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Face the Facts: Confronting Rising Health Care Costs in Conn.

Face the Facts: Confronting Rising Health Care Costs in Conn.

Insurance Committee Co-Chair Rep. Kerry Wood (D-Rocky Hill) joins NBC Connecticut’s Mike Hydeck with his plans to deal with rising health care costs when the new session begins in January. Mike Hydeck: Here in Connecticut right now we’re dealing with runaway inflation, the threat of a possible recession, and chances are, if your health insurance …

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The Caregiver's Lament: How to Manage the Costs of Care

The Caregiver’s Lament: How to Manage the Costs of Care

By Chris Taylor NEW YORK (Reuters) – You might know PJ Byrne from the movies, probably as one of the fast-life brokers alongside Leonardo DiCaprio in “The Wolf of Wall Street.” But these days, Byrne’s most important role is closer to home: that of son and caregiver. Her 79-year-old father has suffered from dementia for …

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Woman in mask shopping in Woolworths packaged food aisle June 28

Food prices are rising. Here are five budget purchases dieticians recommend

With many Australians already under pressure due to the rising cost of living, news that food prices will rise will not be welcome. The National Food Supply Chain Alliance has warned that grocery prices could jump 8% by this time next year. As many people tried to cut back on spending at the supermarket, the …

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Personnel costs resulted in a $90 million loss for UVM Health Network

Personnel costs resulted in a $90 million loss for UVM Health Network

After a brutal fiscal year, executives at Vermont’s largest healthcare provider have a strategy to dig into 2023. File photo by Glenn Russell/VTDigger The University of Vermont Health Network ended its fiscal year Sept. 30 with a loss of $90 million, despite receiving $55 million in one-time federal and state funds to cover pandemic-related expenses. …

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How to switch health insurers if you're worried about cybersecurity, costs or claims

How to switch health insurers if you’re worried about cybersecurity, costs or claims

More than half of Australians have private health insurance. Around a quarter, or almost four million people, are members of Medibank – Australia’s largest health insurer and the company at the center of an ongoing cybersecurity breach. WATCH THE VIDEO ABOVE: How to protect yourself after a data breach. For more health and wellness news …

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