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  • The difference between common health plan types

    The difference between common health plan types

    While all health plans offer basic preventive care, it’s important to understand the key differences.

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  • 3 reasons to offer employer-sponsored health coverage

    3 reasons to offer employer-sponsored health coverage

    A good benefits program can make current employees feel valued — and let prospective employees know your company is a great place to work.

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  • The value of telehealth in a connected system

    The value of telehealth in a connected system

    Telehealth connectivity has made getting care more convenient than ever for consumers — but the advantages for employers can go far beyond convenience.

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  • Telehealth’s potential to transform care delivery

    Telehealth’s potential to transform care delivery

    Telehealth’s potential to transform care delivery

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  • The real cost of absenteeism — and what you can do about it

    The real cost of absenteeism — and what you can do about it

    The post The real cost of absenteeism — and what you can do about it appeared first on Business Health Care | Choose Better | Kaiser Permanente ®.

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  • A proactive, proven approach to addressing the opioid epidemic

    A proactive, proven approach to addressing the opioid epidemic

    The current opioid epidemic has been declared a public health emergency — and could be the deadliest drug crisis in American history.

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  • What quality maternity care does for your company

    What quality maternity care does for your company

    It’s easy to see why things like timely prenatal care, lower C-section rates, and higher breastfeeding rates matter to mothers-to-be — but they matter to businesses, too.

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  • Reducing mental health stigma in the workplace

    Reducing mental health stigma in the workplace

    Overcoming stigma at work is everyone’s responsibility — but as an employer, you have a unique opportunity to start the conversation.

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  • Kaiser Permanente awards $895K to improve community health

    Kaiser Permanente awards $895K to improve community health

    Kaiser Permanente’s mid-Atlantic region is providing $895,000 in grants to community organizations and non-profits throughout the mid-Atlantic region in support of community health initiatives.

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  • Unable to take a relaxing vacation? Short, incremental breaks can help rejuvenate

    Unable to take a relaxing vacation? Short, incremental breaks can help rejuvenate

    If a relaxing vacation is something that helps you rejuvenate, there are still some things you can do during the COVID-19 pandemic to avoid burnout.

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  • How ‘mindfulness’ can improve mental focus and help you feel better emotionally and physically

    How ‘mindfulness’ can improve mental focus and help you feel better emotionally and physically

    When people are told to relax, they might be advised to practice mindfulness, which a Maryland therapist describes as a way to detoxify the brain.

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  • My Gym Is Reopening. Is It Safe To Work Out There?

    My Gym Is Reopening. Is It Safe To Work Out There?

    As gyms reopen across the country, here are some things to consider before heading for your workout.

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  • ‘Does this food love me?’: Expert advice to improve health while at home

    ‘Does this food love me?’: Expert advice to improve health while at home

    For many, coronavirus-related quarantine has resulted in lower activity levels and higher food consumption, but a Maryland doctor says making even little changes can help improve your health.

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  • With protective equipment shortages lingering, health facilities turn to mask-cleaning system

    With protective equipment shortages lingering, health facilities turn to mask-cleaning system

    The process is part of a government-sponsored program to decontaminate and reuse what is normally single-use personal protective equipment during the novel coronavirus crisis.

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  • Racism is a public health crisis. We need to address it now

    Racism is a public health crisis. We need to address it now

    Whether intentionally or implicitly, racial bias and systemic racism in our society have created a public health crisis that commands our attention – and our immediate action.

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  • Missed a health checkup due to COVID-19? Doctors urge people to reschedule

    Missed a health checkup due to COVID-19? Doctors urge people to reschedule

    COVID-19 concerns have some people avoiding hospitals and doctors who now urge people to reschedule appointments they might have missed.

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  • Kaiser Permanente: Health Care Hero Award Winner

    Kaiser Permanente: Health Care Hero Award Winner

    At Kaiser Permanente Mid-Atlantic States, the 8,000-plus employees are trained and urged not only to take good care of others but to care for themselves as well.

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  • Dr. Farzaneh Sabi: Health Care Hero Award Winner

    Dr. Farzaneh Sabi: Health Care Hero Award Winner

    In March, the Virtual Home Care Program was expanded to include all members who had been exposed to, suspected of having or had been diagnosed with COVID-19.

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  • What your employees expect from health care today

    What your employees expect from health care today

    In the midst of a global medical crisis, employees’ ability to make good use of their health plan is more critical than ever—to them, their family members, and their employers.

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  • Looking to get your health plan costs under control? Here’s where to start.

    Looking to get your health plan costs under control? Here’s where to start.

    In a difficult economic environment, the challenge of managing health plan costs becomes an even more urgent priority than during ordinary times.

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