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Health benefit managers prioritize behavioral health.  Here's what that means for the industry.

Health benefit managers prioritize behavioral health. Here’s what that means for the industry.

Health benefit managers are looking for innovative ways to deliver behavioral health services to their members – and it’s a trend operators should watch. Health-related behavioral disorders such as depression, anxiety, substance abuse and others are among the major drivers of healthcare. On top of that, they are often a major concern for members of …

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Major health insurers to expand Medicare benefit to hundreds of new counties for 2023

Major health insurers to expand Medicare benefit to hundreds of new counties for 2023

Health insurance companies that are major players in Medicare Advantage, including CVS Health’s Aetna … [+] Unity, Cigna, UnitedHealth Group and Humana launch grassroots plans in several new states and hundreds of new counties for 2023. This file photo from Nov. 8, 2018 shows a page from the 2019 U.S. Medicare Handbook in Washington. (AP …

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Major health insurers to expand Medicare benefit to hundreds of new counties for 2023

Major health insurers to expand Medicare benefit to hundreds of new counties for 2023

Health insurance companies that are major players in Medicare Advantage, including CVS Health’s Aetna … [+] Unity, Cigna, UnitedHealth Group and Humana launch grassroots plans in several new states and hundreds of new counties for 2023. This file photo from Nov. 8, 2018 shows a page from the 2019 U.S. Medicare Handbook in Washington. (AP …

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Denver teachers won't benefit from new state law mandating fertility treatments

Denver teachers won’t benefit from new state law mandating fertility treatments

After a year of trying to start a family, Denver teacher Alison Yocum Johanson’s doctor told her her next step in trying to get pregnant was in vitro fertilization. But when Yocum Johanson asked the Denver Public Schools Human Resources Department if his insurance plan covered IVF, he was told no. “It’s just too expensive,” …

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A Balanced Meal Schedule May Benefit Cognitive Health, Study Finds

A Balanced Meal Schedule May Benefit Cognitive Health, Study Finds

Share on PinterestA new study suggests that eating three relatively similar meals throughout the day may help prevent cognitive decline. Azman L/Getty Images Meeting our daily energy needs through three relatively similar meals may be the best way to stave off cognitive decline, a new study finds. Skipping breakfast, according to the study, is associated …

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Study shows teens with cancer can benefit from advance care discussions |  MinnPost

Study shows teens with cancer can benefit from advance care discussions | MinnPost

As a critical care pediatrician, Dr. Jennifer Needle has treated a number of adolescents and young adults with cancer. These young people have come to intensive care because they are experiencing life-threatening complications from their cancer treatment. At times, Needle and his fellow physicians have had to engage in serious end-of-life discussions with these patients …

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Cognitive health may benefit from a balanced meal schedule – Neuroscience News

Summary: Breakfast may very well be the most important meal of the day, especially in terms of maintaining good cognitive health. Researchers have found that skipping breakfast increases the risk of cognitive decline in middle-to-old-aged people, while maintaining a temporal distribution of energy intake over the course of a day helps maintain cognitive health. Source: …

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