US Federal Reserve Board Issues Policy Statement That Limits Banks ’ Crypto Related Activities
The United States Federal Reserve Board said on Jan. 27 that both insured and uninsured banks will be subjected to limits on certain activities including those that are associated with crypto assets. The board’s latest action does not preclude a state member bank or prospective applicant from…#federalreserveboard #occ #federalregister #boards (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 28, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What Canada ’s lowest mortgage rates look like after the Bank of Canada’s rate hike
The good news is, the Bank of Canada thinks it’s possible that prime rate may not have to climb any more. Bond traders like the sound of that, and have pushed down bond yields in anticipation of such news. Lower yields usually mean lower fixed mortgage rates, and that’s exactly what we’re now…#bankofcanada #uninsured #rbc #hsbc #robertmclister (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 27, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Neurorehabilitation for the uninsured: Georgia rehabilitation services volunteer partnership clinic - Haarbauer-Krupa J, Eugene DJ, Wallace T, Johnson S.
PURPOSE: Individuals who experience brain injury and are uninsured often do not have access to health care services following their injury. The Georgia Rehabilitation Services Volunteer Partnership (GA RSVP) Clinic is a free outpatient rehabilitation progr... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 23, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Number Of U.S. Uninsured Falls Once More [Infographic]
Enrollment for coverage under the Affordable Care Act, also dubbed Obamacare, is up for the third year in a row, which is reflected in the rising number of Americans who have health insurance. Expansions to programs like Medicaid and the Affordable Care Act aided the process. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - January 18, 2023 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Katharina Buchholz, Contributor Tags: Business /business Innovation /innovation Healthcare /healthcare Source Type: news

DBJ seeks nominations for 2023 Health Care Heroes Awards
The 2023 Health Care Heroes Awards will shine a light on those who have made an impact on health care through their concern for patients, their research and inventions, their management skills, their innovative programs for employees and their service to the poor and uninsured. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - January 17, 2023 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Caleb Stephens Source Type: news

U.S. uninsured rate fell during Covid pandemic as Medicaid and Obamacare coverage grew
An Obamacare sign is seen outside of the Leading Insurance Agency, which offers plans under the Affordable Care Act (also known as Obamacare) on January 28, 2021 in Miami, Florida. The number of people in the U.S. without health insurance declined during the Covid-19 pandemic even as millions of…#affordablecareact #medicaid #florida #hhs #miami #obamacare (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 14, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Major Climate Disasters Cost the U.S. $165 Billion in 2022
A massive hurricane, a historic drought, and 16 other major disasters across the US collectively racked up $165 billion in damages and killed at least 474 people in 2022, according to a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) analysis published Tuesday. NOAA’s National Centers for Environmental Information track the biggest of the big disasters, each one costing at least $1 billion in damage. 2022 was the nation’s third most expensive year for billion-dollar disasters by NOAA’s ranking, following 2017 ($373.2 billion) and 2005 ($253.5 billion). Billion-dollar disasters are the new normal in...
Source: TIME: Science - January 10, 2023 Category: Science Authors: Zahra Hirji / Bloomberg Tags: Uncategorized bloomberg wire climate change extreme weather healthscienceclimate Source Type: news

This week ’s lowest fixed and variable mortgage rates in Canada
Slow going in the rate market It’s a grind out there, but we did make slight progress in rates this week. The lowest uninsured one- and three-year fixed mortgage rates improved 10 basis points. Albeit, many will still find them unpalatable at 5.74 and 5.24 per cent respectively. McLister: Why not…#questmortgage #robertmclister (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 6, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

National Bank reverses decision to prevent borrowers from transferring mortgages to new homes
National Bank of Canada NA-T has reversed its decision to cancel mortgage portability on existing customers. The bank pulled its portability option last summer but news of it just hit the market last week. The backlash was swift and intense, given that the bank made no formal public communication…#robertmclister #tareknaguib #insured #questmortgage #uninsured #bankofcanadas #nationalbanks #nationalbankofcanada #implied #bankofcanada (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 9, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Covid Care Has Entered a New Stage of Crisis for the Uninsured
As federal funding for the pandemic response dries up, Americans without health insurance risk being left footing the bill for coronavirus tests and treatments. (Source: NYT)
Source: NYT - December 6, 2022 Category: American Health Authors: Noah Weiland and Sarah Kliff Tags: Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Vaccination and Immunization Tests (Medical) Health Insurance and Managed Care Hospitals Health and Human Services Department Health Resources and Services Administration United States Politics and Government Biden, Source Type: news

Prevalence and correlates of unmet mental health services need in adolescents with major depressive episode in 2019: an analysis of National Survey on Drug Use and Health Data - Fox DJ, Hanes D.
PURPOSE: Mental health (MH) crises in adolescence can derail development, possibly leading to poorer health outcomes in young adulthood. According to recent estimates, approximately half of US children have unmet MH need, with increased odds when uninsured... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 30, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

The lowest mortgage rates in Canada this week
The lowest uninsured two-year fixed mortgage rates, popular among people who want to lock in for a few years and refinance when the Bank of Canada cuts rates, are at 5.69 per cent this week. The lowest insured two-year fixed rates available are from QuestMortgage at 4.99 per cent. Variable rates…#twoyearfixed #lowest #cent #fixedmortgage #insuredtwoyear #mortgage #twoyear #fixed #lowestinsured #uninsuredtwoyear (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 20, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Delta Dental Awards Over $500K for Oral Health Projects
The grants range from $5,000 to $40,000 each and fund projects that serve mainly low-income, uninsured and underserved residents. (Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care)
Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care - November 17, 2022 Category: American Health Source Type: news

More Teens Are Getting Weight Loss Surgery, If Families Can Afford It
MONDAY, Nov. 14, 2022 -- A growing number of U.S. teenagers are undergoing weight-loss surgery, but the figures suggest many still lack access to the procedures -- especially underinsured Black and Hispanic kids. That ' s the conclusion of a new study... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - November 14, 2022 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

How Florida Blue is making health insurance affordable for uninsured workers and small businesses
Some Florida small businesses do not offer health insurance, but that doesn ’t mean they don’t care about their employees. “Each year, small employers across the state have to make tough decisions about offering health insurance to their employees. It’s not a question of wanting to offer it, but a matter of affordability,” said Sanela Boyce, vice president, produ ct and local market integration for Florida Blue, Florida’s local Blue Cross and Blue Shield health plan. Small businesses… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - November 9, 2022 Category: American Health Authors: Jim Molis Source Type: news