Healthcare costs

Indiana legislative leaders aim for ‘out of control’ healthcare prices

Todd huston Key Indiana lawmakers are stepping up pressure on hospitals and health insurers to cut “runaway costs” of health care, saying prices in Indiana are well above the national average and must come down. Speaker of the House of Representatives Todd Huston and Speaker of the Senate Rodric Bray …

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Restore Hyper Wellness secures $ 140 million investment

Restore Hyper Wellness, a leading provider of proactive wellness solutions, has landed a $ 140 million investment led by General Atlantic. WHO: Launched in Austin, Texas, in 2015, Restore Hyper Wellness is an innovative new category of care: Hyper Wellness. Restore provides expert advice and a wide range of cutting-edge …

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Stimulus Control Live Fourth Update: $ 8,000, Child Tax Credit, Medicare, COLA Benefits 2022 …

Manchin’s stance sees Goldman Sachs lowering US economic growth forecast Joe Manchin’s position on the “Build Back Better” bill prompted the investment bank Goldman Sachs lowers forecast for US economic growth. Manchin’s rejection of the bill threatened to scuttle hundreds of billions of dollars in funding for climate change measures …

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Babson graduate Pooja Ika launches eternalHealth, Massachusetts’ first new Medicare Advantage health plan since 2013

BOSTON–(COMMERCIAL THREAD) – eternalHealth, the first new health plan to be approved in Massachusetts since 2013, officially announced the launch of the company, offering high quality and affordable Medicare Advantage plans. Based in Back Bay in Boston, the company was founded by Babson College graduate Pooja Ika in 2019, who …

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Advances in wearable medical devices, now and in the future

The size of the global wearable medical device market is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 19.5%, from $ 17.4 billion in 2020 to $ 56.6 billion by 2030, according to a report by Market Watch. The evolution of home care and remote patient monitoring devices, …

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Covid News: White House promises more Covid treatments

The Supreme Court has set arguments on the two measures for January 7.Credit…Stefani Reynolds for The New York Times WASHINGTON – The Supreme Court said Wednesday evening it would hold a special hearing next month to assess the legality of two initiatives at the heart of the Biden administration’s efforts …

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The cost of being overweight in New Zealand

First published on December 24, 2021 Updated 42 minutes ago Boyd swinburn Boyd Swinburn is Professor of Population Nutrition and Global Health at the University of Auckland School of Medicine and Health Services Show more Health Sciences Being overweight contributes to health problems that cost the country at least $ …

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Covid-19 vaccines save billions of dollars in the U.S. healthcare system

Senator Bernie Sanders, in another rant against the biopharmaceutical industry, criticized the makers of Covid-19 vaccines for the “obscene” profits generated by these drugs. Indeed, Pfizer has estimated that its global sales of its Comirnaty vaccine will be $ 36 billion and that of Moderna’s vaccine, Spikevax, should be between …

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COLUMN OF JOEL MEKLER: Need long-term care? Don’t Expect Medicare to Cover | Lifestyles

Don’t fall for one of the biggest myths of all time: that Medicare covers long term care. If you thought Medicare would pay for long term care, like living in a retirement home, you are not alone. Medicare does not and has never covered long term care. Consider these statistics. …

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Looking for a new job? 5 benefits to watch out for

Put them on your wishlist. Nowadays, workers are quitting their jobs in droves and looking for better deals. If you’re not happy with your current job, you might be interested in getting a new one that pays better and comes with a schedule that works better for you. But remember …

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