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LGBTQ Coloradans have experienced the greatest mental health strain in the past year, poll finds

LGBTQ Coloradans have experienced the greatest mental health strain in the past year, poll finds

Nearly a third of Coloradans have experienced pressure on their mental health in the past year, the majority of whom were LGBTQ people and women under the age of 50, a survey from the Colorado Health Foundation found. Nearly 3,000 Colorado adults were interviewed for the poll, which found many had serious concerns about mental …

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Healthcare in the Metaverse – InsuranceNewsNet

Healthcare in the Metaverse – InsuranceNewsNet

Advancements in healthcare are happening around us every day. Healthcare disruptors are constantly devising ways to save money, lead people to better outcomes, make healthcare easier to access, and promote healthier lifestyles. One of the most important advances to emerge was the decentralized autonomous organization. DAOs are global, member-driven communities where a centralized government does …

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NAIC Subgroup Launches Another Crackdown on IUL Illustrations – InsuranceNewsNet

NAIC Subgroup Launches Another Crackdown on IUL Illustrations – InsuranceNewsNet

After a five-month hiatus, a group of state regulators met today to consider again tightening Actuarial Guideline 49A to limit life insurance illustrations. The Indexed Universal Life Illustration Supgroup held a short call to revive its discussion of problematic IUL illustrations. Adopted in 2015, AG 49 failed to align the illustrations of the IUL, so …

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Community health centers offer a pathway to better health

“Community health” describes a non-incentive relationship between clinical practitioners that provides a better way to deliver health care. The operational philosophy underlying community health is called “integrated care”. The best models of integrated care provide health care teams that treat the patient “as a whole”. This approach dramatically improves the quality of patient care and …

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US and DoH Launch New Health Care Referral System Operations Manual

Joining DoH and PhilHealth officials, Deputy Regional Director for the Central Visayas DoH, Dr. Sophia Mancao (third from left), Deputy Director of USAid’s Office of Health in the Philippines, Dr. Yolanda Oliveros (third from right), and USAid ReachHealth project implementing partner, RTI International Vice President of Global Health Dr. Hala AlMossawi (second from right) at …

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Pierre Poilievre, right, walks past Jean Charest as he takes his place on stage during the Conservative leadership debate in Ottawa on May 5.

Charest’s private health care plan recognizes the real world

Breadcrumb Links Comment NP Charest brings bold and thoughtful solutions to chronic problems that have long been ignored by federal politicians. Poilievre, in turn, provides only populist rhetoric Publication date : Jul 17, 2022 • 37 minutes ago • 4 minute read • Join the conversation Pierre Poilievre, right, walks past Jean Charest as he …

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Medicare Part A is not (entirely) free. Here’s how much it costs

OWhether you’re a W-2 employee or self-employed, you contribute to Social Security and Medicare with every paycheck. For W-2 earners, 6.2% of your salary — up to a limit of $147,000 in 2022 — goes to Social Security, while 1.45% goes to Medicare. Your employer is taxed at the same rates. If you are self-employed, …

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US House Health Care Affordability Subcommittee Proposes Solutions - Hamilton County Reporter

US House Health Care Affordability Subcommittee Proposes Solutions – Hamilton County Reporter

Posted By: The Journalist July 16, 2022 The Affordability Subcommittee of the Healthy Futures Task Force – comprised of Rep. Victoria Spartz (Ind.-05), Rep. Kevin Hern (Okla.-01), and Rep. Rick Allen (Ga. -12) – announced Thursday the Task Force’s solutions to make health care more accessible and affordable. In an editorial for the Daily signal, …

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