OSHA stands for the Occupational Safety and Health Administration. It’s an agency of the United States Department of Labor. OSHA’s mission is “to ensure safe and healthful working conditions for workers by setting and enforcing standards and by providing training, outreach, education and assistance.”
Participating in telehealth visits gives you the opportunity to visit a healthcare professional with more convenience. You’re able to speak with your doctor from the comfort of your own home, with more flexibility. Attending these appointments cuts the time it takes to get ready, drive to the office, check in, wait in the waiting room, and then wait in the patient room.
The American Rescue Plan was introduced by the Biden Administration earlier this year as an ongoing relief effort in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. As our country continues to recover from the effects brought on by the pandemic, this plan aims to support Americans by providing funding to various sectors and individuals in need.
The onset of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic brought with it changes in nearly every industry. Be it increased delivery services, virtual meetings via Zoom, and even telemedicine, the pandemic has changed the name of the game.
Voluntary benefits are often offered as an option by employers to their employees. This health coverage option exists at no cost to employers and is therefore often a no-brainer option to offer employees. We’re sharing everything you need to know about voluntary benefits in our guide.
Voluntary benefits, also known as worksite benefits, are an effective way to attract and retain the top employees with little to no effect on your bottom-line. These benefits are a great way to fill the void of coverage that traditional benefits don’t cover. What most employees and employers don’t realize is the effect that voluntary benefits offer to both parties.
Minimum essential coverage, also known as Obamacare, is designed to give coverage to those who need it most. However, there is quite a bit of confusion surrounding what minimum essential coverage actually covers for patients with this healthcare. MEC was designed to provide patients with 10 essential benefits. So what exactly are these essential health benefits?
Since the start of the global pandemic, the number of outpatient clinic visits has decreased immensely. While this makes sense, due to the highly contagious virus, it can be a troubling sight.
Preventative care services have truly never been more important. Now, more than ever, patients need to be proactive about their health. How can you ensure you are being proactive with your preventative care during COVID?
Since the beginning of the global pandemic and stay-at-home orders, Zoom’s stock has grown nearly 250% from last year. With most business meetings, happy hours, and doctor’s appointments going digital, it is important to consider whether these communication forms are safe for sensitive information. Is Zoom HIPAA Compliant? Let’s explore!
The implementation of telemedicine has risen immensely over the last few months, as social distancing requirements were put into place. Telemedicine can be a great way to communicate with your doctor in the safety of your own home. Virtual visits can be used to detect symptoms of COVID-19, fevers, rashes, cold and flu symptoms, aches and pains, minor musculoskeletal injuries, small infections, and UTIs. While telemedicine can be an effective way to treat patients, there are pros and cons to consider.