Will The COVID Vaccine Protect Against The New Strain? Scientists Say Yes
A mutated variant of COVID-19 that emerged in the UK was discovered in Colorado on December 29th, 2020. This new COVID strain appears to spread much faster than the original strain but does not seem to be more deadly. According to experts and scientists, the vaccines produced by Moderna and Pfizer-BioNTech will be effective in preventing infection with the new strain.
Student Health Insurance Plan - Alternatives, How Much, How To Opt-Out
The average student health insurance plan costs between $1500 and $2500 per year. If you already have coverage via your parents, you can apply for a waiver and opt-out of the university student health plan. Alternatives to student health insurance include ACA plans, Medicaid, and Mira.
Healthfirst Gold vs. MVP Health Care Gold - Reviews & Which one is best?
Gold health insurance plans are ideal for individuals who need more coverage and more frequent care. Healthfirst and MVP Health Care both offer gold plans, however, MVP Health Care offers better wellness support and may be a better choice if you prioritize wellness reimbursement. Many other aspects of the plan are similar to Healthfirst's gold plan such as co-pays, deductibles, and so forth.
How much is PrEP? How To Get PrEP for Free Without Insurance? Truvada & Descovy
The out of pocket cost for PrEP (Truvada or Descovy) is on average $2000/month. You can get PrEP for free via the Gilead Access Program, the Ready-Set-PrEP program, and local and state programs like the ADAP program in New York City. This article explains how to access PrEP with private insurance, Medicaid, and no insurance. Low-cost ways to get a PrEP prescription and HIV tested are covered. Patients may get PrEP for free by applying for Ready, Set, PrEP, or through co-pay assistance programs.
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%.
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.