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Survey: These are the 17 best health insurers in the country Health Insurance June 19, 2017
The future of health care in the United States is uncertain. The days of Obamacare seem numbered, yet a viable…
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A bill for nearly $7,000 to treat a cut — without stitches?! Insurance May 10, 2017
Need quick medical care for an emergency? Be careful what type of facility you walk into. There's a big difference…
Why to consider long term care insurance
Why to consider long term care insurance Insurance May 3, 2017
Read more: Long term care insurance honor roll Longevity insurance is a smart buy at retirement
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Clark on health care: We need ‘clear pricing signals’ to control costs Insurance March 15, 2017
The current debate about health care in our country is like rearranging the deck chairs on the Titanic. It's plugging…
Health care sharing ministries surge in popularity, Magnify Money analysis shows
Health care sharing ministries surge in popularity, Magnify Money analysis shows Health Insurance March 13, 2017
In 2013, Melanie and Matthew Moore were facing a bit of a health care cost crisis. After the birth of…
Doctor’s appointments: How to get the most bang for your buck
Doctor’s appointments: How to get the most bang for your buck Health February 16, 2017
Going toa doctor's appointment can be a frustrating experience. Endless waits in both the waiting and the exam rooms, and…
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…
8 ways to get better dental care when you’re living on a fixed income
8 ways to get better dental care when you’re living on a fixed income Health January 29, 2017
You can add one more expense to the balance sheets of seniors living on a fixed income: Routine dental care!…
Patients are 3X more likely to die at America’s worst hospitals
Patients are 3X more likely to die at America’s worst hospitals Health January 17, 2017
If you choose a hospital based solely on convenience, you could be making a deadly mistake. A comprehensive new study…
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…
Insurance ad parody highlights ER billing debate
Insurance ad parody highlights ER billing debate Insurance November 17, 2016
When the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) saw health insurer Cigna's $9 million ad campaign using famous TV doctors…
5 must-know facts about Obamacare open enrollment
5 must-know facts about Obamacare open enrollment Insurance November 17, 2016
Open enrollment for 2017 Obamacare health plans is taking place through Jan. 31. If you're one of the 13.8 million…
6 health benefits you should never have to pay for
6 health benefits you should never have to pay for Insurance November 15, 2016
Since the passage of the Affordable Care Act, most insurers must now providepreventive benefitswithout any form of cost sharing. And…
How to find the best Obamacare plan for your budget
How to find the best Obamacare plan for your budget Health Insurance November 9, 2016
People enrolling in Obamacare this year will notice some changes. The average premium costs are up an average of 22%…
Open enrollment: 6 things to keep in mind when choosing your health insurance plan
Open enrollment: 6 things to keep in mind when choosing your health insurance plan Insurance October 30, 2016
It’s that time of the year again —health care open enrollment. Open enrollment season is the time of the 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 save money on dental care
How to save money on dental care Insurance October 19, 2016
As we move closer to open enrollment, it's time to give some thought to your dental plan. Some 64% of…
Illegal online pharmacy warning: Antifreeze, mercury, concrete may be in your meds
Illegal online pharmacy warning: Antifreeze, mercury, concrete may be in your meds Insurance October 19, 2016
A new warning from three industry groups paints a grim picture of illegal online pharmacies that appeal to senior citizens…
Health care exchanges to roll out ‘Simple Choice’ plans for 2017
Health care exchanges to roll out ‘Simple Choice’ plans for 2017 Insurance October 18, 2016
Open enrollment is less than two weeks away. If you don't already get health care through your employer, are you…
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…
League reinvents health insurance for small business owners and employees
League reinvents health insurance for small business owners and employees Insurance October 12, 2016
League is not exactly your father's health insurance coverage. This Canadian startup with U.S. expansion plans is geared toward millennials…
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…
4 insurance startups that will change the way you shop for insurance
4 insurance startups that will change the way you shop for insurance Insurance October 3, 2016
Recently, we told you about how a company called Lemonade is reinventing the process of getting homeowners insurance and renter's…
Faith-based health care: A viable alternative to traditional health insurance?
Faith-based health care: A viable alternative to traditional health insurance? Insurance September 30, 2016
The cost of health insurance for you or your family is going higher and higher and often the plans come…
Aetna will subsidize the Apple Watch for customers
Aetna will subsidize the Apple Watch for customers Mobile & Electronics September 29, 2016
Aetna will become the first major insurer to put the power of the Apple Watch into its customers' hands this…
How to decide if medical tourism is a viable option for you
How to decide if medical tourism is a viable option for you Insurance September 23, 2016
Everyone is talking about the astronomical cost of health care. But major operations don’t have to be financially unattainable in…
Essential health care resources to know about if you’re broke
Essential health care resources to know about if you’re broke Insurance September 5, 2016
Since even a minor illness could wipe out your emergency fund, it’s essential to have some kind of health insurance.…
How to save for healthcare and retirement at the same time
How to save for healthcare and retirement at the same time Health Insurance September 2, 2016
It's no secret that Clark is a fan of HSA's, or Health Savings Accounts. Although they're not for everybody, HSAs can…
A tale of two prescriptions: Take a look at these wild price fluctuations
A tale of two prescriptions: Take a look at these wild price fluctuations Health August 31, 2016
In a post-Martin Skreli and post-EpiPen debacle world, you'd be forgiven for fatalistically thinking that price gouging is a way…