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Companies make changes for employee health insurance amid pandemic – WISH-TV | Indianapolis News | Indiana Weather

(CNN) — More coverage for virtual doctors’ visits. Expanded mental health benefits. Access to on-site health clinics.

As employees sign up for job-based coverage for 2021, they’ll find the coronavirus pandemic has changed some of the benefits that their companies are providing, experts said.

And premiums and out-of-pocket costs are expected to increase about 5%, which is more than wages and inflation have been rising, according to the Business Group on Health, which surveys large

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Insurance Company Uses Artificial Intelligence to Promote Worker Safety — Occupational Health & Safety

Insurance Company Uses Artificial Intelligence to Promote Worker Safety

Artificial intelligence will offer ergonomic assessments to employers.

Travelers Insurance Companies has started using artificial intelligence to administer ergonomic assessments, according to Insurance Journal.

The company claims to be the first of its kind to provide this kind of service, which combines AI technology and ergonomic research to identify potential risk factors based on a video of an employee

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NHIA Board Interacts With Private Health Insurance Scheme Operators

The governing board and management of the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) has met with Private Health Insurance Scheme (PHIS) operators to discuss ways to better improve their services.

The stakeholder engagement held in Accra was under the theme “Challenges facing the private health insurance industry.”

The meeting which was at the instance of the NHIA Board, covered a broad range of topics such as governance, operational, financial and general challenges in Ghana’s Private Health

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Health insurance startup Oscar Health is gearing up for a 2021 IPO

  • Oscar Health, the health insurance company cofounded by Joshua Kushner and Mario Schlosser, is prepping for a public listing in 2021, says Axios.
  • The New York-based company initially aimed to provide coverage under the Affordable Care Act at the beginning of its launch in 2012, but has since expanded into other health insurance markets. 
  • It’s raised around $1.5 billion from major venture capital firms, including Thrive Capital, Alphabet, and Founders Fund, and is now hiring
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