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Medicare Cost & Medical Debt

By Bill Fay | July 24, 2018

Medicare, the federal government’s popular health insurance program for seniors (and younger people with permanent disabilities), covers nearly 60 million Americans, and adds more all the time: 10,000 baby boomers…

There are many End-of-life options, but you need to consider the cost

End-of-Life Care and Hospice Costs

By Maureen Milliken | March 22, 2016

End-of-life decisions are always difficult, yet they’re necessary choices most Americans will face for themselves or a loved one. Americans spent $4.3 trillion on health care in 2021. It’s estimated…

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Improving Economy Means Fewer People Seeking Disability Benefits

By Bill Fay | January 30, 2013

Applications and approvals for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) were both down in 2012, which could be another small sign that the labor market continues to improve. There were 2.82…

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Social Security Disability Insurance – SSDI

By Bill Fay | January 28, 2013

If you experienced a significant physical or mental condition that prevents you from doing your job, you may qualify for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits. SSDI is a government…

Medical Debt Help

By Devin Joy | January 10, 2013

Are You Struggling with Credit Card Payments due to Outstanding Medical Bills? Learn how you can pay off your credit cards for LESS than you actually owe. Add up your…

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Doctor Visit Costs

By Bill Fay | January 10, 2013

New procedures, medication and treatment options have vastly improved the medical profession’s ability to diagnose and cure disease, repair damage from accident or injury, and test for ailments and conditions…

ObamaCare and Associated Costs

By Bill Fay | January 3, 2013

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), also known as ObamaCare, was signed into law on March 23, 2010. It is the federal government’s most comprehensive overhaul of the…

Health insurance companies want more

ObamaCare Highlights Truth: Insurance Companies Prosper

By Bill Fay | December 7, 2012

Whatever one thinks about the nature of ObamaCare, officially called the Affordable Patient Protection and Care Act (ACA), it’s certainly not the foul-smelling, socialistic takeover of the medical establishment as…

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New Medicare Mandate Aims to Cut Costs But Could Affect Treatment

By Bill Fay | October 3, 2012

Admission procedures may run a little differently at your local hospital beginning this week. October 1 marked the launch of a key provision of the ObamaCare law that could create…

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Seniors Receiving Medicare Forced to Deplete Savings

By Bill Fay | September 19, 2012

American seniors are fighting an ongoing battle as they try to cope with medical expenses on top of an already high cost of living. A recently published study has revealed…