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October 6, 2019

Think you’re covered? Think again.

insurance, knowledge really is power. If you want to guarantee that your loved ones receive their insurance benefit, arm them with the tools they will need to make a claim…

August 29, 2018

Long Term Care Insurance: the basics

…possible strategies that will protect assets and let you qualify for Medicaid. Many people mistakenly think Medicare can help. However, the government’s health insurance program for seniors will only cover…

May 25, 2016

How Healthy Are You? A New Study Might Make You Rethink.

…and physical health. Having a broken bone since age 45 predicted future health issues. Sensory functioning—good eyesight, hearing, sense of taste—were critical for staying healthy. That doesn’t mean you have…

December 17, 2012

How Laurie Todd Fought Her Insurance Company and Survived

…said, her insurance company wouldn’t pay for it. His advice: Go home to die. Instead, Todd went into warrior mode. She launched her first insurance company appeal for treatment denial….

June 27, 2018

Evaluating Medigap Insurance Options

…Medicare is a national health insurance program provided by the federal government to those 65 and older and disabled individuals. And while you may think this insurance will cover you…

April 6, 2018

Navigating Long-term care

While you’re probably hoping to live in your home in good health without assistance as you age, according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services , someone turning…

September 22, 2017

The Graham-Cassidy Bill: What You Should Know

…which is sponsored by Senators Lindsay Graham (SC) and Bill Cassidy (LA), would gut Medicaid, as well as the tax credits that help people buy health insurance and the health-insurance

October 16, 2013

The Affordable Care Act: How Will It Affect You?

…self-employed, part-time or small business owners, or whose employers don’t provide insurance. What’s a Health Insurance Marketplace? Health Insurance Marketplaces are online marketplaces where people who don’t receive insurance from…

February 10, 2017

Doctor House Calls Are the Next Big Thing

…Medicare may cover telehealth services for people with certain chronic conditions that need regular follow-up. In addition to primary care for minor health complaints, several telehealth services now include behavioral…

April 7, 2014

Eric Topol on the Health Revolution

…academic officer at Scripps Health and co-founder of the West Health Institute, Topol is busy boosting our involvement as patients in our own healthcare through wireless health innovations, such as…

October 2, 2019

Boost Brain Health

Brain health is the ability to remember, learn, play and maintain an active mind. According to the American Heart Association, failing brain health is a public health epidemic that could…

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Health Insurance Enrollment Help

Get free help enrolling in the health insurance plan that’s right for you and your family. Enrollment specialists from GetCoveredNYC (learn more here) and the Mayor’s Public Engagement Unit will…

April 10, 2013

Seven Health Myths

…about health are (still) true and which aren’t? Here are seven myths, and what health experts are saying about them now. 1. Eggs Hurt Your Heart For years, we’ve been…

July 18, 2016

Starting Over: From Insurance Sales to Uber Driver

…with for 30 years decided to downsize. So Buchanan, a licensed insurance salesperson, took advantage of the early retirement offer, went back to school and became a full-time home health

February 22, 2017

How to See a Dentist for Less When You Have Medicare

…get dental care? Today, only one in eight seniors has dental insurance, according to a new Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health article published in Health Affairs. Most of…