A Closer Look at the Best Insurance Brokers for Employee Benefits | Corporate health

In today’s competitive job market, offering employees attractive benefits packages is becoming increasingly important for businesses. To navigate the complex world of employee benefits, many companies turn to insurance brokers for expert guidance. These intermediaries play an important role in helping organizations choose the appropriate insurance plans and benefit options that align with their employees’ … Read more

The editorial staff writes that mental health should be treated like other illnesses, including when it comes to insurance coverage

For all the progress that has been made in helping people with mental health struggles, for all the years it has spent improving our understanding—May is Mental Health Awareness Month, after all—one persistent challenge is that people’s perceptions of mental health treatment have not develop adequately. From the days of sanatoriums and jackets. “There is … Read more

Senator Marshall listens to domestic concerns about federal policy on health care, energy and technology

Sen. Roger Marshall speaks to local officials, including Hayes City Manager Toby Dougherty, left, at a meeting Friday morning in Hayes. By Christina JaniHayes Post Sen. Roger Marshall was in Hayes Friday morning to meet with community officials and business leaders. Some of the topics the group discussed included health care, energy, broadband and wireless … Read more

Health Leaders Discuss 2024 Medi-Cal Managed Care Contracts – State of the Fix

To advance health equity, quality, access, accountability, and transparency, new Medi-Cal Managed Care Plan (MCP) contracts will go into effect across the state of California beginning in January 2024. MCPs play a vital role in CalAIMwhich stands for California Advancing and Innovating Medi-Cal, will prioritize prevention and entirely personalized care. under New contractsThe Blue Cross … Read more

Five trends transforming pharmacies into health centers in the future

In 2013, Neil Blomkamp’s futuristic action-thriller “Elysium” introduced the miracle “med-pods” to the world. After just one minute inside this capsule, a cancer patient will come out fully recovered. Credit: idamber – stock.adobe.com Although this is still just a Hollywood fantasy, in fact, our world is constantly moving towards similar breakthroughs in healthcare. Many of … Read more

The list of social pressures that college students can contend with is endless. Get to know the people who come forward to help: risk and insurance

As college students continue to recover from the isolation caused by the pandemic, the need to address mental health and enhance social life in higher education has never been more evident. Mental health is not a topic to shy away from; It is a discussion that needs to be had. In higher education, the need … Read more

Declining investment in community building activities by nonprofit hospitals highlights the need for policy alignment

This article highlights nonprofit hospitals’ low investment in community-building activities despite recognizing social determinants of health (SDOH) as community health needs, emphasizing the need for harmonized policies and effective evaluation metrics. in our article “Trends in the delivery of community building activities by nonprofit hospitals, 2010-2019,” My colleagues and I explored the extent to which … Read more

The World Health Assembly condemns the health conditions in the Occupied Palestinian Territories

A wall near the Erez crossing separating Israel from the Gaza Strip. In what has become an annual ritual, the World Health Assembly on Wednesday adopted a resolution condemning health conditions in the occupied Palestinian territories, and calling on the WHO to monitor progress on reform recommendations by both Israel and the Palestinian Authority. The … Read more

Aetna donates $250,000 to 10 Michigan Community Partners

The funding will support health and social care programs across the state Southfield, Mich., May 24, 2023 – Aetna Better Health® of Michigan Inc. , a CVS Health® Company (NYSE: CVS), that Aetna has awarded $250,000 in grants to 10 community partners across the state to address social determinants of health (SDoH) and advance health … Read more

Major Mass, a health insurance provider in New Hampshire, says customer data has been compromised

Major Mass, New Hampshire health insurance provider Point32Health, says customer data has been compromised Updated: 6:40 PM EST on May 23, 2023 A major health insurer in Massachusetts and New Hampshire is warning subscribers that a cybersecurity ransomware incident in March and April compromised the personal information of some members. Point32Health, the parent company of … Read more