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Why Affordable Care Act Enrollment Numbers Remain Low
December 17, 2014
Why Affordable Care Act Enrollment Numbers Remain Low

The whole nation knew that unveiling the Affordable Care Act would be a process with an unpredictable outcome. Between questions over whether peoples’ old plans would fit the framework of the ACA, to lawsuits debating whether the individual care mandate should be considered a tax or not, to major technological issues hampering enrollment, there simply…

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Couple Gets Baby and Million Dollar Hospital Bill
December 10, 2014
Couple Gets Baby and Million Dollar Hospital Bill

The “babymoon” is becoming a buzz word worldwide, a little vacation for expectant parents as they get prepared for such a life-changing event. Unlike the honeymoon, which celebrates a marriage after the fact, a babymoon celebrates an impending birth. For one Canadian couple from Saskatchewan, their babymoon turned out to be an experience that has…

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Why the Medical Device Industry is Likely to Face a Huge Revenue Hit
December 6, 2014
Why the Medical Device Industry is Likely to Face a Huge Revenue Hit

Sometimes people build businesses based on current conditions, only to have an unexpected event throw their business into chaos. While such circumstances are unexpected, it’s part of the risk when someone opens a business. Due to the volatility of the economy, individuals usually know they are taking a risk investing any amount of money into…

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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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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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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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