Premera Blue Cross and COVID-19

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7/20/2021 Premera Blue Cross, Walgreens Community Vaccine Clinic Supports Health Equity Efforts in South King County Globe Newswire Tukwila, Wash, As part of a shared commitment to ensuring equitable access to COVID-19 vaccines, Premera Blue Cross and Walgreens are hosting a community vaccine clinic in Tukwila. The clinic is part of a larger effort by both Premera and Walgreens to improve healthcare and address access barriers within the communities they serve. ‚AuWalgreens is excited to join Premera Blue Cross and other partners to host COVID vaccination clinics ...
7/20/2021 Tukwila, Wash, July 20, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- A Tukwila, Wash, As part of a shared commitment to ensuring equitable access to COVID-19 vaccines, Premera Blue Cross and Walgreens are hosting a community vaccine clinic in Tukwila. The clinic is part of a larger effort by both Premera and Walgreens to improve healthcare and address access barriers within the communities they serve.‚AuWalgreens is excited to join Premera Blue Cross and other partners to host COVID vaccination clinics ...
4/27/2021 Insurers ending waivers on COVID-19 treatment fees Becker's Hospital Review Insurers ending waivers on COVID-19 treatment fees Lauren Jensik - Print EmailThe voluntary waiving of COVID-19 treatment fees by insurers is slowly coming to an end, according to NBC News and Kaiser Health ... such an option to those in job-based plans.Insurers Premera Blue Cross in Washington and Sharp Health Plan in California have extended cost-sharing waivers through June. Kaiser Permanente has not set an end ...
4/24/2021 QFC, community groups partner to get those most vulnerable to COVID-19 vaccinated Vaccine QFC, community groups partner to get those most vulnerable vaccinated for COVID-19 QFC shares its doses with community partners in an effort to vaccinate people of color, seniors and other populations disproportionately impacted ... a partnership between QFC, the Seattle Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce, Premera Blue Cross, and other local businesses.The partnership aims to help vaccinate people of color, seniors and other populations disproportionately impacted by COVID-19 ...
4/22/2021 MLT drive-thru vaccine clinic administering 1,000 shots this week ... COVID-19 vaccine, a drive-thru clinic is providing more than 1,000 appointments at the Premera Campus in Mountlake Terrace this week.The Seattle Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce, Premera Blue Cross, QFC and Business Health Trust partnered to host the vaccination clinic. It is focused on serving populations, including seniors, who have faced historic and ongoing exclusion as a way to support equitable access to the vaccine.Organizers worked with ...
3/22/2021 How the demographics of clinical trials can hurt people of color | Crosscut ... care systems. Explore the issues and meet the stakeholders attempting to change that. Support for Hidden Barriers is provided by Premera Blue Cross .Support for Hidden Barriers is provided by Premera Blue Cross. All news ... of Americans as a whole said they will get a COVID-19 vaccine. But, among Black people, that number drops to 42%, compared with 83% of Asians, 63% of Latinx, and 61% of white adults ...
2/17/2021 Washington state announces plan to expand COVID-19 vaccine accessibility for minorities Washington state announces plan to expand COVID-19 vaccine accessibility for minorities Posted Tuesday afternoonFG Trade/iStock BY: MARLENE LENTHANG, ABC NEWS(SEATTLE) ‚Ai Washington state has announced a new plan to ensure minority ... funds could be distributed quickly. So far, Starbucks' foundation and Premera Blue Cross have announced support for the effort.The initiative intends to work with trusted community organizations to create language and culturally specific vaccine ...
2/17/2021 Washington state announces plan to expand COVID-19 vaccine accessibility for minorities Washington state announces plan to expand COVID-19 vaccine accessibility for minorities Share tweetFG Trade/iStock BY: MARLENE LENTHANG, ABC NEWS(SEATTLE) ‚Ai Washington state has announced a new plan to ensure minority communities ... could be distributed quickly. So far, Starbucks‚Ao foundation and Premera Blue Cross have announced support for the effort.The initiative intends to work with trusted community organizations to create language and culturally specific vaccine ...
2/17/2021 Washington state announces plan to expand COVID-19 vaccine accessibility for minorities ... iStock BY: MARLENE LENTHANG, ABC NEWS(SEATTLE) ‚Ai Washington state has announced a new plan to ensure minority communities receive COVID-19 vaccines after a report revealed how Hispanic, Black and multiracial populations have been ... could be distributed quickly. So far, Starbucks‚Ao foundation and Premera Blue Cross have announced support for the effort.The initiative intends to work with trusted community organizations to create language and culturally specific vaccine ...
