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Grab Your Mask and Notepad, We’re Headed Back to California’s State Capitol

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The best part about returning to the pandemic-besieged state Capitol is that the elected officials are so unused to seeing us reporters after more than a year that some are occasi...

‘An Arm and a Leg’: When Your Insurance Company Says No, How to Ask for a Yes

Can’t see the audio player? Click here to listen. Jeannine Cain started her career dealing with insurance companies for various medical offices. Later she worked for Blue Cross Blue Shield, and ...

Doctors Tell How to Make the Most of Your Telehealth Visits

When the pandemic sidelined in-office visits at his practice, Dr. Dael Waxman “wasn’t exactly thrilled with being at home.” But he quickly shifted gears to video and telephone appoin...

Is Your Living Room the Future of Hospital Care?

Major hospital systems are betting big money that the future of hospital care looks a lot like the inside of patients’ homes. This story also ran on Fortune. It can be republished for free. Hosp...

Why Your Dentist Might Seem Pushy

In 1993, Dr. David Silber, a dentist now practicing in Plano, Texas, was fired from the first dental clinic he worked for. He’d been assigned to a patient another dentist had scheduled for a cro...

You’ve Added Your Kids to Your Health Plan. What About Mom?

SACRAMENTO — When Laura Chavez’s 74-year-old mom needed eye surgery last month, Chavez paid cash for the procedure. This story also ran on Los Angeles Times. It can be republished for free. The ...

Telemedicine Is a Tool — Not a Replacement for Your Doctor’s Touch

Earlier in the pandemic it was vital to see doctors over platforms like Zoom or FaceTime when in-person appointments posed risks of coronavirus exposure. Insurers were forced — often for the first tim...

What to Expect When Your Parents Get Older & Need Care | Susan Doyle | HAYVN HALFTIME

In this webinar “The Sandwich Generation: What to Expect When Your Parents Get Older and Need Care”, HAYVN member and guest speaker Susan Doyle, Owner and Certified Senior Advisor at Oasis Senio...

When Your Parent Has Memory Loss | Alzheimers Caregiver Support

When your parent has memory loss, it can often be difficult to decide, as an adult child, what to do. Caregivers must decide whether they will care for their parent in their own home or in a facility,...