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What is Gardasil?

Gardasil is a vaccine created by Merck and Co. In 2006 it was approved by the FDA for use in women as a vaccination against the HPV (human papillomavirus). HPV

Open Enrollment, What Does it Mean?

Open enrollment marks a specific time of year in several types of coverage including group health insurance, Medicare, and most recently the Health Insurance Marketplace, when eligible applicants can choose

How To Not Get Ripped Off

According to the US Census Bureau, there are nearly 20 million self employed people in the United States and that number is expected to continue rising. It’s hard enough to

Health Insurance CEO Salary

Health plan CEO pay remains high despite MLR cuts. Executives at the largest stockholder-owned plans still make millions, even with reductions in internal spending. Well you asked for it. I

Health Insurance Applications

Alright, you’ve got your numbers together and know what kind of policy and coverage you would prefer.  Now comes the part that could potentially be tricky: submitting the application.  There

Explanation of Benefits (EOB)

An Explanation of Benefits, or EOB, is a form filled out by a health insurer and sent to a policy holder to indicate the health care services for which the

Experimental Treatments and Health Insurance

Though alternative medicine may sometimes be labeled by insurers as experimental, there is a broad definition – usually made by insurers – for experimental treatment. As individual health insurance does

Electronic Medical Records

The future of health care is here now. Electronic Medical Records offer the most innovative and helpful medical tool since antibiotics, if people and the medical field are willing to