by Alicia Caramenico
June 1, 2017
Let’s take a look at some of May’s greatest hits. In May, we recognized Mental Health Awareness Month, Asthma Awareness Month, and Disability Insurance Awareness Month – highlighting health plans’ work and commitment to these important issues.
Supplemental coverage is oftentimes considered to be one of the most confusing health insurance products. In a series of easy-to-follow and fun-to-watch videos, we explain some pieces of the health coverage puzzle so we all are better informed, more confident consumers.
In the United States today, medical progress is rivaled by struggles and inequalities: We have shorter life expectancies, higher rates of disease, and a greater infant mortality rate than Canada, Singapore, and a number of European countries. In the face of these challenges, at Independence Blue Cross, we are leveraging our expertise and collaborating with area health systems and doctors to re-imagine how health care is delivered.
One of the most prevalent conditions impacting Health Care Service Corporation members is asthma, leading to both cost and stress for patients and their families. While there is no cure, asthma symptoms can be mitigated through enhanced management strategies.
AHIP conferences bring together health care experts, policymakers, innovators, visionaries, and disrupters. With so much to learn and so many people to meet, a game plan is essential. To make the most of your time, we’ve prepared seven tips you should keep in mind.