HCF, Bupa and AHM health funds: Major change to private health insurance that could save families thousands

A major change to private health insurance policies which could save some families thousands of dollars in premiums has been rolled out. The age limit for dependent children has been raised from 25 to 31 for a handful of Australian health insurers, meaning they can be included in family policies for longer. Among the health … Read more

Biden says US would militarily defend Taiwan should China invade – Yahoo Finance

Biden says the US would militarily defend Taiwan should China invade  Yahoo Finance Biden says US would defend Taiwan if China launches an ‘unprecedented attack’  Fox News Opinion | Biden is right on Taiwan. Now he needs a staff that won’t undercut him.  The Washington Post America needs a proper risk strategy for its relations with China  Financial Times … Read more

Weekend reads: This may cause the next financial crisis

The Federal Reserve invigorated the economy before and during the coronavirus pandemic by purchasing Treasury bonds. The central bank was the main purchaser of newly issued US debt and created trillions of new dollars while doing so. The Fed is now allowing its securities portfolio to run off as bonds mature as part of its … Read more

Abacus Insights’ Clinical Data Solution Offers Health Plans a Breakthrough in Creating Longitudinal Patient Records to Improve Care | News

BOSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sep 13, 2022– Abacus Insights, a healthcare technology leader with the only cloud-based data transformation platform built specifically for health plans, is rolling out a data solution that enables health plans to create comprehensive longitudinal patient records. The Clinical Data Solution does so by integrating and validating structured and unstructured clinical data from HIEs, … Read more

Study finds 500,000 US workers out of labor force due to COVID illness – Yahoo Finance

Study finds 500,000 US workers out of the labor force due to COVID illness  Yahoo Finance Concerns about COVID exposure at work steady since last fall: Gallup  The Hill Long COVID may be a clear & present danger to the nation’s workforce – here’s why  WRAL TechWire View Full Coverage on Google News .

Regulators try to stop unlawful nursing home debt collection | Health, Medicine and Fitness

By FATIMA HUSSEIN – Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Nursing homes and debt collectors are flouting a law that prohibits them from requiring friends and family of care home residents to shoulder the costs of the facilities, according to a federal report issued Thursday. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau said friends and family members had … Read more

Regulators try to stop unlawful nursing home debt collection | Health, Medicine and Fitness

By FATIMA HUSSEIN – Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Nursing homes and debt collectors are flouting a law that prohibits them from requiring friends and family of care home residents to shoulder the costs of the facilities, according to a federal report issued Thursday. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau said friends and family members had … Read more