health insurance


United Healthcare is the largest health insurer in America. For the most part, their focus has lately been on group insurance products, as well as ancillary. As for individual medical, they’ve largely stayed out of the market. When the Affordable Care Act (ACA) went into effect in 2010, United Healthcare participated in a few […]

Top Health Insurance Carriers: United Healthcare


The Health Care Service Corporation (HCSC) own five Blue Cross Blue Shields: Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Mexico Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oklahoma Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois Blue Cross Blue Shield of Montana In these five states, Blue Cross Blue […]

Top Health Insurance Carriers: Blue Cross Blue Shield


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Don’t you think in-house financing is a much better option to finance patients? In-house financing greatly benefits clients. However, it is not something most dentists offer. It requires accounting, bookkeeping, etc, which creates more work for the provider. So though it is rarely offered, in-house financing is great for patients, especially […]

In-House Financing Plus an Indemnity Dental Plan Equals Great Coverage



If you haven’t already, you need to finish your taxes by tomorrow, April 18. For many Americans, federal income taxes are not the only thing due tomorrow; those who failed to have health insurance for the 2016-2017 plan year are also subject to pay the penalty. Though it’s been heavily […]

Tax Deadline Means Health Insurance Questions


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A PPO dental plan works just like your health plan, meaning you have in-network and out-of-network benefits. With a PPO dental plan, you must determine the benefit amount during the application process. You can buy a plan with a benefit of $750, $1,000, $1,500, $2,000, or $2,500. This is the maximum annual […]

4 Types of Dental Plans: the PPO Dental Plan


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Penalty Exemption #1: Qualified Health Plans According to the Affordable Care Act (ACA), anybody who has a qualified health plan is exempt from paying the penalty. A qualified health plan can be one of the following: ACA (on/off-marketplace) Plan Group Health Plan Medicare Medicaid CHIPs V.A. Medi-Share Plans for Alaskan natives and […]

3 Ways to Avoid Paying the Penalty



According to the American Cancer Society, one in two men and one in three women will be diagnosed with some sort of cancer during their lifetime. The odds that somebody you know, whether friends or family or even you, may get cancer. To make matters worse, cancer induces high medical expenses. Sixty-percent […]

The Best Type of Cancer Plan


What to Eat before Exercise Nancy Cohen, a professor in the department of nutrition at the University of Massachusetts in Amherst, recommends eating carbs (in moderation) before exercising. If you exercise for more than an hour, then Cohen recommends eating one to four grams of carbohydrates per every 2.2 pounds of […]

Eat Right Before, During, and After Exercise


National American Diabetes Association Alert Day Today is National American Diabetes Association Alert Day – a national “wake-up call” to the American public about the seriousness of diabetes and the prevalence of type 2 diabetes. The primary initiative of the American Diabetes Association is the diabetes risk test; all are encouraged […]

Fight Diabetes with Whole-Body Vibration



New Study Linking Heart Health with Exercise According to new research published in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology, exercise is the best way to protect your heart. Th study – conducted in the Netherlands, specifically Rotterdam – collected data from 5,344 individuals aged 55 to 97. Participants provided information on not only their […]

Not Exercising Is Just As Bad As Being Obese