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Will Health Insurance Premiums Rise for Unvaccinated Individuals?
Health Insurance

Will Health Insurance Premiums Rise for Unvaccinated Individuals?

Experts are considering if insurance companies have the right to raise health insurance premiums for unvaccinated individuals. This is similar to how the Affordable Care Act (ACA) allows health insurance companies to charge smokers higher premiums than non-smokers. The hope is to incentivize people to get vaccinated against COVID-19, but it is unclear if this legislation will be passed.

Alexis Bryan
Alexis Bryan23 Aug 2022
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How To Negotiate Medical Bills & Lab Fees
Insights

How To Negotiate Medical Bills & Lab Fees

If you have ever received an expensive medical bill, you may not have considered the possibility of negotiating the cost. Instead, you may have had to make tough life choices to determine how to make the payments or consider taking out a loan. Understanding what you need and who to call to negotiate your bill may lower your bill and your stress.

Ashley Brooks
Ashley Brooks23 Aug 2022
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Lambda and Delta Plus: What To Know About COVID-19 Variants
COVID-19

Lambda and Delta Plus: What To Know About COVID-19 Variants

In recent news, a John Hopkins University COVID researcher described the Lambda variant as a “potential threat to human society”, and there has been widespread concern about the efficacy of vaccines against the Delta and Delta Plus variant. What do we know about these COVID-19 variants thus far?

Alexis Bryan
Alexis Bryan23 Apr 2024
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OBGYN Visit Cost With and Without Insurance - Updated 2024
Sexual Health

OBGYN Visit Cost With and Without Insurance - Updated 2024

Without health insurance, an OB/GYN visit costs $386 on average for an office visit that includes a pap smear and pelvic exam. If you need additional services or prescriptions though, the price of your visit can increase.

Madeline Hlobik
Madeline Hlobik1 Jan 2024
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5 Best Disability Insurance in 2024: A Comprehensive Guide
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5 Best Disability Insurance in 2024: A Comprehensive Guide

Disability insurance is an insurance plan that will pay some of your income if you become disabled due to an illness or injury and takes you away from work. Essentially, you will have an extra layer of financial protection. Various plans are available; however, based on our research, we have found that Guardian provides the best overall disability insurance plan.

Madeline Hlobik
Madeline Hlobik1 Jan 2024
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The Best Health Insurance for Nomads and Full Time RVers
Tips

The Best Health Insurance for Nomads and Full Time RVers

Some of the best options include Fixed-Benefit Insurance, Short Term Health Insurance, Healthcare Sharing Ministry Plans, Internet-Based Healthcare, and Travel Health Insurance.

Gavin Oxley
Gavin Oxley16 Aug 2021
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Medicare Part C vs. Part D: Costs & Eligibility
Health Insurance

Medicare Part C vs. Part D: Costs & Eligibility

Medicare Part C (or Medicare Advantage), offers Parts A and B but does not guarantee Part D, the expanded prescription drug benefit.

Ashley Brooks
Ashley Brooks23 Aug 2022
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The Best Foods to Eat for Healthy Skin
Tips

The Best Foods to Eat for Healthy Skin

Foods such as avocados, nuts, fish, berries, and leafy greens contain key nutrients to fight off impurities and prevent signs of aging and irritation. Start from the inside out to improve the look and feel of your skin.

Ashley Brooks
Ashley Brooks23 Aug 2022
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How Much Does a Pregnancy Test Cost?
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How Much Does a Pregnancy Test Cost?

The cost of pregnancy tests varies widely depending on the type and location of the test. When considering the type of pregnancy test you are planning to get, it is important to remember that these factors can also play a role in the reliability of the results. At-home urine pregnancy tests often cost between $8-$15, over the counter.

Gavin Oxley
Gavin Oxley13 Oct 2021
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How Does Paid Family Leave Work?
Wellness

How Does Paid Family Leave Work?

For most Americans, paid family leave is a luxury. In the United States, federal law only requires unpaid leave under certain criteria but allows states and employers to set their own policies. Taking time off to adjust to your new life or managing medical needs is essential but could be met with more administrative complications and stress if not planned properly.

Ashley Brooks
Ashley Brooks23 Aug 2022
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What is Medicaid & Who Qualifies?
Insights

What is Medicaid & Who Qualifies?

Medicaid is health care coverage for low-income individuals, pregnant women, people with disabilities, children and their families, and the elderly. The program is funded by both the federal and state government and provides a wide range of benefits. You can determine your eligibility by visiting your state’s Medicaid website.

Talor Bianchini
Talor Bianchini23 Aug 2022
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How Often You Should Visit Each Doctor
Tips

How Often You Should Visit Each Doctor

It is advised that you visit a PCP once every three years, a dermatologist once a year, and dentist two times a year.

Madeline Hlobik
Madeline Hlobik10 Aug 2021
Reviewed and Fact Checked ✔️
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