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CA News Logo Consumer Action INSIDER - February 2021 The February 2021 issue of Consumer Action INSIDER introduces the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's new debt collection rule and what it will mean for debtors; highlights our latest COVID-19 Educational Project webinar, on disaster preparedness and recovery; guides internet users on what they can do to delete their personal information from the web; details our recent coalition efforts; shares the latest happenings at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau; and announces new settlements posted in our Class Action Database. (Monday, February 01, 2021)

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Five Recent Publications

Telemedicine: What to know about virtual doctor visits (Korean)

Telemedicine: What to know about virtual doctor visits (Korean) COVID-19에 대한 대응.

이번 팬데믹으로 인하여 응급하지 않은 진료들은 코로나 확산을 방지하기 위하여 온라인 진료로 바뀌었다. 대부분의 사람들이 스마트폰, 태블릿, 혹은 컴퓨터를 통한 온라인 원격진료를 선호하기 때문에 이러한 진료 방법들이 언제, 그리고 어떻게 온라인 원격진료를 받을 수 있는지, 개인 혹은 정부 지원 보험에 적용하는지, 그리고 어떤 개인정보 관련 문제가 생길지 알아봐야 한다.

The pandemic has driven non-urgent doctor visits online to help suppress the spread of COVID-19. As more people receive medical care remotely, via a smartphone, tablet or computer, it's important to understand when and how virtual visits might be an option, whether they're covered under private and government-sponsored health plans, and what privacy issues they raise.

Telemedicine: What to know about virtual doctor visits (Vietnamese)

Telemedicine: What to know about virtual doctor visits (Vietnamese) Đối Phó với COVID-19.

Đại dịch đã đưa đến các ca khám bệnh không nghiêm trọng với bác sĩ qua mạng điện toán để giúp giảm thiểu sự lây lan của COVID-19. Khi càng nhiều người nhận được sự chăm sóc sức khỏe từ xa bằng điện thoại thông minh, máy tính bảng, điều quan trọng là quý vị cần hiểu khi nào và cách nào gặp bác sĩ trực tuyến là một lựa chọn, quý vị có được bảo hiểm sức khỏe tư nhân và của chính phủ trả hay không, và các vấn đề quyền riêng tư bảo hiểm đề cập đến.

The pandemic has driven non-urgent doctor visits online to help suppress the spread of COVID-19. As more people receive medical care remotely, via a smartphone, tablet or computer, it's important to understand when and how virtual visits might be an option, whether they're covered under private and government-sponsored health plans, and what privacy issues they raise.

Telemedicine: What to know about virtual doctor visits (Chinese)

Telemedicine: What to know about virtual doctor visits (Chinese) 應對 COVID-19(新冠肺炎).

冠狀病毒疫情促成了非緊急求醫之網上診療,這樣還可以幫助抑制COVID-19新冠肺炎的傳播。隨著越來越多的人藉由智能手機、平板電腦或電腦等而獲得遠程醫療服務,大家應該而且有必要了解何時以及如何進行網上診療,是否會由私人或政府資助的健保計劃涵蓋醫療費用,以及他們所提出的個人隱私權問題等。

The pandemic has driven non-urgent doctor visits online to help suppress the spread of COVID-19. As more people receive medical care remotely, via a smartphone, tablet or computer, it's important to understand when and how virtual visits might be an option, whether they're covered under private and government-sponsored health plans, and what privacy issues they raise.

Telemedicine: What to know about virtual doctor visits (Spanish)

Telemedicine: What to know about virtual doctor visits (Spanish) Cómo hacerle frente al COVID-19.

Para ayudar a suprimir la propagación del coronavirus, las visitas médicas no urgentes se están llevando acabo con más frecuencia en línea durante la pandemia. A medida que un número mayor de personas recibe atención médica de forma remota por medio de sus teléfonos inteligentes, tabletas y computadoras, es importante comprender cuándo y cómo las visitas virtuales son una opción, si las cubren o no los planes de salud privados o del gobierno, y las consideraciones sobre privacidad que implican.

The pandemic has driven non-urgent doctor visits online to help suppress the spread of COVID-19. As more people receive medical care remotely, via a smartphone, tablet or computer, it’s important to understand when and how virtual visits might be an option, whether they’re covered under private and government-sponsored health plans, and what privacy issues they raise.

Telemedicine: What to know about virtual doctor visits

Telemedicine: What to know about virtual doctor visits Coping with COVID-19.

The pandemic has driven non-urgent doctor visits online to help suppress the spread of COVID-19. As more people receive medical care remotely, via a smartphone, tablet or computer, it’s important to understand when and how virtual visits might be an option, whether they’re covered under private and government-sponsored health plans, and what privacy issues they raise.

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Recommended Publications

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Patient’s Guide to HIPAA Cover Art Patient’s Guide to HIPAA. This guide explains how you can use the federal Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) to protect your medical privacy.

Tuesday, June 14, 2016

2016 Car Insurance & Credit Scores Report by WalletHub Cover Art 2016 Car Insurance & Credit Scores Report by WalletHub. The WalletHub study gives us information on the connection between credit scores and car insurance.

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

I.I.I. Toolkit Cover Art I.I.I. Toolkit. This three-tool suite of apps from the Insurance Information Institute helps you prepare your family for a disaster, guides you through choosing the right types and amounts of insurance coverage and enables you to keep an up-to-date electronic record of your belongings.

Wednesday, November 19, 2008

Filing a health information privacy complaint Cover Art Filing a health information privacy complaint. You have the right to file a complaint with the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) for violations of your medical privacy.

Thursday, October 09, 2008

Health insurance 'Premiums vs Paychecks' Cover Art Health insurance 'Premiums vs Paychecks'. Throughout the first eight years of the new millennium, health care costs have skyrocketed, while working families’ wages have stood still.

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