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How to Make the Best of Your Health Insurance

Nurses Advocates

In this article, I talk about how to make the bet of your health insurance. I will start with health insurance and explain how it works and how you can make it work best for you and your family members. Having health insurance helps you pay for services to manage your health care.

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Does private health insurance cut public hospital waiting lists? We found it barely makes a dent

Nursing Review

Yuting Zhang , The University of Melbourne ; Jongsay Yong , The University of Melbourne , and Ou Yang , The University of Melbourne The more people take up private health insurance, the less pressure on the public hospital system, including shorter waiting lists for surgery. Governments encourage us to buy private hospital cover.

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Medicare Pay Cuts Sought for Nursing Homes, Home Health Agencies

Health Leaders | Nursing

A congressional advisory panel is recommending that lawmakers reduce Medicare payments to nursing homes, home health agencies, and inpatient rehabilitation facilities in 2025.

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Navigating the No Surprises Act Training for Healthcare Providers

American Medical Compliance

In general, these standards apply to commodities and services given to individuals participating in group health plans or group or individual health insurance coverage, including Federal Employee Health Benefit programs.

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Understanding Social Determinants of Health

Diversity Nursing

This is because education not only provides individuals with the knowledge and understanding of healthy lifestyle choices but also empowers them to make informed decisions about their health. Limited access to healthcare can lead to delayed or inadequate treatment, exacerbating health disparities.

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Building Trust with Your Health Insurance Company

Nurses Advocates

In this week’s post, I wanted to discuss building trust with your health insurance company. The first thing I suggest when you have a question for your insurance company is to look at your member handbook. The member handbook has information on how to use your insurance. You should find a PDF called member handbook.

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AMA calls for private health regulator to boost at-home recovery

Nursing Review

"It is really a dog's breakfast at the moment, with two patients having the same operation, the same surgeon, in the same hospital, [and] depending on their private health insurer, one being able to have safe out-of-hospital care, and the other not having access to this," Professor Robson explained.