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Category Archives: Understanding Health Insurance

Out-of-Network Costs and How to Handle Them

As health insurance plans change and options vary, the same holds true for providers and health care facilities. Although there may be more treatment alternatives for patients available now, that doesn’t necessarily translate into more…
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Insurance Factors to Consider with Clinical Trials

Although it is vital you understand your insurance plan regardless, it is important to really read and understand what may or may not be covered under your plan as it relates to clinical trials.
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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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What Does an EOB Statement Look Like?

EOB formatting will vary from insurance company; however all EOBs should contain the following information. Each section of this sample EOB corresponds to the following explanations. Enrollee Name and Policy Number: Identifies the policyholder.
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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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The Ins and Outs of Private Health Insurance

Learning about your health insurance plan and communication with health insurance providers isn’t always a breeze. All coverage terms vary depending on your out-of-pocket costs, which is why it’s really important to get to know…
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Know Your Plan and How It Affects Your Wallet

By reading and understanding the healthcare jargon in your plan, you’ll be better informed about your financial limitations and opportunities.
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Understanding Drug Tiers

One of the biggest healthcare barriers patients hit can be navigating the details of their prescription drug coverage options. If you know that you’ll need prescription drug coverage, it is important to research and choose…
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