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Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts is giving $101 million in premium refunds

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts announced Wednesday that it is returning $ 101 million in premium refunds and rebates to its members. The insurer said it is able to do this because of the lower-than-anticipated cost of healthcare during the COVID-19 pandemic. The refunds will be reflected on fully insured employer groups and members’… Read More »

What Is the Deadly Kissing Bug?

Don’t let the cutesy name fool you—these bugs can cause serious harm. Getting bit by anything is a shock. Sometimes it leads to an itchy bump, and other times it leads to much more serious health issues. In the case of the “kissing bug,” it could be the latter. Kissing bugs have been found throughout… Read More »

‘Goodnight Moon’ reimagined as ‘Good Morning Zoom’ for coronavirus era

Goodnight, society as we knew it. Margaret Wise Brown’s 1947 children’s book “Goodnight Moon” has been reimagined for the time of the coronavirus. “Good Morning Zoom,” a parody version of the book by investment banker Lindsay Rechler and illustrator June Park, will be published by Penguin Random House in October. “It seemed fitting because ‘Goodnight… Read More »

FDA Approves Monjuvi (tafasitamab-cxix) in Combination with Lenalidomide for the Treatment of Relapsed or Refractory Diffuse Large B-cell Lymphoma (DLBCL)

FDA Approves Monjuvi (tafasitamab-cxix) in Combination with Lenalidomide for the Treatment of Relapsed or Refractory Diffuse Large B-cell Lymphoma (DLBCL) Print this page PLANEGG/MUNICH, Germany – August 1, 2020 and WILMINGTON, Del. – July 31, 2020 MorphoSys AG NASDAQ:MOR) and Incyte (Nasdaq:INCY) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Monjuvi… Read More »

Health Insurance Needs to Grow Up

By KIM BELLARD I’ve been covered by private insurance my entire life.  Even more telling, I worked in the health insurance industry for — gasp! — some thirty years.  It’s not just paid for my healthcare, it’s financed my life. Today, though, for the first time in my life, I’m covered by public insurance —… Read More »