Health Insurance

Hipocracy of the month- Wal Mart slashes benefits while launching their own health care line?

October 21, 2014

Hypocrisy of the month- Wal Mart slashes benefits while launching their own healthcare line While launching their own health insurance plan, Wal Mart has turned to the option of cutting most of the insurance coverage for its part time workers. This is largely because the largest employer in America is suffering from having to account […]

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Finding the Best Medicare Advantage Plan

January 22, 2014

. . . Did you know Medicare has a rating system that evaluates health plans based on dozens of quality measures and patient experiences? Very few plans receive the top Medicare rating. Out of 563 Medicare Advantage plans for 2013, only 11 plans with prescription drug benefits earned the top five-star rating. Six of those […]

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FTC Sues Scammers Targeting The Uninsured

August 20, 2010

(via an email from the FTC) When you’re looking for affordable health insurance, promises of deep discounts on medical services, products and procedures may sound like a heaven-sent solution — especially if you recently lost a job or haven’t been able to get insurance. But the Federal Trade Commission wants you to know it may […]

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July 2, 2010

Decisions made in critical weeks following loss of benefits could make a big difference for many families San Mateo, Calif. – June 22, 2010 – Just two weeks away from the nation’s next unemployment report and with 15 million individuals currently unemployed as of May 2010[1], Congress has yet to pass extensions of key unemployment […]

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