Time to Say Goodbye to Some Insurers’ Waivers for Covid Treatment Fees

A growing number of insurers are quietly ending those fee waivers for Covid-19 treatment on some or all policies

Access & Affordability

Declaring Racism a Public Health Crisis Brings More Attention to Solving Long-Ignored Racial Gaps in Health

Where someone lives is the greatest predictor of health and life expectancy. A person's ZIP code is also a good predictor of their race and ethnicity.

Access & Affordability

How Parents Can Support a Child Who Comes out as Trans – by Conquering Their Own Fears, Following Their Child’s Lead and Tolerating Ambiguity

Studies show that family acceptance or rejection has a big impact on a trans child's mental health and happiness

Your Health

Biden Moves to Overturn Trump Birth Control Rules

Trump era rules resulted in hundreds of thousands losing access to critical family planning and related preventive health services

Fertility

Syphilis Cases in California Drive a Record-Setting Year for STDs Nationwide

Dating apps and drug use are contributing factors, and the epidemic is reaching babies, too

Sexual Health

How Inequity Gets Built Into America’s Vaccination System

People eligible for the coronavirus vaccine are running up against barriers that are designed into the very systems meant to serve those most at risk of dying of the disease.

Prevention & Screenings

How to Get Prior Authorization for Your Patients

92% of doctors report that prior authorizations cause delays in patient care

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What You Need to Know About Prior Authorization

Without prior authorization, health insurers can deny coverage and not pay for services or treatments, but consumers can appeal

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Prior Authorization Doesn’t Have to Be a Barrier to Care

If at first you are denied, try, try again

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How to Navigate Prior Authorization

The ins and outs of getting what you need from your health insurance

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Learn More About Chronic Pain

Chronic pain is a disease that affects 1 in 3 women

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Trans Day of Visibility Offers Chance for Community to Stand in Solidarity and Support

The pandemic has made it difficult for trans people to support one another in person, or celebrate important physical changes with friends

Your Care

Staying Active Throughout Adulthood Is Linked to Lower Healthcare Costs in Later Life – New Research

Not only does exercise keep us healthy, it can lower healthcare costs by 10% to 22%

Nutrition & Movement

The ACA Marketplace Is Open Again for Insurance Sign-Ups. Here’s What You Need to Know.

Next week, the federal insurance exchange reopens for an unusual midyear special enrollment period

Access & Affordability

Clinically Speaking: What Are Biosimilars?

Biosimilars are more affordable than the drugs they're modeled after — and they work just as well. Could they be an option for you?

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