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Incorporating Virtual Health in a Benefits Plan

February 2, 2022

Consumerism and technology are continuously ramming into each other and disrupting every industry. Healthcare is no different. Benefits plans in 2022 and beyond must include a virtual health solution front and center as one of employees’ first entry points to healthcare. Virtual care usage shot up significantly since March 2020, as virtual care visits increased …

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Cigna + Oscar: What You Need to Know

March 29, 2021

  Two big names in the health insurance industry, with very different backgrounds, have formed a partnership and are now working together to provide medical insurance to employers in select regions. The crux of this partnership is Oscar’s technology and member focus built on top of Cigna’s strong provider network. Cigna brings its affordable and …

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Mental Health Support in the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021

March 11, 2021

The $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package, the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (H.R. 1319) was passed by the U.S. House of Representatives and signed into law this week. The bill is enormous and includes funding and provisions for many facets of the U.S. economy. Specifically, this post will cover the key provisions that support …

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Oscar Prepares to IPO

December 30, 2020

Oscar announced on Monday that it had taken initial steps with the SEC towards an IPO. This news adds to an already healthcare-heavy 2020. COVID brought about daily conversations concerning healthcare supply chains, vaccinations, at-risk populations, co-morbidities, and others. Telehealth¬† saw an explosion in usage, and in turn, in valuation. Coupled with other healthcare organizations, …

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