Tag Archives: Health

Yale to Launch Center Focused on Health and Mass Incarceration – Yale News

A unique collaboration between the Yale School of Medicine and Yale Law School has produced a new center that will work to stimulate community transformation by identifying the legal, policy, and practice levers that can improve the health of individuals and communities impacted by mass incarceration. The newly launched SEICHE (pronounced “say-sh”) Center for Health… Read More »

Cigna and Oscar launching health plan to appeal to small businesses struggling through COVID-19

Insurers Cigna and Oscar are moving forward with their partnership announced in January to provide affordable, customized health plans to small businesses. The Cigna + Oscar health plans will be available in Atlanta, the San Francisco Bay Area and in cities across Tennessee by the end of the year, pending regulatory approvals. WHAT’S THE IMPACT … Read More »

Transgender Health Protections Reversed By Trump Administration : Shots – Health News – NPR

Enlarge this image Roger Severino, who directs the Office for Civil Rights in the Department of Health and Human Services, has long argued that “sex discrimination” protections in the Affordable Care Act aren’t meant to encompass protections for transgender people. Jacquelyn Martin/AP hide caption toggle caption Jacquelyn Martin/AP Updated at 7:29 p.m. ET The Trump… Read More »

Addressing Health Equity Must Include Digital Equity Beyond Access To Medical Services and Insurance

The 21st Century Cures Act emphasizes patients’ control of personal health information. ONC rules issues in March 2020 called for more patient-facing health tools and apps to bolster health consumer engagement and empowerment. But the emergence of the coronavirus in the U.S. revealed many weakness in the American health care system, one of which has… Read More »