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Unaffordable Rx: 9 Ways to Save

In the U.S., prescription drug prices continue their meteoric rise. The truly outrageous increases hit the national news outlets and some result in congressional hearingsFor example, Mylan, the maker of the life-saving EpiPen allergy-reaction injector, increased the price of its … Continue reading

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Obamacare 6 Years Later

With all the political tirades focused on Obamacare and ongoing Supreme Court filings designed to dismantle one or more provisions,  the actual achievements of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) have been overshadowed. Enrollment of 20 Million Previously Uninsured As of … Continue reading

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2016 Medicare and ACA Enrollment Deadlines

It’s that time of year again. If you obtain your healthcare insurance from your employer, you will be presented with open enrollment choices. As in previous years, the trend continues, with the employee portion of the premium typically increasing. People … Continue reading

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Narrow Provider Networks Harm Consumers, Benefit Insurers

If you feel like the number of providers you have access to in your health plan is shrinking, it may not be your imagination. Many of the larger insurance companies are pruning their networks of doctors, hospitals and other providers. … Continue reading

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