As US population ages, private insurers reap more money from government-run Medicare

Private insurers are reaping a veritable windfall from the federal government’s heavy spending on the elderly — with demand from the COVID-19 pandemic leading to more robust offerings.

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Following a trend that has been growing in the past few years, both Cigna (CI) and United Health Group (UNH) announced expansions of their Medicare Advantage plans for 2021 — with Cigna expanding in 67 counties and UnitedHealth expanding in 300 counties.

In addition, Walmart (WMT) has joined in with its own insurance education services, in order to help seniors sign up for Medicare plans.

The two health insurance giants are expanding in an increasingly competitive market, dominated by players like Humana (HUM) and Centene (CNC). They are also seeing a swell of startups including Clover Health, Oscar and Bright Health.

According to Brian Evanko, Cigna’s president of Government Business, insurers are faced with a convergence of factors that include

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Private schools treated like ‘society’s villains’ because of ‘stereotyping and prejudice’, says top headteacher

Private schools are the victims of “stereotyping and prejudice” and people should stop treating them as “society’s villains”, a top headteacher will argue on Monday.

Sally-Anne Huang, the first female high master of St Paul’s School in London, will also say that private schools can help “heal” UK society from the “multiple wounds” it has sustained from Covid-19.

Ms Huang has just taken over as chair of the Headmasters’ and Headmistresses’ Conference, a group of 296 elite private schools.

In a speech to kick off the HMC annual conference she will claim that private schools have been unfairly vilified.

‘Society’s villains’

“As head of an HMC school I expect to be cast as one of society’s villains,” she will say.

“I still get out of bed every day to improve things for young people and, increasingly in recent years, not just the young

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Private society surrenders land to LDA Avenue-I – Newspaper

LAHORE: A private housing society has agreed to surrender its land to the Lahore Development Authority’s LDA Avenue-I scheme on Raiwind Road.

The society (Chiniot Housing Scheme) accepted the offer and would get 30 per cent of developed plots in return, according to officials.

According to proposal, the Chiniot housing society will surrender 1,555 kanals for merging it into the LDA Avenue-I housing scheme area. The LDA, in return according to an agreed formula, will give 30 percent developed plots of the total land to the society. This will enable the LDA to accommodate 613 plot holders of Avenue-1 scheme. “The decision will help resolve the 17-year-old issue,”said the official.

He said a philanthropist would bear the cost of construction of two mosques, one each in Jubilee Town and Avenue One. These mosques will be managed and maintained by the LDA. These mosques will have nothing to do with any

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Why It Is Easy To Control People When They Are Afraid – Same In Private Life As In Politics

I wonder why people of today think they are better than those of ancient times, when those same people are the ones who fully understood the ramifications of human cloning; they were fully aware that letting cloning take root would allow for doubles to roam freely among us.

Trump’s motivation of power and his admiration of Putin place him along the lines of worst dictators this world has seen; he lurks for control and hungers for a hidden power, both of which align well with self-centered ambitions of a tyrant.

Donald is an empty man, keenly anxious and hungry to see the victory of his cause; he watches the successes of dictators such as Putin and Jong-un with breathless interest, and does not seem concerned at all with their affiliations and theoretical assertions and ideological constructions of their incitement of power. He either fails to understand fully the distinction between … Read More

Tribal, Private, Or Government? Museums And The Narrative Of Native History

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Globalization created low cost labor in different nations , primarily utilizing children and in some nations the government forced people to work for these American firms. The money which the government is for use to create jobs for the plenty is utilized in creating employment for the residents of different nations by having money of Africans frozen in foreign banks by political money embezzlement.

I think our Congress would work better for the individuals who … Read More