Debunking 4 common myths blocking the path to affordable quality healthcare
America is in the midst of a healthcare affordability crisis – and not just for the uninsured. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - July 26, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Centivo Source Type: news

Debunking 4 common myths blocking the path to affordable quality healthcare
America is in the midst of a healthcare affordability crisis – and not just for the uninsured. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - July 26, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Centivo Source Type: news

Debunking 4 common myths blocking the path to affordable quality healthcare
America is in the midst of a healthcare affordability crisis – and not just for the uninsured. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - July 26, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Centivo Source Type: news

Debunking 4 common myths blocking the path to affordable quality healthcare
America is in the midst of a healthcare affordability crisis – and not just for the uninsured. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - July 26, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Centivo Source Type: news

How does insurance status correlate with trauma mechanisms and outcomes? A retrospective study at a level 1 trauma center - Chun M, Zhang Y, Nguyen A, Becnel C, Noguera V, Taghavi S, Guidry C, Hussein M, Toraih E, McGrew P.
OBJECTIVE: Studies showed that a lack of insurance is associated with worse trauma outcomes. We examine insurance status and trauma mortality in a diverse metropolitan city and hypothesize that the higher risk of mortality in uninsured patients is due to i... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 17, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Perceived Financial Barriers Hinder Cervical Cancer Screening
72 percent of low - income, uninsured, or publicly insured women perceived financial barriers to screening (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - July 13, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Gastroenterology, Gynecology, Internal Medicine, Oncology, Pathology, Journal, Source Type: news

US citizen migrant children in Mexico lacking adequate health insurance
(University of Houston) Researchers at the University of Houston Graduate College of Social Work found that more than half of U.S. citizen migrant children living in Mexico were underinsured, and the situation is even more stark for those living in urban settings and along the border. They are now calling for transborder policies to address place-based inequity in health coverage. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 13, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

33 Million Persons of All Ages Uninsured in 2019
TUESDAY, June 29, 2021 -- In 2019, 33.0 million (10.2 percent) persons of all ages were uninsured, according to a study published online June 29 in the National Health Statistics Reports, a publication from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - June 29, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Walmart Announces Its Own Brand of Low-Cost Analog Insulin
Walmart Inc. will offer its own brand of analog insulin for people with diabetes, an effort to boost its pharmacy business and counter Amazon.com Inc.’s recent push to sell more medications. The world’s largest retailer will begin selling ReliOn NovoLog this week in its U.S. pharmacies with a prescription, Walmart said in a statement Tuesday. The medicine will cost between 58% and 75% less than the current cash price of branded insulin products for uninsured patients, Walmart said. More than 3 million Walmart customers are diabetic, and the retailer already offers human insulin to them for about $25. But that t...
Source: TIME: Health - June 29, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Matthew Boyle and Angelica LaVito / Bloomberg Tags: Uncategorized Companies wire Source Type: news

Financial barriers to cervical cancer screening
(Mary Ann Liebert, Inc./Genetic Engineering News) Among low-income, uninsured, or publicly insured women ages 25-64 years who were not up to date on cervical cancer screening, 72% perceived financial barriers to screening. The most commonly reported barriers were screening appointment costs (71%) and follow-up/future treatment costs (44%). (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - June 29, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

In Texas-Mexico Border Towns, COVID-19 Has Had an Unconscionably High Death Toll
Alfredo “Freddy” Valles was an accomplished trumpeter and a beloved music teacher for nearly four decades at one of the poorest middle schools in El Paso, Texas. He was known for buying his students shoes and bow ties for their band concerts, his effortlessly positive demeanor and his suave personal style—“he looked like he stepped out of a different era, the 1950s,” says his niece, Ruby Montana. While Valles was singular in life, his death at age 60 in February 2021 was part of a devastating statistic: He was one of thousands of deaths in Texas border counties—where coronavirus mortalit...
Source: TIME: Health - June 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: René Kladzyk, Phil Galewitz and Elizabeth Lucas | El Paso Matters and KHN Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 Source Type: news

Report identifies barriers to accessing dental care for low-income Californians
Apolicy brief by the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research identifies three of the most important factors that have led to disparities in Californians ’ access to dental care. There are fewer dentists per capita in some parts of the state.About 79% of the state ’s dentists did not provide care for low-income patients who rely on Medi-Cal.Only 8% of the state ’s dentists are Latino or Black, compared with 60% of the state’s low-income adult population overall.The authors also note that a shortage of dentists is looming: Some 23% of dentists are 60 years old or older and nearing retirement age, ...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - June 21, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Survey finds Texans are burdened by medical debt and lack of insurance
The rate of uninsured Texans is almost double the national average, and almost 40 percent of Texans carry some form of medical debt. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - June 16, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Spencer Brewer Source Type: news

