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  • Mastercard, Stride Enable Portable Health Benefits To Gig Workers

    Thursday 15th October - 7:01 am Mastercard is working with portable benefits program Stride in order to help companies offer U.S. workers access to affordable healthcare plans, according to a press release emailed to PYMNTS. The release ...
  • Pandemic Squeezing Hospital Budgets, Pushing Many Into The Red

    Wednesday 14th October - 1:00 pm hospital budgetsThe COVID-19 pandemic continues to shake up the hospital sector. One challenge is that hospitals have been bringing in less money, as profitable elective procedures have been canceled during coronavirus ...
  • Healthcare Platform Quil Launches High-Tech Features For Caregivers

    Monday 12th October - 2:51 pm online healthcareQuil, a joint venture of Comcast NBCUniveral and Independence Health Group, on Monday (Oct. 12) announced a major update to its platform that makes it easier for caregivers to interact ...
  • Indian Entrepreneur BR Shetty Fingers Former CEOs Amid Scandal

    Monday 12th October - 12:49 pm NMC HealthBR Shetty, the embattled Indian FinTech and healthcare entrepreneur, is calling for an investigation of two of his former CEOs amid a financial scandal that has consumed his once-mighty multibillion-dollar ...
  • Using Digital To Change How Healthcare Research Gets Done

    Monday 12th October - 4:01 am The entire healthcare system has gone from emergency mode to a new normal in just months, after COVID-19 disrupted supply chains, customer care, communications and even the ability to go ...
  • GoodRx And Kroger Extend Deal For Three More Years

    Thursday 8th October - 7:33 pm GoodRx And Kroger Extend Deal For Three More YearsIn an apparent acknowledgment that their 2018 link-up was just what the doctor ordered, GoodRx and Kroger Health have extended their relationship by three years, the companies announced on Thursday ...
  • Prescription Savings Apps Help The Medicine Go Down

    Thursday 8th October - 4:27 pm mobile prescription appsThere’s no field of commercial medicine that’s been more impacted by the digital shift than … medicine itself. Proliferation of Rx savings apps shows a consumer belief in better living ...
  • Today In Payments: Big Tech Slams House Antitrust Report; Credit Card Borrowing Falls

    Thursday 8th October - 3:00 pm Today in PaymentsIn today’s top news, Big Tech slammed the House antitrust report, and credit card debt has fallen for the sixth consecutive month. Plus, Revolut launches a savings tool for kids. Apple, ...
  • Lyft Links Up Ride-Hailing With Epic’s Medical Records System

    Thursday 8th October - 11:08 am Lyft signRide-sharing firm Lyft is teaming up with Epic, which offers electronic health records (EHR), to offer services that will allow healthcare workers “to schedule a Lyft ride for a patient directly ...
  • Amazon Halo’s Effect On Healthcare Payments

    Thursday 8th October - 4:00 am Amazon Halo’s Effect On Healthcare PaymentsThe consumerization of payments continues. And it may be enough to fix what ails healthcare. In an interview with Karen Webster, John Talaga, executive vice president and general manager, healthcare at ...
  • Walmart's New Insurance Brokerage To Sell Medicare Plans

    Wednesday 7th October - 10:35 am Walmart Launches New Insurance BrokerageAs it expands upon its efforts to provide health services, Walmart is rolling out licensed insurance brokerage Walmart Insurance Services, LLC. The entity will start selling Medicare insurance plans during 2020’s ...
  • Clover Health Files To Go Public

    Tuesday 6th October - 11:32 am healthcareClover Health, a tech-driven provider of Medicare Advantage insurance plans, plans to go public through a merger with a blank-check company called Social Capital Hedosophia, according to a filing with ...
  • Insurers’ Move To Roll Back Telehealth Coverage

    Friday 2nd October - 1:50 pm telehealth with doctor on screenWhen COVID-19 made its first U.S. appearance some six months ago, insurance providers quickly modified coverage plans to include telehealth visits, paying practitioners the same rates offered for in-office visits ...
  • Lunar On How BaaS Can Unlock Access To New Financial Services

    Friday 2nd October - 7:45 am Banking is moving beyond the confines of traditional financial institutions (FIs), especially as corporates want more flexibility about using payments to monetize new flows. Easier said than done, says Morten ...
  • Health Savings Accounts Find New Life In The Gig Economy

    Friday 2nd October - 4:00 am Starship HSA appAt a time when COVID-19 has put healthcare at the forefront of public concerns, CEO Sean Engelking of Starship, a provider of health savings accounts (HSAs), says neither the pandemic ...

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