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The Best Health Insurance for College Students 2021
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The Best Health Insurance for College Students 2021

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.

Jacqueline Slobin
Jacqueline Slobin16 Aug 2021
Healthfirst Gold vs. MVP Health Care Gold - Reviews & Which one is best?
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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.

Mira Research Team
Mira Research Team20 Jan 2021
Health Insurance Premiums to Increase in 2021 - 4 Things to Know
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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%.

Khang T. Vuong, MHA
Khang T. Vuong, MHA27 Aug 2021
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
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
Medicare for All - How much will it cost?
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Medicare for All - How much will it cost?

We conducted a literature review of recent studies regarding Medicare for All and looked at possible outcomes in terms of costs to the average American

Khang T. Vuong, MHA
Khang T. Vuong, MHA8 Feb 2021