Medical Groups Call for Vaccine Requirements for Health Care Workers
Vaccination “is the logical fulfillment of the ethical commitment of all health care workers,” nearly 60 organizations said in a joint statement. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - July 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Emily Anthes Tags: Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Vaccination and Immunization Health Insurance and Managed Care Hospitals Nursing Homes American Medical Assn American Nurses Assn Regulation and Deregulation of Industry Source Type: news

Americans ’ Medical Debts Are Bigger Than Was Known, Totaling $140 Billion
A new study finds that health care has become the country ’s largest source of debt in collections. Those debts are largest where Medicaid wasn’t expanded. (Source: NYT)
Source: NYT - July 20, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Sarah Kliff and Margot Sanger-Katz Tags: Medicaid Health Insurance and Managed Care Debt Collection Credit and Debt States (US) Finances United States Politics and Government Source Type: news

Erin Gilmer, Disability Rights Activist, Dies at 38
She fought for a more compassionate health care system, bringing an extensive knowledge of policy and even more extensive firsthand experience as a patient. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - July 17, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Clay Risen Tags: Gilmer, Erin (1982-2021) Deaths (Obituaries) Health Insurance and Managed Care Medicine and Health Legal Profession Disabilities Colorado Source Type: news

A New Alzheimer ’s Drug Offers More Questions Than Answers
The approval of Aduhelm to treat Alzheimer ’s disease has raised hope among older adults, but many doctors wonder if it is warranted. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - July 7, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Paula Span Tags: Alzheimer ' s Disease Aduhelm (Drug) Drugs (Pharmaceuticals) Elderly Health Insurance and Managed Care your-feed-health your-feed-science Source Type: news

Costs Watched as Medicaid Managed Care Begins in N. Carolina Costs Watched as Medicaid Managed Care Begins in N. Carolina
After 6 years of preparations and delays, most of North Carolina's Medicaid recipients switched over to managed care.Associated Press (Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines - July 2, 2021 Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Internal Medicine News Source Type: news

For Surprise Medical Bills, It ’s the Beginning of the End
Last winter, Congress banned a much-hated practice. Now regulators have to figure out exactly how to make the law work. (Source: NYT)
Source: NYT - July 1, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Sarah Kliff and Margot Sanger-Katz Tags: Health Insurance and Managed Care Law and Legislation Consumer Protection Emergency Medical Treatment Regulation and Deregulation of Industry Hospitals Prices (Fares, Fees and Rates) Source Type: news

In memoriam: Dr. Gerald S. Levey, 84, oversaw building of Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center
Dr. Gerald Levey, who led the transformation of UCLA ’s hospitals and medical school into a world-class academic health system, died at home of Parkinson’s disease on June 25. He was 84. Levey served the campus as vice chancellor of medical sciences and dean of the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA from 1994 to 2010. During his tenure, Levey amassed an extraordinarily long list of achievements, crowned by the construction of the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center and the sealing of a $200 million gift to the UCLA School of Medicine by entertainment executive David Geffen.  “It&rsq...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - June 30, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Obamacare ’s Survival Is Now Assured, but It Still Has One Big Problem
Twelve states have refused to expand Medicaid, leaving millions of poor Americans without health coverage and Democrats divided over how to respond. (Source: NYT)
Source: NYT - June 28, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Sarah Kliff Tags: Medicaid Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (2010) States (US) Health Insurance and Managed Care Democratic Party House of Representatives Source Type: news

Desperate for Covid Care, Undocumented Immigrants Resort to Unproven Drugs
Shut out from mainstream medicine, some immigrants are buying expensive, unproven Covid therapies from “wellness” clinics or turning to the black market. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - June 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Amy Maxmen Tags: Illegal Immigration Immigration and Emigration Migrant Labor (Agriculture) Drugs (Pharmaceuticals) Rumors and Misinformation Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Health Insurance and Managed Care your-feed-healthcare Source Type: news

