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Healthcare in the Headlines

Healthcare in the Headlines

A quick Google search for “healthcare” will return no shortage of hits these days, as you might imagine. Here are some of the latest headlines we hope you find helpful and relevant for your practice.

Healthy Groceries: Now Covered by a Plan Near You?

Healthy Groceries: Now Covered by a Plan Near You?

Imagine if your clients’ health insurance benefits included receipt of nutritious food. We can dream, right? Good news - this very benefit could be coming to an insurance plan near you. 

Celebrating Hearts this Month

Celebrating Hearts this Month

As registered dietitian nutritionists and certified nutrition specialists, February is a month worth loving! Not only is it Heart Health Month, but Valentine’s Day is a few days away, and last but not least, it’s National Chocolate Lovers’ Month. Let’s celebrate each in turn!  

November is National Diabetes Awareness Month

November is National Diabetes Awareness Month

November is National Diabetes Awareness Month, and with 30 million Americans living with diabetes, according to the American Diabetes Association, there’s good reason to draw attention to the disease. Additionally, there are 84 million Americans at high risk for developing type 2 diabetes and an estimated 7.2 million living undiagnosed, according to the CDC. The average cost of medical expenditures for people living with diabetes is $13,700/year and it is the seventh leading cause of death in the US as of 2015. 

There are several ways to treat and potentially prevent diabetes (type 2) and one of those ways is to work with a registered dietitians.

Telehealth Updates For Your State

Telehealth Updates For Your State

For those of you with questions about telehealth, we wanted to share a resource with you today and point you to the Center for Connected Health Policy (CCHP) website. The CCHP is a public interest organization that develops and advances telehealth policy to promote improvements in health and healthcare systems. The organization researches telehealth policy issues and provides key telehealth policy resources nationwide.