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  • 3 Kinds of Insurance You Need — and 3 You Don’t
  • 3 Kinds of Insurance You Need — and 3 You Don’t

  • There isn’t a lot of talk about insurance in school. So when we become adults, we’re left to consider the dizzying array of insurance policies on our own and wonder if we need all of them, just some, or none of them. It’s almost as confusing as learning the Pythagorean theorem and the periodic table of elements. So if you’re new to the world of insurance or you could use a brush-up tutorial,...
    Why Retirees Don’t Switch Medicare Part D Plans, But Should
  • Why Retirees Don’t Switch Medicare Part D Plans, But Should

  • Medicare Part D prescription drug plans are allowed to change their premiums, covered medications and preferred pharmacies each year, and many plans do. Plan participants are invited to switch plans once a year during the open enrollment period, but few Medicare beneficiaries actually pick a new plan. Here’s why retirees are reluctant to change Medicare Part D plans and what might motivate them to do it. The...
    Upheaval in How Money Flows Leaves Hospitals Scrambling
  • Upheaval in How Money Flows Leaves Hospitals Scrambling

  • I frequently write about how you can stay young in face of events you can’t control. Today, that focuses on the changes in the health care system that are and would occur due to cost pressures and transparency so big that even President Obama and the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (aka Obamacare) can’t make it easy for you. That’s why his statements (“If you like your doctor,...
    Medicare Announces Plan to Reward Quality Over Volume
  • Medicare Announces Plan to Reward Quality Over Volume

  • WASHINGTON — The Obama administration Monday announced a plan to shift Medicare payments it makes to hospitals and doctors so they reward quality over volume. Officials said they hoped the move would be a catalyst for the entire health-care system. “It is in our common interest to build a health care system that delivers better care, spends health care dollars more wisely and results in healthier...
    5 Simple Ways to Save on Your Health Care Costs
  • 5 Simple Ways to Save on Your Health Care Costs

  • Mention the term health care and you’re likely to get a variety of responses. Regardless of your political leanings, one thing is for certain -– health care is an expensive necessity in today’s economic climate. According to Statistic Brain, we spend about $10,000 per person on health care costs every year. The good news is that there are ways to reduce those costs if we are purposeful about it....
    How to Pick the Best Medigap Policy for You
  • How to Pick the Best Medigap Policy for You

  • More than 10,000 people enroll in Medicare each day, according to the National Council on Aging. If you are getting ready to join these ranks, you may find yourself in the market for a plan to pay costs not covered by original Medicare. Here are five steps to help you find the right plan for your needs. 1. Decide If You Want Medigap or Medicare Advantage First, know that Medicare alone will not cover all your...
  • Is your health plan at work any good?

  • Do you get your health insurance through work? Do you think it’s any good? The Kaiser Family Foundation and Health Research & Educational Trust recently released its 2012 Employer Health Benefits survey. The study findings can help you judge whether your own health plan is better or worse than the average nationwide. [Let Insure.com help you find affordable health insurance now.] The survey found: Average...
  • Health insurance in 2014: Where will you buy a health plan?

  • Starting in 2014, the federal government will require you to have health insurance. That’s when the individual mandate goes into effect under the Affordable Care Act. Upheld by the U.S. Supreme Court in June, the mandate requires everyone (with a bunch of exceptions) to have health insurance, whether it’s through an employer-sponsored plan, government-funded health insurance program, such as Medicare...
  • How Medigap plans are priced — and how to save on yours

  • Medicare users can buy a supplemental health insurance plan, called Medigap, to cover some of the costs that Original Medicare does not cover, such as co-payments, deductibles and co-insurance. There are 11 standardized Medicare supplement plans. However, not all 11 are available in every state. Massachusetts, Minnesota and Wisconsin have their own plans with different names. [Let Insure.com help you find affordable...
  • How to avoid a health insurance claim denial — and what to do when you can’t

  • Everyone has to visit the doctor sooner or later, and these trips don’t come at a small cost. That’s why you have health insurance. What happens when you know you need care and your insurance company says you don’t? Most people are taken by surprise when one of their health insurance claims is denied. [Let Insure.com help you find affordable health insurance now.] Sample letters of appeal For...

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