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

For immigrants, IDs prove to be a barrier to a dose of protection
Immigrants have been turned away from pharmacies and other places after being asked for driver’s licenses, Social Security numbers or health insurance cards — documentation required by neither states nor the federal government but often requested at vaccination sites around the country (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - April 10, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Akilah Johnson Source Type: news

Bright Health buys telehealth startup Zipnosis
Telehealth startup Zipnosis Inc. has been acquired by insurance company Bright Health Group Inc. Terms of the deal between the two Minneapolis-based companies were not disclosed. New York-based Cain Brothers, Zipnosis' financial adviser, announced the deal Thursday. Bright Health confirmed that the acquisition had been made but didn't provide further comment. Zipnosis couldn't immediately be reached for comment. RELATED: Zipnosis CEO Jon Pearce was part of the Business Jo urnal's annual Health Care… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - April 9, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Carrigan Miller Source Type: news

ACA slowed healthcare out-of-pocket spending growth, study says
The Affordable Care Act has slowed increases in out-of-pocket costs for those with health insurance coverage under the law by about 80%, an analysis published Friday by JAMA Network Open found. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - April 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news