Health Care

Increase your insurance coverage to protect yourself and your family from common challenges

Part of the value of the law is to help citizens avoid many legal problems. The best legal problems are the ones that never happen. Here are two of the main challenges — and financial steps to avoid the long-term financial impact on your family because of them. Long-term care insurance Many of us are …

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How payment technology is making healthcare more convenient for providers and patients

Payment applications AdobeStock_275606341 Medical debt has plagued the United States, leaving both providers and patients searching for answers. According to the Kaiser Family Foundation, Americans owe at least $195 billion in medical debt, despite more than 90% of the population having insurance coverage. Medical debt’s share of collections exceeds student loans, auto loans, and credit …

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Opinion: Amend the Affordable Care Act to mandate health insurance backstop

Universal health coverage in the US—once considered a hopeless goal without imposing a single-payer program—is surprisingly achievable. Thanks to the Affordable Care Act and enhanced subsidies in the 2021 American Rescue Plan, more than 91% of Americans now have health insurance. Closing the gap would be a win-win-win for the uninsured, health care providers, and …

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Outbreak!: Why Insurance Claims Professionals Need to Pay Attention to Monkey Pox – Insurance Laws & Products

September 23, 2022 Freeman Mathis & Gary To print this article, all you need to do is register or log in to Mondaq.com. Monkeypox was declared a public health emergency by the US Department of Health and Human Services on August 4, 2022, only the fifth time it has occurred since 2009. As of September …

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Cutting-edge technology uses MRI to diagnose heart failure patients in record time

Researchers at the University of East Anglia have developed cutting-edge technology to diagnose heart failure patients in record time. Cutting-edge technology uses magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to create detailed 4D flow images of the heart. But unlike a standard MRI scan, which can take up to 20 minutes or more, the new 4D heart MRI …

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Health experts disappointed by President Biden’s view that pandemic is over: ‘Hell no — not even close’

Health experts reacted with dismay Monday to President Joe Biden’s claim that the pandemic is over in an interview with “60 Minutes” that aired Sunday. “We still have a problem with COVID. We are still doing a lot of work on it. But the pandemic is over,” Biden told CBS News correspondent Scott Pelley. “If …

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The state health agency’s maternal mortality figures will be delayed

Subscribe to The Brief, our daily newsletter that keeps readers up to date on the most important Texas news. For the first time, a state report detailing the most recent data on how many Texans die as a result of pregnancy or childbirth complications won’t be ready before the Texas Legislature meets next year. The …

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Caring for brain health and cognition is easy with these simple tips – News

The ability to understand and acquire knowledge can be protected by eating healthy, exercising regularly, consuming vitamin D and participating in social activities. Author: Ann Marie Stephens and Tehreem KhanMedia Contact: Anna Jones Sameera Davuluri, MD, Photo: Julie Nicole MillerAccording to Alzheimer’s Disease International, dementia begins to occur in 10 million people each year, and …

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