UC Irvine Study Finds Medicaid Telehealth Coverage Increased Health Care Use and Access

Irvine, California, May 31, 2023 Medicaid telehealth coverage between 2013 and 2019 was associated with significant growth in telehealth use and improved access to health care, whereas private policies had no such association, according to a study conducted by the University of California , Irvine. An analysis of 20,000 records of U.S. adults under 65 … Read more

Drafting effective RWI coverage exclusions

Cover exclusions are a key risk management tool for transactional liability insurers. But they can also be traps for the unwary. In the event of a claims dispute, the insurer will likely have the burden of proving that an exclusion applies and a judge or arbitrator may (depending on the circumstances) be instructed to interpret … Read more

It goes. chamber to offer small business health coverage – Virginia Business

Published May 30, 2023 Of Kate Andrews Approximately 25-33% of Dillon Behr\’s workload as an information and executive liability broker at insurer Risk Placement Services is related to phishing. Compromised emails constitute the largest category of attacks. Photo by Stephen Gosling Finding affordable health insurance has long been a challenge for small business owners and … Read more

Mental health should be treated like other illnesses, even when it comes to insurance coverage, writes the editorial board

Despite all the progress being made in helping people with mental health issues, for all the years spent improving our understanding, May is Mental Health Awareness Month, after all one of the lingering challenges is that people\’s perceptions of treatment of mental health have not evolved far enough from the days of paramedics and straitjackets. … Read more

Understanding home treatment coverage in health insurance plans

At the height of the Covid pandemic, there were reports of hospital beds not being available for new patients seeking hospitalization and treatment. Imagine facing such a situation or some other unforeseen circumstance where you are forced to take care of yourself at home for your health condition. But do health insurance companies accept home … Read more

Is it worth it? Here\’s what you need to know before you buy coverage

MoMo Productions | Digital Vision | Getty Images An animal companion has a way of enriching your life, but if they\’re injured or sick, you\’ll need to cover the financial fallout from their medical care. If you don\’t have hundreds of dollars on hand, this could strain your budget. This is where pet insurance comes … Read more