Study Finds Many Post-Covid Patients Are Experiencing New Medical Problems
An analysis of health insurance records of almost two million coronavirus patients found new issues in nearly a quarter — including those whose Covid infection was mild or asymptomatic. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - June 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Pam Belluck Tags: your-feed-science Chronic Condition (Health) Health Insurance and Managed Care Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Research FAIR Health Inc your-feed-healthcare Disease Rates Source Type: news

COVID-19 Exposed the Faults in America ’s Elder Care System. This Is Our Best Shot to Fix Them
For the American public, one of the first signs of the COVID-19 pandemic to come was a tragedy at a nursing home near Seattle. On Feb. 29, 2020, officials from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Washington State announced the U.S. had its first outbreak of the novel coronavirus. Three people in the area had tested positive the day before; two of them were associated with Life Care Center of Kirkland, and officials expected more to follow soon. When asked what steps the nursing home could take to control the spread, Dr. Jeff Duchin, health officer for Seattle and King County, said he was working w...
Source: TIME: Health - June 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Abigail Abrams Tags: Uncategorized Aging COVID-19 feature franchise Magazine TIME for Health Source Type: news

Databank: A look at Centene's 12-year climb up the Fortune 500 list
Since first making the list in 2010, the Clayton-based managed care giant has jumped 462 spots on the coveted annual ranking of America's largest public companies. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - June 14, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Erik Siemers Source Type: news

UnitedHealthcare May Deny Emergency Visit Coverage
Within days of announcing a policy shift aimed at cutting back on reimbursements for emergency room care, the major insurer retreated — for now. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - June 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Reed Abelson Tags: Emergency Medical Treatment Health Insurance and Managed Care Hospitals Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) American College of Emergency Physicians American Hospital Assn American Medical Assn UnitedHealth Group Inc your-feed-healthcare Source Type: news

Government Warns Doctors and Insurers: Don ’t Bill for Covid Vaccines
Such billing has been rare, but public concern about it may be contributing to hesitancy about getting the shot. (Source: NYT)
Source: NYT - June 9, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Sarah Kliff Tags: Vaccination and Immunization Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Prices (Fares, Fees and Rates) Health Insurance and Managed Care Source Type: news

Alzheimer ’s Drug Is Bonanza for Biogen, Most Likely at Taxpayer Expense
Despite scant evidence that it works, the drug, Aduhelm, is predicted to generate billions of dollars in revenue, much of it from Medicare. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - June 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Rebecca Robbins and Pam Belluck Tags: Drugs (Pharmaceuticals) Alzheimer ' s Disease Health Insurance and Managed Care Clinical Trials Biogen Inc Source Type: news

We Could All Use a Health Coach
Health coaches can give patients the tools they need to improve their own care and well-being, but they aren ’t widely available. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - June 7, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jane E. Brody Tags: Health Insurance and Managed Care Coaches and Managers Chronic Condition (Health) Diet and Nutrition Iora Health LLC Source Type: news

Cardinal Innovations to merge with Asheville group as Meck County votes to end agreement
Charlotte-based Cardinal Innovations Healthcare Solutions is planning to merge with another managed care organization in Asheville. Cardinal will merge with Vaya Health in a transaction expected to close by June 30, 2022. Financial details were not disclosed. The deal is subject to state- and county-level approvals. Vaya will take over coordinating services and other support for Cardinal. The transition has begun, with plans for the organizations' boards to form a joint steering committee to help… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - June 4, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Caroline Hudson Source Type: news

Cardinal Innovations to merge with Asheville group as Meck County votes to end agreement
Locally based Cardinal Innovations Healthcare Solutions is planning to merge with another managed care organization in Asheville. Here's why. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - June 2, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Caroline Hudson Source Type: news

The Covid Vaccine Is Free, but Not Everyone Believes That
Concern over unexpected bills was one of the reasons respondents in a U.S. survey gave for hesitation about getting the shot. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - June 1, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Sarah Kliff Tags: Vaccination and Immunization Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Prices (Fares, Fees and Rates) Health Insurance and Managed Care Source Type: news

