hospitals

What health plans need to know about QHPs now that the ACA is here to stay

The provision of Qualified Health Plans, or QHPs, that meet the requirements of the Affordable Care Act has become an integral part of many health plan offerings. Now that numerous repeal requests and lawsuits filed against the ACA over the years have failed, health plans can finally invest with confidence in this line of business. …

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Clemson Rural Health Opens Orangeburg Clinic | national news

A rural health clinic affiliated with Clemson University has opened a location in Orangeburg. Clemson Rural Health opened the Clemson Health Clinic in Orangeburg at 1181 Hutto St. near the Regional Medical Center to provide primary care and chronic disease prevention and management. “Our hope is that we can support existing care that is here …

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To improve health equity, leaders need to make it ‘the center of your strategy’

Other health systems say they aim to close disparities in health care. EY’s Susan Garfield outlines steps to help move the needle. Susan Garfield has been working on health equity issues for 25 years. “The problems are not new,” he says. Still, Garfiled, chief public health officer at Ernst & Young (EY), says she’s pleased …

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Point32Health Taps has included health for LGBTQ+ assistance

Traditionally offering virtual assistance and navigation services to employers, inclusive health is now moving into the health plan space. It is partnering with Point32Health to serve its commercial members in the LGBTQ+ community, companies announced Wednesday. Based in San Francisco Health included offers patients access to virtual and in-person urgent care, primary care, behavioral health, …

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Healthcare is in crisis. The New York nurses’ strike is just the latest sign

New York Cnn — Naniaka Camara grew up near Montefiore Hospital in the Bronx in New York and remembers going there for her medical care. She has been a nurse in Montefiore for three years, she still lives a few minutes from the hospital and she often knows the patients in her neighborhood that she …

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Healthcare is in crisis. The New York nurses’ strike is just the latest sign

New York Cnn — Naniaka Camara grew up near Montefiore Hospital in the Bronx in New York and remembers going there for her medical care. She has been a nurse in Montefiore for three years, she still lives a few minutes from the hospital and she often knows the patients in her neighborhood that she …

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