Monthly Archives: July 2020

Millions of Americans are currently staying indoors as stay-at-home orders across the nation continue. With most Americans receiving health coverage through their job or a family member’s job, how has COVID-19 affected those who risk losing their Employer-Sponsored Insurance (ESI) plans? From a previously released estimate from the U.S. Census […]

How COVID Has Affected Employer-Sponsored Plans

How does your state rank in the percentage of those uninsured? A new report by Families USA has given us an updated list of the highest uninsured rate by state population for 2020. These numbers have dramatically increased since the beginning of COVID-19. With close to 5.4 million Americans losing […]

Uninsured Rate By State Rankings

10 Essential Benefits
10 Essential Health Benefits Every Plan Must Cover The Affordable Care Act, also known as ACA or Obamacare, mandated that every health insurance plan must cover broad “essential” categories of services. For example, doctors’ appointments, prescription drug coverage, mental health services, and more. These general healthcare services are known as […]

10 Essential Health Benefits Every Plan Must Cover

Expedite COVID vaccine
Novavax Gets $1.6 Billion to Expedite COVID vaccine The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) along with the Department of Defense (DoD) announced it will be investing $1.6 billion to Fast-track a COVID vaccine. According to their Press Release the pharmaceutical company, a late-stage biotechnology company developing next-generation […]

Novavax Gets $1.6 Billion to Expedite COVID vaccine

Prepare for Retirement Nearing retirement can be both fun and terrifying. I mean, haven’t you been waiting for this day since you entered the workforce? While you should be looking forward to retirement, it is also a time to make sure your finances are in order and find out what […]

Prepare for Retirement

Nursing Facilities Open to the Public As the United States attempts to re-open, nursing facilities have started to follow suit. Some are finally allowing visitors in order to lift the spirits of residents and their loved ones. Since the beginning of the pandemic, nursing homes have been completely off-limits to […]

Nursing Facilities Open to the Public

Let’s face it, health insurance has become a need in our ever-growing health care system. On average, surgery can cost you thousands of dollars and without coverage, the out of pocket cost can kill your bank account. Still not convinced of having health insurance? (I’m talking to you millennials) Here […]

Most Expensive Health Procedures Without Insurance

Walgreens expands focus on medical care, soon adding doctor’s offices to hundreds of their United States drugstores. The chain recently announced it had made a deal with VillageMD, which will run primary-care clinics attached to the drugstores. The announcement revealed that the company intends to open 700 clinics in 30+ […]

Walgreens Expands Focus on Medical Care

Emerging evidence is showing that COVID-19 might be able to cause airborne transmission according to the World Health Organization. A group of scientists sent a letter to the organization urging WHO to acknowledge its guidance on how to help limit the spread of the virus. Many have looked towards Benedetta […]

Airborne Transmission: Is COVID-19 Airborne?

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The coronavirus pandemic has left people with many unanswered questions, such as wondering about the status of their elective healthcare procedures. Some are wondering whether or not they should keep their elective care appointments or stay away from the doctor’s office altogether. Elective services that have been suspended in previous […]

Elective Services on the Rise