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5 secrets to avoid choosing the wrong health insurance plan

Open enrollment season for health insurance is here for most people, whether they have a plan sponsored through an employer or need to sign...

Determining The Costs Of A High Deductible Plan

These plans plans generally have lower premiums, but members can find that paying for the deductibles and other expenses is daunting. Experts say consumers...

Health Insurance Takes More Out Of Workers’ Paychecks

People who receive health insurance benefits through their job pay considerably more than just a few years ago to purchase health plans that include...

Those health plans with big deductibles were supposed to make us...

With workers harder to find and Obamacare’s tax on generous coverage postponed, employers are hitting pause on a feature of job-based medical insurance much...

Want consumers to pay medical bills faster? Deliver a better patient...

We know two things: Consumers want a better patient experience and healthcare providers can boost revenue by making it happen, according to a report...

The payments aren’t late, but the debt collectors are calling. What...

Dear Liz: In the last few months, I have received collection calls and emails for payment, sometimes before I even got the invoice and...

Study: High-deductible employer plans contribute to financial burden for low-income patients

Nearly half of low-income adults with chronic health conditions and a high-deductible, employer-sponsored insurance plan are facing crushing financial burdens from the cost of health care, according...

Six questions to help you make your open enrollment selections

Each year, employers offer an open enrollment period — a window of time to select your benefits package for the coming year. It’s easy...

Deductibles Hit $2,000 As Employers Intensify Cost Shift

Annual deductibles for Americans with employer-based health coverage are hurtling toward $2,000 on average, according to new studies analyzing employee medical benefits. As workers peruse...

Survey: Companies continue to pass health costs to workers

If your employer is sticking you with a bigger share of the medical bill before health insurance kicks in, you may have to get...
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