For China ’s Single Mothers, a Road to Recognition Paved With False Starts
Unmarried mothers are often denied government benefits. A debate over the policy is being propelled by a declining birthrate and a new generation of independent Chinese women. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - June 1, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Vivian Wang Tags: Women and Girls Single Persons ' s Rights Parenting Pregnancy and Childbirth Health Insurance and Managed Care China Source Type: news

Big Hospital Chains Get Covid Aid, and Buy Up Competitors
The pandemic barely dented the financial outlook for some major networks, which continued to acquire weaker hospitals and ailing doctors ’ practices. Critics worry consolidation leads to higher prices for medical care. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - May 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Reed Abelson Tags: Hospitals Health Insurance and Managed Care Federal Aid (US) Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (2020) Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Mergers, Acquisitions and Divestitures Antitrust Laws and Competition Issues Prices (Fares, Fees a Source Type: news

Covid Killed His Father. Then Came $1 Million in Medical Bills.
Insurers and Congress wrote rules to protect coronavirus patients, but the bills came anyway, leaving some mired in debt. (Source: NYT)
Source: NYT - May 21, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Sarah Kliff Tags: Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Health Insurance and Managed Care Prices (Fares, Fees and Rates) Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (2020) United States Source Type: news

First They Fought the Virus. Now They Battle the Medical Bills.
Insurers and Congress wrote rules to protect coronavirus patients, but the bills came anyway, leaving some mired in debt. (Source: NYT)
Source: NYT - May 21, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Sarah Kliff Tags: Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Health Insurance and Managed Care Prices (Fares, Fees and Rates) Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (2020) United States Source Type: news

CMS: Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services is seeking comments on the following information collections: 1) Granting and Withdrawal of Deeming Authority to Private Nonprofit Accreditation Organizations and CLIA Exemption Under State Laboratory; 2) Fee-for-Service Improper Payment Rate Measurement in Medicaid and the Children's Health Insurance Program; 3) Medicaid and Children's Health Insurance (CHIP) Managed Care Payments and Related Information; 4) Payment Error Rate Measurement —State Medicaid and CHIP Eligibility; 5) Medicare Fee-for-Service Prepayment Review of Medical Records; and 6) Annual Report on Home ...
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - May 18, 2021 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

Atrium Health creates another executive role for managed care
Atrium Health has made more adjustments within its executive team. The health-care system named Michael Parkerson as its chief managed health executive, a newly created position. The new role is focused on Atrium's relationships with insurance companies, health plans and government programs. The goal is to better integrate patient needs into the negotiations for more comprehensive care results, Parkerson said. He said this is a more progressive model in the health-care ind ustry. "It's a pretty… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - May 13, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Caroline Hudson Source Type: news

Kaiser Permanente cancer survival rate higher among insured
(Kaiser Permanente) Among cancer patients with health coverage in Southern California, those who were diagnosed and treated at Kaiser Permanente, an integrated health care organization, had better survival rates, especially Black and Latino patients, according to Kaiser Permanente research published in The American Journal of Managed Care. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - May 13, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

UCLA report provides close look at state ’s Whole Person Care pilot health program
California in 2016 introduced its Whole Person Care program, a pilot project designed to integrate medical, behavioral health  and social services for Medi-Cal patients who frequently accessed health services, incurred disproportionately high costs and had poor health outcomes. With that program scheduled to end next year, theUCLA Center for Health Policy Research has published apolicy brief that presents a detailed overview of the initiative —one the authors say could help inform future efforts to address the needs of high-risk groups.  The brief highlights several key characteristics of Whole Pe...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - May 11, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Biden Administration Restores Rights for Transgender Patients
Officials invited people subject to health care discrimination to file complaints. But formal rule-making will be needed before a Trump-era policy can be fully reversed. (Source: NYT)
Source: NYT - May 11, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Michael D. Shear and Margot Sanger-Katz Tags: Discrimination United States Politics and Government Health Insurance and Managed Care Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (2010) Transgender and Transsexuals Homosexuality and Bisexuality Civil Rights and Liberties Health and Human S Source Type: news

