Your private information should remain that way – private. Ensuring your records are kept confidential requires important layers of protection. Without rules and processes in place, the lines of what information can be disclosed is blurred, especially in today’s technologically reliant world. Thankfully, there is a nationally mandated law to help guide the process on how to protect you and your information.
Illness is never something you expect or plan to happen. It can come out of nowhere, and cause financial stress when you don’t have access to the right financial support. Even with a healthy lifestyle, you may need medical care sometime in your life. Be proactive about your health insurance, and make sure you’re covered before you get sick .Prepare, financial backup just in case to make sure you are covered.
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.
Encouraging preventative care benefits your company short and long term. When employees have access to resources to support their wellbeing, they are able to utilize it to continue on a healthier trajectory to be more present and engaging during day to day tasks.
While telehealth existed long before the onset of the pandemic, patients’ lack of accessibility to their doctors’ offices meant that telehealth grew exponentially over the past year and a half. What once may have seemed like an unnecessary benefit has now become a critical resource to most health care systems.
Often confused for one another are Obamacare and Medicaid. While the two share various similarities, they vary greatly in many regards.
On a general basis, Obamacare, or the Affordable Care Act, aims to provide affordable health coverage to all Americans. On the other hand, Medicaid provides coverage for those in need that cannot afford coverage otherwise.
Access to physical and mental resources promotes healthy and happy employees. When employees are healthy, both physically and mentally, it ultimately increases overall productivity in the workplace. For more information on how to promote healthy habits in your workforce, read on.
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.
Providing health benefits that prioritize the health and well-being of employees is an efficient way to improve workplace productivity.
Health insurance is hardly a one size fits all industry. Different people need and want different coverage based on their lifestyle and what they can afford.