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Livongo Health’s Jenny Schneider on Covid-19 & Helping Patients with Chronic Conditions | WTF Health

COVID-19 Mar 20, 2020• By JESSICA DaMASSA, WTF HEALTH “What’s happening in COVID is those of us living with these chronic conditions are at highest risk — not to contract the disease, but highest risk for outcomes. Our unique ability to be able to see what’s happening in that population and deliver that care remotely… Read More »

Medical News Today: Heart health: Are women getting incorrect treatment?

Recent research suggests that ignoring sex-specific risk factors of heart disease has resulted in women having a higher risk of dying from heart failure than men. Share on PinterestDifferences between men and women may mean that the latter do not receive the right treatment for heart conditions. A review published in Nature Medicine reveals an… Read More »

Coronavirus Spurs Insurers To Ease Restrictions On Routine Medicine Refills : Shots – Health News – NPR

Enlarge this image In light of the spread of COVID-19, some U.S. health insurers have begun to allow patients to order a larger emergency supply of their routine medicines for diabetes, heart disease and other chronic conditions. Jeffrey Hamilton/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Jeffrey Hamilton/Getty Images As COVID-19 begins to spread and sicken more… Read More »

Pence Leaves Out Key Details About Health Coverage Of Coronavirus Testing

“With regard to the cost, let me be very clear: HHS has designated the coronavirus test as an essential health benefit.  That means, by definition, it’s covered in the private health insurance of every American, as well as covered by Medicare and Medicaid.”  — Vice President Mike Pence during a March 4 press briefing Amid… Read More »