Nov 1, 2022
Sep 30, 2022
Nova Ranked Among 2022 Best Places to Work in Healthcare
Sep 29, 2022
New Podcast Episode Helps Listeners Understand FSAs and All They Cover
Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs) may be considered a “sleeper benefit” – in a world where the price of everything seems to be increasing before our eyes, a medical FSA can save you money on items you’re buying anyway. Michael Heimdal of FSA Store, an online resource and marketplace for FSA-eligible products, joins the latest episode of Nova’s “Under the Coverage” podcast to help listeners understand what’s eligible so they can take advantage of the savings with as little frustration as possible.
Sep 8, 2022
New Podcast Episode Discusses Benefits of Direct Primary Care, Relationship with PCP
Most health plan members are accustomed to understanding which providers are in-network and out-of-network based on a logo on their medical insurance ID card. But the marketplace is changing, with some plans offering alternatives to traditional provider networks. It’s important to understand which providers are covered with your plan to get the most from your health care benefits. But perhaps even more vital is the access and relationship you have with your provider – particularly your PCP.
Jul 28, 2022
New Podcast Episode Answers Listener Question on Appealing Health Plan Decisions
Have you ever had coverage for a medication, benefit or medical visit denied by your health plan? While this is frustrating, learn more about what actions you may be able to take on Nova’s latest podcast episode, “I Don’t Want a New Drug.”
Jul 21, 2022
Nova’s Latest Podcast Clarifies Health Plan Expenses
Do you pay a deductible, copays or coinsurance under your health plan? Not quite sure what each of those terms means? You’re not alone. Nova’s latest podcast episode, “Deductible, Copay, Coinsurance and Out-of-Pocket Maximums – 50 Shades of Health Insurance Grey” helps dissect the health plan math involved with your medical expenses.
Jul 14, 2022
Goose Digital Webinar Features Nova’s Director of Marketing & Communications
Nova’s director of marketing and communications, Sara Fluskey, joins a panel of experts to discuss challenges and opportunities in delivering marketing performance in “Fireside Chat: Disruption, Digital & Dollars, How Much Drama Can We Survive?” This recent webinar was led by Goose Digital, a strategic marketing support services agency, and WilsonHCG, a provider of human resource services.
Jun 9, 2022
Podcast Reminds Listeners to Prioritize Preventive Care
Like so many others, our colleague Kim wasn’t excited to get bloodwork or visit a primary care doctor (PCP) annually because needles (ugh) and she’s generally healthy. But one of her biggest lessons from working in health care for more than 20 years has been the importance of staying up-to-date with preventive care services, which she discusses in this week’s episode, “You See Your PCP? Yeah, You Know Me!”
May 26, 2022
Podcast Explains Prior Auth and Precertification Process
Precertification and prior authorization. What is it? When is it needed? Who is responsible for obtaining it? This week’s podcast, “These Boots Are Made for Walking… and they May Have Required Precertification,” answers some of these confusing questions.
May 12, 2022
‘Under the Coverage’ Talks Reimbursement Account Rules
Pro: Your employer provides a benefit plan that offers a reimbursement account and you want to participate. Con: Sometimes the rules on using health reimbursement plans can make the benefit feel less beneficial and more problematic. Who needs that?
May 5, 2022
Reimbursement Benefits Are Topic of Latest Podcast
There is so much to unpack when it comes to deciding if health reimbursement benefits are right for you – and which option to choose.
Apr 28, 2022
"Under the Coverage" Episode Discusses Babies and Benefits
Life gets real when you welcome a bundle of joy to your world. Part of this new reality also includes assessing health plan coverage and benefits. This week’s podcast, “Babies and Benefit Plans,” covers what happens to your benefits when you’re planning for a new addition to the family.
Apr 21, 2022
“Under the Coverage” Episode Covers the Complexities of Managing a New Health Diagnosis
Managing a new health diagnosis involves a steep learning curve, as anyone who has been through this knows. In our latest episode, “Navigating the Perfect Storm,” we’ll discuss this topic and offer guidance for those managing a new health issue or chronic condition.
Apr 14, 2022
Physician Joins this Week’s “Under the Coverage” Podcast to Discuss What Patients Can Do to Improve the Quality of Care
Requesting your medical records, copies of scans, and test results should be a common occurrence. Armed with this information you can save yourself from unnecessary duplication of services and improve the quality of your medical care, explains this week’s “Under the Coverage” guest Dr. Adnaan Sheriff of Amherst Medical Group in Buffalo, NY.
