Coronavirus is not considered a pre-existing illness. It is the kind of illness that can affect one without any prior warning. Insurance providers, therefore, have no reason to reject coverage for the disease, and you can file an insurance claim if you need treatment for the same. As such, you can claim coverage against all expenses – be pre-hospitalisation, in-patient treatment, ambulance cover, OPD charges, and post hospitalisation, and so on; depending upon the coverage you are entitled to, under your policy. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus Effect On Health Insurance
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Cystic fibrosis is a progressive, genetic disease that causes frequent and difficult to treat infections, and over time, limits the ability to breathe. Growing up, Bill had been able to manage some of his symptoms with therapy and medication, but he also knew that most CF patients didn’t live past their twenties. While steady advances were extending life expectancy by a few years at a time, there was no treatment that would address the root cause of his disease, and little hope that one would arrive in time to save his life. … [Read more...] about Why patients have begun to lead the way in the fight against rare diseases
The challenges continue when Asian remote workers venture further afield, with expensive and complicated visa applications. Nguyen must plan months in advance if she wants to visit Europe and had to get a transit visa for Australia before her recent trip to New Zealand even though she never left Sydney Airport. “But we can stay pretty much for free in ASEAN countries,” she says, which refers to the 10 states that make up the Association of South East Asian Countries, including Indonesia, Thailand, Cambodia, and Vietnam. … [Read more...] about The remote working revolution is coming to Southeast Asia
The app didn’t work. Millions of us watched in growing frustration as we came to realize that the Iowa caucuses, the start of primary voting, would be derailed by a phone app glitch. It was infuriating that poor planning and shoddy software could upend a core part of our democratic process. But what few realized in those agonizing hours was that we were also watching what might be a preview of the possible pandemonium coming in just a couple months when the United States conducts its first online census. … [Read more...] about Think Iowa’s tech meltdown was bad? Just wait until the first online census
District 15 is a new short film produced by Patagonia that outlines the fight undertaken by the Communities for a Better Environment group as it lobbies city council and Mayor Eric Garcetti to establish a 2,500-foot distance between oil drilling operations and Wilmington’s schools, hospitals, and churches. … [Read more...] about Patagonia’s new film celebrates activists fighting urban oil drilling in L.A.