Feds renew Md.  ‘reinsurance’ program to continue reduced rates for individually purchased health plans

Feds renew Md. ‘reinsurance’ program to continue reduced rates for individually purchased health plans

Federal agencies have approved a five-year extension on a waiver that helps keep rates lower for Marylanders purchasing health insurance from the state insurance marketplace known as the Maryland Health Connection.

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Health clinic in Montana Superfund town that submitted 300 false asbestos claims faces penalties

Health clinic in Montana Superfund town that submitted 300 false asbestos claims faces penalties

  • A health clinic of a Montana Superfund site is facing millions of dollars in penalties.
  • On Wednesday, a jury ruled that the Montana clinic submitted 300 false asbestos claims which allowed patients to wrongly receive Medicare benefits.
  • The Medicare coverage
The COVID-19 public health emergency ends May 11. Here’s what Missourians should know.

The COVID-19 public health emergency ends May 11. Here’s what Missourians should know.

At the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, the US Department of Health and Human Services declared a federal public health emergency. The public health emergency impacted the cost of COVID-19 tests, vaccines and treatments; flexibility around telehealth appointments; and added