How do you qualify for a special enrollment period for health insurance? – Forbes Advisor

Editorial Note: We earn a commission from affiliate links on Forbes Advisor. Commissions do not influence the opinions or ratings of our editors. You can usually make changes to your health insurance coverage during annual open enrollment, but you may also be able to change your health insurance if you qualify for a special enrollment …

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Adding counselors won’t solve mental health crisis (opinion)

Emotional stress is now the number one reason students are considering dropping out of college, according to the recently released State of Higher Education 2022 Report by Gallup and the Lumina Foundation. The mental health crisis facing campuses has become so dire that U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Vivek H. Murthy recently urged higher education leaders …

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Interest in healthcare technology is growing among healthcare professionals during a pandemic

Interest among healthcare professionals in point-of-care technology (POCT) has increased during the pandemic, with the perceived applications of easy-to-use home, mobile or bedside devices in a wider range of diseases. Is there a silver lining to the COVID-19 pandemic? A recent article by UMass Chan Medical School and UMass Lowell researchers in Humanities & Social …

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Mental health workers plan to strike on Monday

More than four months after mental health workers picketed M Health Fairview and Allina hospitals, they plan to strike again. SEIU Healthcare Minnesota and Iowa has filed a strike notice beginning Monday, October 3rd. “We haven’t been able to make the progress we’ve been looking for,” said Kelly Benson, senior mental health coordinator at Abbott …

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Inside Google’s Approach to Revolutionizing Addiction Treatment

Google’s life science-focused subsidiary Verily has made a bet on an opioid use disorder (OUD) treatment center. It comes as the tech conglomerate — along with its parent company and other business segments — continues to move increasingly into behavioral health care. (Nasdaq: GOOGL) life science subsidiary has teamed up with providers Kettering Health Network …

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Health Plans | UC Davis Magazine

A new program led by the UC Davis Fire Department aims to address health and wellness issues before they become emergencies. Health 34, named after the department’s Station 34, will provide allied health paramedics (with multidisciplinary training) and students working for the fire department as emergency medical technicians, along with students training in clinical rotations …

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