2/17/2021 Washington state announces plan to expand COVID-19 vaccine accessibility for minorities Washington state announces plan to expand COVID-19 vaccine accessibility for minorities 4:53 PMFG Trade/iStock BY: MARLENE LENTHANG, ABC NEWS(SEATTLE) ‚Ai Washington state has announced a new plan to ensure minority communities ... funds could be distributed quickly. So far, Starbucks' foundation and Premera Blue Cross have announced support for the effort.The initiative intends to work with trusted community organizations to create language and culturally specific vaccine ...
2/17/2021 Washington state announces plan to expand COVID-19 vaccine accessibility for minorities ... iStock BY: MARLENE LENTHANG, ABC NEWS(SEATTLE) ‚Ai Washington state has announced a new plan to ensure minority communities receive COVID-19 vaccines after a report revealed how Hispanic, Black and multiracial populations have been ... could be distributed quickly. So far, Starbucks‚Ao foundation and Premera Blue Cross have announced support for the effort.The initiative intends to work with trusted community organizations to create language and culturally specific vaccine ...
2/17/2021 Washington state announces plan to expand COVID-19 vaccine accessibility for minorities Washington state announces plan to expand COVID-19 vaccine accessibility for minorities 5:15 pmFG Trade/iStock BY: MARLENE LENTHANG, ABC NEWS(SEATTLE) ‚Ai Washington state has announced a new plan to ensure minority communities ... funds could be distributed quickly. So far, Starbucks' foundation and Premera Blue Cross have announced support for the effort.The initiative intends to work with trusted community organizations to create language and culturally specific vaccine ...
2/17/2021 Washington state announces plan to expand COVID-19 vaccine accessibility for minorities Washington state announces plan to expand COVID-19 vaccine accessibility for minorities By ABC Audio Feb 16, 2021 10:53 PMFG Trade/iStock BY: MARLENE LENTHANG, ABC NEWS(SEATTLE) ‚Ai Washington state has announced a ... funds could be distributed quickly. So far, Starbucks' foundation and Premera Blue Cross have announced support for the effort.The initiative intends to work with trusted community organizations to create language and culturally specific vaccine ...
2/16/2021 Washington state announces plan to expand COVID-19 vaccine accessibility for minorities - ABC News Washington state announces plan to expand COVID-19 vaccine accessibility for minorities The $30 million initiative comes after a report revealed racial disparities.By Marlene Lenthang February 16, 2021, 8:33 PM ‚A¢ 4 min read ... funds could be distributed quickly. So far, Starbucks' foundation and Premera Blue Cross have announced support for the effort.The initiative intends to work with trusted community organizations to create language and culturally specific vaccine ...
2/16/2021 Washington state expands COVID-19 vaccine accessibility in minority communities - ABC7 New York Washington state has announced a new plan to ensure minority communities receive COVID-19 vaccines after a report revealed how Hispanic, Black and multiracial populations have been comparatively under-vaccinated.State and local leaders on ... funds could be distributed quickly. So far, Starbucks' foundation and Premera Blue Cross have announced support for the effort.The initiative intends to work with trusted community organizations to create language and culturally specific vaccine ...
2/16/2021 Washington state announces plan to expand COVID-19 vaccine accessibility for minorities Washington state has announced a new plan to ensure minority communities receive COVID-19 vaccines after a report revealed how Hispanic, Black and multiracial populations have been comparatively under-vaccinated.State and local leaders on ... funds could be distributed quickly. So far, Starbucks' foundation and Premera Blue Cross have announced support for the effort.The initiative intends to work with trusted community organizations to create language and culturally specific vaccine ...
2/16/2021 Washington state announces plan to expand COVID-19 vaccine accessibility for minorities Home Health News Washington state announces plan to expand COVID-19 vaccine accessibility for minoritiesBY: MARLENE LENTHANG, ABC NEWS(SEATTLE) ‚Ai Washington state has announced a new plan to ensure minority communities receive COVID ... could be distributed quickly. So far, Starbucks‚Ao foundation and Premera Blue Cross have announced support for the effort.The initiative intends to work with trusted community organizations to create language and culturally specific vaccine ...
