Cone Health, Novant Health finalize joint ownership agreement for insurance company HealthTeam Advantage
Cone Health and Novant Health are officially partners, having finalized their agreement to jointly own HealthTeam Advantage, the Cone-owned and -started Medicare insurance company. The deal will offer consumers more choices of facilities and providers that accept HealthTeam Advantage. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - September 30, 2022 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Lillian Johnson Source Type: news

Oracle implements new PTO, health insurance policies for Cerner employees
With Cerner Corp. now owned by Oracle Corp., notable changes are afoot for employees, who peppered social media with their observations and complaints. We've gathered the highlights. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - September 30, 2022 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Leslie Collins Source Type: news

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Source: The Guttmacher Institute - September 30, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: samin Source Type: news

Mental health startup Grow Therapy scores $75M in Series B funding
The new allocation will help the company expand its insurance coverage, including Medicare and Medicaid, across the U.S. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - September 30, 2022 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Florida officials warn of parasites and predators in Hurricane Ian's wake
Florida officials are warning shellshocked homeowners to be wary of insurance scammers in the wake of Hurricane Ian’s destruction. #homeowners #florida #hurricaneian (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 30, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Oregon Will Be The First State To Cover Health-Related Climate Expenses Under Medicaid
(PORTLAND, Ore.) — Oregon is set to become the first state in the nation to cover climate change expenses for certain low-income patients under its Medicaid program as the normally temperate Pacific Northwest region sees longer heat waves and more intense wildfires. The new initiative, slated to take effect in 2024, will cover payment for devices such as air conditioners and air filters for Medicaid members with health conditions who live in an area where an emergency due to extreme weather has been declared by the federal government or the governor’s office, according to the Oregon Health Authority. [time-brig...
Source: TIME: Health - September 30, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: CLAIRE RUSH/AP Tags: Uncategorized climate change healthscienceclimate wire Source Type: news

This Falls Church health-tech startup has more than a new name. It just raised millions in new funding.
A month after changing its name from CMT Solutions to careviso, the Falls Church health-tech company has raised $17.4 million in new funding and plans to use the proceeds to add new services and broaden physicians ’ and health plans’ access to its tech platform. The company, which primarily provides technology to help doctors secure insurance coverage for lab tests, said Wednesday that Ballast Point Ventures of Tampa, Florida, led the Series B round and that two existing investors, Houston venture… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - September 29, 2022 Category: Health Management Authors: Sara Gilgore Source Type: news

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Source: Johns Hopkins University and Health Systems Archive - September 29, 2022 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Low Flood Insurance Rates Will Compound Costs of Hurricane Ian
In Florida’s hardest-hit counties, fewer than 1 in 5 homes have flood insurance. That means communities will struggle to rebuild, experts warn. #counties #florida (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 29, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

South Africa: Nxesi Welcomes Convictions, Prison Sentences for Covid-19 TERS Fraud
[SAnews.gov.za] Ten people have been slapped with direct imprisonment or suspended sentences for defrauding the COVID-19 Temporary Employer-Employee Relief (TERS) scheme of the Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF). (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 29, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tanzania: Zanzibar Ready for Universal Health Insurance
[Daily News] Zanzibar -- ZANZIBAR is almost ready for the Universal Health Insurance (UHI) that envisages guaranteeing quality medical services for all islanders irrespective of one's economic status. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 29, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

CMS: Medicare Program; CY 2023 Inpatient Hospital Deductible and Hospital and Extended Care Services Coinsurance Amounts
Notice from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announcing the inpatient hospital deductible and coinsurance amounts for hospital and extended care services provided during calendar year 2023 under Medicare's Hospital Insurance Program (Medicare Part A). These rates are effective on January 1, 2023. (Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - September 29, 2022 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

CMS: Medicare Program; CY 2023 Part A Premiums for the Uninsured Aged and for Certain Disabled Individuals Who Have Exhausted Other Entitlement
Notice from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announcing Medicare's Hospital Insurance (Part A) premium for uninsured enrollees in calendar year (CY) 2023. The premium is paid by enrollees age 65 and over who are not otherwise eligible for Part A benefits and by certain disabled individuals who have exhausted other entitlement. This premium is effective on January 1, 2023. (Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - September 29, 2022 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

CMS: Medicare Program; Medicare Part B Monthly Actuarial Rates, Premium Rates, and Annual Deductible Beginning January 1, 2023
Notice from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announcing the monthly actuarial rates for beneficiaries enrolled in Part B of the Medicare Supplementary Medical Insurance (SMI) program beginning January 1, 2023. It also announces the monthly premium, the deductible for 2023, and income-related monthly adjustment amounts for beneficiaries with modified adjusted gross income above certain threshold amounts. These rates are effective on January 1, 2023. (Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - September 29, 2022 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

6 Groups Making Mental Health Care More Accessible to People of Color
The COVID-19 pandemic worsened mental health across the board in the U.S., but people of color—who disproportionately suffered the worst effects of COVID-19 and have historically lacked adequate access to mental health care—were hit especially hard. One 2022 study found that Black, Hispanic, and Asian adults in the U.S. “exhibited much worse mental health during the pandemic compared to before the pandemic,” while white adults experienced a less stark decline. Yet white Americans are still far more likely to receive professional mental-health care. Many obstacles keep people of color from receiving ...
Source: TIME: Health - September 28, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Maya Chung Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 healthscienceclimate Mental Health Source Type: news