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6 Free or Low-Cost Health Insurance Options in Texas
Health Insurance

6 Free or Low-Cost Health Insurance Options in Texas

Health insurance helps to protect you from high and unexpected medical costs. This can tend to be very expensive, so it's important to know all of the available options that are at your disposal. In Texas alone, there are 6 affordable healthcare options that could save both you and your family money.

Talor Bianchini
Talor Bianchini1 Nov 2021
Best Short-Term Health Insurance Options in Texas 2021
Health Insurance

Best Short-Term Health Insurance Options in Texas 2021

In Texas, short-term health insurance is a unique topic that is different from in many other states. Texas legislators did not impose stricter regulations on short-term coverage and, therefore, these plans follow federal regulations plan duration and renewals.

Gavin Oxley
Gavin Oxley2 Nov 2021
Best Family Health Insurance Plans - 2021
Health Insurance

Best Family Health Insurance Plans - 2021

Family health insurance plans are the same concept as an individual health insurance plan; however, the critical difference is that family health insurance plans will cover multiple individuals. Many dependents, such as spouses, naturally born children and legally adopted or foster children, can be covered under one health insurance plan. The best family health insurance plans include Preferred Provider Organization (PPO), Health Maintenance Organization (HMO), Exclusive Provider Organization (EPO), and Point-of-Service Plans (POS), and High-deductible Health Plans.

Madeline Hlobik
Madeline Hlobik27 Jul 2021
How Much Does Pet Health Insurance Cost?
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How Much Does Pet Health Insurance Cost?

Whether you already have a furry friend or are looking to expand your family, you may be weighing the costs of pet insurance. Pet insurance is similar to our health insurance in requiring deductibles and monthly premiums but doesn’t typically cover pre-existing conditions. Prices vary depending on the type of plan, animal species, breed, and age when estimating the monthly expenditure on your loved one.

Ashley Brooks
Ashley Brooks10 Aug 2021
How Much Does a Pediatrician Visit Cost Without Insurance in 2021?
Healthcare Cost

How Much Does a Pediatrician Visit Cost Without Insurance in 2021?

During the first year of life, pediatricians recommend 7 doctor visits to ensure your baby is growing and developing properly. The average cost of a pediatrician visit without insurance is around $100, but if you add in the price of immunizations and other out-of-pocket expenses this can amount to over $3,000 in a single year. Well-baby visits are extremely important, and unfortunately can be extremely expensive without health insurance.

Alexis Bryan
Alexis Bryan2 Mar 2022
What Are the Best Health Insurance Options for Pregnant Women in 2021?
Health Insurance

What Are the Best Health Insurance Options for Pregnant Women in 2021?

Whether you are planning children into your future, amid a pregnancy, or have just given birth, having a health coverage plan is essential for managing the planned and unplanned healthcare costs for you and your baby. Maternity and infant care can be expensive, but health coverage enables you to engage in prenatal and postnatal care, minimizing the mother, your chances of complications during pregnancy.

Ashley Brooks
Ashley Brooks14 Sep 2021
How Much Does Physical Therapy Costs Without Insurance in 2021?
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How Much Does Physical Therapy Costs Without Insurance in 2021?

Physical therapy is a standard rehabilitation service to help manage pain, improve mobility, and increase strength. You might be referred to a physical therapist for chronic pain management, after an injury, after surgery, or for a neurological disorder. Without insurance, a single physical therapy session can cost you up to $350.

Alexis Bryan
Alexis Bryan4 Aug 2021
Updated Income Limits and Subsidy for Obamacare in 2021
Health Insurance

Updated Income Limits and Subsidy for Obamacare in 2021

If your annual income is between $12,760 and $51,040 you are eligible for ACA subsidy/Premium Tax Credit in 2021.  If qualified, your monthly subsidy is ranging from $451 to $89 a month (lower income, higher subsidies).

Khang T. Vuong, MHA
Khang T. Vuong, MHA21 Jul 2021
Mira 2.0 - Your Personal Health Hub
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Mira 2.0 - Your Personal Health Hub

Today, we are extremely happy to release a brand-new version of Mira’s member dashboard that you know and love – Mira 2.0, Your Personal Health Hub.

Khang T. Vuong, MHA
Khang T. Vuong, MHA20 Jul 2021
What Are the Health Benefits of Eating Radishes?
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What Are the Health Benefits of Eating Radishes?

While not the most popular vegetable, radishes are certainly one of the best, the benefits of radishes are vast and can do wonders for your health. Radishes have been shown to aid in cancer prevention, improve digestion, and benefit cardiovascular health. Not to mention, the high water content and low carbohydrate properties of radishes make them incredibly hydrating, and great for overall nutrition, and an easier way to meet recommended dietary guidelines, especially for those managing diabetes.

Ashley Brooks
Ashley Brooks4 Aug 2021
What is Health Coverage Tax Credit (HCTC) & How to Claim It?
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What is Health Coverage Tax Credit (HCTC) & How to Claim It?

Health Coverage Tax Credit is administered by the IRS and provides a tax credit to eligible individuals to assist in paying for monthly health insurance premiums. However, there are requirements and qualifications to claim the tax credit. Individuals who have insurance from the Affordable Care Act Marketplace are not eligible, but those who have COBRA may be eligible.

Alyssa Corso
Alyssa Corso14 Aug 2021
What is a Flexible Spending Account (FSA) & How Does it Work?
Health Insurance

What is a Flexible Spending Account (FSA) & How Does it Work?

A Flexible Spending Account allows employees to put some of their income aside to use for qualified medical expenses later. The main perk of an FSA is that the funds contributed are not subject to income and payroll taxes. Both employees and employers can contribute to an FSA.

Alexis Bryan
Alexis Bryan4 Aug 2021