Mira Healthcare Resources

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.

What is Mindfulness and Why is it Important
Wellness

What is Mindfulness and Why is it Important

Mindfulness is the practice of maintaining awareness of our thoughts, feelings, bodily sensations, and the surrounding environment in the present moment. Everyone has the ability to engage in mindfulness, which can offer benefits such as reducing stress, enhancing performance, increasing our attention and insight on those around us, and more.

Ashley Brooks
Ashley Brooks4 Feb 2022
COBRA vs. Marketplace Insurance
Health Insurance

COBRA vs. Marketplace Insurance

There are typically two routes that you may consider if you are between jobs: COBRA and Health Insurance Marketplace (HIM) plans. COBRA may be a better fit for those with pre-existing medical conditions, but marketplace plans are usually more affordable.

Talor Bianchini
Talor Bianchini4 Feb 2022
How Much Does Virtual Therapy Cost?
Mental Health

How Much Does Virtual Therapy Cost?

Without insurance, virtual therapy costs an average of $49.45 - $77.50 per week, or about $198 - $310 each month. The cost may be affected by the number of sessions you need and the kind of services you are receiving.

Talor Bianchini
Talor Bianchini4 Feb 2022
What is the No Surprises Act?
Healthcare Cost

What is the No Surprises Act?

The No Surprises Act provides federal protections against most surprise medical bills and prohibits providers from billing patients more than the in-network cost-sharing amount. The No Surprises Act outlines a dispute process for surprise medical bills and establishes a patient-provider dispute resolution process for uninsured individuals to determine correct payment amounts.

Ashley Brooks
Ashley Brooks15 Feb 2022
Top Women-Led Health Startups to Watch in 2022
Wellness

Top Women-Led Health Startups to Watch in 2022

FemTech investment is growing and shifting the paradigm of healthcare. Many women-led startups aim to provide diverse and culturally-competent care to reduce gender health disparities. We found some truly amazing women-led health startups to watch in 2022!

Alexis Bryan
Alexis Bryan3 Feb 2022
Does the COVID-19 Vaccine Protect Against the Omicron Variant?
COVID-19

Does the COVID-19 Vaccine Protect Against the Omicron Variant?

The currently available COVID-19 vaccines protect against severe illness, hospitalizations, and deaths due to the Omicron variant. Breakthrough infections in people who are fully vaccinated may occur, but most vaccinated individuals have reported mild or no symptoms from the Omicron variant.

Alexis Bryan
Alexis Bryan26 Jan 2022
What are March-In Rights?
Insights

What are March-In Rights?

The U.S. Government has the right to “march-in” and grant licenses to additional companies under federally funded patents. The two main reasons March-In rights are used are if there are public safety concerns or if a patent owner has not made an effort to execute the patent.

Alexis Bryan
Alexis Bryan19 Jan 2022
How Can I Use HSA Funds?
Health Insurance

How Can I Use HSA Funds?

You can use the funds in your Health Savings Account (HSA) to pay for IRS-qualified medical expenses, such as doctors’ visits and medications. You can pay for your IRS-qualified medical expenses using your HSA Bank Health Benefits Debit Card or pay out-of-pocket and reimburse yourself later with HSA funds.

Alexis Bryan
Alexis Bryan19 Jan 2022
Should I Go To Urgent Care for a COVID-19 Test?
COVID-19

Should I Go To Urgent Care for a COVID-19 Test?

Urgent care centers are a convenient way to get a COVID-19 test, but may charge a fee or require you to pay out-of-pocket if they are not “in-network”. COVID-19 tests are available in a variety of settings, including at state or locally administered testing sites, drive-thru sites, walk-up sites, and urgent care centers.

Alexis Bryan
Alexis Bryan6 Apr 2022
What is a High Deductible Health Plan
Health Insurance

What is a High Deductible Health Plan

A high deductible health plan (HDHP) is a health insurance plan with traditionally low premiums but higher deductibles. Other types of insurance plans, such as PPO, POS, HMO, and more, can still be classified as an HDHP, depending on the deductible of the plan.

Ashley Brooks
Ashley Brooks14 Jan 2022
When Should I Go to the Doctor for a Cough?
Tips

When Should I Go to the Doctor for a Cough?

health. It may be challenging to decide if your cough is worth going to the doctor. You should consider the severity of your symptoms and how long they have lasted before deciding whether to see a medical professional.

Talor Bianchini
Talor Bianchini14 Jan 2022
What You Need to Know Before Getting an IUD
Sexual Health

What You Need to Know Before Getting an IUD

Intrauterine devices (IUDs) are an effective form of reversible birth control. Before getting an IUD, it is important to be informed on the types, risks, and potential side effects.

Alexis Bryan
Alexis Bryan11 Jan 2022