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Rising Mental Health Demands Require an Innovative Insurance Model

If there’s anything we’ve learned in the past couple of years, it’s that Americans need accessible mental health services more than ever. According to Mental Health America, 20 percent of adults experience mental illness — that’s nearly 50 million Americans. The data indicates that we need to make accessing mental health care and support a…

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Sidecar Health named to Forbes Best Startup Employers list

At Sidecar Health, we believe healthcare should be affordable and accessible for everyone. In the last five years, we’ve worked consistently to bring better health options and transparency to patient care by offering a superior alternative to traditional health insurance. To drive this mission, we’re committed to building a culture rooted in empathy and fueled…

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U.S. Cities Suffering From High Cholesterol

With Healthy Aging Month in August and National Cholesterol Education Month in September, what better time to remain conscious of our health — and take the necessary steps to maintain it. Since the COVID-19 pandemic began last year, much attention has been paid to the ways the risk levels for severe illness or death from…

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How to Get Health Insurance Between Jobs 

How to Get Health Insurance Between Jobs It happens to plenty of us: you’ve left your old job to find something new. You’re happy to be searching for employment that’s a better fit, but there’s one problem that you can’t help but stress over: losing your insurance.  So many Americans rely on their employer for…

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States With the Highest COVID-19 Vaccination Rates Heading Into Summer

After more than a year of living through COVID-19, the worst of the pandemic in the U.S. appears to be over. Daily cases peaked in early January at more than 250,000 per day, but ever since, the U.S. has seen sharp declines in COVID-19 positive cases, even as more contagious variants have emerged. Now, the…

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American cities with the highest (and lowest) uninsured rates

As the U.S. continues to grapple with the COVID-19 pandemic, disparities in who has access to healthcare are more pronounced than ever. Though the federal government and many insurers have worked to keep the costs of testing and treating COVID-19 low to manage the broader public health crisis, the impacts of the pandemic on healthcare…

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