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Unethical Tactics Used by Insurance Companies

Unethical Tactics Used by Insurance Companies

An early model for today’s health insurance took root in Texas in the 1920s at the Baylor University hospital. When the school’s vice president learned that many people were unable to pay their bills, he offered a solution: people could pay 50 cents a month in...

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I Lost My Job. What About my Insurance?

I Lost My Job. What About my Insurance?

Losing a job can be traumatic, and uncertainty about insurance can add to an already stressful time. The good news is that there are many options available to you. Here are some resources and ideas to help you move forward with peace of mind about insurance in the...

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Will Insurance Cover Cosmetic Surgery?

Will Insurance Cover Cosmetic Surgery?

If you’ve ever considered enhancing your appearance through medical procedures, you’re in very good company. The American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) reported that nearly 18 million surgical and minimally-invasive cosmetic procedures were performed in 2018....

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5 Healthcare Promises Trump Hasn’t Made Good on

5 Healthcare Promises Trump Hasn’t Made Good on

As with all presidential candidates, Trump was full of promises back in 2016. Many Americans were frothing at the mouth over Obamacare, and Trump leveraged that contempt. He claimed that he would repeal Obamacare (also known as the Affordable Care Act) and end the...

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A Brief Guide to Medicare

A Brief Guide to Medicare

As we look toward 2020, health insurance may be on your mind. If you have Medicare, there are quite a few choices, and if you’re not totally happy with your current coverage, you may be looking for something new. That search can plunge you into confusion, however, as...

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Employee Alternatives to Health Insurance

Employee Alternatives to Health Insurance

Once you’ve explored health insurance options for your employees, you may decide that buying group coverage is simply not an option for your company at this time. Many employers are unaware that group insurance policies have strict requirements, conveying that at...

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Are Vaccines Important for Healthcare Workers?

Are Vaccines Important for Healthcare Workers?

The mantra of the healthcare sector has always been to cause no harm. In plain language, this means to have the patient’s best interest in mind. Inadequate knowledge about vaccines, however, means the best interest of patients takes a backseat. According to research...

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Medical Insurance for the Unemployed

Medical Insurance for the Unemployed

When you lose your job, it’s not just the payslip you worry about. Your medical insurance also becomes one of your biggest stressors. It can be challenging to get coverage when you’re out of work because funds are restrictive. In the meantime, healthcare bills could...

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How to Shop for Health Insurance

How to Shop for Health Insurance

If you don’t have much experience shopping for health insurance, you might be confused about where to start. Health insurance companies from private marketplaces claim to provide a better experience than government-owned exchanges. But what are the differences between...

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