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Recent U.S. Laws on Healthcare to Help Protect Consumers
February 9, 2015
Recent U.S. Laws on Healthcare to Help Protect Consumers

Do you wonder about your protections as a consumer in regards to U.S. healthcare? By keeping up with recently passed U.S. laws and proposed laws in the healthcare field, you can learn more about how to protect your healthcare needs and what still needs improvement. Save American Workers Act of 2015 One proposed law that…

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Affordable Care Act Supporters Numbers Dwindling
December 28, 2014
Affordable Care Act Supporters Numbers Dwindling

The Affordable Care Act is here. Whether it’s here to stay is still to be determined. While confusion and controversy continues to surround the Affordable Care Act, there has been success with providing healthcare to the previously uninsured and allowing preventative care treatment to those who previously did not have access to it. To characterize…

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Medical Debt Overview
November 15, 2014
Medical Debt Overview

According to data from NerdWallet, an estimated 56 million Americans have problems paying for medical debt. The ability to access health insurance is increasing with the Affordable Care Act, so many are left wondering why they struggle to afford their medical care. The costs are often associated with ongoing confusion about insurance plans, individuals still…

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Ebola: Opportunities for Murky Billing Practices
November 11, 2014
Ebola: Opportunities for Murky Billing Practices

Despite the fact that only one person in America has died because of the Ebola virus, citizens, the media and government entities have devoted a massive amount of time, money and concern to the possibility of the disease spreading to other people. The disease reportedly can only be spread through direct contact with bodily fluids…

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The Second Enrollment Period Under the ACA May Lead to More Unanswered Questions
November 2, 2014
The Second Enrollment Period Under the ACA May Lead to More Unanswered Questions

If you are planning to sign up for health insurance on the HealthCare.gov site, you can find out how much rates have increased in November – but not until after the mid-term election. This is just one of many issues still plaguing the administration and their embattled HealthCare.gov insurance marketplace site. In addition to the…

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Cost Woes Continue Keeping Patients Away from the Doctor
October 30, 2014
Cost Woes Continue Keeping Patients Away from the Doctor

One year after the roll out of the Affordable Care Act, widely known as Obamacare, the debate still rages. Is it working to make healthcare coverage more affordable for millions of Americans? Is it inadvertently preventing employers from hiring full-time employees due to new regulations for businesses? Overall, is it helping Americans find affordable health…

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