Consumer

Anthem Waives Cost Share for COVID-19 Treatment

Thursday, April 2, 2020 - 12:30am

During these challenging times, Anthem stands by our legacy and commitment to living our values and supporting those we serve, said Anthem President and CEO Gail K. Boudreaux.

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  • During these challenging times, Anthem stands by our legacy and commitment to living our values and supporting those we serve, said Anthem President and CEO Gail K. Boudreaux.
  • The expansion covers the waiver of cost share for COVID-19 treatment received through May 31, 2020.
  • Anthem is strongly encouraging participation by our self-funded employers and will work them to ensure their employees needs are met.
  • Anthem continues to closely monitor the COVID-19 developments and listen to the needs of our communities, Anthem associates and all of the members and care providers we serve.

Real Estate Firm Baird & Warner Announces $150,000 Donation Toward Chicago’s COVID-19 Response

Wednesday, April 1, 2020 - 11:31pm

Doing things the right way is as much a part of the Baird & Warner legacy as it is our future, said Stephen Baird, fifth-generation president and CEO of Baird & Warner.

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  • Doing things the right way is as much a part of the Baird & Warner legacy as it is our future, said Stephen Baird, fifth-generation president and CEO of Baird & Warner.
  • Baird & Warner agents, loan officers and employees have always been proud to support the Chicagoland communities where we live and work, continued Baird.
  • About Baird & Warner Real Estate, Inc.:
    Established in 1855, Baird & Warner is Illinois largest family-owned independent real estate services company.
  • The Baird & Warner brand has been synonymous with making real estate easier through experience, innovation, and integrity for more than 160 years.

Census Day Is Here – Make It Count!

Wednesday, April 1, 2020 - 10:10pm

Today is Census Day, the day that determines who is counted in the 2020 Census and where they are counted.

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  • Today is Census Day, the day that determines who is counted in the 2020 Census and where they are counted.
  • 36.2 percent of households across the nation have responded to the 2020 Census since invitations began arriving in mailboxes March 12-20.
  • The Census Bureau is strongly encouraging the public to respond to the 2020 Census online using a desktop computer, laptop, smartphone or tablet.
  • The Census Bureau continues to evaluate all 2020 Census field operations, and will communicate any further updates as soon as possible.

Horace Mann showcases commitment to stakeholders as company reflects on 75 years of serving educators

Wednesday, April 1, 2020 - 9:20pm

The report details Horace Manns commitment to responsible environmental, social and governance (ESG) business decisions, as informed by that mission.

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  • The report details Horace Manns commitment to responsible environmental, social and governance (ESG) business decisions, as informed by that mission.
  • Horace Mann has never lost sight of the commitment to educators that our company was founded on 75 years ago and that will lead us into the next 75, said President and CEO Marita Zuraitis.
  • Horace Mann is the largest financial services company focused on providing America's educators and school employees with insurance and retirement solutions.
  • Founded by Educators for Educators in 1945, the company is headquartered in Springfield, Ill. For more information, visit horacemann.com .

GumGum Partners with Ad Council on Campaign to Slow the Spread of Coronavirus

Wednesday, April 1, 2020 - 8:00pm

The company teed off the Ad Councils coronavirus messaging efforts when it began serving in-screen ads featuring the hashtag #AloneTogether to communicate the importance of social distancing.

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  • The company teed off the Ad Councils coronavirus messaging efforts when it began serving in-screen ads featuring the hashtag #AloneTogether to communicate the importance of social distancing.
  • GumGum initiated the pro bono campaign just three days after the Ad Council announced that it planned to launch national PSAs in response to the coronavirus pandemic .
  • This year, in partnership with the Ad Council, GumGum began developing GumGum Smile, a unique platform experience aimed to amplify the Ad Councils messaging initiatives.
  • Within the next week, GumGum plans also to launch a separate campaign utilizing its In-Video ads to deliver the Ad Councils message.

One Day University Online Learning Network to Launch Next Week

Wednesday, April 1, 2020 - 7:13pm

One Day University, the New York-based adult learning company that brings superstar professors from the nations top college campuses to entertain and enlighten audiences will be launching an Online Learning Network, supported by more than 30 major newspapers.

