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Our in-house team synthesizes scientific research and translates them into easy-to-digest content for you to get educated on the latest health and healthcare information.

What Do COVID-19 Antibody Results Mean?
Public Health

What Do COVID-19 Antibody Results Mean?

A positive antibody test result means you most likely previously had COVID-19 and a negative test result means you did not recently have COVID-19. Antibody tests should not be used to test if your vaccine worked.

Khang T. Vuong, MHA
Khang T. Vuong, MHA6 Apr 2022
Health Insurance Premiums to Increase in 2021 - 4 Things to Know
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Health Insurance Premiums to Increase in 2021 - 4 Things to Know

13 health insurance plans in the state of NY proposed premium increases of at least 11%. The average Bronze plan costs $550 in NYC, this could increase to $660 or $770 in 2021. Proposed raise for 2021: Oscar 19.10%, Fidelis (New York Quality Healthcare Corp) 18.80%, HealthPlus HP, LLC (Formerly Empire)*16.60%, UnitedHealthcare of New York In 13.80%, MetroPlus, 9.60%, Emblem (HIP) 9.50%, MVP Health Plan, 6.70%, CDPHP 4.30%, Healthfirst PHSP, Inc. 2.40%, Healthfirst Insurance Company, Inc., 1.80%, Excellus, 1.50%, Healthnow New York, -1.90%, IHBC -3.70%.

Khang T. Vuong, MHA
Khang T. Vuong, MHA27 Aug 2021
How Much Does a COVID-19 Test Cost Without Insurance?
Public Health

How Much Does a COVID-19 Test Cost Without Insurance?

The price of a COVID-19 diagnostic test for individuals without insurance ranges from $36 to $180 per test. With additional fees, you may be charged upwards of $600.

Khang T. Vuong, MHA
Khang T. Vuong, MHA6 Apr 2022
How to Dispute a Surprise Medical Bill
Tips

How to Dispute a Surprise Medical Bill

We outline 8 steps that you can take to dispute a surprise medical bill in case you’ve already received charges that you don’t agree with.

Khang T. Vuong, MHA
Khang T. Vuong, MHA12 Jul 2021
Employer Health Insurance: What is It & is My Employer Required to Offer?
Employer

Employer Health Insurance: What is It & is My Employer Required to Offer?

Employer health insurance is a benefit offered by your employer to cover a portion of your health care costs. Many times, health insurance within a company or organization is less expensive than buying a plan individually because the employer pays for a large portion of your monthly premium.

Alyssa Corso
Alyssa Corso8 Feb 2022
How Much Does STD Testing Cost Without Insurance in 2022?
Sexual Health

How Much Does STD Testing Cost Without Insurance in 2022?

Sexually active people should be tested for major sexually transmitted infections at least once per year. You can get a full STD panel with Mira ($99), CityMD ($350), Planned Parenthood ($130-$270), or at an NYC Sexual Health Clinic.

Alyssa Corso
Alyssa Corso7 Apr 2022
When will the stay-at-home order end?
Public Health

When will the stay-at-home order end?

A guide to up-to-date guidelines for stay-at-home orders by state. Understand what you are allowed to do under safer-at-home, stay-at-home, and shelter-in-place orders. See what reopening will look like by state. New York City, Los Angeles.

Khang T. Vuong, MHA
Khang T. Vuong, MHA12 Jul 2021
How Long Can I Stay On My Parent's Health Insurance?
Tips

How Long Can I Stay On My Parent's Health Insurance?

You can stay on your parent's health insurance until you're 26.

Alyssa Corso
Alyssa Corso1 Sep 2021
When will gyms, restaurants, and hair salons reopen? Timeline in 50 states
Public Health

When will gyms, restaurants, and hair salons reopen? Timeline in 50 states

Update July 1st 2020: Reopening dates and guidelines for restaurants, hair salons, gyms, and other small businesses post Coronavirus in 50 states according to research from the University of Washington. New York City NY, Los Angeles CA, Chicago IL, Houston TX, New Jersey, Boston, Washington DC, Philadelphia PA, Florida, Maryland.

Khang T. Vuong, MHA
Khang T. Vuong, MHA12 Jul 2021
What is COVID-19 contact tracing & how does it work?
Public Health

What is COVID-19 contact tracing & how does it work?

Contact tracing is a great defense in slowing the spread of Coronavirus COVID-19. By alerting those who have been in close contact with someone who has been infected, the spread of the virus can slow along with social distancing and testing. Read more for jobs in contact tracing, the concern of privacy, and how contact tracing with be done. Contact tracing works by public health staff warning the exposed individuals (contacts) of their potential exposure as rapidly and sensitively as possible.

Alyssa Corso
Alyssa Corso14 Aug 2021
Home Exercise: How to Stay Fit During Quarantine
Tips

Home Exercise: How to Stay Fit During Quarantine

Staying active is always important for all areas of your health. With many gyms closed, you may find it difficult to stay active. Here is a comprehensive article on staying fit during the COVID-19 lockdown and how to stay safe if going to gyms.

Alyssa Corso
Alyssa Corso14 Aug 2021
Is Pet Insurance Worth the Cost? And How Much Are they?
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Is Pet Insurance Worth the Cost? And How Much Are they?

Pet insurance is a great option for your dog or cat, similar to regular health insurance, but is it truly worth the cost? In this article, we will talk about what pets qualified for insurance, what are the options in in New York City, Los Angeles, Boston, Washingon DC, Chicago, Houston, and San Francisco

Alyssa Corso
Alyssa Corso14 Aug 2021