Biden to reopen online health insurance marketplace, ease Medicaid rules
Biden has vowed to restore full access to the healthcare.gov site, which provides a way to get to a federal exchange offering healthcare insurance.
New York underreported COVID-19 nursing home deaths by as much as 50%, AG report says
The 76-page report follows a months-long investigation by the attorney general’s office’s into allegations of patient neglect.
Open BXRx: The Whole Health Report
Dr. Craig Hersh and Jasmyn Rosales discuss underlying health conditions and COVID-19. Sponsored by Empire BlueCross BlueShield.
Excellus BCBS, healthcare providers to offer nurse telehealth visits for new parents
Rochester Business Journal
ROC Family Connects will provide parents of newborns free telehealth visits with a registered nurse from the child’s primary care practice.
State investigates drug price spikes during pandemic
Crain’s New York
DFS is investigating six drug manufacturers over significant price spikes on medications related to Covid-19.
Public option won’t serve the public
With the public option, Washington will be in a position to dictate both medical care as well as medical pricing. The federal government will thus determine both supply and demand.