How healthcare leaders can address health disparities in Hispanic and Latino communities Hispanic Heritage Month, observed from September 15 to October 15, is a time to honor the rich heritage and contributions of Hispanics and Latinos in the United States; it’s also an opportunity to shed light on the health disparities disproportionately affecting these communities.… Continue Reading How healthcare leaders can address health disparities in Hispanic and Latino communities
As simple as getting a ride to a healthcare appointment sounds, it’s not so easy for many. Studies routinely find lack of transportation as a barrier to receiving healthcare (in 2017, 5.8 million people in the United States delayed receiving healthcare services due to transportation barriers and that number since increased due to COVID-19). This… Continue Reading A ride can be the first step to mental health recovery
By Heath Sampson We are all consumers. Whether it’s your favorite burger, a trip to a new locale or healthcare, we all consume these services and, as a diverse group, influence how the services will be offered by health plans, specifically Medicare Advantage (MA) health plans, in the future. Healthcare consumers can drive and influence… Continue Reading In a consumer-oriented healthcare environment: member experiences boost consumer satisfaction
By Robert Pittman A game-changing proposal for Medicaid beneficiaries is on the horizon – interrupting what’s been a stagnant period for the development and improvement of the program’s enrollment process. While those of us with commercial healthcare insurance provided by a company sign up only once a year, Medicaid beneficiaries often must recertify or reenroll… Continue Reading Proposed rule may reduce Medicaid beneficiary churn, simplify enrollment process
Technology can help narrow the health equity gap worldwide. Today, many people use wearables, have access to internet of things devices, remote patient monitoring and other technologies that allow individuals to access their health and fitness levels in real-time. Using these devices, however, often requires high-speed internet or a cellular connection to move the data from… Continue Reading How internet access impacts underserved populations
Illinois is one of 17 states where food insecurity declined significantly from 2018–2020. Since 2018, however, the Chicago area has seen higher rates of food insecure people than the rest of Illinois. Learn more about Illinois’ and Chicago’s hunger problem in the below infographic.
Modivcare, Liberty Resources deliver 75 tons of food to disabled Philadelphia residents during pandemic
When we heard Philadelphia residents were in need during the pandemic, we had to step in to help. We support the underserved with safe healthcare resources and knew that with our infrastructure, along with our local partner Liberty Resources, Inc., we could deliver food to Philadelphia residents in need. Before the pandemic, Liberty Resources, which… Continue Reading Modivcare, Liberty Resources deliver 75 tons of food to disabled Philadelphia residents during pandemic