IPG would like to wish Dr. Stephanie Dittmer a very happy birthday today. Our community is very lucky to have such a caring and passionate physician who is dedicated to improving health outcomes for so many.

Please join me in wishing her the best in the comment threads below!

Medicare covers ambulance transport but only under certain circumstances. Know before you go.

https://www.cleveland.com/news/2021/08/does-medicare-cover-ambulance-services.html

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Does Medicare cover ambulance services?

It’s important to understand key details of Medicare ambulance coverage.

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We encourage our community to continue to take precautions because this isn't over yet. Please do yourself, your loved ones, your friends and community a favor and get vaccinated as soon as possible.

...https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2021/07/17/1017075240/delta-variant-is-spreading-fast-and-new-cases-are-rising-is-time-to-mask-up-agai

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With The Delta Variant Spreading Fast, Is It Time To Mask Up Again?

The highly contagious delta variant is causing a surge in new cases. Here's what you need to know about how to keep yourself and your family safe.

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"The Japanese have a word, "ikigai" (生き甲斐, pronounced [E-key-guy]), to describe a person's "reason for being." A person finds ikigai at the center of what they are good at, what the world needs, what they can be paid for, and what they love. Our mission is to ...create a sustainable culture of support for physicians within the full scope of their work for the community."

https://www.entrepreneur.com/article/375832

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Looking For A Business Idea? Start With Your Purpose

Here's a completely different way of developing a business idea. Instead of focusing on a problem worth solving, focus on the purpose that drives you.

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We have found kindred spirits working in the Bay Area! Want to know what we are building here in Humboldt? Check out this video about Healing Grove Health Center.

https://youtu.be/KxeEQUY1Tww

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Concierge Care...For The Poor? (w/Angela & Brett Bymaster)

A family doctor and an engineer do what government couldn't: provide amazing care to both rich AND poor. A bright spot lesson in grassroots ...

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Take a few seconds to vote for one of the best physicians in Humboldt County! https://www.northcoastjournal.com/AEBlog/archives/2021/06/02/best-of-humboldt-2021#/gallery/282191498/?fbclid=IwAR2ATdaF3Ex-LrK-N8ZssBdEMgkuX30MIOtBgab9D1-XZer3-44Sj53NFfY

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Best of Humboldt 2021

It's going to be twice as nice

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"Consumer advocates argue that arbitration is far less transparent than the federal court system and denies consumers the opportunity for a trial by a jury of their peers. The outcome of these cases is rarely public and there are typically fewer options to appeal."

...https://www.cnbc.com/2021/06/18/new-bill-aims-to-allow-patients-to-sue-health-insurance-companies-.html

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New legislation aims to allow patients to sue health insurance companies

Democrats have introduced new legislation that will allow patients to sue health insurers instead of being forced to use arbitration to resolve...

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