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Oscar Health Classic Bronze vs. Fidelis Care Bronze - Which one is best?
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Oscar Health Classic Bronze vs. Fidelis Care Bronze - Which one is best?

As open enrollment season approaches in November 2020, it's important to evaluate your options for health insurance. Oscar Health's Classic Bronze plan and Fidelis Care's Bronze plan have some similarities but are also different in terms of their benefits and post and pre deductible costs. Oscar Health's Bronze plan is the better choice, and poses more benefits to the user compared to Fidelis, it offers quality and affordability.

Alyssa Corso
Alyssa Corso14 Aug 2021
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What Are The Long-Term Side Effects of COVID-19? Respiratory Issues, Fatigue, And More
COVID-19

What Are The Long-Term Side Effects of COVID-19? Respiratory Issues, Fatigue, And More

Long COVID-19 symptoms include fever, shortness of breath, and fatigue; however, around 40% of people may be asymptomatic after infection. The most common long-term side effects of COVID include respiratory issues, fatigue, heart failure, and neurological issues.

Alexis Bryan
Alexis Bryan23 Apr 2024
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Mira Unveiled MiraRx and Mira Family Plan - Affordable drug prices for all Americans
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Mira Unveiled MiraRx and Mira Family Plan - Affordable drug prices for all Americans

MiraRx allows members to get affordable prescription drugs at an affordable price. Mira Family Plan is an affordable way for you to get health benefits for the entire family for only $25/month.

Khang T. Vuong, MHA
Khang T. Vuong, MHA11 Jun 2021
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How Much Does PrEP Cost without Insurance in 2024?
Sexual Health

How Much Does PrEP Cost without Insurance in 2024?

PrEP is a preventative measure and must be taken before a person is exposed to HIV. It does not stop the progression of HIV to AIDS and it is not a treatment for HIV. A prescription for PrEP can cost up to $21,000 annually.

Alyssa Corso
Alyssa Corso8 Jul 2023
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Do Masks Prevent The Spread Of COVID-19? States That Require Face Masks
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Do Masks Prevent The Spread Of COVID-19? States That Require Face Masks

According to researchers, masks are very effective in preventing the spread of coronavirus COVID-19. This article explains the benefits of wearing a mask during the COVID-19 pandemic, which masks are best, and how to properly wear masks. In some states, it is mandatory to wear a mask. States that require masks are Alabama, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Hawaii, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, Rhode Island, Texas, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, and Wisconsin.

Mira Research Team
Mira Research Team20 Jan 2021
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COVID-19 Vaccine Update: When will a COVID-19 vaccine be available?
Public Health

COVID-19 Vaccine Update: When will a COVID-19 vaccine be available?

The development of the coronavirus COVID-19 vaccine is highly expedited. It is expected that all Americans will be able to get vaccinated by June 2021, but high-risk groups will likely get vaccinated before this. This article explains how vaccines work and the different types of vaccines. Overview of the timeline for the COVID-19 vaccine, updates on current vaccines in the making, and potential concerns. Companies that are working on the vaccine including Moderna, Oxford, J&J, Pfitzer, Merck. Pfizer and Moderna's phase 3 clinical trials show 95% effective rates. Dr. William Petri, MD, Ph.D. was interviewed for information on the development of a COVID-19 vaccine.

Mira Research Team
Mira Research Team20 Jan 2021
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How To Pick the Best Health Insurance Plan in 2024?
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How To Pick the Best Health Insurance Plan in 2024?

The most comprehensive guide to determining the best health insurance plan, 5 factors to consider: the type of coverage, eligibility, monthly cost, type of plans, and enrollment period.

Khang T. Vuong, MHA
Khang T. Vuong, MHA1 Jan 2024
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How to Tell if You Have Sun Poisoning
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How to Tell if You Have Sun Poisoning

You can tell if you have sun poisoning by evaluating your symptoms and considering the severity of your sunburn. While sun poisoning is not actually mean you’ve been poisoned, it does mean you have a severe sunburn that likely inflamed your skin.

Alyssa Corso
Alyssa Corso14 Aug 2021
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Coronavirus COVID-19 Testing Locations in NYC
Public Health

Coronavirus COVID-19 Testing Locations in NYC

This article includes a comprehensive list of Coronavirus COVID-19 testing sites in NYC, including clinics, drive-thru, hospitals, emergency, rooms, urgent care, and more. It is recommended that all New Yorkers get tested for COVID-19. Find PCR and rapid COVID tests near you. With PCR COVID testing, you will receive your results within a few days. Rapid coronavirus testing allows you to get your results within 15 minutes. NYC COVID testing sites include hospitals, doctor's offices, urgent care centers, and public health centers.

Khang T. Vuong, MHA
Khang T. Vuong, MHA23 Apr 2024
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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
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Health Insurance Premiums to Increase in 2024 - 4 Things to Know
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Health Insurance Premiums to Increase in 2024 - 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, MHA1 Jan 2024
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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
Reviewed and Fact Checked ✔️
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