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

What You Need to Know About Obesity

If you or a loved one has obesity, here are some facts to help you understand this common disease

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Environmental and Societal Factors, Not Just Diet and Exercise, Contribute to Obesity

Healthcare providers need to look at more than what's on the plate to understand obesity

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The Hidden Causes of Obesity

Experiencing mental health challenges and chronic stress can lead to significant weight gain. Stopping the cycle of obesity might start with a therapist.

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Eliminating the Obesity Bias in Health Care

Caring properly for people with obesity starts with not judging them

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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

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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Covid-19 Made Me a Widow at 38

When I lost my husband to Covid-19, my world collapsed. I'm honoring his memory by sharing his story and encouraging others to take this virus seriously.

Real Women, Real Stories

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

Kids Already Coping With Mental Disorders Spiral as Pandemic Topples Vital Support Systems

Nearly 3 million children in the U.S. have a serious emotional or behavioral health condition. The pandemic has cut them off from those who understand their needs.

Self-Care & Mental Health