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Nassau County government employees upset ahead of Aetna contract renewal

Nassau County government employees upset ahead of Aetna contract renewal

Sometimes it seems like people go into their insurance plans knowing that it’s not exactly working for them. Sometimes these people are an entire county staff. The Nassau County Board of Commissioners recently agreed to a flat revival with Aetna for county worker health care coverage, although it did it with reservations. “Their customer service…it’s …

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Sarah Iselin. (Photo: Massachusetts Blue)

Leadership changes at Lively, The Standard and Blue Cross Blue Shield | ThinkAdvisor

What do you want to know Iselin is now chief operating officer at Blue Shield of California. HSA provider Lively has hired a revenue manager. A Portland insurer brought in an executive to help with his taxes. The Board of Directors of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts has selected Sarah Iselin to be the …

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Group of health insurance plan producers finds gap in coverage review | ThinkAdvisor

Medigap plans fill many of the gaps in standard Medicare Part A inpatient hospitalization coverage and Medicare Part B medical and outpatient services coverage. For many customers, the combination of Medigap coverage with Medicare Part B “Original Medicare” coverage is an alternative to purchasing Medicare Advantage plans. Users of Medigap policies face little active management …

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Trends in Mental Health Care Delivery by Psychiatrists and Nurse Practitioners in Medicare, 2011-2019 |  Health Business Journal

Trends in Mental Health Care Delivery by Psychiatrists and Nurse Practitioners in Medicare, 2011-2019 | Health Business Journal

This research was presented at the AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting (virtual), June 14-17, 2021. Michael Barnett reports receiving financial support from the National Institute on Aging (Award No. K23 AG058806-01). Alisa Busch, Haiden Huskamp, ​​and Ateev Mehrotra report receiving financial support from the National Institute of Mental Health (Award No. R01 MH112829-01), National Institutes of …

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Use the promotional toolkit to spread the word about Clinical Congress 2022

Use the promotional toolkit to spread the word about Clinical Congress 2022

The housing deadline for the clinical congress is in 3 weeks. Be sure to take advantage of ACS-negotiated room rates and secure the hotel of your choice for the ultimate educational and networking event in surgery. This year’s convention will take place October 16-20 in San Diego, CA; this will be the first time since …

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Advancing Primary Health Care Policies in Kenya and Uganda

Advancing Primary Health Care Policies in Kenya and Uganda

Advocates have a critical role to play in engaging policymakers at national and subnational levels, and holding them accountable for prioritizing PHC. When groups of advocates work together, their voices become more powerful and the process of unification clarifies challenges, priorities and solutions. In Uganda, PATH helped bring together a group of civil society organizations …

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