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Can I Buy Health Insurance on My Own?

You may be considering buying health insurance and could use some advice. The Affordable Care Act dramatically changed the rules, eradicating the insurance company's ability to deny insurance for preexisting conditions. Much of the Act is still in place, with some changes. Yes, you can buy health insurance on your own, but you may find the process surprisingly complicated and confusing. What plan is best...

Staying Healthy While Working from Home

Working from home has become the "new normal," even as office buildings begin to open their doors again. Most workers have transitioned to daily Zoom calls, email, and texting to perform the duties of employment. Being forced to stay home over months of restrictions, and with gyms closed for many of those months, may have caused your normal exercise regimen and track to staying healthy...

Staying Safe During Summer Exercise

Regular exercise is among one of the best ways to stay healthy throughout your lifetime. During the hot summer months, taking some precautions can help you stay safe and avoid heat-related health risks. Before you go outside to run, walk, or perform any physical activities in hot weather, follow these health tips: Dress Right. Wear clothing that is light in color and wicks away sweat....

What Happens to my Regular Health Insurance When I get Medicare?

When you reach age 65, you gain an advantage – you are eligible for Medicare. If you already have health insurance through your employer, through your spouse, or purchased as an individual, it can help to know how Medicare will affect that health insurance.  When you sign up with Medicare, it is advised that you get assistance from a local insurance agent, as the process...

8 Tips to Finding a Good Doctor

We all want to ensure we have the best primary care physician available, but how do you find a good doctor? You may have to choose a physician in your health insurance network. All health insurance providers list the providers in their network – this is your starting point. Your primary care doctor is the gateway to specialists, testing, yearly physical exams, and treatments. Building...