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Shopping for Insurance? We’ve Got You Covered

Is my prescription covered? What’s my copay? Choosing a health insurance plan that gets you the most bang for your buck is daunting. For many, medication price and coverage is a crucial decision factor. Meanwhile, drug prices vary under different … Continue reading

News & Updates

A group of researchers in Toronto developed an app that measures a patient’s alcohol withdrawal tremors in order to determine whether they are real or fake. To use the app, patients hold a phone in their outstretched hand; the app … Continue reading

ONC Innovation Engagement Webinar: Payment Transformation 101

Friday, June 13 at 2pm ET / 11am PT ONC’s Division of Science & Innovation works to engage the “innovation community,” broadly defined as entrepreneurs, developers, startups, venture capital, scientists and researchers who are developing the health IT solutions that … Continue reading

Benefitter: Redefining Employee Health Care Benefits

The employee health care benefit system is complicated. Add in the new health care policies, and it doesn’t get any better. Most employers want to get out of this system, and would rather chose to pay higher wages to their … Continue reading

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Ohio State Senate unanimously passed the Ohio House Bill 123 that allows Medicaid reimbursement for all telehealth services in the state. Ohio based telehealth services provider HealthSpot backed the bill with written testimony and participation in Ohio’s first telehealth summit … Continue reading

News & Updates

Evolent Health, a health care analytics company, raised $100M in Series B funding from The Advisory Board, UPMC Health Plan and TPG Growth. This brings Evolent’s total funding to $124.5M. Amulyte, a medical device company, launched an equity-based crowdfunding campaign … Continue reading

News & Updates

Bina Technologies, a genomic big data platform for personalized medicine, added an additional $1.75 million to its $6.25 million Series B round. The follow-on round was led by AME Cloud Ventures and Columbus Nova Technology Partners. Researchers developed an algorithm … Continue reading

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Beyond Lucid, which created a health record used during emergency situations, announced its Response for Responders campaign. In recognition of the heroism of EMS and fire professionals, especially those who acted in recent crises, the company will donate 5% of … Continue reading

The Online Shopping Experience with Health In Reach

Comparing prices for almost anything: it’s something we don’t usually mind taking the time to do because it’s easy. Google, Amazon or Kayak that hotel room, that car or that greatest Halloween costume ever. On top of the convenience of … Continue reading

Reduce Elder Care Spending by Helping Seniors to Avoid Hospitals

The Obama Administration’s comprehensive health care reform law tackles the nation’s health care spending crisis in several ways. It also addresses spending on Medicare, one of the nation’s costliest programs, in several ways. One way that Affordable Care Act doesn’t … Continue reading

Heritage & Roberts Decree,
All the World Be Taxed

The Supreme Court’s decision upholding the ACA is deliciously ironic. The “individual mandate”–an idea promoted for everyone in the 90s and for Massachusettians (?) in the 2000s by the arm of the Republican party known as the Heritage Foundation–was found … Continue reading