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Free Prescription Drug Discount Card Offered From

Posted on: January 9th, 2013 by SamTabes No Comments

More and more Americans are finding the cost of health insurance to be overwhelming, especially when it comes to their prescription drug coverage.  When money gets tight, individuals often let health expenses go and find themselves with no coverage at all, which obviously is a bad idea.  Some people rely on prescription drugs for their […]

Discounts From Blue Cross Blue Shield

Posted on: March 7th, 2012 by SamTabes No Comments

Over 35 million Blue Cross and Blue Shield members will have top notch access to health and wellness discounts through the Blue365 program.  This is a promising effort to encourage healthier living from customers by offering valuable discounts on products such as fitness gear, gym memberships, and healthy eating tools. Blue365 deals are given through […]

Health Insurance Haggling With Your Doctor

Posted on: September 6th, 2011 by ymedina No Comments

We don’t generally think of ourselves as consumers when we visit our doctor, but that’s exactly what we are.  We are paying money for a service, and even if the insurance company is paying most of the bill, we are a consumer to the health insurance company as we pay premiums each month.  A report […]

Kentucky Medicaid Firms Chosen

Posted on: July 25th, 2011 by ymedina No Comments

The governor of Kentucky, Steven Beshear, has announced the new Medicaid contracts that hope to save residents a lot of money in general funds.  It’s estimated to save taxpayers about $375 million in general funds and $1.3 billion in all funds in the next three years.  Kentucky health insurance needs these savings to stay competitive […]

Louisiana Health Insurance for the Poor

Posted on: July 6th, 2011 by ymedina No Comments

Louisiana health insurance is facing changes will health care reform approaching and many groups are trying to handle the health care delivery system for the poor throughout the state.  Health insurance companies and other private companies submitted proposals to the state advising why they would be the best option to run the coordinated care networks […]

Free Birth Control With Health Care Reform

Posted on: November 1st, 2010 by ymedina No Comments

The new health care reform bill has many benefits for consumers, but one of the most talked about is the guarantee of access to free birth control for women, which is considered preventative medicine.  According to the article on, “Health Care Reform Could Lead To Free Birth Control”, there is a debate brewing about […]

Finding Health Insurance for Small Businesses

Posted on: October 9th, 2010 by ymedina No Comments

Finding health insurance for small business can be a daunting task, and there is a lot of information out there for business owners to sift through.  Good news though for Blue Cross members.  Independence Blue Cross has unveiled some new health care options for small businesses.  The launch includes 25 new plans and is being […]

Medicare and Smoking

Posted on: August 29th, 2010 by ymedina No Comments

UPDATE 3/10/2012 – Medicare will once again be offering tobacco cessation counseling as part of their coverage for 2012 according to the website.  They will cover up to 8 face-to-face visits during a 12-month period and the visits must be administered by a Medicare recognized practitioner.  Recipients of this benefit pay nothing to receive […]

Saving Money With Limited Benefit Health Plans

Posted on: March 12th, 2010 by ymedina No Comments

As the economy struggles and health care costs rise, more and more employers are limiting or eliminating benefits through work according to the article “How Limited Benefit Plans Can Save You Money” by Chelan David found on  Because of this the practice of offering small medical health plans is growing in popularity. Limited benefit […]

Geisinger Health Plan Offering Useful Tools For Members

Posted on: February 18th, 2010 by ymedina No Comments

Geisinger Health Plan has an extremely useful website which offers tools for their members to better their health.  Their main goal is that their members have positive and comfortable encounters as they navigate the website and use the various services available. Some of the tools offered on the website include health librarians available to answer […]