Posts Tagged ‘health care costs’

Which States Have The Highest Health Care Costs?

Posted on: June 7th, 2013 by SamTabes No Comments

There has been a lot of focus on rising health insurance costs and how this will affect today’s consumers.  One of the main factors driving these rising premiums is the cost of health care and prices can vary greatly from state to state ultimately affecting how much you’ll pay for health insurance.  According to Keith […]

Health Care Costs Keeping Americans Away From Doctor

Posted on: October 2nd, 2012 by SamTabes No Comments

America is facing a major crisis as health care costs continue to soar.  Even if President Obama’s health care reform does turn things around, it’s going to take years for all of the benefits to take hold of the nation fully.  Shannon Pettypiece’s article on BusinessWeek’s website talks about a recent survey of 800 people […]

Hospitals Throughout Nation Facing Medicare Penalties From Readmissions

Posted on: August 15th, 2012 by SamTabes No Comments

Medicare is taking a closer look at all aspects of our health care system that may be raising overall Medicare costs.  Hospital readmissions specifically, could be an indicator of a bigger problem in the system that’s contributing to the rising costs of health care and health insurance.  When patients walk out of the hospital, Medicare […]

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 […]

AARP Medicare Supplements In Jeopardy

Posted on: June 17th, 2011 by ymedina No Comments

AARP and AARP Medicare supplements have been around for decades supporting seniors and helping them find affordable health insurance and financial security.  AARP believes some of the proposals being passed around in Congress may threaten the future of Medicare.  Cuts are being proposed that could put Medicare and supplements in jeopardy. The concern AARP and […]

Massachusetts Health Insurance Quotes Rising

Posted on: April 7th, 2011 by ymedina No Comments

Massachusetts health insurance quotes are still higher than Gov. Deval Patrick desires.  According to the article “Mass Gov Renews Push for Lower Health Care Costs” by Bob Salsberg on Business Week, Patrick is very frustrated that his efforts to lower health care costs in the state are moving so slow through legislature. Patrick’s bill on health […]

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 […]

Louisiana Medicaid

Posted on: October 24th, 2010 by ymedina No Comments

According to the article “DHH Makes Additional Medicaid Cuts” by Marsha Shuler on, Louisiana’s health chief announced Friday that there will be $135 million in cuts to Louisiana’s Medicaid health insurance program for the poor.  This is going to affect many with Louisiana health insurance through Medicaid. State Department of Health and Hospitals Secretary, Bruce […]

Mega Health Insurance on Personal Health Insurance

Posted on: August 31st, 2010 by ymedina No Comments

Choosing personalized health insurance to fit your lifestyle should be a priority.  There is no reason to pay for benefits that you will never use.  Mega Health Insurance prides itself on personalizing health and supplemental insurance plans that can be tailored to meet the consumer’s specific needs. Many health insurance companies are steering in this […]

Major Medical Insurance Quotes Rising

Posted on: August 16th, 2010 by ymedina No Comments

Major medical insurance quotes are rising across the nation and according to the article “Health Care Premiums Are Already Soaring In Advance of Obamacare” by Bradley Blakeman on, it’s mostly because of the onset of healthcare reform just around the corner. Just this past month millions of Blue Cross Blue Shield members received notification […]