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Online seller failed to ship next-day PPE as promised

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Facemasks and other types of personal protective equipment (PPE) have been in high demand since the COVID pandemic began. Many people have flocked to online retailers to place orders. According to the FTC, some people have paid money and waited, and waited, and waited.
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| Categories: Cybersecurity | Tags: Colleen Tressler | View Count: (0)
Care for the Caregivers: Identifying and Avoiding Burnout in Healthcare Workers
A critical component of the nationwide battle against COVID-19 is supporting the physical and emotional well-being of the healthcare workers on the frontline of patient care. Ongoing assistance must be made available to healthcare workers who are directly and indirectly involved in patient care for long periods of time, as well as those who must reintegrate back into the workforce following a personal bout of infection with the virus.
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| Categories: AIHC Professional Articles | Tags: SAMHSA, Providers, Emergency Preparedness, Employee Safety, Healthcare Employees, Healthcare Employers, Leadership, Workplace Culture, Burnout, COVID-19 | View Count: (61)
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Telehealth is Here to Stay, But What About Payment?

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NCQA Blog NCQA Blog - COVID-19 brought a lot of adjustments. Telehealth is one of them. Now, there are plans in place to permanently expand reimbursement for telehealth services. The Trump administration took action to open access to telehealth. But the changes to reimbursement policies are temporary.  So, health care professionals want to know, will regulatory flexibility on reimbursement continue? […] Telehealth is Here to Stay, But What About Payment? Jazmyne Carter
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| Categories: Health Care Plans | Tags: Jazmyne Carter | View Count: (2)
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Activate your EIP Visa debit card now

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Did you get an Economic Impact Payment VISA debit card in the mail from the U.S. Department of the Treasury? If you did, you might get a letter from Treasury this week, reminding you to activate your card.
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| Categories: Cybersecurity | Tags: Cristina Miranda | View Count: (0)
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Steer clear of work-at-home scams

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As the Coronavirus continues to spread, you may be looking for ways to make money without ever stepping foot outside your door. Maybe you saw an ad online for a business coaching program you can do from your living room. Or maybe you got a call about getting paid to stuff envelopes from your dining room table. While these might look like easy ways to earn quick money and stay safe at home – most of these jobs are scams.
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| Categories: Cybersecurity | Tags: Sachit Gali | View Count: (8)
Between 1 April and 31 May 2020, the National IHR Focal Point of Saudi Arabia reported nine new cases of MERS-CoV infection, including five deaths. The cases were reported from Riyadh (seven cases), Assir (one case) and Northern (one case) Regions. Most cases were and ages of the reported cases ranged from 40 to 96 years. Of the cases reported in Riyadh six were from a hospital outbreak in the region between 21 and 31 May 2020: an index case who was a newly admitted patient, and five secondary ...
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NCQA Blog NCQA Blog - Measures Released are for Measurement Years 2020, 2021 The July 1 annual release of the latest HEDIS Volume 2 measure specifications is unusual this year: The measures we published Wednesday apply to two years—2020 and 2021. The publications are available electronically or in hardcopy. To understand why we released two years of measure specs, it’s […] Doubling Down on HEDIS: 2 Years of Specs Released in1 Day NCQA Communications
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| Categories: Health Care Plans | Tags: NCQA Communications | View Count: (13)
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It’s Military Consumer Month 2020

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Military Consumer Month is here! In these unprecedented and challenging times, we’re focusing on consumer issues related to COVID-19. As of June 30, consumers have submitted more than 115,000 reports of fraud related to COVID-19, resulting in reported losses of  more than $74 million. Scammers follow the headlines to take advantage of current events. They’re doing the same now, exploiting people’s concerns about the virus, as well as ripping off those who are affected by the pandemic’s finan...
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| Categories: Cybersecurity | Tags: Andrew Smith | View Count: (12)
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Scams in online sales: when orders don’t arrive

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When local stores ran out of the supplies we needed to manage COVID-19, many of us turned to online sources. According to a new Data Spotlight, scammers ran online sites and took orders for scarce items, but didn’t deliver.
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| Categories: Cybersecurity | Tags: Bridget Small | View Count: (8)
Because of COVID-19, unemployment rates are high and many people’s cash flows are low. Scammers view these as ripe conditions to strike. They’ll stop at nothing — not even a pandemic — to trick you into sharing your personal or financial information. That includes pretending to be a government official from the Federal Trade Commission to gain your trust.
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| Categories: Cybersecurity | Tags: Shameka L. Walker | View Count: (14)
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