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6 Common Mistakes When Shopping for Health Insurance

We all need health insurance, but choosing the right coverage can be difficult. If you sign up for the wrong plan, you may discover your error when it is too late. Watch out for these five common mistakes: 1. Choosing a plan based on premium costs alone. If you have

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Tips on Getting the Most Out of Your Health Insurance in 2023

With the cost of healthcare today, everyone needs health insurance. Even young, active, healthy people can be involved in an accident, contract a virus, or develop an infection. Without health insurance, the cost of a doctor visit can range from $300 to $600. A five-day hospital stay could cost more

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Heart Health Month

American Heart Month

February is American Heart Month, by annual proclamation of the President of the United States, in acknowledgement of the vital fight to treat and resolve cardiovascular disease. It is a time for Americans to focus on their cardiovascular health. As stated by the CDC, heart disease is the leading cause

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How to Understand Your Coverage When You Are Expecting

If you are expecting a baby, you will naturally want to know what your health plan will cover. Under the Affordable Care Act of 2014, maternity coverage must be provided by all health plans offered to individuals, families, and small groups. Coverage is mandatory for pregnancy, labor, delivery, and newborn

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Top Fitness Apps to Jumpstart Your New Year

In today’s world, you have countless fitness options and may not need a gym membership – fitness apps make it possible to work out in the privacy of your own home. We have compiled a list of the best fitness apps to help you start the New Year right! MyFitnessPal:

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Here’s How to Get the Most Out of Your Plan

You pay for health insurance – but may not know you could get more out of it! If you have health insurance but are unsure what it offers, you may miss out on some important benefits.  Review Your Health Insurance Plan Each Year. Every health insurance company offers a slightly

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5 Diabetic-Friendly Dinner Ideas for Thanksgiving

Let’s face it – the Thanksgiving holiday revolves around food. It’s all about getting together with family or friends to enjoy an indulgent meal. Traditional Thanksgiving dishes, like cornbread stuffing, mashed potatoes, and pumpkin pie, are chock full of carbs and sugar, which can wreak havoc on a diabetic’s blood

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How to Stay Protected This Flu Season

Influenza is commonly known as the flu. It is an infectious respiratory illness caused by influenza viruses. The two main types of flu viruses, A and B, spreading from person to person, are responsible for seasonal flu epidemics every year, as stated by CDC. Young children, older adults, and people

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How Does My Health Impact My Insurance?

The health insurance industry was radically changed with the passage of the Affordable Care Act. Prior to the passage of this law, a person who had a health condition was typically denied insurance coverage – a financial disaster for families, many of whom were forced to file bankruptcy due to

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