Dumas’ former insurance agent faces 52 criminal charges | Arkansas Business News

We were unable to submit the article. Dumas’ former insurance agent is facing 52 criminal charges in the Desha District Court, accused of keeping clients from paying premiums for policies that never existed. Joshua Jackson Smith, 40, was charged Oct. 5 with 49 felony counts of insurance fraud, which include selling insurance without a license … Read more

No. 10 Appointment of a Health Care Lobbyist Raises Concerns About Privatization | health policy

Rishi Sunak has appointed a private healthcare lobbyist with links to a string of controversial clients to advise him in Downing Street, sparking fears of further privatization within the NHS. Bill Morgan, co-founder of public relations and lobbying firm Evoke Incisive healthHe joined No 10 as a health policy advisor earlier this month as he … Read more

A revolution in American health care coverage has begun

Americans spend more on Medicare as a percentage of GDP than any other country. to me Contract ends in 2020Insurance premiums rose 47 percent and deductibles jumped about 69 percent. Even with employer-based medical insurance benefits, employees now pay nearly $6,000 on average toward an employer average of $22,221 for family coverage. Moreover, getting medical … Read more

Australia: NSW nurses speak out about healthcare crisis in fourth statewide strike

Thousands of public sector nurses in New South Wales took part in a statewide strike on Wednesday. In a long-running industrial dispute with the New South Wales state government, nurses are demanding patient rations to deal with hospital overcrowding and an unrelenting workload caused by public health funding draws and massive staff shortages. Workers are … Read more

Why public health policy needs to refocus

Parliamentarians, industry representatives and academics gathered in Parliament to discuss how best to encourage healthy lifestyles. Photography team photography Amid the turmoil and political drama of recent months, there has been uncertainty about the future direction of public health policy. There have been major shifts back and forth in the UK government’s efforts to help … Read more

California aims to maximize health insurance benefits for workers during labor disputes

Written by Annie Chaka this spring, Chevron workers testified The company canceled health coverage for hundreds of United Steelworkers Local 5 members at its Richmond, California refinery during a strike that ultimately lasted two months. Thousands of nurses at Stanford Health Care They were told in April that they would lose their health insurance if … Read more

These Grocery Store Health Clinics Deliver Much-Needed, High-Quality Care – Chicago Tribune

American health care is mired in rules and practices that make it difficult to improve access. Compared to other developed countries, American patients experience under-services, increased costs, and a high risk of not getting the care they need. Some of the fixes are obvious. States must continue to expand Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act, … Read more

Pioneering Sustainability and Circularity in a Timeless Industry – POLITICO

Circular economy – What’s Next? The circular economy is one of the building blocks of the European Green Deal and Europe’s Agenda for Sustainable Growth. Circulation is also one of the six EU environmental goals included in the EU classification. European institutions have identified textiles as one of the sectors with the highest rate of … Read more

New CHCF Report Highlights Benefits of Compatible Medicare Medi-Cal Plans for Dually Eligible Enrollees – State of the Fix

As part of CalAIM’s statewide initiative, dual Medicare and Medi-Cal enrollees will soon be able to enroll in Medicare Medi-Cal Plans (MMPs) to improve coordination across all Medicare and Medi-Cal benefits and make it easier for dual-eligible Californians to move around in both the two systems. Get the latest state-specific policy intelligence for the healthcare … Read more