Corporate Philanthropy 2021: Centene Corp. puts focus on removing barriers to health care amid Covid-19
The Clayton-based managed care provider gave local cash and in-kind donations of nearly $20 million in 2020. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - May 6, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Vince Brennan 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

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

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

Six companies picked to take part in Ohio's Medicaid overhaul
The Ohio Department of Medicaid announced procurement awards Friday for the six managed care organizations (MCOs) that will implement the vision for its next-generation $20 billion program. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - April 9, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Jacob Fisher Source Type: news

Six companies picked to take part in Ohio's Medicaid overhaul
The Ohio Department of Medicaid announced procurement awards Friday for the six managed care organizations (MCOs) that will implement the vision for its next-generation $20 billion program. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - April 9, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Jacob Fisher Source Type: news

Ohio selects insurer for child-focused Medicaid managed care plan
Slated to launch in January 2022, the specialized managed care program is part of a major overhaul of Ohio's Medicaid system. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - April 7, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Jacob Fisher Source Type: news

Here's who won the contract for Ohio's new child-focused Medicaid program
Slated to launch in January 2022, the specialized managed care program is part of a major overhaul of Ohio's Medicaid system. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - April 7, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Jacob Fisher Source Type: news

How 3 Pa. managed care organizations are ensuring vulnerable get Covid vaccines
The three worked with DHS and Area Agencies on Aging on the program thanks to an order from the Pennsylvania Department of Health to help inoculate CHC and LIFE members. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - April 6, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Paul J. Gough Source Type: news

How 3 Pa. managed care organizations are ensuring vulnerable get Covid vaccines
The three worked with DHS and Area Agencies on Aging on the program thanks to an order from the Pennsylvania Department of Health to help inoculate CHC and LIFE members. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - April 6, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Paul J. Gough Source Type: news

Doctors Sue UnitedHealthcare
A multistate group of anesthesiologists filed cases in Texas and Colorado, accusing the insurance giant of squeezing them like a “boa constrictor.” (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - April 1, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Reed Abelson Tags: Health Insurance and Managed Care Doctors Suits and Litigation (Civil) Anesthesia and Anesthetics Hospitals US Anesthesia Partners Inc UnitedHealth Group Inc Colorado Texas your-feed-healthcare Source Type: news

Doctors Accuse UnitedHealthcare of Stifling Competition
A multistate group of anesthesiologists filed cases in Texas and Colorado, accusing the insurance giant of squeezing them like a “boa constrictor.” (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - April 1, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Reed Abelson Tags: Health Insurance and Managed Care Doctors Suits and Litigation (Civil) Anesthesia and Anesthetics Hospitals US Anesthesia Partners Inc UnitedHealth Group Inc Colorado Texas your-feed-healthcare Source Type: news

Billions in New Obamacare Subsidies Are Now Available on Healthcare.gov
Nearly everyone with a marketplace health plan can seek more financial help. Many uninsured Americans and people who buy their insurance elsewhere can also benefit. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - April 1, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Sarah Kliff and Margot Sanger-Katz Tags: Health Insurance and Managed Care Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (2010) Federal Aid (US) HealthCare.gov Source Type: news

How Health Care Became the Big Industry in Steel City
Pittsburgh ’s once strong unions are part of the answer, Gabriel Winant explains in his book “The Next Shift,” but the change hasn’t come without complications. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - March 31, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jennifer Szalai Tags: Books and Literature Health Insurance and Managed Care Labor and Jobs Black People Steel and Iron Factories and Manufacturing Pittsburgh (Pa) Winant, Gabriel The Next Shift: The Fall of Industry and the Rise of Health Care in Rust Belt Ame Source Type: news

