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Clover halves membership projections for direct contracting

After telling investors that it would more than quadruple its membership base in a year, insurance startup Clover Health is cutting its projections in half. The insurance startup now plans to end the year with between 70,000 and 100,000 covered lives from direct contracting, a new payment program launched last by the Centers for...

Yes, vaccination will be required to attend HIMSS this year

One of the biggest healthcare conferences of the year — and one of just a handful of in-person events slated for 2021 — will require proof of vaccination to attend. The Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS), which is hosting its annual conference in Los Vegas in August, confirmed on Monday that it...

With FDA approval, Apellis can challenge AstraZeneca in rare blood disorder

  Apellis Pharmaceuticals has FDA approval for its first product, setting the stage for a head-to-head competition against a pair of blockbuster therapies in line to soon join the portfolio of pharmaceutical giant AstraZeneca. The Apellis drug, pegcetacoplan, is a treatment for paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria (PNH), a rare blood disorder in which part of...

Texas lawsuit: Biden administration threatening funding to force Medicaid expansion

A new lawsuit, filed on Friday by Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, claims that the Biden administration “unlawfully stripped away” the state’s Medicaid waiver extension in an attempt to force Texas into expanding Medicaid. Revoking the extension could cost the state about $30 billion in funding through 2030, Paxton said. In April, the Centers...

Natural Ways to Improve Your Skin

To improve the overall health of your skin, we suggest maintaining the following natural habits.
Our skin is the largest barrier to infection on our bodies. That means without proper care, you may be more prone to illness and disease. Prioritizing skin health protects your body from the viruses and bacteria it comes in contact with daily, but it also leads to a strong, smooth and attractive complexion. To...