UHC Addresses Hearing Loss with New Virtual Care Benefit

As in-person appointments have been replaced with video conferences and other virtual mediums, UnitedHealthcare (UHC) has launched Right2You, a virtual care benefit that aims to assist the approximate 48 million people in the U.S. living with hearing loss. The initiative builds on the home-delivered hearing healthcare model developed by UnitedHealthcare …

President Biden Announces Updated COVID-19 Guidelines & Initiatives

As the spring season rolls around, the Biden administration has been busy administering updated guidelines regarding COVID-19 accessibility, eligibility, and timelines. Below we have outlined the administration’s most recent announcements, as well as relaxed restrictions and an update on clinical trials surrounding vaccination of children under age 18. Vaccine Eligibility …

Tips for Cleaning & Replacing Your Face Mask

Several studies have found airborne transmission, via breathing, talking, coughing, and sneezing, to be the dominant route for viral spread. In response, face masks were first recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in April 2020 and later mandated in June. While many Americans are following CDC, …

Navigating the Holidays Safely This Year

The holiday season is a special time to come together with friends and family to reconnect and celebrate. Unfortunately, the COVID-19 pandemic has presented risks to partaking in traditional social gatherings and remains a top concern across the nation. With that said, it is essential to consider and prioritize your health …

Digital Programs are Revolutionizing Diabetes Care

The COVID-19 pandemic has made traditional doctor visits less accessible for patients, forcing them to seek out telemedicine and other digital solutions to receive necessary care. According to a recent JAMA study, there have been substantial decreases in primary care delivery during the COVID-19 pandemic, despite the rapid spike in …