‘It Felt Like Deception’: An Elite NYC Hospital Charges Huge Virus Test Fees
Insurers are stuck with the big bills from Lenox Hill, but the public ultimately pays through higher premiums. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - March 31, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Sarah Kliff Tags: Tests (Medical) Lenox Hill Hospital Emergency Medical Treatment Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Hospitals Health Insurance and Managed Care Prices (Fares, Fees and Rates) Source Type: news

Concert Genetics, XIFIN, Bruce Quinn, MD, PhD, and The Dark Report to Update Clinical Laboratory Professionals on the State of the Genetic Testing Marketplace
Physician use of genetic tests continues to grow at robust rates, even during the pandemic, but uncertainty about managed care reimbursement hangs over the market It may surprise many pathologists and clinical laboratory managers to learn that the market for genetic testing is robust and growing swiftly, even in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. […] The post Concert Genetics, XIFIN, Bruce Quinn, MD, PhD, and The Dark Report to Update Clinical Laboratory Professionals on the State of the Genetic Testing Marketplace appeared first on Dark Daily. (Source: Dark Daily)
Source: Dark Daily - March 23, 2021 Category: Laboratory Medicine Authors: Jude Tags: Coding, Billing, and Collections International Laboratory News Laboratory Operations Laboratory Pathology Laboratory Testing Management & Operations anatomic pathology Bruce Quinn MD PhD clinical laboratory clinical pathology Concert G Source Type: news

Remember the Healthcare.gov Debacle? Its Legacy Haunts the Biden Plan.
The stimulus bill spends billions to help more Americans buy Obamacare plans. But getting those dollars will take some work, and some waiting. (Source: NYT)
Source: NYT - March 23, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Margot Sanger-Katz and Sarah Kliff Tags: Health Insurance and Managed Care HealthCare.gov Stimulus (Economic) Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (2010) American Rescue Plan (2021) Tax Credits, Deductions and Exemptions Source Type: news

How Complexity Could Mar Rollout of the New Obamacare Subsidies
The stimulus bill spends billions to help more Americans buy affordable health insurance. But getting those dollars will take some work, and some waiting. (Source: NYT)
Source: NYT - March 22, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Margot Sanger-Katz and Sarah Kliff Tags: Health Insurance and Managed Care HealthCare.gov Stimulus (Economic) Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (2010) American Rescue Plan (2021) Tax Credits, Deductions and Exemptions Source Type: news

Prospective validation of an electronic health record-based, real-time suicide risk model - Walsh CG, Johnson KB, Ripperger M, Sperry S, Harris J, Clark N, Fielstein E, Novak L, Robinson K, Stead WW.
IMPORTANCE: Numerous prognostic models of suicide risk have been published, but few have been implemented outside of integrated managed care systems. OBJECTIVE: To evaluate performance of a suicide attempt risk prediction model implemented in a ven... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 20, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

When Your Covid-19 Test Comes Back Positive While Traveling
Contracting the coronavirus while far from home is a frightening possibility. And sometimes it happens, with consequences that can be deadly. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - March 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Karen Schwartz Tags: Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Travel and Vacations Health Insurance and Managed Care Evacuations and Evacuees Ambulances Source Type: news

A Traveler ’s Worst Nightmare: When Your Covid-19 Test Comes Back Positive
Contracting the coronavirus while far from home is a frightening possibility. And sometimes it happens, with consequences that can be deadly. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - March 17, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Karen Schwartz Tags: Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Travel and Vacations Health Insurance and Managed Care Evacuations and Evacuees Ambulances Source Type: news

Need Health Insurance? A Guide to New Options Under the Stimulus.
There is more financial assistance for more people seeking coverage. And many people who are already covered can get discounts, too, if they sign up. (Source: NYT)
Source: NYT - March 12, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Margot Sanger-Katz Tags: Content Type: Service Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (2010) American Rescue Plan (2021) Medicare Health Insurance and Managed Care Tax Credits, Deductions and Exemptions Stimulus (Economic) Source Type: news