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Trump’s On A Different Page Regarding COVID-19
Features, Finance, Health and Safety, Law and Politics, National

Trump’s On A Different Page Regarding COVID-19

Washington DC – At the White House task force’s daily briefing Thursday, March 25, 2020, President Trump suggested that “due to our superior testing capabilities”, America is surpassing all other countries in cases of COVID-19.The comment followed a letter to the nation’s governors in which Trump alluded to his administration’s plans to relax crucial social…

It’s a National War Against COVID-19 and Needs the Federal Government to Take Charge
Environment and Energy, Features, Finance, Health and Safety, Law and Politics, New York

It’s a National War Against COVID-19 and Needs the Federal Government to Take Charge

New York, NY – COVID-19 is causing concerns for doctors and nurses regarding the use and availability of personal protective equipment (PPE).  The threat to physical safety and overwork is causing health care workers symptoms of depression, anxiety, insomnia, and distress. As the troops in the front line become ill, thousands of healthcare professionals will…

Meet Laurent Laor and Viveka Health…
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Meet Laurent Laor and Viveka Health…

New York, NY – Laurent Laor MSc MBA, AHFI, is an author, speaker and founder of Viveka Health, a company whose mission is “to drive value in healthcare through automation and intelligence.” By eliminating fraud, waste, abuse and errors, Viveka’s technologies reduces benefit fund healthcare expenses by up to 20-percent. Their solutions for member eligibility,…

Insurance Companies’ Bad Faith Behavior Costs Victims AND their Policyholders
Features, Finance, Health and Safety, Law and Politics, Municipal Government, New York

Insurance Companies’ Bad Faith Behavior Costs Victims AND their Policyholders

In addition to the duties outlined in your policy, insurance companies have responsibilities to injury claimants under both common law and statutory law. Generally, the insurance company owes you a duty of good faith and fair dealing when handling any transaction. It also has the obligation to faithfully investigate and honor valid insurance claims. This…

Charter Communications  Won’t Let People Work From Home; Fires Critic
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Charter Communications Won’t Let People Work From Home; Fires Critic

DENVER, Colo.—The Charter Communications cable-TV and Internet company, whose New York field technicians have been on strike for three years since it slashed their health benefits, is being equally harsh with its office staff. Workers in several different cities told the tech-news site Gizmodo that the company is refusing to let them work from home…

Credit Bureaus Need to Protect Consumers from Negative Impacts on Credit Scores due to COVID-19
Environment and Energy, Features, Finance, Health and Safety, Law and Politics, Municipal Government, New York

Credit Bureaus Need to Protect Consumers from Negative Impacts on Credit Scores due to COVID-19

“COVID-19 has upended the lives and finances of consumers across the nation, and especially in New York City which is already experiencing enormous economic fallout. I am calling on all major credit bureaus – FICO, TransUnion, Experian, and Equifax – to take immediate action to protect consumer credit scores from any negative impact on their…

New Unemployment-Benefits Claims Jump by 70,000
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New Unemployment-Benefits Claims Jump by 70,000

WASHINGTON—New claims for unemployment benefits jumped to 281,000 last week—up 70,000 from the previous week—due to layoffs and closings from the coronavirus pandemic, the Labor Department announced Mar. 19. It was the largest number of new claims since the 299,000 after Hurricane Harvey in September 2017, and the largest percentage increase since 1992, according to…

Expanded COVID-19 Testing In NYC
Environment and Energy, Features, Finance, Health and Safety, Law and Politics, Municipal Government, New York

Expanded COVID-19 Testing In NYC

NEW YORK, NY – NYC Health & Hospitals will expand their COVID-19 testing capacity by 5,000 tests per day   This expanded testing for H & H is critical to protecting the New Yorkers most at risk in this epidemic. The new partnership between H&H and BioReference will get us the increased testing and faster results. In addition to the…

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