Mira Healthcare Resources
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.
Best Health Insurance & Coverage Options For Freelancers 2021
Being a freelancer does not mean you should live without health coverage, even if you think you can’t afford it. Several options can help you access affordable coverage that fits within your budget. Some of these options include: the Affordable Care Act, gaining coverage through a spouse, COBRA Coverage, and the Freelancer’s Union.
What Basic Health Screening Tests Are and Which Ones You Should Get Regularly
Basic health screening tests are a category of medical tests that doctors use to determine the presence of diseases and adverse health conditions, prior to the onset of signs or symptoms. They are most often used to find health problems early in their development when these issues are more easily treated. As a preventative health measure, getting screened is one of the most important things you can do for yourself to stay healthy.
The Four Most Common Incurable STIs
There are four common incurable STIs: HSV/Herpes (Herpes Simplex Virus), HPV (Human Papillomavirus) HBV (Hepatitis B), HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus). According to the World Health Organization, globally, people between the ages of 15 to 49 get over 1 million STI infections per day. STIs are very widespread. In order to stay protected from STIs, you need to have a thorough understanding of the risks and symptoms.
Emergency Room vs. Urgent Care: When to Go, Differences, Costs, Treatment
Deciding between seeking care at the emergency room versus an urgent care clinic can seem confusing, but it doesn’t need to be. You should only go to an ER if you are experiencing an imminent, serious, and/or life-threatening medical complication.
6 Best Health Insurance Coverage for Individuals 55 & Older
There are several ways that you can get the health coverage you need if you are 55 and older. Some ways to get coverage are through employer health insurance, private health insurance, Medicaid, or Medicare.
Basic Metabolic Panel: Procedure, Costs, & Where to Find
A basic metabolic panel is a blood test that evaluates your kidney function, metabolism, and electrolyte balance. On average, a basic metabolic panel costs $235 without insurance, but prices can vary depending on where you get tested. You can significantly reduce this cost with health insurance or alternative coverage options.
Former Urgent Care Association CEO to Join Mira as an Advisor
Mira, a digital health startup helping uninsured people access affordable healthcare, today announced the addition of three new industry advisors. Laurel Stoimenoff, former CEO of the Urgent Care Association. Phil Poley, former Managing Director at Accenture Health and former COO of Massachusetts Medicaid. Elliott Poppel, former CEO of RobinHealth and current Product Management Lead at Facebook.