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Category Archives: General Healthcare

Top unanswered questions regarding an Obamacare repeal

by Brooke Jarchow Uncertainty continues to linger over the Trump administration’s notion to repeal and replace Obamacare. President Trump, newly-confirmed health secretary Tom Price, and others are still divided when it comes to how to pay for a replacement plan, how much of Obamacare to repeal, and other important details. It’s clear that before moving forward […]

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The majority of physicians support the Affordable Care Act

by Brooke Jarchow With over 20 million people at risk to lose health insurance coverage should the Affordable Care Act be repealed by the Trump administration, we turn to primary care physicians to hear their views on the Affordable Care Act and the potential repeal of the law. The views of primary care physicians are […]

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Obamacare and mental health coverage share an uncertain future

by Brooke Jarchow Tomorrow, President-elect Donald Trump will take office as the next President of the United States. The President-elect made a list of promises for his first 100 days in office, including a promise to “immediately deliver a full repeal of Obamacare“. Despite revealing few details of a replacement plan so far, Trump has also […]

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5 things to know when shopping for a Medicare Supplement plan

by Lauren Mandel If you’re eligible for Medicare, you may want to consider a Medicare Supplement policy. These plans can help close any gaps in your current Medicare coverage by helping to pay for certain costs like copayments. At the end of 2015, almost 20 million Americans had a Medicare Supplement plan. Not sure if a […]

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Your basic introduction to Medicare Supplement plans

by Lauren Mandel According to a survey recently conducted by GoHealth, 72 percent of Medicare-eligible Americans want more information about Medigap to help them better shop for coverage. You talked; we listened. In this blog post, we’re sharing information that will hopefully help Americans better understand Medicare Supplement plans, often referred to as Medigap. To start, […]

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What it would mean to lose the pre-existing conditions provision of Obamacare

by Brooke Jarchow Under the Affordable Care Act, those with pre-existing conditions cannot be denied health coverage or charged more for coverage. However, before January 1, 2014, those with pre-existing conditions (health-related problems that exist before applying for health insurance or enrolling in a new plan) could be denied coverage or charged higher premiums based […]

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5 ways you could be causing diabetes without knowing it

by Sam Kraft November is National Diabetes Month, and a global spotlight is shining on a deadly disease that affects more than 29 million people in the United States. Which makes today an opportune time to ask yourself: Could you be causing (or living with) type 2 diabetes…and not even know it? Before you dismiss that […]

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Our top health care tips for National Health Education Week

by Lauren Mandel Do you prioritize your health on a regular basis? Do you know all there is to know about your personal health? And most importantly, are you your own biggest advocate when it comes to your health? If you answered “no” to even one of those questions, now is the time to learn […]

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Medicare Open Enrollment dates you need to know

by Lauren Mandel and Adam Tock Medicare Open Enrollment begins this Saturday, October 15, and we’re sharing dates and information to know before choosing Medicare coverage for the upcoming year. Call 1-877-568-1851 – TTY: 711 to speak with a licensed sales agent now. Medicare has neither reviewed nor endorsed this information.

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Breast cancer awareness resources for October and beyond

by Lauren Mandel In the United States, 1 in 8 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime. That’s a scary statistic, and unfortunately, it’s also a reality for far too many women. October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and although you may want to help or learn more about the disease, you […]

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