Archive for the ‘Uncategorized’ Category

A Supreme Court Decision May Strip Health Insurance Subsidies for Millions

Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015

A decision is expected soon in King v. Burwell. If overturned, millions of Americans will lose healthcare subsidies. See the full story:
http://news.yahoo.com/affordable-care-act-obamacare-supreme-court-case-katie-couric-explains-133916203.html

PANDAS and CIGNA

Friday, June 19th, 2015

HealthCare Advocates’ research indicates that in its experience, CIGNA denies IVIG therapy for PANDAS (or PANS) more than other insurance companies. If your child has been denied IVIG for PANDAS, contact us.

New York Taxes Healthcare

Tuesday, April 28th, 2015

America was built, in part, on burdensome taxation. An now the state of New York taxes healthcare:
http://www.whec.com/article/stories/s3523004.shtml

Obamacare Subsidy at Risk

Thursday, March 5th, 2015

Will you lose your Obamacare subsidy?
http://www.nytimes.com/aponline/2015/02/24/us/politics/ap-us-health-overhaul-burwell.html?_r=0

Anthem Insurance Hacked

Thursday, February 5th, 2015

Anthem insurance company is the most recent victim of a cyber attack. User files were compromised. http://www.anthemfacts.com/

Manual vs Electric Toothbrush

Monday, February 2nd, 2015

Certain types of electric toothbrushes may be better at fighting plaque and gum diseasefighting plaque and gum disease than manual toothbrushes, say British researchers.
Read the full study: http://www.webmd.com/oral-health/news/20050419/study-advantage-seen-in-electric-toothbrushes

Aetna HIV Lawsuit

Tuesday, December 23rd, 2014

Aetna being sued: HIV-positive members are suing Aetna to stop it from instituting a new policy that members say threatens their health and privacy, according to a class action lawsuit filed in California federal court.

60 Minutes on Mental Health Coverage

Monday, December 15th, 2014

60 Minutes exposes why health insurance companies deny mental health in order to save money. HealthCare Advocates fights these denials for patients and their families!

http://www.cbs.com/shows/60_minutes/video/V0EAV25FWjaYdEKlbE8w2OgiQAxx8f_T/denied-inside-homs-mindfulness/

Law Firms to to HealthCare Advocates

Friday, November 21st, 2014

Law firms look to HealthCare Advocates to succeed in litigation. From a lawyer “The Judge decided that Medicare must pay for the prescription, even though it is not on the formulary. Many thanks for your assistance.”

Hospitals to Merge

Wednesday, October 29th, 2014

Thomas Jefferson University and Abington Health have approved the signing of a Letter of Intent that creates a framework for merging the two organizations under a new parent entity.