Health insurance

Covid-19 public health emergency extended to the USA

Cnn — On Friday, the Biden administration extended the Covid-19 public health emergency for another three months. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra officially renewed the statement, extending it through October 13, 2022. The declaration of emergency has been in effect since January 2020, and the latest renewal comes as the …

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California aims to maximize health insurance benefits for workers during labor disputes

This spring, Chevron workers testified that the company withdrew health care coverage for hundreds of members of United Steelworkers Local 5 at its Richmond, California, refinery during a strike that eventually lasted two months. In April, thousands of nurses at Stanford Health Care were told they would lose their health insurance if they didn’t return …

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California aims to maximize health insurance benefits for workers during labor disputes

This spring, Chevron workers testified that the company withdrew health care coverage for hundreds of members of United Steelworkers Local 5 at its Richmond, California, refinery during a strike that eventually lasted two months. In April, thousands of nurses at Stanford Health Care were told they would lose their health insurance if they didn’t return …

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Working full time doesn’t always make getting health insurance on the job easier

CNN – Millions of Americans have taken out health insurance with their companies in the past few weeks. But for some full-time workers, particularly in some sectors like construction, work-based coverage is not an option for them. This division was even more evident when the labor market revived in 2021 after heavy losses at the …

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Women’s health startup Maven raises $ 90 million in post-Roe v. Boom. Wade

Founder and CEO of the Maven Clinic Kate Ryder, the first female health tech unicorn, worth $ 1 billion. Daniel Zucnik | Getty Images Entertainment | Getty Images Maven, the startup for women’s and family health, raised $ 90 million in a new round of fundraising and in a challenging environment for venture funding. The …

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The “shrinkage” in the ACA’s health plans shrinks supplier networks

A little boy’s love of monkey bars recently became a test for his health insurance plan’s network of providers. Dr. Ramiro Gumucio, 50, the boy’s father and anesthetist in Chicago, says the plan failed the test. Gumucio’s seven-year-old son spent so much time on monkey bars that his hand got an angry-looking blister in September. …

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Maven, a women’s-focused healthcare startup, is booming in the post-Roe world

Women account for half of consumers, hold power over 80% of family financial decisions, and make 70% of health care decisions in their families, but their access to adequate health care often fails . Especially in the post-Roe world, women are increasingly turning to employers to obtain adequate health care for themselves and their families. …

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