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New state health plan open to undocumented residents

New state health plan open to undocumented residents

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Buyer beware: Health insurance scams to avoid for Nevada consumers

Buyer beware: Health insurance scams to avoid for Nevada consumers

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Scam artists are everywhere, especially when they know you’re about to spend your hard-earned money. Nevadans who need health insurance can be a target, and the Silver State Health Exchange official has some tips for avoiding scams. Ryan High, Executive Director, offered some advice you may have heard before and more …

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Access to health insurance, a crucial research for rural communities

Access to health insurance, a crucial research for rural communities

PEOSTA, Iowa — Health insurance is an important consideration for every family — including farmers and ranchers in rural areas, where options may be limited. Insurance coverage and research were discussed on the AgriSafe Talking Total Farmer Health podcast on November 1. Florence Becot, rural sociologist and researcher at the National Farm Medicine Center, and …

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Review of skin cancer in primary care: more harm than good

Review of skin cancer in primary care: more harm than good

Kenneth W. Lin, MD, MPH Hello everyone. I am Dr. Kenny Lin. I’m a family physician and Associate Director of Family Medicine Residency at Lancaster General Hospital, and I blog at Common Sense Family Doctor. An important part of my practice is adult health maintenance visits. Acknowledging the endless debate about the value of general …

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Murray: Having “the conversation” with your elderly parents

Murray: Having “the conversation” with your elderly parents

With the holidays upon us, we look forward to the family gathering. This gives us a great opportunity to talk about the difficult and emotional subject of estate planning, which is essential for everyone. You shouldn’t assume everything will be taken care of unless you’re sure your parents have an up-to-date will and a broader …

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New Medicare enrollment rules that eliminate coverage gaps take effect in 2023. Here's what you need to know

New Medicare enrollment rules that eliminate coverage gaps take effect in 2023. Here’s what you need to know

Marc Elihu Castillo Ramírez | iStock | Getty Images For some people, enrolling in Medicare did not translate into immediate coverage. That’s about to change: Starting next year, the current months-long delays in certain Medicare enrollment situations will be eliminated. In addition, potential beneficiaries who missed their registration when they were supposed to due to …

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The Importance of Diabetes Coverage in a Health Insurance Plan - ET HealthWorld

The Importance of Diabetes Coverage in a Health Insurance Plan – ET HealthWorld

By Priya Deshmukh Gilbile Diabetes is known to be one of the most common chronic diseases which, if left untreated, can lead to serious health issues, such as heart disease, vision loss, and kidney disease. Alarmingly, India has the second largest adult diabetes population in the world. According to the Indian Council of Media Research …

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