China’s Covid wave spurs consumer interest in health insurance

The Chuyanglu Hospital in Beijing, pictured in January 2023, has finished renovations over the past few years, according to official estimates, leading to a six-fold increase in daily patents to 5,000. Yin Hon Chow | cnbc BEIJING – Health, sports and fitness top the shopping list for anyone aged 20 or over in China. This … Read more

More people with schizophrenia have health insurance after Obamacare

The national unemployment rate for adults under age 65 with schizophrenia decreased by 50% after the Affordable Care Act (ACA) was enacted in 2014, according to research published this week at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. JAMA Psychiatry, Also known as Obamacare, the health care reform law was designed to make health insurance more affordable … Read more

New survey shows surge in adults who rate US health care quality as ‘poor’

CNN , A majority of adults in the US rate the quality of the nation’s health care unfavorably, according to a new poll. This is the first time in a 20-year trend from the Gallup poll that the share of adults who rated the nation’s health care quality as “excellent” or “good” fell below 50%. … Read more

Medicaid expansion improved postpartum health for low-income obstetricians

According to health care experts, access to health care during pregnancy as well as during the postpartum period is undeniable for new parents and their babies. Still many patients-; including one-third of women with pregnancy coverage through Medicaid -; Are not insured before or after pregnancy. To better understand how access to health care and … Read more

3 shocking health statistics for 2023

A trio of alarming health statistics forecast economic hardship in 2023 and beyond. Getty As the new year begins, a trio of health statistics casts a stark and unflattering light on a nation in crisis. These figures, all unimaginable a generation ago, set the stage for a financial reckoning through 2023 and beyond. Shocking Stat … Read more

Bipartisan agreement on health policy possible

Experts say Democrats and Republicans could work together on telehealth, mental health and physician payment issues in 2023. In late November, the US Senate passed the Respect for Marriage Act to codify marriage equality. new York Times A bipartisan success as 61 voted in favor and 36 opposed, as 12 Republicans joined the Democrats and … Read more

Northampton County Council overrides McClure’s veto, but health center employee’s death does not Lehigh Valley Regional News

Easton, Pa. – Northampton County Council voted on Thursday to continue withholding funding for a staff health centre, but that doesn’t mean the concept is dead. The council voted in December to restrict funds going toward County Executive Lamont McClure’s proposed primary-care clinic for county employees and dependents. McClure vetoed that ordinance. The council needs … Read more

How long covid patients need to know about health insurance

Halfpoint Images | moments | Getty Images Navigating the health insurance system is often difficult and overwhelming, even in the best of times. For patients with Long Covid, a relatively new condition that often leaves patients with a long and unpredictable list of debilitating symptoms, it can be especially nightmarish. “Even if you stay on … Read more

How long covid patients need to know about health insurance

Halfpoint Images | moments | Getty Images Navigating the health insurance system is often difficult and overwhelming, even in the best of times. For patients with Long Covid, a relatively new condition that often leaves patients with a long and unpredictable list of debilitating symptoms, it can be especially nightmarish. “Even if you stay on … Read more

Latest Inova Cares clinic provides mental health care for the uninsured. news

Innova Health Systems has opened its first mental health clinic for people who are uninsured or underinsured, launching the new program at its Cornwall campus in Leesburg. It is the newest addition to the regional hospital system’s Inova Cares clinics, which serve people who are uninsured, underinsured, or have Virginia Medicaid coverage. The new InnovaCare … Read more