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Beware of ER-Like Facilities That Look Like Urgent Care

Need quick medical care for an emergency? Be careful what type of facility you walk into. There's a difference big between urgent care facilities and stand-alone emergency room facilities. While the latter may have fancier equipment, an in-house lab, and more staff, it also comes with a heftier price tag. ...


4 Key Things To Know About Open Enrollment

Now that open enrollment season is here, I want to outline 4 key things you need to know about health care going into 2015. Pay attention to the color codes Most individuals buying their own coverages by color codes wind up buying silver on the health care exchanges. But there's ...


Customers Asked To Pay for Employee Health Care at Restaurants

Have you taken a close look at your bill when you've dined out recently? There may be an added line charge...and I'm not talking about restaurants charging for tap water! Paying for employee health care when you go out to eat Some restaurants are now adding a health care surcharge ...


Why You May Want To Pay Cash for Medical Care

With open enrollment upon us, I'm getting more and more questions about paying for health care. If you buy insurance on the health care exchange or you get your health care through an employer, the deductibles are getting larger and larger. Sometimes they're huge. Negotiate for a cash price before ...

Why Doing an FSA Makes More Sense Than Ever

There's a little used benefit most employers offer called a flexible spending account (FSA) for health care. Not familiar with FSAs? Here's why you should be... How FSAs work Here's how this thing works: With an FSA, you have money deducted from each paycheck that goes into a savings account. ...

Easy way to compare insurance rates

Easy way to compare insurance rates

This website makes it so easy to shop for all kinds of insurance. Rate comparisons are emailed to you, and best of all…no pushy agents!

Shopping for Health Insurance…at Walmart?!

Are you shopping for health insurance on your own and feeling confused about your options in the marketplace? A solution is coming for you from Walmart! In the next week, the nation’s largest retailer is launching a health insurance buying service in 2,700 of its stores. The initiative is being ...

Which Health Insurance Plan Is Right For You?

Open enrollment is almost here. I want to share new info about the best and worst health insurance plans. The November 2014 issue of Consumer Reports has rated plans in all 50 states and some clear winners emerge based on a national standard of quality. A look at the best ...

Loan help for large health deductible plans

Loan help for large health deductible plans

If you have a large deductible on your health insurance, a new hospital trend could help you get an interest-free loan to pay that bill.

Clark's 33-cent lumbar support

Clark's 33-cent lumbar support

Suffering with pain from a bad back like Clark? Clark devised an easy alternative to a $50 lumbar support for just 33 cents!

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