Three cheers for employer’s health insurance

The Covid-19 pandemic has put enormous stress on the US workforce. Unemployment topped 14 million last spring as businesses and communities shut down. With so many people out of work, you would expect to see an increase in the number of people without health insurance. However, the number of people …

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Home care agencies push for funding for Medicaid caregivers as association pushes to end Medicare sequestration – Home Care Daily News

As home care helps drive Congress to understand the need for increased funding for Medicaid, providers on Thursday made two key Medicare-related demands. They called on Senate leaders to oppose an extension of mandatory Medicare sequestration as a payment in any infrastructure package and to block the use of Medicare …

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Health misinformation costs lives, warns Surgeon General

Preventing the spread of disinformation about COVID-19 is a matter of life and death, Surgeon General Vivek Murthy, MD, MBA said Thursday. “Health disinformation has cost us lives,” Murthy said during a White House press briefing. “While it often appears harmless on social media apps, retail sites, or search engines, …

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