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5 Ways Blue Cross NC is Making Health Care Easier to Understand

Health care is complex. We get it. Figuring out terms like deductible, in-network, coinsurance, and prior authorization isn’t easy. So, we’re working to make all of our materials easier to read and quicker to understand. We have rewritten hundreds of web pages, letters, brochures, and other materials.  Here are 5 ways we’re making health care easier to understand: Explaining the words Members have asked us to explain complex words, or “insurance speak.” We heard you.  We avoid complex language whenever we [...]

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The assault on pre-existing conditions is the least of it

The New York Times has an astonishing story about the extent to which Joe Manchin – Democratic Senator in West Virginia – is campaigning on healthcare above all else. It’s astonishing not because, in a state where Trump’s approval rating is over 60 percent, defense of the ACA appears to be working for Manchin – he has a 7- to 10-percent polling lead over Republican challenger Patrick Morrisey. Nor because Manchin dare not speak the words “Obamacare” or “Affordable [...]

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Have You Considered Medicare Part B?

Some things aren’t mandatory, but they’re certainly a good idea. For instance, you don’t have to turn your car off while getting gas, but it might be a little dangerous to leave it running. No one’s going to arrest you if you deviate from a recipe when baking a bundt cake, but then you run the risk of a collapsed treat. Though some people have the belief that enrolling in Medicare Part B is mandatory when they turn [...]

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2 Ph.D. open positions in Silicon Solar Cells at Sungkyunkwan University South Korea_2019

The magnificent spirits of the old era that created SKKU’s traditions and legacy are the roots of our foundation. SKKU’s great 620-year heritage is what makes us brilliant. Now, SKKU is challenging itself to become a global leading university while sharing “new values from old” with every member of the university. SKKU aims to create an educational system that is internationally recognized as a global standard through the establishment of a smart innovative academic ecosystem, and to become a hub [...]

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