Drug rebates for insurers tied to higher costs for patients, especially the uninsured
(University of Washington) The study found that rebates were associated with increases in out-of-pocket costs for patients by an average of $6 for those with commercial insurance, $13 for Medicare patients and $39 for the uninsured. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - June 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

To Fix America ’s Broken Health Care System, We Must Rethink Who Counts as an Expert
Americans are emerging from the COVID-19 pandemic like survivors of a wildfire surveying an unfamiliar landscape. As we take stock of what’s left, we are forced to rebuild, but we need not simply restore what was taken in a hollow echo of what we knew before. We can make health care and the infrastructure that supports it better, stronger, more resilient. To do that, as we learned at great cost over the past 15 months, we must value all the stakeholders in the system: not just insurance executives and hospital CEOs, but patients, disabled people, older adults, low-income people, people of color who have faced histori...
Source: TIME: Health - June 10, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: s.e. smith Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 feature Magazine Source Type: news

DBJ seeks nominations for 2021 Health Care Heroes Awards
The 2021 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 - May 25, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Caleb Stephens Source Type: news

Optimizing patient Engagement in Trials
Before the pandemic hit, the value for all parties in involving patients as key stakeholders in trial recruitment, design and execution was already becoming clear for pharma businesses, leading to more successful trials for them and better outcomes for patients.   Now, this dynamic has been shown to be even more apparent and important, says Madeline Geday, Director, Global Patient Engagement and Innovation at MSD. “Patients, especially with technology today, understand more than they ever have, and we should as an industry try to give our patients more.   Strong relationships with patient and adv...
Source: EyeForPharma - May 23, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Joseph Constance Source Type: news

South Africa: Compensation Fund, Partners Contribute R1.35 Billion Towards Vaccination of Uninsured Workers
[SAnews.gov.za] The Compensation Fund and mutual assurance companies Rand Mutual Assurance (RMA) and Federated Employer's Mutual Assurance (FEMA) have joined forces to contribute R1.35 billion to procure vaccines for workers without medical aid cover. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 17, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Uninsured cancer patients 60-64 face worse outcomes than Medicare beneficiaries aged 66-69
(Medical University of South Carolina) Research shows that a lack of insurance leads to worse cancer outcomes for patients 60-64 compared to Medicare beneficiaries aged 66-69. This work highlights the fact that many people cannot take advantage of potentially lifesaving treatments due to the high costs. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 17, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Brushing away oral health disparities in America's rural children
This article may influence policy decisions in the near future. "To understand oral health discrepancies between rural and urban children, the investigators used data from the 2017-2018 National Survey of Children's Health, a nationally representative sample of children from the U.S. Along with collecting information about geographic location, family income, oral health condition, family structure and race, the survey asked about access to oral health care: Had a participant's child received oral health care? Did the child regularly see a health care provider for preventive care such as checkups and dental cleanings?T...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - May 4, 2021 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

‘Your mouth becomes a minefield’: the Americans who can’t afford the dentist
Pandemic job cuts have meant many people have no insurance to pay for dental work – and the poorest are hardest hit (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 4, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Research reveals Medicaid expansion is still improving hospital finances
(University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus) A new study published in Medical Care Research and Review found that the Affordable Care Act, which expanded Medicaid programs to cover people previously uninsured, provided a financial boost to hospitals. The study is the first to investigate the effects of Medicaid expansion by comparing estimates using data from both the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - May 4, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Brushing away oral health disparities in America's rural children
This article may influence policy decisions in the near future. "To understand oral health discrepancies between rural and urban children, the investigators used data from the 2017-2018 National Survey of Children's Health, a nationally representative sample of children from the U.S. Along with collecting information about geographic location, family income, oral health condition, family structure and race, the survey asked about access to oral health care: Had a participant's child received oral health care? Did the child regularly see a health care provider for preventive care such as checkups and dental cleanings?T...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - April 27, 2021 Category: Dentistry 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

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

What if the American Rescue Plan’s Enhanced Marketplace Subsidies Were Made Permanent? Estimates for 2022
The number of uninsured in the United States would fall by 4.2 million if policymakers made a temporary provision in the recently enacted American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) permanent, according to analysis by the Urban Institute. (Source: RWJF News Digest - Quality of Care)
Source: RWJF News Digest - Quality of Care - April 14, 2021 Category: Health Management Authors: Banthin J Tags: Health Care Coverage and Access 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

