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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…

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Don’t Let Soaring Medical Costs Catch You By Surprise

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.

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New Ways to Save Money on Prescription Drugs

Here are some new tools in the fight to pay less for the medication you need.

Common Threads

What Airlines, Whole Foods and Health-Care Providers Have in Common…and It’s Costing Us All Dearly

Bottom Line President Sarah Hiner sees a unique dark side of these industries and offers her own solution to the health-care debate.

Medicare

Be Smart with Your Medicare Options

When it comes to Medicare, you’ve got some options. Here’s what to consider, and when you might want to make changes to your current plan.

Medical Expenses

The Best HSAs of 2017

Not all the hundreds of HSA plans that are available are equally attractive. Here are the best ones available in 2017.

Medical Expenses

Tips to Save Big on Generic Medications

If you’re interested in saving money on your health-care expenses—and who isn’t?—using generic prescription drugs is a great approach. Studies…

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Medical Coding Mistakes Can Cost You Big

There is a five-digit “CPT” code for every medical procedure that health-care providers perform. If one of these Current Procedural…

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Answers to Tricky Questions about Health Savings Accounts

A little-noticed portion of the failed health-care bill introduced by House Republicans in March would have dramatically expanded the benefits of…

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How a New Health-Care Law Could Affect You

A proposed replacement for the Affordable Care Act ­(Obamacare) would have a big impact on what Americans who buy health insurance…