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  • One Day University, the New York-based adult learning company that brings superstar professors from the nations top college campuses to entertain and enlighten audiences will be launching an Online Learning Network, supported by more than 30 major newspapers.
  • Attendance at individual events had risen as high as 3,000 and revenues followed suit, surpassing $5 million from a starting point of under $500,000 just five years ago.
  • The new Online division is expected to appeal to a significantly wider audience.
  • The One Day U staff scours the countrys best schools, looking for professors whose lectures are standing-room-only and whose student ratings are overwhelmingly excellent.

CrossBay Medical Receives FDA Clearance for CrossGlide Endometrial Tissue Sampler

Wednesday, April 1, 2020 - 7:06pm

CrossBay Medical, Inc., a health technology company focused on improving the delivery of womens healthcare, today announced it has received clearance from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market its CrossGlide ETS Endometrial Tissue Sampler.

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  • CrossBay Medical, Inc., a health technology company focused on improving the delivery of womens healthcare, today announced it has received clearance from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market its CrossGlide ETS Endometrial Tissue Sampler.
  • The CrossGlide ETS, the third product to utilize the frictionless CrossGlide technology platform, enables medical providers to perform an office-based endometrial biopsy procedure gently, effortlessly and without a tenaculum.
  • In today's typical practice, a medical provider will try to push a pipelle across the cervical canal to access the uterus.
  • CrossBay also serves as a strategic innovation partner to large medical device firms interested in incorporating the companys game-changing CrossGlide technology into their suites of patient-friendly product offerings.

Advanced Baby Monitor Market 2019-2023 | Technology Advances to Boost Growth | Technavio

Wednesday, April 1, 2020 - 6:00pm

Our advanced baby monitor market report covers the following areas:

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  • Our advanced baby monitor market report covers the following areas:
    This study identifies product differentiation through product bundling strategy as one of the prime reasons driving the advanced baby monitor market growth during the next few years.
  • Advanced Baby Monitor Market 2019-2023: Vendor Analysis
    We provide a detailed analysis of around 25 vendors operating in the Advanced Baby Monitor Market, including some of the vendors such as Angelcare, Hisense, Mayborn Group, Owlet Baby Care and Snuza International.
  • Backed with competitive intelligence and benchmarking, our research reports on the Advanced Baby Monitor Market are designed to provide entry support, customer profile and M&As as well as go-to-market strategy support.
  • Advanced Baby Monitor Market 2019-2023: Key Highlights

How You Can Help Support Verified Response Efforts to the Coronavirus Pandemic Through Mobile Giving

Wednesday, April 1, 2020 - 4:58pm

The Fund was created at the request of WHO by the United Nations Foundation in partnership with the Swiss Philanthropy Foundation.

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  • The Fund was created at the request of WHO by the United Nations Foundation in partnership with the Swiss Philanthropy Foundation.
  • Call to action: Text FOOD to 80100 to donate $10 to the World Central Kitchen to provide meals to families in this time of need.
  • The Mobile Giving Foundation, is a 501 (C) (3) non-profit organization dedicated to facilitating donations from the public, helping other non-profits engage supporters through the mobile channel, and enabling mobile solutions for social good.
  • We work with all major wireless operators to enable customers of mobile networks to take trusted civic action.

MassMutual Takes its Popular Financial Education Course Online to Reach Students Across the U.S.

Wednesday, April 1, 2020 - 4:30pm

Available in both English and Spanish, the online FutureSmart course offers seven, 30-minute modules that educate students on emergency savings, budgeting, paying bills, investing, interest rates and charges, and more.

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  • Available in both English and Spanish, the online FutureSmart course offers seven, 30-minute modules that educate students on emergency savings, budgeting, paying bills, investing, interest rates and charges, and more.
  • Beyond the online program, students can continue their financial education via the FutureSmart app , which launched in 2017.
  • The app is an exploratory life simulation that takes students through financial decisions they may face, such as saving, paying for higher education, and opening and monitoring bank accounts.
  • FutureSmart is part of a broader offering of online education programs for grades K-12 by MassMutuals strategic program partner, EVERFI.