Acquisition of medicaid at the time of injury: an opportunity for sustainable insurance coverage - Jaramillo JD, Arnow K, Trickey AW, Dickerson K, Wagner TH, Harris AHS, Tran LD, Bereknyei S, Morris AM, Spain DA, Knowlton LM.
INTRODUCTION: Uninsured trauma patients are at higher risk of mortality, limited access to postdischarge resources and catastrophic health expenditure. Hospital Presumptive Eligibility (HPE), enacted with the 2014 Affordable Care Act, enables uninsured pat... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Clinical Preventive Service Use Varies Across the United States
Insurance status is dominant factor linked to service use; use of nine of 10 services lower for uninsured (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - April 2, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Gastroenterology, Gynecology, Infections, AIDS, Internal Medicine, Nursing, Oncology, Pathology, Pharmacy, Radiology, Journal, Source Type: news

Uninsured Rate for People of Reproductive Age Ticked Up Between 2016 and 2019
After years of dramatic improvement under the  Affordable Care Act (ACA), the uninsured rate for people of reproductive age ticked upward under destructive Trump-era policies. Moreover, major disparities in the uninsured rates remain by income, race and ethnicity, and citizenship. To improve the health of U.S. (Source: The Guttmacher Institute)
Source: The Guttmacher Institute - April 2, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Guttmacher 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

On The Anniversary Of Obamacare, President Biden Extends Sign-Up Period Through August 15
On Obamacare's 11th anniversary, Joe Biden extended the Healthcare.gov Special Enrollment Period, giving millions of uninsured Americans until August 15 to get covered. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - March 24, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Deb Gordon, Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation Money /money Election 2020 /election-2020 Source Type: news

Critics: Doctor's note for vaccine unfairly penalizing poor
Critics in Florida say a doctor’s signature required for some people to get vaccinated is adding onerous barriers for some eligible residents, especially low-income or minority people who may not have health insurance or access to a primary care doctor (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - March 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Free clinic serving uninsured in Winston-Salem, western Triad reopens at new site
A free clinic led by students at Wake Forest School of Medicine reopens at a new site to serve the 12 out of 100 local residents who lack insurance. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - March 12, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Lloyd Whittington Source Type: news

Column: California's vaccine distribution has been chaotic. Could it get worse with Blue Shield?
Why is California putting an insurance company in charge of vaccinating millions of uninsured people anyway? Will this really help achieve equity? (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - March 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Erika D. Smith Source Type: news

Column: California's vaccine distribution has been chaotic. It could get worse with Blue Shield
Why is California putting an insurance company in charge of vaccinating millions of uninsured people anyway? Will this really help achieve equity? (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - March 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Erika D. Smith Source Type: news

CHES Continuing Education from the Network of the National Library of Medicine
Upcoming CHES Eligible Webinars All CHES-eligible courses from NNLM are free. To register, select the link in the title of the course in which you are interested and sign up with your username and password on nnlm.gov. Please note: to claim CHES CECH, a participant must log in to the session using the WebEx or Zoom link provided upon registration. In addition, you may only receive CHES CECH for a session if you have not previously received credit for attending the same course or watching the recording of the course. As of April 30, the NNLM Middle Atlantic Region offices will be closing due to a consolidation of NNLM regio...
Source: NN/LM Middle Atlantic Region Blog - March 4, 2021 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Erin Seger Tags: CHES Source Type: news

Major cardiovascular risk factor rates are high in the U.S. Hispanic/Latino population
(American Heart Association) While most Hispanic/Latino people in the U.S. were aware of their cardiovascular risk factors, less than half of the adults in a study of stroke survivors had healthy blood pressure and cholesterol, and about half had healthy blood sugar levels.Targeted prevention programs may help Hispanic/Latino people avoid a second stroke and other events, especially among older adults, women, the uninsured and those born or living in the U.S. for more than 10 years. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

How immigration policies can harm health: Study sheds light on ‘public charge’ rule
Immigration policies like the Trump-era expansion of the “public charge” rule that made it harder for immigrants on public assistance to obtain legal residency can have a chilling effect on the health and well-being of immigrant communities in California, according to astudy released today by theUCLA Center for Health Policy Research.The study, based on data from  the center ’s 2019 California Health Interview Survey, shows  that 1 in 4 low-income immigrant adults in the state  have  avoided accessing public assistance like health, food or housing programs at some point for fear o...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - March 2, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Colorectal Cancer Risk Factors and Screening Among the Uninsured of Tampa Bay: A Free Clinic Study
(Source: CDC Preventing Chronic Disease)
Source: CDC Preventing Chronic Disease - February 25, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Public Health Source Type: news

You May Be Surprised by the Type of American Who is Postponing Basic Health Care During the Pandemic
There’s more than one way to get sick during the COVID-19 pandemic. You can contract the virus, of course, as more than 28 million Americans already have. Or you can dodge the disease but still suffer from the disruption caused by quarantines and social distancing, if they lead you to neglect routine health care. That, a new TIME-Harris Poll survey shows, is just what too many of us are doing. ( function() { var func = function() { var iframe = document.getElementById('wpcom-iframe-15f249b5273bbd9b00ac5da4e954d4a6') if ( iframe ) { iframe.onload = function() { iframe.contentWindow.postMe...
Source: TIME: Health - February 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jeffrey Kluger Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 Source Type: news

