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Nationwide, health insurance participation in the Affordable Care Act’s individual market is growing and increased competition is helping drive down consumer premiums.    In Pennsylvania, UPMC Health Plan is one of eight health insurance providers offering affordable coverage options to more than  400,000 enrollees in 2022.  Through the COVID-19 Special Enrollment Period that ran from February 2021 to August 2021 and thanks to temporary premium subsidies provided through the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA), the Commonwealth has enrolled more Pennsylvanians in affordable coverage than ever before.
Lebanon, PA- Welcome to this new column on Integrative Health Care. You may also have heard of it by other names, such as Complementary and Integrative Medicine (CAM) or Holistic Health. This has been my passion for many years, even though I worked in the nursing field in traditional medicine all my life. Let me start by explaining what Complementary and Alternative Medicine is. Complementary Health Techniques (not the alternative ones) are used along with your traditional medical care, which is often medication, surgery, or physical therapy.
While Lebanon City is host to many non-profit organizations working to make the community a better place, the Community of Lebanon Association (CLA) has been spearheading beloved initiatives such as the downtown flowerpots, car show, music fest, food truck palooza, carriage rides, tree lighting ceremony and holiday parade for decades.
Lebanon, PA- I was talking with my brother-in-law the other day regarding finances and parents. We talked about a litany of topics but the one that resounded with me was how we both grew up with the lack of any learning personal finance. It wasn’t taught in school and our parents both used the same line of thought. “Save your money” and “If you want to do stuff or have things, you’ll have to get a job.”
Lebanon, PA- On April 27th from 2pm-4pm Lebanon Family Health Services hosted their regular informational session for community members who came into their location to get assistance. Members of the community came in and were provided with information about the different services LFHS provides to teens. Q Hubo News was part of the informational event through a month-long promotion and documenting the resources provided by LFHS the day of the event.