Our helpful health care links focus on two hot topics in health insurance this week– Customers of L.A. Care Covered can now pay monthly premiums in cash at more more than 680 locations via their smartphones and a plan to establish a private insurance exchange for low-income residents. Both are worth your time. And, as always, if you ever come across a healthcare story that you think merits more attention, please send it our way!
Californians Can Now Pay Cash For Health Insurance At 7-Eleven
The largest publicly run health plan in the nation, L.A. Care, will allow customers who do not have traditional bank accounts to pay their health insurance premiums with cash.
Medicaid Expands In Other States, But Not Florida
The Florida Senate has proposed a plan that would accept federal funds under the Affordable Care Act to establish a state-run private insurance exchange for low-income residents.
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ObamaCare has added an extra enrollment period that will take place from March 15 – April 30, 2015.
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Our helpful health care links focus on two hot topics in health care this week– Uber causing a rise in Chicago startup companies and what the cost of obesity really is for our senior population. Both are worth your time. And, as always, if you ever come across a healthcare story that you think merits more attention, please send it our way!
‘Uber for Nurses’: Chicago Startup Sends Healthcare to Your Home
The popularity of Uber is striking a rise in startup companies looking to provide on-demand services to a variety of fields. One such startup is Chicago-based Go2Nurse, an app that provides people in need with a healthcare professional on-demand.
The Extra Cost Of Extra Weight For Older Adults
Obese people are far more likely to become disabled as they age, and researchers say this burgeoning demographic will strain hospitals and nursing homes.
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Our helpful health care links focus on a variety of topics this holiday week — an Atlanta CDC worker being monitored for possible Ebola exposure and important information about smartphone apps which are meant to monitor hypertension. We also include a local story from Crain’s Detroit Business reporting on a lawsuit filed on behalf of 159 Detroit residents whose medical records were breached. All are worth your time. And, as always, if you ever come across a healthcare story that you think merits more attention, please send it our way!
When Home And Health Are Just Out Of Reach
A Medicaid experiment helps some elderly and disabled people move out of institutions into their own homes.
CDC Worker In Atlanta To Be Monitored For Possible Ebola Exposure
A laboratory technician working at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta may have been exposed to the Ebola virus.
Henry Ford Health Wins Appeal Over Online Posting Of Patient Medical Records
The Michigan appeals court has reversed a decision and dismissed a lawsuit filed on behalf of 159 people in the Detroit area whose medical records were mistakenly made available online.
3 Ways To Get Cheaper Health Care In 2015
Companies are offering workers more health and wellness options, which means more opportunities for you to shop around for the most affordable care.
Beware The Claims Of Hypertension Apps, Study Says
Many smartphone apps that contend they address hypertension make medical claims without clinical validation or FDA approval.
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