The Health Insurance Marketplace Has Reopened; Now Is The Time To Get Covered
Now through May 15, 2021, people in 36 states can sign up for coverage through the federal health insurance marketplace. For millions of uninsured Americans, getting health insurance may be cheaper than they think. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - February 22, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Deb Gordon, Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation Money /money Banking & Insurance /banking-insurance Decision Maker Content decisionmaker Source Type: news

Democrats ’ Push to Expand Medicaid Depends on Red States Taking the Bait
Every week, Shellie Fry carefully plans out each meal she, her 81-year-old father, and her 30-year-old son will eat. She buys the least amount of food she thinks they can manage because money has been tight since her father lost his job cleaning charter buses in March, after the pandemic hit. Without health insurance, she pays out of pocket for the medications she needs for her bipolar disorder, heartburn and blood pressure, and by the time the family pays its other bills, as well as her father’s Medicare contribution and medications, there is little money left. “I’ve had a few times where I just didn&rsq...
Source: TIME: Health - February 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Abigail Abrams Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Mexico: Health System Review.
Authors: González Block MÁ, Reyes Morales H, Hurtado LC, Balandrán A, Méndez E Abstract This analysis of the Mexican health system reviews recent developments in organization and governance, health financing, health care provision, health reforms and health system performance. The Mexican health system consists of three main components operating in parallel: 1) employment-based social insurance schemes, 2) public assistance services for the uninsured supported by a financial protection scheme, and 3) a private sector composed of service providers, insurers, and pharmaceutical and medical...
Source: Health systems in transition - February 3, 2021 Category: Health Management Tags: Health Syst Transit Source Type: news

United States: Health System Review.
Authors: Rice T, Rosenau P, Unruh LY, Barnes AJ Abstract This analysis of the US health system reviews the developments in organization and governance, health financing, healthcare provision, health reforms and health system performance. The US health system has both considerable strengths and notable weaknesses. It has a large and well-trained health workforce and a wide range of high-quality medical specialists, as well as secondary and tertiary institutions, a robust health sector research programme and, for selected services, among the best medical outcomes in the world. But it also suffers from incomplete cove...
Source: Health systems in transition - February 3, 2021 Category: Health Management Tags: Health Syst Transit Source Type: news

EOP: Strengthening Medicaid and the Affordable Care Act
Executive Order from the Executive Office of the President directing the Secretary of Health and Human Services to consider establishing a Special Enrollment Period for uninsured and underinsured Americans to seek coverage through the Federally Facilitated Marketplace in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. This Executive Order also directs the leaders of all executive departments and agencies to review all existing regulations, guidance, and other agency actions regarding Medicaid and the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and revokesExecutive Order 13765 of January 20, 2017, andExecutive Order 13813 of October 12, ...
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - February 2, 2021 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

What America ’s Richest Ski Town’s Handling of COVID-19 Says About the Country
Tucked in the shadow of the Tetons, the town of Jackson, Wy., and surrounding Teton County is home to less than 25,000 fulltime residents, but annually hosts over 2.5 million visitors. The valley’s natural beauty attracts an influx of tourists, who in turn are responsible for roughly 30% of the region’s jobs and over $1 billion in annual revenue, but this year, visitors came with an unwelcome price tag for locals: “Every time in this pandemic that we’ve had an influx of visitation, whether that’s second homeowners, or people just coming for a weekend, it follows with an uptick in cases and hos...
Source: TIME: Health - February 1, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Lucas Isakowitz Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 Source Type: news

DEADLINE EXTENDED: You've got a few more days to nominate for Health Care Heroes
The deadline to nominate for Louisville Business First's 2021 Health Care Heroes awards program has been extended to 11:59 p.m. Monday, Feb. 1. This will be the only deadline extension for the program. Help LBF recognize those who have made an impact on health care in our community through their concern for patients, research and inventions, management skills, innovative programs for employees and service to the poor and uninsured. A virtual event to recognize honorees is scheduled for early Apr il,… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - January 29, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Shea Van Hoy Source Type: news

Biden opens 'Obamacare' window for uninsured as COVID rages
With the COVID-19 pandemic raging, uninsured, low-income Americans are getting a new chance to sign up for subsidized health care benefits (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - January 29, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

With New Executive Order, President Biden Gives Uninsured Americans More Health Insurance Options
President Biden is making it easier for millions of uninsured Americans to sign up for health insurance with an an executive order to reopen Healthcare.gov. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - January 28, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Deb Gordon, Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation Money /money Banking & Insurance /banking-insurance Decision Maker Content decisionmaker Source Type: news