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  • 00:31

    MEN'S HEALTH TOPICS: Getting the Health Insurance you Need

    in Health

    Goal of Men’s Health Month


    The purpose of Men’s Health Month is to heighten the awareness of preventable health problems and encourage early detection and treatment of disease among men and boys. This month gives health care providers, public policy makers, the media, and individuals an opportunity to encourage men and boys to seek regular medical advice and early treatment for disease and injury. The response has been overwhelming with thousands of awareness activities in the USA and around the globe.

  • 02:13

    Pet Radio-Lil Bub and Norbert-the Cutest Paring Ever and a Special Announcement

    in Pets

    Lil Bub the permakitten is well know for her adorable cuteness with millions of social media fans. Norbert is fast becoming known as one of the cutest little dogs ever. These two little giants got together to create a childrens book. We speak to Mike/Big Bub, and Julie, Norbert's Mom individually about this partnership and what the future will hold for each of them. Mike has an announcement about Lil Bub that may surprise you...even shock you! Tune in for the AHHH moment!  Following this, we have a segment about some new and unique products for you and your cat.


    We have added another guest:  Tina and her cat Oreo will tell us about their new childrens book where they joined forces with Atchoum the cat, and both are part of the story which has a great moral to it for kids.


     

  • 00:53

    Behavioral Health Compliance: Making It Easy for Providers and Agencies

    in Psychology

    HIPAA, HITECH, Omnibus,  PCI regulations - these are words that can strike fear into the heart of any Behavioral Health organization.  They don't need to as we found after speaking with our guest today on Mental Health News Radio.  We sat down with Marc Haskelson, the President and CEO of Compliancy Group, to find out how easy compliance can be.


    Read the full article HERE.


    What is the difference between HIPAA and Meaningful  Use (MU) ?


    Do I have to attest for Meaningful Use?  What If I don’t attest?


    Who is considered a Vendor or a Business Associate?


    I am now accepting Medicare, does that put me at a higher risk for an audit just like everyone else?


    If I completed a Risk Assessment last year, do I have to do it again this year?


    Is there an insurance policy available that helps an entity with HIPAA  fines?


    What triggers an audit?  How do they know that they should audit you?


    Has your software solution ever been involved where an actual audit was being done by either CMS or OCR?


    If an EHR vendor or billing agency, as an example, are not following HIPAA compliance where can one go to report these actions?

  • 00:53

    HEALTH MEDIA NOW-HELENE BYRNE-HOW TO BE FIT IN PREGNANCY

    in Health

    Please join us this Thursday, February 11, 2016 at 4:00 p.m. PST and 7:00 p.m. EST for a live show with host Denise Messenger.  Our special guest is Helene Byrne.  She is a pre-and-post natal health and fitness expert and is the founder of BeFit-Mom, the publisher of the award-winning DVD “Bounce Back Fast: Post Natal Core Conditioning” and the author of the acclaimed book “Exercise After Pregnancy: How to Look and Feel Your Best” now in its second edition. Her latest publication, the “Perfect Pregnancy Pounds” App, improves maternal and fetal health by giving women the tools that they need to gain the ideal amount of weight for their individual needs.  She will be teaching us today her secrets on how to be fit in pregnancy.  You asked for it and we deliver!


     

  • 00:25

    The Behavioral Health EHR Landscape: Scott Lloyd, President MTM Services

    in Psychology

    We welcome back Scott Lloyd, President of MTM Services, to Mental Health News Radio. When you want to challenge yourself and work with THE Behavioral Health consulting firm in the business you reach out to Scott lloyd. MTM Services is a strategic partner with The National Council for Behavioral Health - the heart of what's happening in and the future of Behavioral Healthcare.


    Our CEO, Kristin Walker, will be presenting at the 2016 National Council Conference in Las Vegas with Scott. Today we give you small taste of what we'll be focusing on for our presentation. 


    The topic?  What's Your Problem: You or Your EHR


    Tuesday, March 8th at 10 AM Ceasars Palace, Las Vegas


    Session Code: C20


    Enjoy the full article here.

  • 00:46

    Is insurance right for me?

    in Self Help

    Today we will recap the information that we have learned over the last month about insurance.  We will discuss Mortgage protection, whole life, annuities and how they are able to serve your family's needs.  We will prepare the stage for the month of February, the love month discussing a topic that many do not love, CREDIT!  What is the importance of that 3 digit credit score and what should you prepare for.  With tax season upon us, it is Imperative that each caller understands the importance of their 3 digit number and what it means.  Tune in!  

  • 00:43

    Private Exchanges and Pet Insurance

    in Business

    On this morning's program, the hosts will be discussing private health insurance exchanges, pet insurance and more with special guests from Accenture and Hartville Pet Insurance Group.


    For the first segment on today's program, Scott Brown, Private Exchange Offering Lead at Accenture, will be joining the program to discuss the firm's latest private exchange research. Accenture estimates enrollment in private health insurance exchanges doubled to six million individuals for the 2015 plan year. The company projects hypergrowth will continue through 2018, as a number of factors inhibiting early growth will dissipate, while several accelerators will spur further adoption. These factors, combined with the employer’s desire to meet consumers’ demand for choice and flexibility in a retail-like shopping experience, will lead to 40 million members on private exchanges by 2018.


    The second guest on this week's program will be JoAnne Novak, AVP Business Development at Hartville Pet Insurance Group, providers of ASPCA Pet Health Insurance.  As one of the oldest and largest pet insurance providers in the U.S., Hartville has committed itself to helping more pet parents have access to reliable and affordable pet insurance plans. According to the American Pet Products Association, roughly 68 percent of U.S. households have a pet, and last year, over $15 billion was spent on veterinary care. In this segment, JoAnne will discuss what’s driving the increasing demand for pet health insurance as a voluntary benefit as well as what makes pet insurance relevant for the workforce in connection with health care consumerism and private exchanges.  

