What the Health? A Layman’s Guide to the Confusing World of Healthcare Insurance

The world of healthcare insurance is filled with its own confusing and at times, oddly specific jargon. This includes terms such as deductibles, premiums, co-pays, co-insurance, preventative care, HSA’s, or “paying out of pocket”. On top of having to navigate this plethora of foreign vocabulary, the average healthcare insurance consumer must also learn how their […]

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What to Do if You Get a Hospital Bill You Can’t Afford

Medical debt is the most common cause of debt amongst Americans. But, what do you do when you need medical care besides visit the hospital to let the debt pile up? There are a few steps to take if you receive an outlandishly priced hospital bill that you cannot pay. First and most importantly, ensure […]

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Hospitals required to post all prices online beginning January 1

Healthcare costs are at an all time high, as is healthcare coverage.In a consistently changing market, due to developments in technology, treatment options and quality of care, the healthcare market is turning to a more consumer centered market. One move taking effect Jan. 1, 2019 is the hospitals, will now be required by law to […]

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I’m Trying to Figure out my Health Coverage. Rant ahead.

Health expenses are very expensive for people who can not afford insurance. Insurance is great but it is a cost that some people cannot budget for. In the minds of a lot of people, health insurance is something that is a necessity due to the emergencies that pop up all throughout life. Within your own […]

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4 Tips for Navigating Open Enrollment at Work

There are a ton of people who are struggling to navigate their open enrollment at work. You are the only one that can control your work situation so you need to figure it out as quickly as possible. First and foremost, you need to be approachable and willing to talk to people of all different […]

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5 Frequently Asked Medicare Questions

There are several different Medicare options to choose from, known as Medicare Part A, B, C, and D. Part A covers a percentage of inpatient hospital visits and skilled nursing facility stays. Part B is for basic care and includes doctor visits, outpatient therapies, and some medical testing. The Medicare Advantage program is Part C […]

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5 Commonly Misdiagnosed Conditions in Older Adults

5 Commonly Misdiagnosed Conditions in Older Adults The human body grows more vulnerable to certain medical conditions over time, and out of the various medical conditions that are known to affect elderly people, many share overlapping symptoms, which can make diagnosis tricky. Some of the most frequently misdiagnosed conditions include urinary tract infections, dehydration, and […]

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Can You Self-Insure for Long-Term Care?

Long term care should be a concern for any person. Studies show that the average cost for long term care is over $100,000. Although many of us plan for retirement, few contribute to long term care insurance. Even those who do want to contribute to a long term care policy may be daunted by the […]

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