Understanding the cost of smoking may help convince some people to quit. Diseases caused by smoking cost can raise prices across the entire healthcare system, including the cost of insurance.
While it’s difficult to control all the factors that contribute to rising healthcare costs, smart benefits use and comparison shopping can help stretch your healthcare dollars.
One family comes too close to experiencing a bad outcome in a loved one’s patient care.
Medical insurance is confusing, but it doesn’t have to be. The savvy healthcare consumer grabs the reins and self-educates.
Health insurance benefits can be complicated and confusing. Here are seven key things to know so you avoid costly errors.
An explanation of benefits form or EOB, is not a bill. This form is sent by your health insurance provider to explain how they have processed a claim.
Understand how life events may affect your health benefit needs and choices, whether getting married, having a baby or something else.
A big step in controlling your health costs is understanding how to read your medical bill. Be sure to review each bill for errors or unexpected charges.
If you are a full-time employee and/or enrolled in employer’s health plan, you’ll likely receive tax form 1095-B, 1095-C or both. they provide key information about your health coverage.
Like health insurance, dental insurance can be intimidating. However, dental health and oral hygiene are important parts of overall health. Learn how to understand and choose the right plan.
Often a simple mistake is the root of a denied or delayed healthcare claim, and there may be an easy solution.
Remember to use your flexible spending account dollars before year’s end, or you will have to forfeit most or all of those funds.
As with any major purchase, comparison shopping can help you find and choose the most cost-effective option, even with health care.
If you participate in a health plan, your free COVID-19 tests will be paid for directly by insurance, or you will be reimbursed later for the cost.
Your employer may offer a prescription drug plan, but do you know how to use it? Understanding your drug plan and prescriptions can help you save money and stay healthier.
Take a journey to explore yourself: Self-Awareness, self-acceptance, self-care and more are all essential dimensions of emotional well-being. Consider how and why certain situations prompt feelings to develop greater resilience.
Many employers offer employee assistance programs (EAPs) that can help support employees and connect them with important resources when facing a crisis.
Getting the most out of your insurance plan means using your preventive care benefits. Many preventive services are now covered in full by insurance.