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CMS FAQs on Essential Health Benefits and COVID-19

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released a list of frequently asked questions (FAQs) on Essential Health Benefit (EHB) coverage and the Coronavirus (COVID-19). Under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), EHB reflects the scope of benefits covered by a typical employer and covers at least 10 specified categories of items and services. CMS’ FAQs: 1.Does […]


Coronavirus – Keep Informed and Prepared, but Don’t Panic

The intensive media coverage of the coronavirus outbreak (now officially designated as COVID-19) could be raising many concerns in your local schools and colleges. It can seem overwhelming, and without focusing on facts and keeping updated on the latest official information (and recommendations), can lead to some level of panic. In an effort to help […]


CDC Report: Obesity Rates to Increase Over Next Two Decades

By Melissa Healy, Los Angeles Times Obesity in the United States is projected to continue its rise over the next 18 years, extending to 42 percent of Americans by 2030, according to a study released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. That expected growth in the proportion of obese Americans — up from […]