Apr 14, 2022
Nova Healthcare Administrators Ranked Third Among 2022 Best Companies to Work for in New York
Apr 7, 2022
This Week’s “Under the Coverage” Podcast Tackles Topic for Young Adults: When to Move off their Parents’ Health Plan
Our latest podcast, “Feelin’ 23,” covers this question, which was submitted by one of our dedicated listeners. Guest Carey Krieger, who leads the self-funded account management team at Nova’s parent company, Independent Health, joins “Under the Coverage” once again to help listeners figure out if and when younger adults should change benefit plans.
Apr 1, 2022
Nova Awarded 2022 Platinum Bell Seal for Workplace Mental Health
Mar 31, 2022
Importance of End-of-Life Planning Discussed on this Week’s “Under the Coverage” Podcast
Having conversations around end-of-life planning is not easy and the paperwork that accompanies them doesn’t make it any easier. In this week’s episode, “The Dirt on Health Care Proxy and End of Life Conversations,” our guest shares her unique perspective on the importance of preparing for end-of-life – regardless of your age and state of health.
Mar 24, 2022
This Week on “Under the Coverage”
When at the doctor’s office, it can feel like a lot of information is thrown at you in a short time. You may have questions but hesitate to ask for various reasons. But asking questions can save you some money, as Al Lewis, CEO and co-founder of Quizzify, shares on Nova’s latest podcast, “Pregnancy and ER Bills.”
Mar 17, 2022
Latest “Under the Coverage” Episode Features Al Lewis Discussing Dental Treatments
Have you ever considered Silver Diamine Fluoride (SDF) as an alternative to crowns or fillings? There may be a silver lining to this dental treatment. Listen to learn why from Al Lewis, CEO of Quizzify, who joins Nova’s latest podcast, “There’s More Than One Way to Fill a Tooth.”
Mar 10, 2022
Podcast On the Roles Nurses Play at Insurance Companies
In this week’s episode of “Under the Coverage,” Nova’s director of health plan performance management, also a former practicing nurse, discusses the many experts available at your insurance company to help guide you through your health care journey. This includes registered nurse case managers. These case managers not only have a clinical background, but by the nature of their role have access to claims and medical quality data that can be immensely valuable in counseling members.
Mar 9, 2022
Awarded NextGen Benefits Solution Provider Certification
The NextGen Benefits Network has awarded the prestigious NextGen Benefits Solution Provider Certification to Nova Healthcare Administrators (Nova). NextGen Certification recognizes adherence to a stringent set of principles and validated performance results.
Mar 3, 2022
Podcast on How Insurance Companies Handle Medical Claims
Feb 24, 2022
Podcast Encourages Listeners to Advocate for their Health
“No news is not always good news. You have to be an advocate of your own health.” This message is emphasized throughout this week’s episode of “Under the Coverage,” aptly titled “No News is Not Always Good News.” The podcast features a nurse from Nova’s medical management team who shares how she advises patients as part of her workday
Feb 17, 2022
Importance of Reading Medical Bills Podcast
Though it may seem daunting, you should read your medical bills like you would any other bill. And if you’re in a high deductible health plan, you should or will become keenly aware of the cost of billed services. Stream Nova’s next podcast episode, “Bonfires & Medical Bills,” in their “Under the Coverage” series for an inside perspective on understanding medical charges.
Feb 10, 2022
Nova Releases Next Podcast Episode
Does your employer offer more than one health plan? Overwhelmed and need some direction? Stream Nova’s next podcast episode, “Choosing a Health Plan” for some guidance. Part of their “Under the Coverage” podcast series, this latest episode helps walk listeners through how to analyze their consumption of health care when selecting a plan.
Feb 3, 2022
Nova Launched "Under the Coverage" Podcast
Wish you understood how to better navigate the health care system? We do too. That’s why Nova Healthcare Administrators (Nova) has launched “Under the Coverage,” a podcast featuring people who spend their working days focused on health benefits and health care, to share their insider tips on information they wish every health care consumer knew.
Jan 27, 2022
Finding the Right Pharmacy Management Solution Webinar
Reducing pharmacy drug spend. This is typically an employer’s top priority when trying to control health plan costs. Struggling with how to develop an effective RFP while shopping for the right pharmacy benefits management (PBM) partner? How can you tell which PBMs are legit and who’s all talk?
Jan 19, 2022