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Medical Credit Cards: Proceed with Caution

By Kaitlyn Fusco | May 27, 2021

For someone who is slapped with a large out-of-pocket medical bill, a medical credit card may seem like a good idea. But it may not be the best financial option.…

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Health Insurance Tips for Open Enrollment Period

By Bill Fay | May 17, 2021

With 2012 coming to a close in a matter of weeks, now’s the time to start planning for a healthy and prosperous new year. October and November mark the period…

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Avoiding Medical Debt after Unexpected Death of a Parent

By Cecillia Barr | May 17, 2021

My mother passed away six months ago. It amazes me how fast time goes by. It feels like just yesterday when I was standing in line at Universal Orlando’s Halloween…

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10 Ways to Save on the Cost of Prescription Drugs

By Alanna Ritchie | May 17, 2021

People talk about the high price of an emergency room visit or surprise surgery, yet most people shell out money every month for prescription drugs without a second thought. The…

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Five Tips to Reduce Your Health Care Costs

By Katherine Pilnick | May 17, 2021

We all know the saying, “An apple a day keeps the doctor away.” While it may take more than just an apple, a new study found that the general principle…

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Emergency Rooms vs. Urgent Care Centers: Differences in Services & Costs

By Bill Fay | September 12, 2019

Differences in Services & Costs The debate over receiving treatment at a hospital emergency room versus treatment from an urgent care center is worth having for anyone concerned about medical debt,…

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How to Appeal a Social Security Disability Denial

By Max Fay | July 15, 2019

About Social Security Disability Denial If you’ve suffered a catastrophic accident, or endured a harrowing diagnosis, you may be eligible for Social Security Disability benefits. Tread carefully. The path to…

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What is COBRA Insurance?

By Bill Fay | May 8, 2019

COBRA stands for the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act. While that may not sound like it has anything to do with health insurance, it’s actually a federal law designed to…

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Medical Loans & Patient Financing

By Max Fay | May 2, 2019

Health is priceless and illness can be very expensive. For a significant number of Americans, the cost of a medical emergency can put family finances in intensive care even after…

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Financial Assistance for Medical Bills

By Max Fay | May 2, 2019

Even those with health insurance aren’t immune to medical debt problems. Though the federal Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) expanded the number of people with insurance coverage, little has been done…