Prevent Sticker Shock at the Pharmacy—The One Question You Should Ask Before You Fill Your Next Prescription.
We’ve heard the stories of drug manufacturers charging hundreds of dollars for a single course of treatment. Two years ago, Mylan CEO Heather Bresch found herself the center of a congressional hearing about her company’s decision to increase the cost of the EpiPen. Just one example of many high priced drugs, Americans report that they […]
Understand Your Health Plan Before You Go to the Doc—A New Year Resets Deductibles and Out-of-Pocket Maximums.
It was recently estimated by the National Business Group on Health that the total cost of health care (including premiums and out-of-pocket costs for employees and dependents) would rise to an astounding $14,800 per employee this year. After surveying 170 large U.S. employers, the results suggested that employers would cover approximately 70 percent of those […]
Some Health Insurance Providers are Paying Members to Stay Healthy—Are You Maximizing Health Insurance Incentives?
Employers and insurance carriers alike are urging Americans to make wiser lifestyle choices that directly impact our short- and long-term health. While it’s obviously a good idea to stay active and take advantage of preventive health screenings, some Americans need a little more encouragement. Health insurance companies have long offered discounts on fitness club memberships, […]
New GoFundMe campaigns continue to be on the rise lately. If you’re active on social media, you likely scroll past them fairly often. This might suggest that more people are falling ill or getting injured at higher rates than before. But that’s not really the case. Rather, it’s Americans are still more likely to invest […]