Tax and Health Insurance Explained

Tax and Health Insurance Explained

You might have heard of a tax, and a turning 31 thing that have something to do with health insurance and June 30… What’s the deal with all that? And do you have to worry about it? …Maybe. It all depends on your age, your income and whether you have health insurance… Basically, around 20 […]

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Medicare & You: Planning for Discharge from a Health Care Setting

Medicare & You: Planning for Discharge from a Health Care Setting

Hi, I’m Angela James with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. I’ve got some important information to share with you if you’re in a hospital, nursing home or other care setting and you’re going to be discharged. If you’re getting discharged, there are some things you should do to prepare for your departure. During […]

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MSH – Year in Review 2017/2018

MSH – Year in Review 2017/2018

2017 18 was a great year of working together. We focused on a number of important projects that position us well to provide extraordinary care to our patients, their families, and our community. We began by launching our new code of behavior that’s built upon five core values respect, trust, commitment, compassion, and courage. Our […]

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I On Your Health: Tips for Quitting Smoking

I On Your Health: Tips for Quitting Smoking

Hi. I’m Kim Olson, the tobacco treatment specialist for Integris Health. Today, I want to talk to you just briefly about making a quit attempt. If you are thinking about quitting smoking, there are a couple of tips that I want to share with you today. One of those is to start thinking about what […]

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Health Insurance Terms Defined by Covered California

Health Insurance Terms Defined by Covered California

Health insurance can be confusing, so here’s a story to help explain some commonly used terms. Meet Stanley! He has a health plan and is paying his monthly premium. A premium is the amount Stanley pays his health insurance company for coverage. He woke up this morning not feeling well and called his doctor, who […]

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Top Four Innovations in Health Care Reform 2012

Top Four Innovations in Health Care Reform 2012

Hello, this is News You Can Use from Swedish. I’m Dr. Jay. Fathi. I’m a family physician and the medical director for primary care and community health at Swedish. One of the prominent reforms and innovations that’s occurring is a redesign in the way health care benefits are administered. In the past, really for lack […]

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