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CVS Health/Aetna Responds to the Maternal Health Crisis During COVID

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While not a solution to the maternal health crisis, good communication can help expectant patients feel safe getting care during COVID-19.
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New Long-Term Care Benefits Added to Medicare Advantage Plans

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Medicare's coverage of long-term care is limited, but new benefits added to some Medicare Advantage plans will help more seniors to continue to live at home
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Health Care Companies’ Critical Role in Responding to COVID-19 

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Richard Migliori MD, EVP & Chief Medical Officer of UnitedHealth Group describes the health care company's multi-pronged response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Why Everyone Needs Certainty About Coverage for Cancer Care

Cancer doesn't wait while policymakers debate how best to reform US healthcare. Patients need certainty about coverage for cancer care and they need it now.
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Poor Payer Reimbursement and Practice Viability during COVID-19

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Physician practices should utilize their current time & resources to renegotiate payer reimbursement contracts to ensure viability during the age of COVID.
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Why You Need to Prioritize Getting the Right Healthcare Coverage

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There are many issues to consider when choosing healthcare coverage including chronic conditions requiring ongoing care & whether your doctor is in-network.
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8 Physician Employment Contract Items You Need to Know About

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More and more physicians are signing employment contracts as opposed to opening up a practice. If you see any of these 8 concerning contract items when reviewing your contract, it is probably time to negotiate.
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Re-Shaping Patient Engagement in a Multicultural World

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An increasing multicultural divide between patients and the healthcare workforce can impede patient engagement and may lead to poor outcomes and higher costs.
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A Tale of Cost and Care: Blood on the Sidewalk

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A family doctor ponders the conundrum of cost & care in the U.S. healthcare system after she stumbles upon a young woman covered in blood.
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Step Therapy: Why Fail First for Everyone is Not a Good...

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Physicians may endorse step therapy for medical reasons but when it is used solely to save the system money, it can harm people with chronic illnesses.
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These 9 Necessary Expenses Are Good for Your Health

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Everyone tries to squeeze more time out of their 24-hour days but we should not let our hectic lifestyles push our health needs into the background. 
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Infertility Coverage is Becoming an Important Employee Benefit

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A number of employers have discovered that including robust infertility coverage in their health benefits package can help attract and retain employees.