Insurance / Health Insurance

  • 5 scary facts about nursing home costs (and what to do about them)


    Nursing homes aren't all bad. For those with medical needs who require specialized care, a nursing home can provide a safe and comfortable environment. Still, no one envisions they will go...

  • How to cancel COBRA insurance


    In a recent article, I described what COBRA insurance is and my experiences obtaining it. One of the biggest complaints I had about COBRA was the sign-up process. Signing up for COBRA insurance...

  • How To Avoid Fraud With Herbal Supplements


    Do you take herbal supplements? The sad news is you might not be getting what you pay for... The attorney general of New York State tested a variety of herbal remedies at Walmart, Walgreens,...

  • Comparison shop your healthcare


    Want a better price for a medical procedure? Have doctors bid on it. New websites can help you find affordable healthcare without using insurance.

  • Your Guide to Medical Breaches: Anthem, Premera, and CareFirst


    Medical records have become the hot new target of crooks looking to steal your identity. Some 1 in 4 adult Americans were impacted by the Anthem breach. But that number could be 1 in 3 now with...

  • How to get more out of your Medicare now


    Unfortunately, Medicare is a tricky subject fraught with multiple complexities.  While you’ve most likely been paying into it for years, you also may still have many unanswered...

  • How the Obamacare Penalties Work and How To Avoid Them


    Some people may be in for a rude shock when they go to file their income tax return this year: A penalty for not having purchased health insurance! A look at the health care penalties and the...

  • Prescription Plan Guide


    Prescription Plans for Less - 14 day supply of select antibiotics for FREE - 30-day supply of select generic drugs for $4 or a 90-day supply for $10 -...

  • Health Savings Account Guide


    Health care in the United States is outrageously expensive as you well know. The problem started in the 1960s when companies offered to provide health coverage in lieu of pay raises and other...

  • How to get amnesty from health care penalty


    The penalty for not having health coverage will be on your tax return if you haven't signed up yet. But if you hurry you can exempt out of it.

  • Emergency room, Reservation for one!


    Some hospitals are offering emergency room reservations to cut down on the time you spend waiting to see the doctor. It sounds appealing, but it could cost you.

  • Time to get insured for your health care


    The deadline to sign up for healthcare coverage is almost here. Time to find the best plan for your family.

  • Time to get insured for your health care


    The deadline to sign up for healthcare coverage is almost here. Time to find the best plan for your family.

  • Health care penalties and your tax return


    Didn't have health insurance last year? It could affect your taxes. Here’s a look at the penalties you'll face and how you may be able to get out of them.

  • Denied health insurance coverage? Appeal it.


    There are ways to get money from your health insurance company even after they denied your initial claim. Here’s what to do if your health insurance isn't covering your best interests.