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Health Insurance “IRAs” to Debut

Employers are about to get a new option to reimburse employees for health insurance premiums and other health-care expenses.

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Lyme or Chronic Fatigue? Get Your Insurer to Pay Up

When you doctor says you have a health problem that your health or disability insurer insists isn’t “real,” it’s time to fight back. How to win…

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Medicare Advantage or Original Medicare? How to Choose

If you need help navigating the alphabet soup of traditional Medicare (plus Medigap) and Medicare Advantage, here’s how.

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The Best Health-Care Insurers

The best health-care insurers in a nationwide survey stand out for value, customer service and more.

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The Best Medicare Advantage Plan

Members of Medicare Advantage plans share their insights to help you choose the best options.

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How to Choose a Private Health Insurance Plan

The best health-care insurers in a nationwide survey stand out for value, customer service and more.

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What Does Your Health Insurance Really Cover? Smart Ways to Find Out

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…

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There’s Now More Time for Medicare Advantage Holders to Switch

Medicare Advantage holders get more time this year to switch to a different Medicare Advantage plan or to original Medicare.

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Don’t Let “Step Therapy” Prevent You from Getting the Medication You Need

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…

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Fight Your Medical Bills—and Win!

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.

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As Mid-Term Elections Approach, Here’s What You Need to Know About Single-Payer Health Care

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...

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Here’s Why Employees Should Pay More Attention to Their Health Insurance Costs

Here’s how much employer-sponsored health insurance costs have soared…and what you can do about it.

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How Much Single-Payer Health Care Would Really Cost

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.

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Open-Enrollment Alert: Use New Medicare Advantage Plans To Avoid a Nursing Home

New 2019 Medicare Advantage plans, which supplement Medicare, can now cover home health aides—even portable wheelchair ramps. Are they worth the money?

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Health Insurance Gets Even Trickier

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…