We're often asked why all payers don’t work from the same set of payment policies. The answer may surprise you: payers’ payment policies are in fact all nearly identical. Why the confusion?
Today's blog post is a message from AllWays Health Partners' President and CEO David Segal regarding current events.
Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, AllWays Health Partners has seen a tremendous increase in the utilization of telehealth services. It’s unclear if telehealth will remain popular after COVID-19, but insurance companies are taking notice of the change, including AllWays Health Partners. 17% of our total population has started to receive health care services through this platform compared to 0.02% in 2019.
This Sunday, May 31, is World No Tobacco Day organized by The World Health Organization (WHO). This year, WHO’s focus is on young people, and how the tobacco industry uses strategic advertising to make smoking appealing to youth. In addition, WHO discusses the added COVID-19 risk that smoking creates. Now is a great time for your patients to quit smoking, and we have resources available to help them do that.
Since COVID-19 has closed gyms across the country, many people are struggling to keep up with their fitness routine or have given up altogether. But just because your patients are stuck inside their homes doesn’t mean they can’t have good workouts. Tomorrow is National Senior Health and Fitness Day, but fitness is important for all age groups throughout the year. It’s well-known that exercise can improve mood and reduce the risk of depression, benefits that everyone could use during the current crisis. Here are some home workout resources for you to share with your patients and perhaps use yourself.