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Evaluating the Pros and Cons of Using Minute Clinics
February 12, 2015
Evaluating the Pros and Cons of Using Minute Clinics

Are you debating using the services of Minute Clinics because you’re unsure of the associated benefits and downsides? Here is a comprehensive guide of the pros and cons of using Minute Clinics to help you determine if it is the right option for you and your family. What is a Minute Clinic? A Minute Clinic…

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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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Pat’s Tips for Saving Money on Medical Bills: (Part 2)
August 28, 2014
Pat’s Tips for Saving Money on Medical Bills: (Part 2)

A DIY Guide to Achieving True & Accurate Charges and Fair & Reasonable Prices (Part 2) In our last segment of Pat’s Tips, we touched on a very important aspect of taking charge of your medical bills – being proactive. There are numerous methods of being proactive with saving money on your medical bills. Some…

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How to Get Medical Help When You’re Uninsured
March 20, 2014
How to Get Medical Help When You’re Uninsured

What an overwhelming feat it is to confront medical issues head on, especially if you’re one of the millions of Americans without health insurance. Vast differences can be seen in health and overall quality of life when comparing individuals with and without insurance. Too often, individuals feel as if their health is largely dependent on…

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10 Medical Billing Overcharges to Blow the Whistle On
January 30, 2014
10 Medical Billing Overcharges to Blow the Whistle On

From surgery costs, to administrative fees, to equipment charges, hospitals and clinics routinely overcharge their patients for services both big and small. The medical principle of “first, do no harm” sometimes seems to have gone out the window completely.

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Slash Your Medical Bills: 7 Ways to Haggle
December 11, 2011
Slash Your Medical Bills: 7 Ways to Haggle

Slash Your Medical Bills: 7 Ways to Haggle By Jeanne Lee (MoneyWatch) Haggling with your hospital or dickering with your doctor to lower your medical bills might feel, well, unseemly. But with health care costs pinching the typical household by about $15,000 a year and employers trimming coverage and shifting expenses to employees, it might…

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