Insurance / Health 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 Publix.com - 14 day supply of select antibiotics for FREE Walmart.com - 30-day supply of select generic drugs for $4 or a 90-day supply for $10 Target.com -...

  • 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.

  • 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, Target...

  • 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.

  • Hire a Medical Billing Specialist as an Advocate

      

    I've had a couple of surgeries in the past few years. Both were pretty painful, but not nearly as painful as the bills I received in the mail. Not only were the bills outrageously...

  • Time to reshop your health insurance plan

      

    Open enrollment for most insurance plans happens once a year and many don't take the time to view their policy. Here’s how taking 20 minutes to look it over could save you big money.

  • 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...