Author Archives: Jessica Stevenson

I’m 26 just graduated and don’t have a job – what are my coverage options?

You’ve just graduated from college and landed your dream job. Maybe it even comes along with a benefits package you’re parents are thrilled about. Sounds ideal, right? Unfortunately though, if you’re a recent graduate then you probably know finding this…

I’m healthy! Can I lower my monthly premium?

When it comes to monthly expenses, there are a number of costs to account for – mortgages, utilities, food! Wouldn’t it be nice if you could cut each of those costs in half? Unfortunately, most expenses are a challenge to…

Should I contribute to a FSA or an HSA to supplement my health insurance?

You made all of the big decisions about health insurance, and you finally have your health care plan in place….that should be enough, right? There’s one more decision you may want to consider – whether or not you are eligible…

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HIPAA: What are your privacy rights as a patient?

Health and wellness is a very personal thing. Isn’t that why so many of us are nervous to visit the doctor? Sharing the details of your health can be scary and embarrassing – it’s completely normal to feel that way….

When health care issues get serious, critical illness insurance can be a lifesaver

There is nothing more important than one’s health. Many of us are fortunate enough that the worst illness we have to fend off is the flu. But for far too many, devastating, potentially life-threatening illness is the reality they must…

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Health insurance for the self-employed: What are the options?

If you’re self-employed and have no health insurance, finding coverage can be overwhelming. The choices available to you aren’t always obvious, but don’t worry; there are affordable health care options out there that may work for you. Here are a few ideas…

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How to prepare for your next doctor visit

How can you make the most of your doctor visit? It’s a common health care question. In today’s society of overloaded schedules, time is increasingly rare. In fact, the typical length of a doctor appointment is less than 15 minutes….

PPO vs. HMO: What is the difference?

The right healthcare plan varies from family to family and person to person. As with any big decision, knowledge is power. Whether you receive insurance through your employer or you’re self-insured, you typically have a choice between the two most…

Common health insurance questions: How does a medical bill get paid?

Health care costs money; you already know that. What you may not know is how your medical bills get paid, and by whom. From a check-up with your doctor to a surgical procedure at the hospital, most medical treatments have…

 
 

 

 

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