Manage your chronic conditions with connected care

http://0.gravatar.com/avatar/3445b440f204590bde5bbda82dcf20f4?s=96&d=identicon&r=GWayne is in his early 70s, and has diabetes and a history of high blood pressure. He was overwhelmed trying to manage both conditions at the same time. His doctor told him that Medicare includes chronic care management services to better manage his health conditions. Now, a health care professional helps Wayne keep track of […]

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Planning a summer vacation? Pack your health coverage!

http://0.gravatar.com/avatar/3445b440f204590bde5bbda82dcf20f4?s=96&d=identicon&r=GIf you’re planning a vacation abroad this summer, you already know that there’s a lot to do before you leave. There are suitcases to pack, an itinerary to plan, and perhaps a passport to renew. We want you to have the most relaxing vacation possible, so before you go don’t forget to: Look into Medicare […]

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Healthy men need health screenings, too

http://0.gravatar.com/avatar/3445b440f204590bde5bbda82dcf20f4?s=96&d=identicon&r=GHave you ever put off doing something and later wished you’d just gotten it over with? If you’re a man with Medicare, now’s the time to talk with your doctor about getting screened for prostate cancer, colorectal cancer, or both. Screening tests can find cancer early, when treatment works best. Don’t put off screenings if you’re […]

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Include tobacco in your spring cleaning!

http://0.gravatar.com/avatar/3445b440f204590bde5bbda82dcf20f4?s=96&d=identicon&r=GThis year include tobacco in your annual spring cleaning, and haul away those cigarette butts for good! Why? Because tobacco use is the second leading cause of death worldwide, responsible for 1 in every 10 adult deaths. If you or someone you love is ready, Medicare can help you quit smoking. Medicare Part B covers […]

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Stroke Awareness—Know the Signs

http://0.gravatar.com/avatar/3445b440f204590bde5bbda82dcf20f4?s=96&d=identicon&r=GLinda was excited for her monthly appointment with her massage therapist Janine. Linda gets massage therapy to help ease chronic pain. Toward the end of her session, something strange began to happen—Linda’s entire body went numb and she couldn’t move. When she tried to speak, she couldn’t. Janine saw Linda’s mouth drooping on her left […]

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Landslides, floods cost Sri Lanka $2 billion

GLOBAL FOCUS Email Print Reprints Business Insurance 5/23/2016 5:44 am Heavy rains, floods and landslides have cost Sri Lanka 300 billion Sri Lankan rupees ($2 billion), reported The New Indian Express citing The Sunday Observer. About 83 people have been killed and 600,000 displaced. A total of 125,000 houses have been damaged, while several private […]

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Behind-the-scenes squabbles between Anthem, Cigna

Squabbles have apparently flared up behind the scenes in the proposed $53 billion merger of health insurance giants Anthem Inc. and Cigna Corp. According to a Wall Street Journal report Sunday, sources on both sides say the disputes could delay or even threaten any antitrust agreements in pursuit of the deal, announced last summer. The […]

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Arizona referendum repeals benefit hike for public safety plan participants

Arizona voters overwhelmingly passed a referendum to modify pension benefits for existing participants in the $8 billion Arizona Public Safety Personnel Retirement System, Phoenix. The measure, which passed with 70% approval on Tuesday, will repeal the permanent benefit increase for members of the first two tiers of the new three-tier system and will create a […]

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Insurers urge anonymous database to help underwrite cyber risks

The Association of British Insurers has called for a national anonymous database of cyber incidents to enable the insurance market to better assess, underwrite and price cyber risks. The London-based ABI said in a statement Tuesday that it hoped that an anonymized database of cyber incidents, including business interruption losses, ransom demands, loss of confidential […]

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Global insurer to pull out of tobacco investments

(Reuters) — French insurer Axa S.A. plans to stop investing in the tobacco industry, citing the impact of smoking on public health, and said it plans to sell its €1.8 billion ($2.02 billion) worth of assets in the sector. Axa said it would divest its €200 million ($224.5 million) of equity holdings in tobacco companies […]

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