Health Insurance

The world of PPO’s, HMO’s and more can be dificult to navigate. Learn more about health insurance and what it can do for you.

11 Health Perks You Didn’t Know You Can Get for Free

Depending on what type of care you're looking for, there are a lot of treatments you can get for free. Here's how to save money on health care, today!

13 Health Insurance Tricks That Can Save You Thousands

Healthcare costs continue to rise, thanks to costly prescriptions and pricey hospital visits. Fortunately, there are ways to cut costs...

13 Things Medicare Won’t Tell You

Medicare provides health coverage for than 57 million people—it's a godsend, but it can be a challenge to navigate. Here's...

10 Secrets to Lowering Your Medical Bills

Navigating the world of healthcare and keeping your medical bills in check can be overwhelming. These tips can help you...

10 Wildly Overinflated Hospital Costs You Didn’t Know About

A Tylenol pill for $15? Or $53 per pair of gloves? Here, a medical billing advocate reveals some of the...

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11 Things Every Patient Should Try to Lower Their Hospital Costs

To spend less on your hospital stay, we asked doctors, nurses, medical billing experts, and hospital CEOs for their...

Smart Ways to Spend the Last of Your Flexible Spending Account Money

As the year winds down, now is the time to figure out how much money you have left in your...

Fighting This Hidden Hospital Policy Helped My Mom Save Thousands of Dollars

Being admitted to the hospital doesn't guarantee insurance coverage. Here's what you need to know to avoid getting stuck with...

This Is Exactly How Much Healthcare Costs In Each State

If you've ever found yourself paying "Manhattan prices," a markup based solely on location, health care costs aren't so different,...

After My Son Suffered a Traumatic Brain Injury, I Was Told Insurance Would Cover His Medical Bills. ...

Stephanie Peirolo had an excellent health plan, so when her 16-year-old son sustained a traumatic brain injury, she thought his...

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18 Secrets Your Health Insurance Company Is Keeping From You

From intentional billing mistakes to the truth about your "out of pocket" limit, here's what you need to know from...

Medicare Advantage Plans: Are They for You?

If you have Original Medicare or supplemental insurance through a retiree plan or Medigap—you may be wondering if you need...

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When Medicare Isn’t Enough

If you thought you were covered health insurance-wise once you hit 65, think again. An Original Medicare policy, the basic

Medicare Terms and Definitions

Reading through Medicare terms and definitions can be like wading in a pool of alphabet soup. Here's a description of...

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Get the Most Out of Your Medicare Plan

In the past, just one in 16 people took advantage of the health checks free to people enrolled in Medicare

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5 Easy Medicare Enrollment Steps

1. Don’t wait! Open enrollment used to happen in November and December. But starting last year, the start and stop

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6 Great Reasons to Give Your Medicare Plan a Check-Up

Even if you don’t expect to change your insurance coverage, reviewing your current coverage now is nothing short of brilliant.

Understanding Medicare

Whether you’re brand-new to Medicare or are a long-time beneficiary, the inner workings of this sprawling, government-mandated health insurance program...

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Medicare: What’s New for 2012

If there’s one thing that’s constant about Medicare, it’s change. That applies to the benefits you get, the cost of