Schemes and Scammers try to Capitalize on COVID-19

Avoid being a victim of health care fraud during the COVID-19 crisis “Check the monthly health statement you receive from your health insurer for unexplained or unauthorized charges,” said Richard Vienne, D.O., Univera Healthcare vice president and chief medical officer. Ignore any offer for vaccinations to treat

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Annual Dental Visits are Important!

Annual dental visits are as important to overall health as regular wellness visits Thirty percent of Western New York adults did not visit a dentist within the past year, according to the results of a new survey commissioned by Univera Healthcare. “The lack of annual routine dental

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Peak Season for Children with Asthma

Peak Season for Children with Asthma A spike in asthma symptoms and flare-ups among children who have asthma is expected to start in late August and continue through the end of September, according to a review of past claims data and public health records by Univera Healthcare.

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People Undergoing Surgery Taking Opiates

More people undergoing surgery and taking opiates to treat back pain  More upstate New Yorkers with back pain are undergoing surgery and taking prescription medication such as opiate painkillers even though noninvasive treatments such as simple exercises and over-the-counter drugs usually work, according to a new Univera Healthcare

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