Health insurance is a crucial safety net. But many people don’t really know what medical expenses are covered. Here’s why you need to find out…
Here’s what to say when hospitals ask you to prepay for a procedure, which they are increasingly doing.
Until recently, the cost of hospital care was largely a mystery until you or your insurer got billed. Now, you can find out sooner. Here’s how…
If health care is our right, then why isn’t it our responsibility to make healthy choices in our lives? Reducing health-care costs is up to us.
If you don’t understand how an HSA works, you may be leaving a lot of money on the table—or even get hit with penalties.
Medicare Advantage holders get more time this year to switch to a different Medicare Advantage plan or to original Medicare.
We count on health insurance to help pay for our prescription drugs. But the new “step therapy” program can create obstacles. How to fight back…
If you’ve been hit with a huge medical bill, don’t give up. Here’s how four groups of people fought health insurance denials and won.
In this edition of the Bottom Line Advocator, Dr. Robert Graboyes breaks down the cost implications of the health-care system and the considerations of a single-payer option with B...
Here’s how much employer-sponsored health insurance costs have soared…and what you can do about it.
Medicare for All, the idea that the government pays for health care, is gaining steam. But how much would it really cost? Or save? Here are the numbers.
New 2019 Medicare Advantage plans, which supplement Medicare, can now cover home health aides—even portable wheelchair ramps. Are they worth the money?
If you don’t have the right health insurance, a serious illness can put you in the poor house. Here’s what to watch out for during open enrollment…
If you through your employer or a policy you bought directly, your costs have soared. But the more you know about those costs, the more you can plan.
Here are some new tools in the fight to pay less for the medication you need.
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