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Did Dentists Data Manipulate Enrollment Numbers?
December 2, 2014
Did Dentists Data Manipulate Enrollment Numbers?

Whether you call it the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act or Obamacare, the new healthcare policies in the United States are rife with controversy. Some say it’s socialized medicine while others say that healthcare is a fundamental right, one that the government should help provide for its citizens. Some say it’s not the right…

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Price Gouging: Real Life Instances
November 25, 2014
Price Gouging: Real Life Instances

In a recent article entitled “Are We Getting Gouged on Health Care Costs?” numerous instances of price gouging are described within the healthcare field along with data to support the research and findings. The title of the article was designed to catch the reader’s attention. Is there still a question of whether or not we…

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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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Mid-Sized Businesses Face Challenges with the Affordable Care Act
October 25, 2014
Mid-Sized Businesses Face Challenges with the Affordable Care Act

Business owners are facing unprecedented challenges due to the Affordable Care Act (ACA), also known as Health Care Reform or Obamacare, which may have a profound impact on their bottom line. The changes required by the new law may prove to be some of the most difficult compliance issues companies ever tackled, and the high…

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Health Insurance Help at Wal-Mart?
October 21, 2014
Health Insurance Help at Wal-Mart?

With more than 4,000 stores in the United States, chances are you’ve shopped at Wal-Mart at some time in your life. Now the retail giant is seeking to expand even more – this time into the health insurance sector. In fact, Wal-Mart announced Monday, October 6 that they want to be the number one healthcare…

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Medical Debt Burden
October 19, 2014
Medical Debt Burden

Trying to get the most for your money on your medical care is much different than any other “shopping” experience out there. The doctor chooses the tests and treatment to eradicate what is bothering the patient. The patient does have a voice, but more often than not, the doctor is calling the shots and the…

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Healthcare Bidding
October 15, 2014
Healthcare Bidding

As Americans find out first-hand just how out of control our healthcare costs have become, they are struggling to find methods of saving money when having medical procedures, tests and even routine examinations. One such method becoming rampant, is bid soliciting from physicians online. MediBid.com, a highly visited website, is helping Americans receive value-priced services…

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