The unemployment rate for all of Nevada’s 17 counties declined in September, as did new unemployment claims filed, according to a Tuesday report by Nevada’s employment office.
Nevada Health Response provided an update on county risk levels as posted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Clark County’s daily count of COVID-19 cases increased in data released today, climbing to 469. That’s about 70% of the state’s 669 cases reported today. Other COVID-19 indicators were stable, including the test positivity rate, which dropped slightly statewide and in Clark County. Measures to fight the virus are progressing, but very slowly. Nevada Gov. ...
Cigna is expanding access to virtual care through its MDLive subsidiary, including the launch of a new virtual-first health plan pilot for select employers. The insurer said the new programs are an early result of its acquisition of the telehealth company, which closed in April. MDLive is a part of Cigna’s health services arm, Evernorth. Beginning ...
The federal government’s effort to penalize hospitals for excessive patient readmissions is ending its first decade with Medicare cutting payments to nearly half the nation’s hospitals.
President Joe Biden expressed major doubts that adding new benefits to Medicare will make it in a more than trillion-dollar infrastructure package being negotiated in Congress.
California has given away at least $20 billion to criminals in the form of fraudulent unemployment benefits, state officials said Monday, confirming a number smaller than originally feared but one that still accounts for more than 11% of all benefits paid since the start of the pandemic.
A year ago, Tara Jones, an Amazon warehouse worker in Oklahoma, cradled her newborn, glanced over her pay stub on her phone and noticed that she had been underpaid by a significant chunk: $90 out of $540.
Worried that President Joe Biden’s Covid vaccine mandate for private companies could cause a mass exodus of employees, business groups are pleading with the White House to delay the rule until after the holiday season.
Britta Foster and Minerva Tiznado are in different leagues as far as health care is concerned. Foster, who married into the family that owns the $2.5 billion Foster Farms chicken company, has Blue Shield coverage as well as a high-octane primary care plan that gives her 24/7 digital access to her doctor for a $5,900 annual fee ...