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How to Find Free Health Care Clinics in New York (No Health Insurance Persons Only)
by nipplefish in Personal Finance
More than 2.3 million people living in New York state had no health insurance in 2011, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. That's down from 2010, but it is still more than 12 percent of the population of the Empire State. Free clinics are available in New York City and elsewhere around the state.Difficulty:Moderately EasyInstructions Check the National Association of Free Clinics' online datab

How to Train Health Workers for Primary Care in a Developing Health Service
by Iceland in Health
The goal of primary health care is better health for all, according to the World Health organization. To achieve the objective of universal primary care requires addressing the needs of people who can't afford health care, recognizing their expectations and needs, including primary health in public policy reforms, providing leadership and increasing people's participation in their own primary heal

Difference Between a School-Based Health Teacher & a Community Health Educator
by cusideabelincoln in Careers & Job Searching
Community health educators and health teachers both play important roles in helping children and teenagers learn healthy lifestyle habits. Despite this shared goal, the two roles are distinct and vary in setting, education needed and client audience. CertificationsCommunity-based health educators are certified by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing (NCHEC). The exam evalu

Pennsylvania Department of Health Home Health Aide Training Requirements
by AdamK47 in Careers & Job Searching
A home health aide is responsible for helping disabled, ill and elderly patients in their homes. The home health aide's duties range from helping a patient with his day-to-day tasks around the home to helping with range of motion exercises. A home health aide can work under her own company, with a home health agency or through a clinic or hospital. Sometimes a home health aide is assisted by a nur

Michigan Mandated Health Benefits and Health Insurance Laws
by squarecut1 in Legal
As of fall of 2010, residents of Michigan were not legally obligated to seek health insurance coverage. However, with the nationwide Affordable Care Act of 2010, all United States residents will be required to get health insurance by the year 2014. This act, along with legislation from the state of Michigan itself, also protects the rights of the insured through various health insurance laws that

What Kind of Health Screenings Do Health Insurance Companies Conduct?
by atomicstack in Health
Some health insurance plans, like group employer plans, do not require you to prove you are insurable prior to issuing coverage. As of 2010, however, many individual insurance plans collect medical information about you as part of the underwriting process and can still use it to determine whether or not to issue you a policy and what they will charge as a premium. The required information varies b

Self-Funded Health Care Vs. Group Health Insurance Plans
by Miklebud in Personal Finance
The United States have two types of health insurance plans: self-funded and group-funded. One plan provides affordable insurance to every eligible applicant while the other allows the insured to be in control of their own medical decisions. Self-Funded Health InsuranceSelf-funded health care insurance are plans that are paid for by individuals. The applicants must be medically insurable in orde

Job Description for a Public Health Nurse for Indian Health Service
by Al Velella in Careers & Job Searching
The Indian Health Service is a federal health program that serves American Indians and Alaskan Natives who are part of more than 557 recognized tribes across 35 states. This amounts to about 1.5 million people who are covered under this system. A public health nurse employed by IHS must prepare for a wide range of duties within a culturally diverse population. Duties and QualificationsA public

About Private Health Insurance Mental Health Coverage
by jazzyfox in Health
The Mental Health Foundation notes that 25 percent of people experience some type of mental health condition each year. Private health insurance that covers these conditions is becoming increasingly important. Not all health policies include mental health coverage. Consumers must read their policies to ensure the benefits are available if they are ever needed. SignificanceMental illness include

How to Decide if a Health Savings Account (HSA) is Right for Your Health Insurance
by Traut in Health
Health insurance has become so expensive these days that for many people it's impossible to afford a good health care plan. However, if you own anything you value and you don't have some kind of health insurance plan, the cost of an illness or accident can rob you of everything you own. A way to have health insurance, yet to keep premiums more affordable is to set up a tax-advantaged HSA. HSA sta

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