(The Center Square) – The Tennessee Joint Government Operations Committee asked that the Tennessee Occupational Safety and Health Administration (TOSHA) withdraw a request for a temporary rule involving COVID-19 safety measures at health care facilities.
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(The Center Square) – Kentuckians looking for health care options now have a chance to review plans that will be available on a state-based exchange revived by Gov. Andy Beshear.
ARLINGTON, Va., Oct. 18, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Council on Aging (NCOA), the national voice for every person's right to age well, offers a comprehensive and easy-to-use online resource for people with Medicare to make informed choices about their coverage during Open Enrollment.
COLUMBUS, Ga., Oct. 18, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- With open enrollment season upon us, new data shows U.S. employees now believe the expansion of health care coverage, telemedicine and supplemental insurance is more important today because of the pandemic. According to the 2021 Aflac WorkForces Report, almost half (44%) of all U.S. employees purchased at least one new health benefit in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, with half of those adding life insurance. Roughly, one-third of respondents said they purchased critical illness, hospital indemnity, telehealth services or mental health resources.
MCLEAN, Va., Oct. 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- CNSI, a leading business solutions provider in developing and delivering innovative healthcare technology and management solutions, announced today that it has successfully migrated the Illinois IMPACT Provider Enrollment System (PES) and the Illinois Electronic Health Record Medicaid Incentive Payment Program (eMIPP) to Amazon Web Services' (AWS) secure public cloud. The Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services' (HFS) decision to migrate these systems to the cloud will bring cost savings to the state through improved scalability and flexibility. More than 250,000 active providers are managed through the Illinois PES annually.
RALEIGH, N.C, Oct. 12, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Baker Donelson has expanded its nationally recognized Health Law Group with the addition of a team of six North Carolina attorneys led by prominent health care lawyers Kenneth L. Burgess and Matthew W. Wolfe. The move marks not only an expansion of the Firm's health practice but its geographic reach as well, with these Raleigh-based attorneys establishing Baker Donelson's first North Carolina presence.
(The Center Square) – Georgia's overall fiscal health worsened during the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, a new report shows.
(The Center Square) – North Carolina's overall fiscal health did not improve during the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, a new report shows.
HAMPTON, Va., Sept. 28, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- One in five patients with cancer reported receiving unfair treatment because of their finances, disease status, or race and ethnicity, according to a new study collaboration by the University of Alabama-Birmingham (UAB) using data from the Patient Advocate Foundation (PAF), a national non-profit organization providing case management and financial aid to individuals with chronic illness.
NASHVILLE, Tenn., Sept. 28, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Wayspring, formerly axialHealthcare, announced today its new name and a $75 million investment from Valtruis, Centene Corporation, CareSource, HLM Venture Partners, and other leading investors. Wayspring will use the capital to scale its value-based care solution, a full-risk medical home model for substance use disorder (SUD).