Medical expense


What Does it Cost to have a Baby in a Hospital?

What Does it Cost to have a Baby in a Hospital?

Nearly 4 million women in the United States will give birth annually and in 2020 alone, approximately one in nine U.S. women of childbearing age was uninsured. If you are insured, the cost of having a baby will require you to first meet your insurance’s deductible,...
Am I or Someone I Love, an Alcoholic?

Am I or Someone I Love, an Alcoholic?

Most people in America consume alcohol periodically, more than 85 percent in fact. Occasional use of alcohol is not necessarily harmful. Some doctors claim that small quantities of alcohol add to the beneficial effect of a good diet in reducing the incidence of heart...
What is Alopecia? (Hair Loss)

What is Alopecia? (Hair Loss)

For many, the pop-culture debate regarding the slap heard round the world at this weekend’s Academy Awards ceremony has resulted in more questions than answers. Today we will get down to the root of one of those questions; just what is alopecia anyway? Alopecia is the...
Understanding Developmental Disabilities in Children

Understanding Developmental Disabilities in Children

Anyone considering starting a family, expecting a child currently, or just watching their current children grow will at some point worry about any possible developmental disabilities present in their child. But just what are developmental disabilities? This is...
Kidney Health During Kidney Month

Kidney Health During Kidney Month

March is National Kidney Month, but one should be aware of kidney disease year-round. But just what is chronic kidney disease? Thirty-seven million Americans suffer from chronic kidney disease, and millions more are at risk to join them, so the problem is more common...
Thyroid Disease Awareness

Thyroid Disease Awareness

Did you know that approximately 20 million Americans are affected by some type of thyroid disease? But just what is the thyroid, and why does it matter? The thyroid is a butterfly-shaped endocrine gland in your neck just above your collarbone, wrapped around your...
Stay Heart Healthy for American Heart Month

Stay Heart Healthy for American Heart Month

February is American Heart Month. But just what is the difference between a heart attack, heart failure, stroke, and how are they affected by conditions such as heart disease and high blood pressure? Stoke and cardiac arrest (also known as a heart attack) are acute...
Five Things You Can Get Free From the U.S. Federal Government

Five Things You Can Get Free From the U.S. Federal Government

We all pay taxes, and we all resent it. So often, it seems like we get nothing tangible in return. Still, there are many things you can get free of charge from the federal government, here are just a few: 1) Cell Phone – Recognizing that cells phones are essential for...
How to Find Affordable Health Insurance Coverage for Young Adults

How to Find Affordable Health Insurance Coverage for Young Adults

If you are currently a young adult, you probably do not remember a time before the inception of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), sometimes called Obamacare. Back then, insurance companies did not have to continue covering you through your college-age years. But one of...
The Dreaded Donut Hole: What!? Does It Affect Me?

The Dreaded Donut Hole: What!? Does It Affect Me?

In this article, we will answer these three questions but only you can take the necessary action. The Background of Medicare The essential aim of Medicare is to spread the cost of healthcare, especially in later life (65+), across the lifetime of the individual, the...
Medicare Star Ratings: The Five Star Special Election Period

Medicare Star Ratings: The Five Star Special Election Period

Did you check the Medicare star rating? If you are already enrolled in a Medicare plan you can sit back and relax! Or should you? Your insurer will already have advised you that your plan needed renewing by December 15th and, in many cases, will have re-enrolled you...
Medicare at 65: Be Prepared for all the Questions!

Medicare at 65: Be Prepared for all the Questions!

In this article, we suggest some questions you need to ask yourself about how to sign up for Medicare at age 65 and where to go for advice. Signing up for Medicare for the first time? You need to be sure of what you are signing up for. Medicare is the health insurance...
Medicare (Part D) Prescription Drugs Plan Enrollment

Medicare (Part D) Prescription Drugs Plan Enrollment

Are you entitled to enroll in a MEDICARE approved prescription drugs plan and haven’t?  There are three vital questions to ask yourself. Do I need to enroll in a prescription drug plan?When should I enroll in a prescription drug plan?What type of plan is right...
Medicare Advantage Plans 2020. Take advantage today.

Medicare Advantage Plans 2020. Take advantage today.

This is the time to review the medicare advantage plans in 2020. If you already have Medicare Part A (hospital insurance) and Medicare Part B (medical insurance), the Original Medicare, you may choose to obtain your benefits by combining Part A and Part B to create...
Medicare-for-All Explained: Part A, Parts B & C, Part D

Medicare-for-All Explained: Part A, Parts B & C, Part D

You might think the medicare plans labeled Part A, Part B, Part C, and Part D would be as easy as ABC…   If only! In this article, we try to reduce nearly 500 pages of legalese into some broad guidance and explain medicare for all. Read this article to...
Understand your medical bill

Understand your medical bill

Does it contain surprises? Who can you turn to? What to do next? First, we should admit that all medical care and treatment is expensive and is usually unplanned. It is the main reason for taking health insurance cover. Nevertheless, most insurances leave us with...
Are You and Your Family Getting All the Vaccines You Need?

Are You and Your Family Getting All the Vaccines You Need?

August is National Immunization Month. Learn all the facts to help keep your family safe. It is important to learn all about immunization and make sure you and your family has taken the necessary vaccines. The World Health Organization has put together useful...
4 Tips to Bring Down Medical Expenses for Small Enterprises

4 Tips to Bring Down Medical Expenses for Small Enterprises

There’s not just one hassle to run a small business in America, there are a number of them. Health care is one expense that most small enterprises get traumatized about. Simple things like lab tests, a visit to the family physician and lab tests can cost a fortune. In...
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