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In-store prices rise as employers weigh benefits

In-store prices rise as employers weigh benefits

A single-digit increase in open enrollment has never looked better. Kern County workers, unless they have an exceptionally generous employer, can generally expect significantly higher health insurance premiums next year – and the possibility of even higher increases in the coming years – due to inflation and pandemic staffing costs that have yet to seep …

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Health systems view rise in claim denials as payor 'delay tactic'

Health systems view rise in claim denials as payor ‘delay tactic’

Health systems across the country have seen a significant increase in denied claims over the past year, leading to more paperwork for providers, less cash for hospitals and, in some cases, delayed care. to patients. According to a Kaufman Hall report, about 67% of health officials have seen an increase in claim denials over the …

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Elderly homelessness is on the rise, driven by inflation and the housing crisis

Elderly homelessness is on the rise, driven by inflation and the housing crisis

November 10, 2022 On a recent rainy afternoon in this small town just outside Glacier National Park, Lisa Beaty and Kim Hilton were preparing to sell most of their possessions before moving out of their three-bedroom rental home and two bathrooms. Hilton, who was recovering from a broken leg, watched from her recliner as her …

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Elderly homelessness is on the rise, driven by inflation and the housing crisis

Elderly homelessness is on the rise, driven by inflation and the housing crisis

November 10, 2022 On a recent rainy afternoon in this small town just outside Glacier National Park, Lisa Beaty and Kim Hilton were preparing to sell most of their possessions before moving out of their three-bedroom rental home and two bathrooms. Hilton, who was recovering from a broken leg, watched from her recliner as her …

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