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How Much Do Lab Tests Cost Without Insurance in 2022?
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How Much Do Lab Tests Cost Without Insurance in 2022?

Lab tests without insurance, lab tests can cost over $1000. CBC can cost $140 - $622, Thyroid Stimulating Hormone test can cost $150 - $1,139, Lipid Panel can cost $303 - $843, Basic Metabolic Panel can cost $330 - $1309, and Urinalysis can cost $129 - $643. Contact us to learn more about how much you can save on labs

Khang T. Vuong, MHA
Khang T. Vuong, MHA29 Sep 2022
The Best Health Insurance for College Students 2021
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The Best Health Insurance for College Students 2021

The average student health insurance plan costs between $1500 and $2500 per year. If you already have coverage via your parents, you can apply for a waiver and opt-out of the university student health plan. Alternatives to student health insurance include ACA plans, Medicaid, and Mira.

Jacqueline Slobin
Jacqueline Slobin23 Aug 2022
Healthfirst Bronze vs MetroPlusHealth Bronze B-2 - Review & Which one is best?
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Healthfirst Bronze vs MetroPlusHealth Bronze B-2 - Review & Which one is best?

Healthfirst and MetroPlusHealth are both insurance options available on the NY State Health Exchange. Both offer bronze plans as explained in this article. MetroPlusHealth Bronze- B2 is a better option compared to Healthfirst because the monthly premium and deductible it's less expensive than Healthfirst, while still being able to to get similar care options.

Alyssa Corso
Alyssa Corso14 Aug 2021
Oscar Health Catastrophic Plan vs. Fidelis Care Catastrophic Plan - Which one is best?
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Oscar Health Catastrophic Plan vs. Fidelis Care Catastrophic Plan - Which one is best?

Catastrophic care can be a good option if you're a young adult who only needs occasional care. Fidelis Care and Oscar Health both offer catastrophic plans and both plans will require you to pay most medical expenses on your own. However, Oscar may be the better fit if you prioritize a higher-tech company as well as more in-network hospitals.

Mira Research Team
Mira Research Team20 Jan 2021
Healthfirst Gold vs. MVP Health Care Gold - Reviews & Which one is best?
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Healthfirst Gold vs. MVP Health Care Gold - Reviews & Which one is best?

Gold health insurance plans are ideal for individuals who need more coverage and more frequent care. Healthfirst and MVP Health Care both offer gold plans, however, MVP Health Care offers better wellness support and may be a better choice if you prioritize wellness reimbursement. Many other aspects of the plan are similar to Healthfirst's gold plan such as co-pays, deductibles, and so forth.

Mira Research Team
Mira Research Team20 Jan 2021
Oscar Health Catastrophic (Secure) vs. Oscar Simple Bronze - Which one is best?
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Oscar Health Catastrophic (Secure) vs. Oscar Simple Bronze - Which one is best?

Catastrophic plans are not for everyone- they are designed for young adults. However, when it comes down to choosing the best option between Oscar Health's catastrophic and bronze plan, there are factors to consider such as co-pays, deductibles, and monthly premiums. Oscar Health's Secure Plan and Oscar Health's Simple Bronze plan have many similarities, however, the Bronze plan is the best choice due to the monthly premium being just $191.15 compared to the catastrophic plan which has a monthly premium of $542.53.

Alyssa Corso
Alyssa Corso14 Aug 2021
Oscar Health Classic Bronze vs. Fidelis Care Bronze - Which one is best?
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Oscar Health Classic Bronze vs. Fidelis Care Bronze - Which one is best?

As open enrollment season approaches in November 2020, it's important to evaluate your options for health insurance. Oscar Health's Classic Bronze plan and Fidelis Care's Bronze plan have some similarities but are also different in terms of their benefits and post and pre deductible costs. Oscar Health's Bronze plan is the better choice, and poses more benefits to the user compared to Fidelis, it offers quality and affordability.

Alyssa Corso
Alyssa Corso14 Aug 2021
How To Pick the Best Health Insurance Plan in 2021?
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How To Pick the Best Health Insurance Plan in 2021?

The most comprehensive guide to determining the best health insurance plan, 5 factors to consider: the type of coverage, eligibility, monthly cost, type of plans, and enrollment period.

Khang T. Vuong, MHA
Khang T. Vuong, MHA11 Oct 2021
Health Insurance Premiums to Increase in 2021 - 4 Things to Know
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Health Insurance Premiums to Increase in 2021 - 4 Things to Know

13 health insurance plans in the state of NY proposed premium increases of at least 11%. The average Bronze plan costs $550 in NYC, this could increase to $660 or $770 in 2021. Proposed raise for 2021: Oscar 19.10%, Fidelis (New York Quality Healthcare Corp) 18.80%, HealthPlus HP, LLC (Formerly Empire)*16.60%, UnitedHealthcare of New York In 13.80%, MetroPlus, 9.60%, Emblem (HIP) 9.50%, MVP Health Plan, 6.70%, CDPHP 4.30%, Healthfirst PHSP, Inc. 2.40%, Healthfirst Insurance Company, Inc., 1.80%, Excellus, 1.50%, Healthnow New York, -1.90%, IHBC -3.70%.

Khang T. Vuong, MHA
Khang T. Vuong, MHA27 Aug 2021
Is Pet Insurance Worth the Cost? And How Much Are they?
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Is Pet Insurance Worth the Cost? And How Much Are they?

Pet insurance is a great option for your dog or cat, similar to regular health insurance, but is it truly worth the cost? In this article, we will talk about what pets qualified for insurance, what are the options in in New York City, Los Angeles, Boston, Washingon DC, Chicago, Houston, and San Francisco

Alyssa Corso
Alyssa Corso14 Aug 2021
Is 5G Dangerous or Harmful To Our Health? - A Summary of Previous Research
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Is 5G Dangerous or Harmful To Our Health? - A Summary of Previous Research

5G is no more or less safe, dangerous, or harmful compared to previous wireless communication technologies like 4G, 3G, or home WiFi. According to the Federal Communications Commission, 5G technology does NOT cause coronavirus. As of 2019, 5G is available via Verizon and AT&T in large cities like New York City, Los Angeles, Miami, Atlanta, Washington DC, Boston, Houston, and Chicago.

Khang T. Vuong, MHA
Khang T. Vuong, MHA30 Dec 2020
Coronavirus Small Business Financial Assistance in NYC - How To Apply
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Coronavirus Small Business Financial Assistance in NYC - How To Apply

Our list of financial assistance resources available for small businesses in NYC during the Coronavirus outbreak: NYC Small Business Continuity Fund, NYC Employee Retention Grant Program, Facebook Grant Program, SBA Disaster Loan, Unemployment, Paid Leave, Rent, Taxes, and Utilities.

Khang T. Vuong, MHA
Khang T. Vuong, MHA12 Jul 2021