  • 00:46

    HEALTH MEDIA NOW-DR. KAJIKI-HOW TO MAINTAIN GOOD THYROID HEALTH!

    in Health

    Please join us this Thursday, January 21, 2016 at 4:00 p.m. PST and 7:00 p.m. EST for a live show with host Denise Messenger.  Our special guest is Dr Gil Kajiki.  He is the founder of the Valley Thyroid Institute. He graduated from the Pasadena College of Chiropractic and has been a chiropractor for 30 years. The main focus of his practice is thyroid and Auto Immune conditions.  
    Through working with his patients he developed the Kajiki Protocol for determining thyroid and autoimmune issues with a particular concentration on Hashimoto's Thyroiditis.  He offers his patients answers and protocols to improve thyroid function and overall health.
    With his roots in chiropractic-biophysics, Dr. Kajiki was busy helping patients in the San Fernando Valley in Southern California with their spinal structural corrective care when his wife became ill with what at first appeared to be Epstein Barr.
    As he watched his wife’s health deteriorate under the care of several doctors, Dr. Kajiki began a relentless search for answers to why his healthy wife could become so ill and yet no one seemed to know how to care for her. After more than two years of tests, medication, B12 shots, and finally hospitalization, it was her husband and not her medical provider who came to her rescue.
    After countless hours of study, consultation with colleagues, and testing, Dr. Kajiki diagnosed his wife with Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis, an autoimmune condition that attacks the thyroid. He spent the next several months treating her autoimmune condition through natural supplements, lifestyle modifications, and dietary changes. She is now symptom free and doesn’t take any thyroid medication.  Dr. Kajiki has an educational 5 DVD series of self-help for patients with chronic thyroid problems called “The Thyroid Mystery Solved”.  You asked for it and we deliver!


     

  • 01:43

    Owner Operators CAN afford Private Health Insurance -Including low deductibles

    in Health

    Thursday Nov 5th 6PM ET   347-826-9170
    Owner Operators  CAN Afford Private Health Insurance


    The lifestyle of the professional driver has led to many illnesses over the years, no one disputes that.


    A main concern and challenge for many drivers, and a major reason for not taking care of their health, is the exorbitant cost for Health Care Coverage. So what do they do? They go without.


    Many Owner Operators have attempted to take advantage of tax credits, reduced cost health insurance, only to be misinformed and rejected, often told they did not qualify for a reduced rate, when in fact they most definitely did!
    Tonight we will explain why this happens and how to avoid this path.


    Our guest tonight, Trey Walker from PayPlans & Benefits, will explain how Owner Operators CAN afford and obtain full  Private Health Insurance with low deductibles and low co-pays, most often for under $100.00/month, This includes those who have been previously told that they did not qualify for a tax credit.

    Mr Walker will also share with us how and why he has personally guided many drivers onto the correct path in order to obtain the affordable health care they need, without needing to go through the maze of the government website.

    Unlike others, PayPlans & Benefits is unique to the trucking industry as they use their own software and are licensed in all 48 states.  This means you are never directed to someone else and you always have customer service.
     In other words, You start with PayPlans & Benefits  and end with PayPlans & Benefits.

  • 00:28

    Design for Health and Wellbeing

    in Health

    Welcome our February conversation on Design for Health and Wellbeing with Amy Cueva, Co-Founder, Mad*Pow.


    How does design in technology affect how consumers, caregivers, and health advocates help us improve public health and personal health and wellbeing?  This is a key topic in healthcare today as we aim to reduce costs, increase access and improve the quality of healthcare.  You’ll want to hear just how the “softer side” of technology is heading, with emphasis on empathy and empowerment.


    If your personal or professional mission includes transforming the healthcare system through improved engagement, empowerment, empathy and efficiency, I invite you to join me with Amy Cueva, Founder, Chief Experience Officer. 


    Just listen here on February 11th and also find out about a great conference in Boston, April 5-6th called HxRefractored, sponsored by Mad*Pow and Health 2.0.


    Join the movement for better health and wellbeing with innovations from design technology.


    That’s  Feb 11th at 1:30 pm or listen/download with this link!

  • 00:32

    Yvonne Divita - Woman of the Year at WIPIN (Women In The Pet Industry Network)

    in Pets

    Yvonne DiVita is an active blogger and social media professional with a passionate desire to help women everywhere achieve their highest goals.  In the summer of 2009, Yvonne co-founded BlogPaws, an online pet community and yearly national conference to support pet bloggers, pet lovers, and pet people everywhere. The conference brings pet people, brands and expert speakers in social media education together to network, learn, and have a little fun. Best of all, the conference is pet friendly! More information can be found at the BlogPaws website. www.blogpaws.com.


    Life continues to lead Yvonne down the path of entrepreneurial work. She recently launched a new venture called The Lipsticking Society, to work with women in business on storytelling, communication, connecting, with the goal of creating a community of like-minded women devoted to helping each other achieve success.


    Throughout every business and every experience, Yvonne clings to her passion and love of pets.


     


    Twitter accounts:


    @lipsticking (supporting her continued focus on women in business)


    @mypetblog (supporting her personal pet blog)


    @y2vonne (supporting everything she does) 


    @blogpaws (for her pet community)


    Websites:


    http://blogpaws.com/


    http://community.blogpaws.com/


    http://www.scratchingsandsniffings.com


    http://lipstickingsociety.com/


    Join us and find out what amazing things our guest Yvonne is stirring up today!