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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.…


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 Urgent Care vs Emergency Room Costs Services Seeking medical care outside of an office visit to a primary care physician invites a long-term side effect common to the…

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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

Think again if you believe having health insurance provides immunity from medical debt. Good insurance will cover a large portion of the cost for medical treatment and prescriptions, but almost…