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Federal District Court rules employers can refuse to purchase health insurance that covers PrEP

Federal District Court rules employers can refuse to purchase health insurance that covers PrEP

Truvada for PrEP is an antiretroviral medicine taken to prevent HIV infection (courtesy of Tony Webster) In the post-Dobbs climate of right-wing reaction to what should be established as human rights protections, many people were concerned about the overturning of Supreme Court precedents protecting marriage equality, same-sex relationships and contraception . But we also have …

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Employers concerned about health care affordability

Employers concerned about health care affordability

The recently released Large Employer 2023 Health Plan Strategy and Design Survey, published by the Business Group on Health, surveyed 135 large employers who covered more than 18 million people. Respondents were contacted between May 31, 2022 and July 13, 2022. Here are some of the key findings: Affordability of health care and medicines is …

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In 2020, children under 18 accounted for 25% of mental health spending.

In 2020, children under 18 accounted for 25% of mental health spending.

While older adults account for the lion’s share of overall health care costs, those under 25 are propelling a slow and steady increase in mental health and addictions spending, according to a report by the Benefits Research Institute. employee benefits (EBRI). Why is it important: Employers face an increasingly difficult balancing act: they know that …

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