Month: April 2021

Votive Health — a technology startup that facilitates payer-provider integration — formally announced its launch and first funding round on Wednesday. The company raked in $2.5 million in a round led by Flare Capital Partners, with Chrysalis Ventures and OCA Ventures as co-investors. San Luis Obispo, California-based Votive Health is a technology-enabled network manager that
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Top executives at nearly 90% of large employers surveyed believe the cost of providing health benefits to employees will become unsustainable in the next five-to-10 years, and 85% expect the government will be required to intervene to provide coverage and contain costs, according to a new survey released today from Purchaser Business Group on Health
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In this article Aircraft operated by Emirates, at Dubai International Airport in the United Arab Emirates. Christopher Pike | Bloomberg | Getty Images DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — The chief executive of Dubai Airports has panned a decision by authorities in the United Kingdom to keep the UAE on its international travel “red” list, as
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Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) believes it can deliver home health services better than traditional providers do today. More than any other reason, that’s fundamentally why it’s accelerating its in-home care strategy by acquiring 100% of home health giant Kindred at Home for a “bargain” purchase price of $5.7 billion — the company’s largest acquisition ever.
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People make their way through local restaurants during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic in New York City, March 11, 2021. Eduardo Munoz | Reuters Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Wednesday that the state will lift more restrictions on bars and restaurants, which have been hard hit by pandemic lockdowns, as Covid infections decline and vaccinations increase.
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President Biden proposed lowering the age of Medicare eligibility to 60 during the presidential campaign, with the goal of broadening coverage and making health coverage affordable for older adults. This analysis illustrates the potential for employer savings and finds that lowering the age of Medicare eligibility to 60 could reduce costs for employer health plans
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