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CAIPA Launches Redesigned Website

CAIPA is proud to announce the launch of a newly designed multi-language website, which can still be found at CAIPA.net. The newly designed website offers an enhanced user experience aimed at engaging member providers, individuals, health plans, hospitals, and community […]

Switzerland’s Time Bank

The number of “empty-nesters” is increasing and becoming a serious issue throughout the world. Switzerland’s idea of the “time bank” for the seniors may be a good inspiration. What is a time bank? Time-based units accumulate in the time bank and can […]

State Report Names Top Hospitals for Heart Care

New York state has released its latest data on cardiac care, recognizing the top programs with the best—and worst—outcomes in the state. The data cover the two most common procedures for people with coronary artery disease—angioplasty and coronary artery bypass […]

Medicare Fraud and Abuse

You may be exposed to Medicare fraud at any time, before you enroll in a plan, when you access care at a doctor’s office or a facility or at other times. Learn about common behaviors and actions below that may […]

FDA Approves First Treatment for Post-Partum Depression

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Zulresso (brexanolone) injection for intravenous (IV) use for the treatment of postpartum depression (PPD) in adult women. This is the first drug approved by the FDA specifically for PPD. “Postpartum depression is […]

Reaping the Benefit for a Healthy Lifestyle

For people aged 65 and above, you may be entitled to additional benefits through your health insurance plan. Nowadays it is common for health plans to offer Home Visit Assessment service. This is an added bonus, free of charge for […]

The FDA Issues New Warning about Avocados

The FDA would like to remind you to please wash your avocados before cutting them. Well actually, the FDA wants you to wash all fruit—but a two-year sampling surveillance program may have found that the green goodness of avocados might come with […]