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Best Affordable Health Insurance Options - 2021
Health Insurance

Best Affordable Health Insurance Options - 2021

Health insurance continues to be an expensive undertaking in the U.S. for people who don’t get coverage from their employers. Finding an affordable option can be very difficult as even plan premiums after government tax credits can be hundreds of dollars per month for a family. Health insurance alternatives can be a good option for people who need affordable access to basic healthcare.

Ashley Brooks
Ashley Brooks23 Aug 2022
How Much Does Bloodwork Cost Without Insurance in 2022?
Wellness

How Much Does Bloodwork Cost Without Insurance in 2022?

The average cost of bloodwork without insurance is $432, but the price can range from $50 to upwards of $1,000 depending on what tests are performed. There are several ways to lower the cost of bloodwork, such as going to community health clinics or ordering at-home lab tests.

Jacqueline Slobin
Jacqueline Slobin23 Aug 2022
How Does Telemedicine Work?
Insights

How Does Telemedicine Work?

Telemedicine is a means of practicing medicine by using technology, allowing patients to receive care without leaving their homes. Telemedicine is oftentimes used for basic care like dermatology, psychotherapy, colds, flu, sore throats, and more. The cost of telemedicine is often more affordable than traditional care but not all illnesses can be diagnosed remotely.

Alyssa Corso
Alyssa Corso29 Sep 2022
Health Insurance for Freelance Writers – The Ultimate Guide
Health Insurance

Health Insurance for Freelance Writers – The Ultimate Guide

A freelancer does business on their own and often does not work for one sole company. While you may enjoy setting your own flexibility and work-life balance, you are responsible for finding your own health insurance, and your choices are limited. Knowing your options and your needs will help you find a plan tailored to you and your family, without breaking the bank.

Ashley Brooks
Ashley Brooks23 Aug 2022
Catastrophic Health Insurance: The Ultimate Guide & Best Options
Health Insurance

Catastrophic Health Insurance: The Ultimate Guide & Best Options

Catastrophic health insurance protects you financially in case of an unexpected major injury or illness. It is a basic, inexpensive health insurance plan option with a low monthly premium and a high deductible. To purchase these plans you must be under 30 years old or qualify for a hardship exemption, proving you can’t afford regular health insurance.

Alexis Bryan
Alexis Bryan23 Aug 2022
Best Health Insurance Options for Employees of a Small Business
Health Insurance

Best Health Insurance Options for Employees of a Small Business

Small businesses (less than 50 full-time employees) are not required to provide health insurance under the law. However, employees may view this as a competitive advantage when looking for employment. Many employers are starting to offer alternatives to health insurance to attract top talent, especially as hiring continues to get more and more competitive.

Gavin Oxley
Gavin Oxley8 Nov 2021
5 Best Health Insurance Options for Small Business Owners & Alternatives
Employer

5 Best Health Insurance Options for Small Business Owners & Alternatives

Small businesses with less than 50 employees are not required to offer health insurance, but providing some type of health coverage to employees can help you get and keep quality employees. The 5 best health insurance options for small business owners are small group health insurance, Qualified Small Employer Health Reimbursement Account (QSEHRA), Individual Coverage Health Reimbursement Accounts (ICHRA), Small Business Health Options Program (SHOP), and Health Insurance Alternatives.

Alexis Bryan
Alexis Bryan23 Aug 2022
Best Short Term Medical Insurance Options 2021
Health Insurance

Best Short Term Medical Insurance Options 2021

Short-term medical insurance is typically a coverage option that is used for basic health needs for six months or less due to an unexpected event, such as job loss. Short-term medical coverage can vary based on the plan from only including basic emergency care, to full coverage under more expensive programs.

Gavin Oxley
Gavin Oxley7 Jul 2021
Mira Announces Partnership with CareNow Urgent Care in Texas
Press Release

Mira Announces Partnership with CareNow Urgent Care in Texas

Houston, TX, June 21, 2021 -- CareNow and Mira have established a partnership that will enable Mira members to access high-quality, convenient, and affordable healthcare at CareNow’s 18 locations across Houston and surrounding communities.

Jeff White
Jeff White7 Jul 2021
How Health Insurance Works & Alternative Options
Health Insurance

How Health Insurance Works & Alternative Options

Enrolling in a health insurance plan is a way to stay healthy and protect yourself from catastrophic medical bills. As the cost of traditional health insurance rises, it becomes unaffordable for many people. As a result, people often go uninsured and have to pay full price for health care or not seek the care they need.

Alexis Bryan
Alexis Bryan23 Aug 2022
Minute Clinic vs. Urgent Care: Differences & Which One is Cheaper in 2021?
Urgent Care

Minute Clinic vs. Urgent Care: Differences & Which One is Cheaper in 2021?

Updated 2021: $80-$280 average at an urgent care clinic. $125-$200+ on average at the Minute Clinic. Retail clinics like CVS Minute Clinic or Walgreen can treat minor health conditions and are better fit for preventative care. Urgent care clinics are staffed with mid-level providers under a medical doctor supervision and can treat more advanced conditions and minor trauma because of the presence of imaging devices like ultrasound and X-ray machine.

Gavin Oxley
Gavin Oxley24 Aug 2021
How Much Do Blood Thinners Cost Without Insurance in 2021?
Prescriptions

How Much Do Blood Thinners Cost Without Insurance in 2021?

Eliquis, Xarelto, and Warfarin are some of the most popular blood thinner medications. The average retail price for a monthly supply of Eliquis or Xarelto is around $550. Warfarin is a generic medication and has an average cost of $19.

Alyssa Corso
Alyssa Corso20 Aug 2021