Insurer Alan’s insolent good health

Insurer Alan’s insolent good health

The young shoot has grown by 105% and covers 100 million annual revenues. Health insurer launches Alan Baby, a free app that allows parents to ask doctors about their child’s health. Jean-Charles Samuelian, the boss and co-founder of Alan, readily concedes it. The year 2020 was “Non-standard”. But, for now, the health insurer has weathered the health and economic crisis without too much trouble. The young shoot claims to have experienced growth of 105% last…

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Insureds will be able to change their complementary health care at any time

Insureds will be able to change their complementary health care at any time

Praised by consumer representatives, this renewed competition is welcomed freshly in a sector which has had to accept significant regulatory changes in recent years. From Tuesday, individuals wishing to obtain health insurance with more coverage or less cost will be able to terminate their complementary at any time. Promised by the executive two years ago in the midst of the “yellow vests” crisis, this strengthening of competition is seen as good news by consumer representatives,…

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Covid: the government pushes to telework “to the maximum”

Covid: the government pushes to telework “to the maximum”

The accelerated deterioration of the health situation requires going “as much as possible” on teleworking when possible, Minister of Labor Elisabeth Borne said on Tuesday. Negotiations between the social partners on this subject will start next Tuesday in principle. New health measures to cope with the soaring virus have not yet been announced, but one of them already seems to be confirmed: the switch to very high dose teleworking. This is clearly the appeal that…

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Coronavirus: under pressure, the government accelerates on rapid tests

Coronavirus: under pressure, the government accelerates on rapid tests

A decree taken this Wednesday by Olivier Véran allows regional health agencies to set up collective screening operations by antigen test. Professionals consider this movement hasty. He’s under pressure. The Minister of Health, Olivier Véran, on Wednesday issued an order authorizing the regional health agencies to set up rapid screening operations for the coronavirus, with antigenic tests. These are nasopharyngeal swabs, like PCR tests, but do not need to be sent to the lab for…

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Occupational health protocol: what changes and what remains

The Ministry of Labor posted a fourth version of the health protocol for businesses on Friday, which strengthens precautions in areas subject to curfews. The encouragement of teleworking is reinforced and increased vigilance is required of employers on collective catering and “during moments of conviviality”. Exit the green, orange and red areas. The acceleration of the Covid-19 epidemic got the better of the color code in the new version of the health protocol applying to…

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EXCLUSIVE – Covid: the price of the antigen test has been set for the liberals

EXCLUSIVE – Covid: the price of the antigen test has been set for the liberals

Pharmacists will bill Health Insurance 34 euros for each screening performed, doctors 46 euros, nurses 19 to 30 euros. High five. After less than two weeks of negotiations, liberal health professionals have reached an agreement on the amount of their remuneration for carrying out antigenic tests for Covid. The arrival of these tests which are faster and less expensive than RT-PCR tests must constitute a “Turning” in the coronavirus screening policy, as explained by the…

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Coronavirus: ICU admissions increase “exponentially”

Coronavirus: ICU admissions increase “exponentially”

The delays in the results of the tests distort the count of new contaminations and the high level of contaminations slows down the counting of clusters. Public Health France is forced to diversify the statistical indicators to follow the evolution of the epidemic. Intensive care admissions jumped 40% in one week. This is what he knew and what we did not yet know. On Wednesday evening, the Minister of Health surprised the French by announcing…

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Donald Trump in “excellent health” … according to his own doctor

Donald Trump in “excellent health” … according to his own doctor

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is “in excellent health,” his attending physician announced Thursday, detailing the results of a recent medical examination. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is “in excellent health,” his attending physician announced Thursday, detailing the results of a recent medical examination. This one-page letter, sent by the Trump campaign team, specifies that he weighs 107 kilos for 1m90, details his cholesterol level (169), triglycerides (61), his blood pressure (11.6 / 7 )….

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Huawei CFO calls for release with Beijing backing

Huawei CFO calls for release with Beijing backing

The financial director of the Chinese telecoms giant Huawei, arrested in Canada at the request of the United States, appears again Monday before a court in Vancouver where she requests her release, with the support of Beijing which is increasing the pressure on Ottawa and Washington. The financial director of the Chinese telecoms giant Huawei, arrested in Canada at the request of the United States, appears again Monday before a court in Vancouver where she…

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