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I Lost My Health Insurance, Now What?

By Max Fay | November 3, 2020

A pink slip can be a traumatic experience but losing your employer-provided health insurance is nothing short of devastating. Since the coronavirus pandemic erupted in early 2020, tens of millions…

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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…

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Financial Help and Resources for Alzheimer’s & Dementia Care

By Bill Fay | April 22, 2019

It’s a wrenching experience to witness loved ones suffering from Alzheimer’s disease or dementia, the progressive conditions that destroy memory and other mental functions. For the caregivers, it’s often a…

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Financial Help for Cancer Patients

By Max Fay | April 2, 2019

Cancer’s devastation is nearly boundless. It threatens lives, terrifies families and drains savings, undermining even the best laid financial plans. But there’s help beyond medicine for those who receive this…

Financial Assistance for Diabetes Treatment

By Bill Fay | March 22, 2019

Diabetics find themselves in an increasingly uncomfortable position these days: If the disease doesn’t get them, the cost for treating it will. The average diabetic spends $16,750 a year on…

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Senior Health Care Options and Costs

By Bill Fay | December 6, 2018

The United States spends twice as much on health care as the rest of world’s developed nations. In fact, 18% of our gross domestic product (GDP) each year goes to…