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Medicaid health plans now offering to pay non-traditional services

Medicaid health plans now offering to pay non-traditional services

Health
This is a Kaiser Health News story. Emilia Ford became pregnant at 15 and, after her daughter was born, dropped out of high school. As she held down different jobs during the past decade — including housekeeping and working in a relative’s retail store — she always thought about going for her GED to show she met high school academic skills. But the Brookhaven, Pa., woman needed assistance finding tutors and paying for the set of four tests, which cost $ 20 each. She found help from an unexpected source: her Medicaid health plan. AmeriHealth Caritas, a Philadelphia-based insurer with 2 million Medicaid members in Pennsylvania and five other states, helps connect members with nonprofit groups providing GED test preparation classes, offers telephone coaching to keep member...
O2 urgently investigating as data services go down

O2 urgently investigating as data services go down

Technology
O2 is investigating with "high priority" after its data services went down, with tens of millions of users potentially affected. The problem is also affecting customers of Sky Mobile, Tesco Mobile, Lyca Mobile and GiffGaff - which all use O2's infrastructure.The network said: "One of our 3rd party suppliers has identified a software issue in their system. Our technical teams are working extremely hard to resolve this. We'd encourage you to use Wi-Fi wherever you can and we are really sorry." Outage Update: One of our 3rd party suppliers has identified a software issue in their system. Our technical teams are working extremely hard to resolve this. We'd encourage you to use Wi-Fi wherever you can and we are really sorry.— O2 in the UK (@...
BAE to provide technical services for Army's 116th MIB

BAE to provide technical services for Army's 116th MIB

Business
Nov. 13 (UPI) -- The U.S. Army Intelligence and Security Command has awarded BAE Systems $ 100 million to provide technical and general support to the 116th Military Intelligence Brigade. The contract, running over four years, will provide technical experts who will assist the 116th MIB to better understand regional threats. "The demand for intelligence services and support continues to grow as our soldiers remain engaged on multiple fronts," Peder Jungck, vice president and general manager of BAE Systems' Intelligence Solutions, said in a press release. "We are helping to better inform the military decision makers responsible for ensuring the security and effectiveness of global operations," Jungck said. The contract will also update and improve soldier training in intelligence, surveill...
Eurostar services could stop under 'no-deal' Brexit

Eurostar services could stop under 'no-deal' Brexit

World
Eurostar services from Britain to Europe could stop running in the event of a "no-deal" Brexit, it has been revealed. The government has released its latest batch of documents covering the potential effects of such a scenario, covering areas like consumer rights, rail transport, copyright and free trade.On rail transport, the government says it would have to negotiate new arrangements with individual countries to keep trains heading to the continent."Arrangements for cross-border services would be subject to any bilateral arrangements that the UK negotiates with individual EU countries," the technical notice said.Sky News understands work to prepare for such a scenario is already under way, while Brexit Secretary Dominic Raab has said he is confident Britain would be able t...