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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

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Optum, the health services platform of UnitedHealth Group, acquired majority stake in Audax Health, a consumer focused digital health platform. Audax will operate as a freestanding investment of Optum, serving multiple independent market channels. According to a new study by … Continue reading

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eHealth volunteered to run the enrollment process for the federal marketplace at HealthCare.gov. In a letter to President Barack Obama, CEO Gary Lauer said eHealth could assume all responsibilities related to enrolling consumers if the federal government agrees to allow the … Continue reading

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A new wearable device that launched on Indiegogo claims to be the first to measure a user’s strength. The device, PUSH, calculates metrics such as reps, sets, force, power, balance, speed, explosive strength, one rep max, volume load, and tempo. The FDA … Continue reading

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WorldOne, a health care data collection company, raised $35M in funding from Deerfield Management Company. The capital will be channeled towards expanding Sermo, a social networking platform for physicians, which WorldOne acquired last year. Compumatrice, a software services company, officially launched its … 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

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Withings, creator of the WIFI Body Scale, launched a new application called Health Companion. Users can store and manage information about their weight, physical activity, heart and sleep data on one dashboard. Online health community PatientsLikeMe partnered with Merck for … Continue reading

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Health care shopping solutions company, Castlight Health raised $100M from investors including T. Rowe Price and Redmile Group. The company provides an online platform for health care employees to shop around for higher quality products, procedures, and tests at the … Continue reading

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The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services announced that it will partner with Text4Baby, a free texting service that promotes maternal and child health. The partnership will help eligible mothers and children enroll in Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance … Continue reading

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Insurers continue to look more towards wellness solutions as a means to reduce health costs. Independence Blue Cross, a Pennsylvania-based health insurer announced at a recent Insurance & Technology Executive Summit in Arizona that IBC will partner with Healthrageous. Healthrageous … Continue reading

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Rite Aid has partnered with American Well to create “NowClinic” making American Well's online doc-on-demand service available at nine of its Detroit stores. Customers will be able to conduct video visits with physicians or nurses through the NowClinic kiosks at … Continue reading

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