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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 Much Does PrEP Cost without Insurance in 2021?
Sexual Health

How Much Does PrEP Cost without Insurance in 2021?

PrEP is a preventative measure and must be taken before a person is exposed to HIV. It does not stop the progression of HIV to AIDS and it is not a treatment for HIV. A prescription for PrEP can cost up to $21,000 annually.

Alyssa Corso
Alyssa Corso26 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
How Much Does a COVID-19 Test Cost Without Insurance?
Public Health

How Much Does a COVID-19 Test Cost Without Insurance?

The price of a COVID-19 diagnostic test for individuals without insurance ranges from $36 to $180 per test. With additional fees, you may be charged upwards of $600.

Khang T. Vuong, MHA
Khang T. Vuong, MHA6 Apr 2022
How to Dispute a Surprise Medical Bill
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How to Dispute a Surprise Medical Bill

We outline 8 steps that you can take to dispute a surprise medical bill in case you’ve already received charges that you don’t agree with.

Khang T. Vuong, MHA
Khang T. Vuong, MHA12 Jul 2021
Employer Health Insurance: What is It & is My Employer Required to Offer?
Employer

Employer Health Insurance: What is It & is My Employer Required to Offer?

Employer health insurance is a benefit offered by your employer to cover a portion of your health care costs. Many times, health insurance within a company or organization is less expensive than buying a plan individually because the employer pays for a large portion of your monthly premium.

Alyssa Corso
Alyssa Corso8 Feb 2022
How Much Does STD Testing Cost Without Insurance in 2022?
Sexual Health

How Much Does STD Testing Cost Without Insurance in 2022?

Sexually active people should be tested for major sexually transmitted infections at least once per year. You can get a full STD panel with Mira ($99), CityMD ($350), Planned Parenthood ($130-$270), or at an NYC Sexual Health Clinic.

Alyssa Corso
Alyssa Corso7 Apr 2022
Healthcare 2030.
Op-ed

Healthcare 2030.

Did you know U.S. healthcare could be the 5th largest country growing as fast as China?

Khang T. Vuong, MHA
Khang T. Vuong, MHA20 Dec 2020
How Much Does Urgent Care Cost Without Insurance in 2022?
Urgent Care

How Much Does Urgent Care Cost Without Insurance in 2022?

A typical urgent care visit cost for an individual without insurance ranges anywhere from $189 and $299 out of pocket. The cost for your visit also depends on your location. Whether for a fever, a sore throat, or even a sports injury, it is important to think through your options to pick the most affordable clinic.

Khang T. Vuong, MHA
Khang T. Vuong, MHA17 Apr 2022
3 Problems Education And Healthcare Have In Common
Op-ed

3 Problems Education And Healthcare Have In Common

University of Chicago's #collegetuition to pass $100K a year by 2025. 🤯 Three unspoken problems education and healthcare have in common

Khang T. Vuong, MHA
Khang T. Vuong, MHA20 Dec 2020