60 executive actions have been signed by Biden this year and the two that affect your health care. When President Biden took office he vowed to undo the damage done by Trump’s health care policy. It is always our hope people in government office will work for us and not against us. However, making decisions… Continue reading For the busy professional wanting the latest info on politics and health care.
Health insurance is too complicated Trying to program the clock on my coffee pot sometimes makes me wonder how I’ve kept the dog alive this long. Being a productive member of society (adult) does not correlate to understanding health insurance. I’m going to show you how to get from a point of little understanding to… Continue reading How to find a health insurance plan you can afford
There are 5 common mistakes we make during open enrollment. Finding and purchasing health insurance can be such a monumental task for us that it is easy to give up early and settle for a less than perfect plan. It is also easy to get discouraged and rush through the choices you make to get… Continue reading 5 common mistakes made during open enrollment
It is undeniable that health insurance makes healthcare more accessible, including preventive services such as screenings and regular check-ups with your doctor. Consider the fact that only a third of the uninsured U.S population scheduled a preventive visit with their doctor in 2013. On the other hand, 74% of adults with health insurance saw their… Continue reading You need healthcare coverage
We have a process for getting ready for work, getting ready for dinner, setting the table, and shopping for groceries. However, most of us don’t have a process for dealing with challenges. This is a shame, because challenges are a constant in life. Besides resolving the issue at hand, overcoming a challenge also provides momentum… Continue reading A Proven Process for Resolving Challenges
If you've ever made an expensive mistake you know how this feels for me. I could be disappointed in myself because I know better and still made a costly mistake but instead I'm giving myself grace. Life is hard enough right now. I'm feeling tremendous stress to have all of the answers for everyone else… Continue reading My $800 mistake
If you were unhappy with your health insurance this year, open enrollment is your opportunity to make a change. Sunday, December 15, 2019 is the last day to compare and update health insurance plans through the healthcare marketplace. If you purchased insurance through the marketplace for 2019, missing this deadline could mean you will automatically… Continue reading Open enrollment deadline nears
If you have a High Deductible Health Plan (HDHP) you KNOW. If you don’t have a HDHP here’s a synopsis: Individual deductibles are at least $1,350 or $2,700 for a family and total yearly out-of-pocket expenses can’t be more than $6,700 for an individual or $13,500 for a family. Here’s the thing, out-of-pocket expenses include deductibles,… Continue reading Relief from high medical costs for chronic illnesses
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Did you know that you have a RIGHT to review or receive a copy of your medical record? The Privacy Rule under HIPAA gives you the right to inspect, review, or receive a copy of your medical record. I never dreamed I would need to review my medical information. After multiple surgeries and dozens of doctors I… Continue reading What’s in your record?