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Flex-spending and health-savings accounts

Clark’s health savings account guide
Clark’s health savings account guide Health August 11, 2017
HSA Guide Intro Health care in the United States is outrageously expensive as you well know. The problem started in…
How a medical billing advocate can significantly reduce your costs
How a medical billing advocate can significantly reduce your costs Insurance January 31, 2017
Medical debt is damaging the credit of around 43 million people, according to the latest figures available. You would expect…
The #1 way to prevent identity theft at medical offices
The #1 way to prevent identity theft at medical offices Protect Your Rights & Identity December 21, 2016
Identity theft at doctor's offices, hospitals and other medical providers is booming. But there is a way to protect yourself…
Report: CVS to shutter 70 locations in 2017
Report: CVS to shutter 70 locations in 2017 Health December 16, 2016
CVS is at an interesting crossroads these days. On the one hand, the company bought Target's pharmacy business last year…
The difference between HSAs and FSAs (plus 9 ways to use them)
The difference between HSAs and FSAs (plus 9 ways to use them) Insurance October 29, 2016
Health Savings Accounts (HSAs)and Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs) are increasingly popular due to the changes in healthcare over the last…
How to deal with a hospital that’s overbilling you
How to deal with a hospital that’s overbilling you Insurance October 16, 2016
If you go to the emergency room without insurance, you might not be getting charged at the correct rate in…
2+ million people not getting the health care subsidies they’re eligible for
2+ million people not getting the health care subsidies they’re eligible for Insurance October 11, 2016
Think health insurance is too expensive on the health care exchanges? Think again. Even if you earn in the high…
How to save for healthcare and retirement at the same time
How to save for healthcare and retirement at the same time Flex-spending and health-savings accounts September 2, 2016
It's no secret that Clark is a fan ofHSA's, or Health Savings Accounts. Although they're not for everybody, HSAs can…
How to save for healthcare and retirement at the same time
Health Insurance Guide Insurance June 8, 2016
Choosing a health insurance plan can be one of the most confusing and nerve-wracking processes in life. Should you choose…
Obamacare / Affordable Health Care Act Guide
Obamacare / Affordable Health Care Act Guide Health March 1, 2016
I know whenever I talk about the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (aka Obamacare), it is a political fault…
Do you really need that medical procedure?
Do you really need that medical procedure? Health January 21, 2016
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Since America spends the most money on health care, do we have the best quality care?
Since America spends the most money on health care, do we have the best quality care? Health January 20, 2016
There is no doubt that health care -- specifically the cost of health care -- is a hot topic these…
9 ways to spend your remaining FSA dollars
9 ways to spend your remaining FSA dollars Insurance December 5, 2015
Do you still have money left in your Flexible Spending Arrangement (or Flexible Spending Account/FSA)? If you overestimated your medical…
3 things you need to know about open enrollment
3 things you need to know about open enrollment Insurance October 28, 2015
We as a nation spends nearly 18% of our wealth on health care, according to data from the Organization for…
Warning about buying cheaper medications online
Warning about buying cheaper medications online Health October 26, 2015
Read more: Prescription Plan Guide Clark Howard: Prescription Plans for Less App helps shop the lowest prescription prices
Medicare drug costs are about to go up… Here’s how to save
Medicare drug costs are about to go up… Here’s how to save Dental Care October 8, 2015
Paying for health care is one of the most complicated and challenging expenses that older Americans face, and rising prices…
Medical alert: Diagnostic codes undergoing sea change!
Medical alert: Diagnostic codes undergoing sea change! Flex-spending and health-savings accounts September 28, 2015
Beginning October 1, the claims that a medical provider files on your behalf to get paid could be going dark…
How to cancel COBRA insurance
How to cancel COBRA insurance Insurance July 16, 2015
In a recent article, I described what COBRA insurance is and my experiences obtaining it. One of the biggest complaints…
How To Avoid Fraud With Herbal Supplements
How To Avoid Fraud With Herbal Supplements Health June 17, 2015
Do you take herbal supplements? The sad news is you might not be getting what you pay for... The attorney…
Your Guide to Medical Breaches: Anthem, Premera, and CareFirst
Your Guide to Medical Breaches: Anthem, Premera, and CareFirst Protect Your Rights & Identity May 21, 2015
Medical records have become the hot new target of crooks looking to steal your identity. Some 1 in 4 adult…
How the Obamacare Penalties Work and How To Avoid Them
How the Obamacare Penalties Work and How To Avoid Them Insurance April 16, 2015
Some people may be in for a rude shock when they go to file their income tax return this year:…
Health Savings Account Guide
Health Savings Account Guide Insurance April 1, 2015
Health care in the United States is outrageously expensive as you well know. The problem started in the 1960s when…
Health care penalties and your tax return
Health care penalties and your tax return Health January 26, 2015
Didn't have health insurance last year? It could affect your taxes. Here’s a look at the penalties you'll face and…
Denied health insurance coverage? Appeal it.
Denied health insurance coverage? Appeal it. Insurance January 21, 2015
There are ways to get money from your health insurance company even after they denied your initial claim. Here’s what…
Time to reshop your health insurance plan
Time to reshop your health insurance plan Health December 5, 2014
Open enrollment for most insurance plans happens once a year and many don't take the time to view their policy.…
Why You May Want To Pay Cash for That Medical Procedure
Why You May Want To Pay Cash for That Medical Procedure Insurance October 29, 2014
With open enrollment upon us, I'm getting more and more questions about paying for health care.If you buy insurance on…
Why Doing an FSA Makes More Sense Than Ever
Why Doing an FSA Makes More Sense Than Ever Insurance October 20, 2014
There's a little used benefit most employers offer called a flexible spending account (FSA) for health care. Not familiar with…
Easy way to compare insurance rates
Easy way to compare insurance rates Insurance October 14, 2014
This website makes it so easy to shop for all kinds of insurance. Rate comparisons are emailed to you, and…
Nurse Practitioners Help You Save Money on Medical Care
Nurse Practitioners Help You Save Money on Medical Care Health April 22, 2014
Your access to health care is getting easier in America today.I've talked in the past about "nurse-in-a-box clinics" at retail…
More employers are setting up private exchanges
More employers are setting up private exchanges Insurance April 2, 2014
In the midst of the Obamacare rollout, more retirees are being offloaded to health exchanges by their prior employers. Even…
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