Seema Verma oversees the Medicare and Medicaid programs for the Trump administration. Verma is deciding how often patients will be able to use phone and video visits to see the doctor. She has said it's “crystal clear” that telehealth must continue, says Business Insider. Verma has the power to change certain regulations on doctor phone and video visits. She’s thinking through which types of medicine should be offering care virtually.
Walmart is reportedly set to launch Walmart+ ...the company’s answer to Amazon Prime. Walmart + will go live later in July, after the coronavirus pandemic delayed its initial springtime launch. A Walmart spokesperson declined to provide further comment about Walmart+ to Business Insider. This is Walmart's latest bid to dominate e-commerce and fend off its online, Seattle-based rival. The $98 monthly subscription is rumored to include several perks, including...
Competition in the US wireless carrier market remains fierce, reports Business Insider. The Big Four US carriers are Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile, and Sprint. In an attempt to avoid further competition on price, carriers began shifting their focus. Most added value to their mobile plans with new offerings to differentiate from the competition. New, expensive unlimited plan tiers loaded offer an array of features and choices.
According to Business Insider, research shows that Americans who work for themselves report high levels of happiness and satisfaction. And considering the US now has a higher rate of unemployment than during the Great Depression, perhaps it's time to think about creating your own job. If you're thinking about starting your own business, the first thing to do is to get started. Think about what you want to do or sell, and if there's a market for it.
Kanye West said he intended to run for president of the United States. West announced his presidential ambitions on Twitter on Saturday. "We must now realize the promise of America by trusting God, unifying our vision and building our future. I am running for president of the United States!" Business Insider reports that West received a range of reactions. The deadline to file as an independent presidential candidate has passed in six states. Seven other states have deadlines fast approaching.
As many as 20 major EU banks are set to announce details for a new payments initiative in the very near future. This announcement came from Electronic Payments International. Business Insider reports the system is referred to as the Pan European Payment System Initiative (PEPSI). It will process card payments in addition to making fund transfers and mobile payments without using Mastercard's or Visa's network.
A 1940s-era Fairbanks city bus that became a sometimes deadly attraction has been removed by helicopter from its remote Alaskan location. Used since as an emergency shelter, it became well-known after John Krakauer's 1996 book “Into the Wild” and a 2007 movie with the same name popularised the story of 24-year-old wanderer Chris McCandless who sadly died there alone in 1992 after a 114-day stay. Alaska Army National Guard executed an extraction mission via a CH-47 Chinook helicopter over Healy, Alaska.
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According to Business Insider, nonessential travel is resuming as governors ease states' lockdown orders. But, it's not your typical summer travel season. 15 governors have enacted statewide travel restrictions. 12 states will require incoming travelers to self-quarantine when they arrive. This includes: Florida, Hawaii, Illinois, Maine, New Mexico, Pennsylvania, and Rhode Island. Alaska and Maine require anyone visiting to have a recent negative COVID-19 test upon entering.
Alaska officials on Thursday airlifted from a remote trail outside Denali National Park the wrecked bus made famous by the 1996 book and 2007 movie "Into the Wild," removing an object that drew hundreds of fans and sightseers. Emer McCarthy reports.
US President Donald Trump described the Danish Prime Minister's comments, in response to his offer of buying Greenland, as nasty. Denmark's Prime Minister said she is "disappointed and surprised" by Mr..
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