As Zika Virus Health Risk Grows - What You Can Do
Zika virus infection has been confirmed to cause microcephaly (abnormal smallness of the head) and other poor outcomes in babies, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The World Health Organization’s International Health Regulations Committee declared on February 1 that the Zika virus is a global public health emergency requiring an urgent, united response from world health organizations. Members and individuals should check with their doctor and … Read MoreAs Zika Virus Health Risk Grows - What You Can Do
Revive. Refocus. Reset.
Why Everyone Should Take a Vacation There’s nothing quite like it: your feet in the sand, the summer breeze in your hair and the carefree joy of knowing that only time lies ahead—for at least a few days, anyway. No matter what your image of an ideal summer vacation, the important part is that you take one, and encourage your employees to do the same. Studies have shown that using paid time off allows for reduced stress and the ability to return to work refreshed. This … Read MoreRevive. Refocus. Reset.
Oregon Members Right to Request Confidential Communications
Under federal HIPAA requirements, members already have the right to request certain restrictions on the way their health plan uses or discloses their Protected Health Information (PHI). In addition to this right under HIPAA, the state of Oregon now requires that carriers and third party administrators allow members who reside in the state request to have certain PHI redirected to them when it is requested by another person. Plan sponsors are required to make their members aware of their … Read MoreOregon Members Right to Request Confidential Communications