Blog Entries - tag: 'Wellness'

Physicians Lack Tactics For Discussing Medical Costs

Posted on: May 23, 2016 11:00 am
Tags: In the news, Healthcare reform, Wellness,

Healthy Affairs explores the dynamics between physician and patients when talking about finances. The study examines the question “are physicians prepared to help patients factor out-of-pocket expenses into medical decisions?” 

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FDA Joins Modern Nutrition Thinking With Updates

Posted on: May 11, 2016 10:00 am
Tags: In the news, Wellness,

The Food and Drug Administration announced this month that it will be reevaluating its regulations on which foods can be labeled “healthy,” as well as other nutrient claims, after decades of evolution in the field. 

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Health Insurance Jargon Spurs Widespread Confusion

With a language all its own and processes that mystify even veterans of its industry, health insurance is a problem among consumers of all ages. 

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People See Food Labeled "Healthy" As Less Filling

Posted on: January 19, 2016 11:00 am
Tags: In the news, Wellness,

Recent research shows people tend to overeat when consuming food that is labeled “healthy” because they perceive themselves to feel less full. 

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Hospitals Will Pay $28 Million For False Medical Claims

Posted on: December 17, 2015 9:00 am
Tags: In the news, Health care spending, Wellness,

Thirty-two more hospitals located in 15 different states agreed to pay the U.S. government more than $28 million to settle allegations that they billed Medicare for kyphoplasty procedures as inpatient rather than outpatient services to make more money.  

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New Cases Of Diabetes Finally Decline In The U.S.

Posted on: December 3, 2015 11:00 am
Tags: In the news, Wellness,

Finally, after decades of what appeared to be an insurmountable number of reported cases, rates of diabetes in the United States have declined. 

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10 Tips For Staying Healthy During The Holiday Season

Posted on: November 23, 2015 3:00 pm
Tags: In the news, Wellness,

Keep the extra holiday weight off this year with these 10 tips from dieticians and nutritionists. 

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5 Surprising Health Benefits of Pumpkin

Posted on: October 30, 2015 5:00 am
Tags: In the news, Wellness,

This time of year brings with it one of tastiest seasonal foods: Pumpkin. This year, chow down on those seeds or bite into that pie with a little less guilt. Pumpkin actually contains these 5 surprising health benefits. 

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Big Food Companies Evolve As American Taste buds Change

Posted on: August 17, 2015 2:00 pm
Tags: In the news, Wellness,

In the past 10 years, taste buds in the U.S. have shifted and people have begun placing a higher value on clean, natural eating. 

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Login Now To The ClaimLinx Private Member Portal

Posted on: August 1, 2015 2:00 pm
Tags: Client service, Wellness, Claimlinx news,

The member portal is a secure web-based system that allows real time access to our claims processing system.

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Simple But Important Ways To Save On Medical Care

Posted on: June 9, 2015 1:00 pm
Tags: Wellness, Health care spending,

When approaching a medical visit, it’s important you’re still being a smart consumer to get the best value for your dollar. There are many small steps everyone can take to be sure money is not wasted on medical care. 

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10 Reasons You're Always Tired You May Not Realize

Posted on: June 8, 2015 1:00 pm
Tags: Wellness, In the news,

When it comes to being tired and worn down, lack of sleep isn’t always the culprit. There can be a lot of other factors contributing to your feeling of fatigue. These are 10 reasons you may be feeling tired. 

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Online Tool Helps Consumers Compare Hospitals

Posted on: May 21, 2015 11:00 am
Tags: In the news, Wellness, Health care spending,

When preparing for an elective surgery, it’s important to research which hospital provides the best care for that particular procedure. Thanks to U.S. News and World Report, that just got a little easier. 

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5 Ways to Improve Blood Pressure this Month

Posted on: May 12, 2015 10:00 am
Tags: In the news, Wellness,

It’s a serious problem millions of Americans – 67 million, to be exact — are facing: high blood pressure. This month, for National Blood Pressure Awareness Month, see your doctor about your current blood pressure level.

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ClaimLinx Tees Off at Fairways for Airways Event

Posted on: May 7, 2015 10:30 am
Tags: Our team, Wellness,

This month, ClaimLinx staff participated in the 4th annual Fairways for Airways Celebrity Golf Classic to benefit the Jovante Woods Foundation. 

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6 Simple Ways To Lower Your Stress Level

Posted on: April 16, 2015 6:00 am
Tags: Wellness, In the news,

In honor of today being National Stress Awareness Day and April being National Stress Awareness Month, take a moment to think about your stress level and try integrating these six things into your life to start alleviating it: 

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6 Steps To Make The Most Of Your Doctor Visit

Posted on: April 3, 2015 8:00 am
Tags: Wellness, In the news,

Next time you visit a physician's office, follow these six steps to do your part to get the most out of your visit. 

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7 Foods That Will Have You Feeling Good

Posted on: February 12, 2015 12:00 pm
Tags: Wellness,

When it comes to health, there’s nothing more important than diet. The right foods can help fight colds, allergies or even prevent memory loss. Check out these seven tasty items that will help your body stay in tip-top shape. 

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Report Shows Lacking Mental Health Services Coverage

Posted on: January 21, 2015 4:00 pm
Tags: In the news, Healthcare reform, Wellness,

A new report by the advocacy group Mental Health America suggests that despite the major strides in overall access to health insurance Obamacare has provided, getting affordable mental health services may still be a challenge. 

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5 Tips For Fighting The Flu This Season

Posted on: January 19, 2015 11:00 am
Tags: Wellness, In the news, Workplace tips,

Every year, flu activity spikes from December to February, which means everyone should take extra precautions to stave off illness. Here are five quick tips for staying healthy this year.

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Honor National Blood Donor Month By Saving A Life

Posted on: January 13, 2015 11:00 am
Tags: In the news, Wellness,

Every year blood donations dip during the winter months because of holidays, illness and inclement weather. Particularly in January, blood donations are in short supply. That’s why this month has been designated as National Blood Donor Month. 

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Get Healthy And Be Cheery By Celebrating Candy Canes

Posted on: December 23, 2014 2:00 pm
Tags: Wellness,

This year, celebrate this winter classic with one of December's lesser-known holidays National Candy Cane Day on Dec. 26th

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FDA Requires Calorie Labels At Chain Restaurants

Posted on: December 10, 2014 4:00 pm
Tags: Wellness, In the news

As soon as next year,consumers will see the calorie content of food on the menu at any chain restaurant, prepared foods section at the supermarket or even movie theater.

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