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Medicare and ObamaCare Open Enrollment Periods 2023

  The Medicare Open Enrollment  period starts on October 15, 2022, and continues through December 7, 2022, for coverage beginning January 1,...

Monday, November 22, 2021

These everyday habits may increase your risk of developing dementia

 Dementia is a significant health risk that can reduce one's quality of life and impose cognitive, as well as mental difficulties. A general term given to the neurodegenerative diseases which cause cognitive impairment, memory loss, impact day-to-day living, behavior, communicative skills, and personality changes. The kind of lifestyle you lead, dietary deficiencies may increase one's chances of developing dementia, memory loss, or aging faster than usual. In particular, these habits can prove to be the most impactful and impact brain health significantly ...

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Companies are telling unvaccinated workers to pay more for health insurance

 Now, as Covid cases climb once again, more companies are putting aside carrots and turning to sticks in an effort to protect their workers. From Utah grocery chain Harmons to Wall Street banking giant JPMorgan Chase, companies are telling their unvaccinated workers to get the shots or pay more for health insurance.

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Monday, November 15, 2021

Is a High-Deductible Health Plan Right for You?

 In 2020, 31% of U.S. workers with employer-sponsored health insurance had a high-deductible health plan (HDHP), up from 24% in 2015.1 These plans are also available outside the workplace through private insurers and the Health Insurance Marketplace.



Although HDHP participation has grown rapidly, the most common plan — covering almost half of U.S. workers — is a traditional preferred provider organization (PPO).2 If you are thinking about enrolling in an HDHP or already enrolled in one, here are some factors to consider when comparing an HDHP to a PPO.