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Will There Be A Second Wave Of Coronavirus COVID-19?
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Will There Be A Second Wave Of Coronavirus COVID-19?

Health experts are predicting that there will likely be a second or third wave of coronavirus as we enter the fall and winter.

Mira Research Team
Mira Research Team9 Feb 2021
Healthfirst Catastrophic Plan vs. Fidelis Care Catastrophic Plan
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Healthfirst Catastrophic Plan vs. Fidelis Care Catastrophic Plan

This article provides a detailed look at two catastrophic plans: Healthfirst and Fidelis Care. Catastrophic plans are meant for young and healthy individuals who do not regularly seek medical attention. Overall, Fidelis Care seems to be a more cost-effective plan, as it has a lower monthly premium.

Mira Research Team
Mira Research Team12 Mar 2021
EmblemHealth Silver Bold vs. Oscar Health Saver Silver
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EmblemHealth Silver Bold vs. Oscar Health Saver Silver

However, EmblemHealth requires a referral to see a specialist and Oscar does not require a referral. EmblemHealth and Oscar cover different hospitals in New York City, so you may want to consider your proximity to each hospital when picking a plan. Overall, we recommend Oscar Health's Saver Silver plan as it enables more flexibility and has positive reviews regarding customer service and user satisfaction.

Mira Research Team
Mira Research Team12 Mar 2021
Oscar Health Simple Bronze vs. UnitedHealthcare Compass Bronze
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Oscar Health Simple Bronze vs. UnitedHealthcare Compass Bronze

UnitedHealthcare Compass Bronze has a 38% higher monthly premium when compared to Oscar Bronze, however, when it comes to in-network hospital coverage, UnitedHealthcare has more prominent hospitals covered when compared to Oscar. UnitedHealthcare also offers gym reimbursement where Oscar does not.

Mira Research Team
Mira Research Team12 Mar 2021
Can You Get COVID-19 Twice? Research On Coronavirus Reinfections
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Can You Get COVID-19 Twice? Research On Coronavirus Reinfections

Researchers are currently reporting that it is unlikely that you will get coronavirus twice or become reinfected by COVID-19. However, there have been a couple of anecdotal cases of reinfection where individuals have recovered and then developed symptoms again.

Mira Research Team
Mira Research Team9 Feb 2021
When is Open Enrollment for 2022?
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When is Open Enrollment for 2022?

In most states, the 2022 Open Enrollment Period (OEP) begins November 1, 2021, and ends December 15, 2021. The federal government has declared a Special Enrollment Period (SEP) that re-opens the Affordable Care Act (ACA) marketplace through August 15, 2021.

Alyssa Corso
Alyssa Corso14 Aug 2021
COVID-19 Vaccine Update: When will a COVID-19 vaccine be available?
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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
Coronavirus COVID-19 Testing Locations in NYC
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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, MHA20 Dec 2020
What Do COVID-19 Antibody Results Mean?
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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
How Much Does a COVID-19 Test Cost Without Insurance?
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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
When will the stay-at-home order end?
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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
When will gyms, restaurants, and hair salons reopen? Timeline in 50 states
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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