Court Ruling Regarding Free Preventive Care Expected Soon

Court Ruling Regarding Free Preventive Care Expected Soon

Within the next few months, a decision is expected to be made regarding the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) preventive care mandate. The ACA requires that non-grandfathered health plan and issuers cover preventive services. Preventive services include screening tests, immunizations, behavioral counseling, and medications that can prevent the …

Court Ruling Regarding Free Preventive Care Expected Soon

Black History Month in 2024

Black History Month was created around a century ago to recognize Black men and women and their countless contributions to society. This federally recognized celebration has become one of the most celebrated cultural heritage months according to a professor of social studies education. Focusing on DEI in the Workplace This …

Court Ruling Regarding Free Preventive Care Expected Soon

Free COVID-19 Tests Available Again

Due to rising COVID-19 infection rates, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced that as of September 25, 2023, free COVID-19 rapid tests are once again available to the public. In the past, the government shipped over 755 million tests, but the program paused in May of …

Court Ruling Regarding Free Preventive Care Expected Soon

The 2023-2024 Flu Season Approaches

Since the COVID-19 pandemic, the influenza (flu) season has been hard to predict; however, experts expect this flu season to start early again, like last year. Typically, the height of flu season occurs between December and February, the coldest months. In addition to the flu, COVID-19 and respiratory syncytial virus …

Health Vision Month

At-home Flu and COVID-19 Test

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued an emergency use authorization (EAU) for the first over-the-counter (OTC) at-home test that can detect influenza (flu) and COVID-19. Created by Lucira Health, this test can be self-administered via nasal swab and provide results in 30 minutes. This single-use test is for individuals …