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Free personalized advice from Consumer Reports

Getting decent, affordable medical care is hard enough without all the confusion surrounding the new health law. Consumer Reports has a free tool to help. … 11 more words

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How Health Insurers and Policy Makers Can Lower Upfront Out-of-Pocket Costs

Thanks to the Affordable Care Act, we’ve made tremendous progress in expanding access to affordable health insurance. However, the findings of a report from Families USA shows that there is still work to be done to help consumers with their out-of-pocket costs so they can get the care they need. 25 more words

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On Businesses and the ACA

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I appreciate the basic premises of the Affordable Care Act: the mandate for individual coverage and an insurance company inability to deny coverage to individuals with a pre-existing condition. 491 more words


The Medical Bill Mystery

Before you embark on the journey of decoding your bill, you might also want to have a look at a tutorial — Understanding Your Medical Bill — produced by the Khan Academy, an online educator, and the Brookings Institution in Washington. 84 more words

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Oscar – New Face of Healthcare Insurance?

Almost a year back, The Economist covered an article on Oscar, a health insurance start-up which recently secured $145 M in venture funding. Below is the snippet of how the… 544 more words


addiction and alcoholism - Americans with Disability Act

Here is a common question I get — “I am addicted to drugs and I need help to get sober; if I go to a 30-day treatment center will I be fired from my job?”. 878 more words


Business Liability Insurance

Professional Risk Associates is now offering Business Owner’s and Workers’ Compensation insurance to help serve the professional and commercial insurance needs of healthcare professionals today. We have partnered with trusted carriers to bring you the protection your practice needs to continue to thrive. 42 more words

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