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U.S. Nursing Home Costs Due to Diabetes Vary Greatly by State

May 18th, 2018

Per-person diabetes-attributable costs ranged from $374 in New Mexico to $1,610 in Washington, D.C.   THURSDAY, May 17, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Diabetes-attributable nursing home costs are substantial, but vary greatly across the nation, according to a study published online May 14 in Diabetes Care. Simon J. Neuwahl, M.S.P.H., from RTI International in Research Triangle…Read More

Six-week CrossFit programme could improve insulin sensitivity in type 2 diabetes

May 18th, 2018

A six-week CrossFit exercise programme led to improved insulin sensitivity and reduced heart disease risk in adults with type 2 diabetes, a study reveals. CrossFit is a high-intensity endurance and strength training intervention – sessions range between 8-20 minutes – which has expanded in popularity in recent years. Previous research has shown CrossFit helped strengthen…Read More

Teen night owls more prone to emotional and behavioral problems

May 17th, 2018

(Reuters Health) – Adolescents who are naturally inclined to stay up late at night are more likely to suffer from insomnia as well as behavioral and emotional problems than their peers who prefer an earlier bedtime, a recent study suggests. Researchers surveyed 4,948 secondary school students in Hong Kong, ages 12 to 18, about their…Read More

Health Net Members get paid to protect their health

May 17th, 2018

Incentive offer from Health Net of California, Inc. and Health Net Life Insurance Company (Health Net) Health Net is paying members to invest in their health! Health Net individual and family plan (on and off exchange) and small group members in California will be invited to participate. We’ve contracted with MedXM, a Quest Diagnostics Company…Read More

Summary of the SB 189 changes, effective July 1, 2018

May 14th, 2018

Senate Bill 189 (SB 189) amended Sections 3351 and 3352 of the California Labor Code, allowing more corporate officers, and/or directors and owners of professional corporations to waive workers’ compensation insurance coverage. State Fund is reaching out to your clients affected by SB 189 to explain their rights under the new law. Here is a…Read More

3 ways to give employees more access to care

May 11th, 2018

Telemedicine, email can boost employee access to health care Employers can increase their employees’ access to health care through no-cost primary care visits using telemedicine, email sessions with specialists and having personal advocates that help people navigate the health care system, writes Adam Hodge of freshbenies. “With an email service to a variety of specialists,…Read More

런던 종합 보험 회사에서 종합 보험 전문인 개발 프로그램을 오픈

May 10th, 2018

오렌지 카운티 부에나 팍에 사무실을 두고 있는 런던 종합 보험 회사에서  종합 보험 전문인 개발 프로그램을 오픈하고 새로운 미래를 계획하는 종합 보험 전문인 양성을 위하여 대상자를 물색하고 있다. 최장 2년간의 체계적인 교육 프로그램과 함께 현장 실습등을 통하여 마치 단기 사관 학교를 통한 지도자 양성 프로그램처럼 운영될 이번 기회는 미국내, 또한 한인 커뮤니티의 보험 업계에서도 공통적으로…Read More

Health Insurers Struggling to Contain Costs

May 10th, 2018

For years, health insurers have been touting their efforts to change the health-care delivery system to meet the goal of providing better quality care at a lower price. But lowering costs has proved elusive. Blue Cross Blue Shield’s Blue Distinction Total Care, a value-based care program begun in 2015 that covers more than 19 million…Read More

Trump Says He Got Rid of Obamacare. The I.R.S. Doesn’t Agree.

May 7th, 2018

WASHINGTON — At a rally in Michigan a little over a week ago, President Trump assured his supporters that he had kept his promise to abolish the Affordable Care Act — even though Congress had failed to repeal the Obama-era health law. “Essentially, we are getting rid of Obamacare,” Mr. Trump said, reminding a cheering…Read More

Blue Shield of California is switching to a new online payment system

May 4th, 2018

  Dear Blue Shield clients, I am writing with an important update – Blue Shield of California is switching to a new online payment system. To continue using Easy$PaySM, Blue Shield’s automatic payment service, you must re-enroll by May 11 for your June payment to automatically process. If you miss this date, your June bill…Read More

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