Category: Health Care

  • Why Health Insurance Matters

    Why Health Insurance Matters

    Health insurance may not be the most exciting thing to shop for but it’s one of the most important things that you can buy for yourself and for your family.  Having health insurance has many benefits.  It protects you and your family from financial loss in the same way that home or car insurance does. …

  • Information Is Power – Be an Informed Healthcare Consumer!

    Information Is Power – Be an Informed Healthcare Consumer!

    With health care costs on the rise, it’s more important than ever to take responsibility for your medical care choices. Asking questions and researching your options are good ways to start taking control of how much you spend on health care. Becoming an educated healthcare consumer is important for making informed decisions about your health and…

  • Up and Away – Healthcare Costs Are Taking Off

    Up and Away – Healthcare Costs Are Taking Off

    Healthcare costs, and consequently employee health benefit costs, have been growing at an alarming rate in recent years. The U.S. as a nation spends more on health care than any other developed country but has worse health outcomes.  How is this possible? Four Key Factors Driving U.S. Healthcare Costs: Aging Population Healthcare gets more expensive…

  • An Ounce of Prevention is Worth a Pound of Cure

    An Ounce of Prevention is Worth a Pound of Cure

    Health care is expensive but there is good news: Most insurance plans come with free preventive care and benefits.  There is a lot of confusion around what is and isn’t preventive care – and why it matters.  Here is what you need to know. What is Preventive Care and Why Is It Important? Preventive care…