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Note to Candidates: Health Care is More Than Obamacare

You’ve been watching the presidential campaign, so you can’t miss the references to Obamacare. It’s a significant component of the rhetoric for all the candidates. Hillary wants to add to it, Bernie wants a “Medicare for All” program, and Trump wants to repeal it altogether. We haven’t heard much else about healthcare from the candidates.… Continue reading Note to Candidates: Health Care is More Than Obamacare

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A High Deductible Plan Was My Only Choice: Now What?

More than three quarters of large employers are offering high deductible plans, and in increasing numbers it is the only plan. Although the premiums are often lower, the deductible can be as high as $6550 for an individual or $13,100 for a family. In order to keep out-of-pocket expenses manageable, consider the following:   Preventative… Continue reading A High Deductible Plan Was My Only Choice: Now What?

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Note to Milennials: Open Enrollment For Health Insurance

It’s open enrollment season and everyone needs to enroll in a health insurance plan. Yes, millennials, that means you, too. What exactly does this mean for you? Millennials, those of you in the 18 to 34 age range, may have employer sponsored health insurance. If you’re fortunate enough to have health care included in a… Continue reading Note to Milennials: Open Enrollment For Health Insurance

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New Resource for Health Care Information: Yelp?

Doesn’t Yelp review restaurants and hotels? Is that where you would also look for information about hospitals and nursing homes? Yes! Yelp, in partnership with New York’s ProPublica, a nonprofit news organization is now offering reviews updated quarterly for hospitals, nursing homes and dialysis centers. ProPublica compiles information from its own research and from the… Continue reading New Resource for Health Care Information: Yelp?