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What to Know About Medical Debt and Health Benefits as COVID Persists

More than a year has passed since the economy emerged from its COVID-19-related recession, hiring has started to improve and the stock market has rebounded. Yet the pandemic continues to put pressure on the finances of millions of Americans, and it is reshaping their thinking about necessary products and strategies. Some people with COVID-19 have […]

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SOU, RCC Part-Time Teachers Receive Health Benefits – Medford News, Weather, Sports, Breaking News

Mail Tribune file photo of the High Tech Center at Rogue Community College in White City. Human Resources departments have informed eligible employees of the change, thanks to new state legislation For the first time, part-time faculty at Southern Oregon University and Rogue Community College are eligible for health care benefits. The change comes in […]

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Colorado adds gender-affirming care to essential health benefits

Other states have used state laws and regulations to set minimum requirements for gender care coverage, but Colorado is the first state to incorporate the requirements into its EHB package. Colorado residents whose bodies conflict with their gender may find it easier to pay for treatment starting in 2023. The Centers for Medicaid and Federal […]

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What are sound baths? Experts discuss the practice, health benefits

In a recent interview with Vogue, Adele opened up about her mental health and how she coped with times of anxiety. “It was a lot of sound baths. It was a lot of meditation. It was a lot of therapy. And that was a lot of time spent alone. she told the magazine. While meditation […]

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Some Colorado insurers will be required to extend essential health benefits to cover substance use, mental health and gender care

Colorado has received approval from the Biden administration to require certain insurance plans to expand coverage for Coloradans battling drug addiction and other mental and behavioral health issues. “Now, with a 2023 baseline plan, we are expanding access to services in the individual and small group market,” Governor Jared Polis said of minimum health care […]

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Brighton Health Plan Solutions to administer the Northwell Health Employee Health Benefit Plan

NEW YORK, October 11, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Northwell Health, New York state largest health care provider and private employer, selected a health aid company Brighton Health Plan Solutions to administer all employee health insurance plans for its approximately 75,000 employees and dependents who will have access to care through the Northwell Direct network. […]

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The Key to Unlocking Your Employees’ Mental Health Benefits

There are many ways to access benefits in today’s vast ecosystem – help your employees unlock immediate access to mental health through point solutions, all-in-one solutions and networking benefits . Members want access to high-quality suppliers without being overwhelmed by reimbursable fees. This is especially true for the mental health benefits available in the network […]

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New survey finds educating employees about health benefits the biggest challenge for nearly half of U.S. employers

BOSTON, October 6, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Although 93% of employers find it important to be part of the long-term financial well-being of their employees through the health and pension plans they offer, only half currently offer an option to High Deductible Health Plan (HDHP) associated with an employer sponsored Health Savings Account (HSA) […]

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Lyra’s mental health benefits cut costs of medical claims for employers, new independent study finds

BURLINGAME, California, October 6, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Lyre Health, the leading provider of comprehensive mental health care benefits to employers around the world, today announced the results of a study by global professional services company Aon, which found that employers offering Lyra services mental health care benefits achieved a significant reduction in the […]

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Amerigroup Expands Access to Comprehensive Health Benefits in Medicare Advantage Plans to Meet Members’ Unique Health Needs

Amerigroup Medicare plan members will be able to choose health and wellness services tailored to health factors GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas, October 02, 2021– (COMMERCIAL THREAD) – Amerigroup today announced expanded access to health and wellness services offered through several of its Medicare Advantage 2022 plans. Members will be able to choose from a set of […]