Category: Healthcare

Understanding Medicare Supplement Plans

Medicare Supplement Plans is non-medical insurance plans offered to individuals who are not covered by Medicare. Medicare Supplement Plan coverage varies from plan to plan and can be purchased privately or through an employer. Medicare Supplement Plans are intended to fill the gaps left by Medicare coverage, and cover items that Medicare may not cover. They are standardized, and plans have standardized features including coinsurance percentages and premium payments. Resource –

Winning Tactics For Medicare Supplement Plans

Medicare supplement plans are commonly purchased from private insurance companies and Medicare Part D Plans. Medicare supplement plans are sold by third-party insurance companies that participate in Medicare. Medicare supplement plans are standardized, and all plans have standardized features such as coinsurance percentages and premium payments. Private insurance companies that participate in Medicare typically sell Medicare supplement plans that are similar to or at least similar to those sold by Medicare Parts A and B.

Medicare supplement plans provide additional coverage for some common diseases and medical emergencies. Medicare supplement insurance helps ensure that Medicare coverage is available for unexpected events that threaten to leave you with the financial risk of bankruptcy. Medicare supplement plans offer four basic benefits: hospitalization benefits, therapeutic care, extended care, and assistance with nursing home costs. The four basic benefits are intended to fill the gap left by the regular benefits and cover the costs of some medically necessary services. Although Medicare supplement plans provide extra coverage, it is wise to compare your basic coverage to the supplemental policies to determine which will best meet your needs.

Masks to Prevent Workplace Dust Particles From Being Exposed

One of the most frequently asked questions in industrial safety is about the effectiveness of N95 masks. N95 stands for “no dusting while in work” and these masks are designed to keep the worker from being exposed to dust while in the workplace. For this reason, many workers are very reluctant to use these masks, particularly if they have to perform potentially dangerous tasks. SourceĀ  –

I Don’t Want To Spend This Much Time On N95 Masks. How About You?

Q: I was wondering if the N95 masks I wear would prevent me from getting a fine or being fired because I was found with dust in my mask when doing my job? A: Generally speaking, an N95 mask is typically a disposable facial filtering facepiece respiratory mask with two straps. While it may not prevent you from getting fired, it may preclude you from receiving any kind of compensation for the exposure you received. N95 masks cannot be used for asbestos and they don’t provide protection from gases, vapors, or cosmic rays.

Q: I am a respiratory therapist and was wondering if the N95 masks I wear would prevent me from being sued for getting a medical malpractice case due to patient exposure? Would an N95 face mask to prevent a patient from being sue for inhalation of medical air during a throat biopsy or for a mastectomy? Thank you. If so, your comments may be of interest to the NCHI, but the organization does not have a public information database regarding this topic.