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Category Archives: Choosing a Health Plan

Choosing a Metal Plan through the Marketplace Exchanges

The metal health plan categories available through the Marketplace Exchanges determine how you and your plan share costs of care.
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Things to Consider When Changing Your Health Plan

There are many life events that cause people to switch their healthcare coverage. No matter the reason, it’s always a good idea to pay close attention to the details of a new plan when changing…
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Understanding Your Prescription Coverage Needs

One of the biggest challenges for patients can be understanding their prescription drug options. If you know that you’ll need prescription drug coverage, it is important that you also know what plans come with what…
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TRICARE Basics

TRICARE is a health care program of the US Department of Defense Military Health System.
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Medicaid Basics

Medicaid provides health care benefits to low income individuals who meet certain eligibility requirements.
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Medicare Basics

Most everyone has heard about Medicare in their lives. But do you know how it works? 
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Preparing for Costs

As a good consumer, it is important to become familiar with the cost-sharing and out-of-pocket amounts described in your plan language for each type of medical services including routine care, specialty care, emergency care and…
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Health Insurance Glossary

As you navigate the healthcare insurance industry, you may run into terms that are confusing but important to know. You’ll find a list of health terms that are important to know here.
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Your Pre-Enrollment Checklist

You’ve done your research and determined what the best plan for you and your family is. As you sit down to apply or renew your healthcare coverage, you’ll find that most enrollment applications might ask…
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Choosing a Supplemental Plan

Supplemental insurance helps you cover your healthcare needs for items your regular insurance plan doesn’t cover. As far as healthcare is concerned, the most common types of supplemental insurance includes vision, dental, critical illness and…
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