Posts tagged health care
Benefits of Weight Loss and Lifestyle Changes

It is common for people who want to lose weight to try losing large amounts in a short amount of time. In a fast-paced society where there is a high demand for instant results and services, people expect the same when it comes to losing weight. However, losing weight the healthy way does not work like that.

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Telemedicine - You're Missing Out On

Studies show, it takes nearly 2.6 weeks to get an appointment with a primary-care provider. Telemedicine allows you to do it in 2.6 seconds. As technology continues to evolve, so has traditional health care. Doctors are finding more ways to efficiently and conveniently care for patients through the use of telemedicine.  Telemedicine uses technology to facilitate communication between a doctor and patient who are not in the same physical location for the purpose of medical evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment.

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What is Annual Enrollment?

In the insurance industry, 'annual enrollment' refers to the period every year where individuals can sign up for an insurance plan with no discrimination or reduced discrimination against pre-existing conditions, or reduced or non-existent medical underwriting. Insurance companies limit open enrollment to specific times every year in order to protect themselves and everyone else enrolled in their plans against adverse selection, which is the tendency of healthy people not to sign up for insurance until they actually have a claim.

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Health Care Apps for Smartphones

Today, most people don’t leave the house without bringing along their smartphone. Smartphone users can schedule calendar events, surf the web, and download a variety of applications, commonly known as “apps”. Smartphone users have seen an explosion of innovation when it comes to health-related technology including apps that are available via smartphones and tablet devices.

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Choosing a Health Plan Under the ACA

With so many options available, it can be very difficult for consumers to know how to choose the health insurance plan that's best for them. With a little understanding of basic terms, however, the choice becomes a lot easier for most people. Here are some of the basic things to keep in mind as you choose a health insurance plan for you and your family.

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