1/12/2021 Pandemic Spotlights In-home Colon Cancer Screening Tests Primary Care Office-Based vs Telemedicine Care Visits During the COVID-19 Pandemic in the US G. Caleb Alexander, MD, MS; Matthew Tajanlangit; James Heyward, MPH; Omar Mansour, MHS; Dima M. Qato, PharmD, MPH, PhD ... transmission. Health plans including OptumCare, Humana , and Washington State‚Aibased Premera Blue Cross as well as federally qualified health centers have launched or expanded programs that send fecal immunochemical testing (FIT) kits, which detect blood ...
11/2/2020 New Haven Pays OCR $202K for PHI Breach of 498 Patients, HIPAA Failure HealthIT Security ... COVID-19 crisis, OCR has settled with 11 providers to resolve HIPAA violations in September and October alone, including Aetna , Premera Blue Cross, Dignity Health, Athens Orthopedic Clinic, and New York Spine Medicine , among others .The city of New Haven settlement stems from a security incident reported to OCR by its Health Departm ent, which operates a public health clinic that provides, among other services, preventative medical care for both ...
10/1/2020 Cavalcade of crises have people of color facing extraordinary mental health challenges | king5.com The weight of COVID-19, political unrest, ongoing protests, and racial trauma are taking a major toll on the BIPOC community. Sponsored by Premera Blue Cross." data-section="news" data-subsection="health" data-topic="" data-subtopic="" data-url="www.king5.com/article/news/health/bipoc-community-race-mental-health/281-a61379b0-72a7-4068-8f67-dfeb2a3f8852" data-gpt-network-code="32805352" data-categories="health, new-day-northwest, sponsor-story, community, entertainment, features, life, news" data ...
10/1/2020 "Your team members are not okay." 3 techniques to help managers up-level their leadership game | king5.com ... level their leadership game How business leaders & managers can support their workers through times of uncertainty and stress. Sponsored by Premera Blue Cross. Author: New Day Northwest, Emily Hanson Published: 10:00 AM PDT October 1 ... at abnormal levels. The stress, uncertainty, and new norms of COVID-19 have had a major impact on mental health.“Mental health, more than ever, needs to stop being stigmatized and instead lead the conversation ...
8/10/2020 Talkspace Expands Affordable Mental Health Care Offering for 40 Million Americans via Insurance Coverage Business Wire ... the HIPAA-compliant web and mobile platform. Currently, Talkspace is covered by the nation's largest health insurers, including Cigna, Optum, Premera Blue Cross Blue Shield, and Humana. Talkspace also offers coverage plans directly through employers ... covers 40 million people through their health insurance or employer.” COVID-19 has eliminated the option to engage in in-person therapy for many, and telemedicine has emerged as a safe solution for both patients ...
6/11/2020 4 payers that have extended telehealth coverage through 2020 Becker's Hospital Review While the COVID-19 pandemic and stay-at-home orders put pressure on health insurers to expand telehealth coverage, some payers are taking steps to further expand coverage and implement permanent policies. Four payers that have recently extended telehealth coverage: 1. Premera Blue Cross in May launched its first virtual primary care plan for Washington state employers. Under the plan, beneficiaries have access to a virtual provider from telehealth company ...
5/21/2020 Talkspace Launches Cigna Relationship, Marking a Milestone of 40 Million Insured Lives Covered for Virtual Mental Health Care | Business & Finance | heraldchronicle.com Business Wire ... the same payment they would for an in-person visit. Talkspace’s growing relationship with insurers comes at a time when COVID-19 has further heightened the need to access behavioral health care services remotely. As ... joins many of the nation's largest health insurers, including Optum, Premera Blue Cross Blue Shield, and Humana, that have in-network agreements with Talkspace. About Talkspace Talkspace is a digital behavioral technology healthcare company. Its ...
5/21/2020 Cigna grows digital behavioral health network in partnership with Talkspace FierceHealthcare Cigna is expanding its digital options for mental health in the wake of COVID-19. The insurer said Thursday that it will add Talkspace, a platform that connects patients with therapists through text, video and ... The company also works with insurers like Humana, Optum and Premera Blue Cross. Talkspace said that between March and April it's seen a 70% increase in clients registering with insurance. “The rising volume of interest ...