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  • Can I use my HSA for Botox? Lasik? Spouse? (2022 Update)

    Today we will tackle some common HSA eligibility questions. To review quickly, an HSA is a health savings account that is paired with a high-deductible health plan. These accounts can be contributed to with pre-tax money, will grow in a tax-free account, and then can be expensed on eligible medical items or converted to an…

  • Do Medicare Advantage plans cover ESRD? (2022 Update)

    Starting in 2021, folks with End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) can enroll in Medicare Advantage plans. Historically, if you have ESRD you have been unable to enroll in Advantage plans unless you had a plan before you were diagnosed. Let’s talk about ESRD, Medicare Advantage, and SNPs. ESRD and Medicare Advantage ESRD is a serious illness…

  • Humira Copay Cards: How to get one (2022 Update)

    Humira is an immunosuppressive drug that helps people with Crohn’s, ulcerative colitis, plaque psoriasis and arthritis. To start taking Humira, a prescription from a provider is needed. According to one source, Humira can cost $5,168 per month in 2020. You can get a Humira Copay Card to help reduce the costs of this drug. Here…

  • Medigap Plan G: 2022 Review (Updated)

    Learn about Medigap Plan G and Plan F.

  • AARP Medigap Plan Review

    AARP Medigap Plan Review

    AARP Medigap I’ll jump right into it – Medigap is a supplemental health insurance plan that offsets the costs of Medicare. For those with Medicare Part A and Part B, Medigap can be purchased for an additional premium. Medigap is also known as supplemental Medicare. What does Medigap cover? Medigap plans typically help cover the…

  • Medigap Explained in 2021

    Need help understanding Medigap? You’re not alone. This post will explain all of the different plans and how they compare to Medicare Advantage

  • 0 Coinsurance: What does it mean? (2022 Update)

    0 coinsurance is a great topic for us to discuss here because it truly is confusing. Many people have reached out about coinsurance because its one of the many terms they have to understand when picking a plan. Below is a quick review of topics for this post: What is coinsurance? The Pros and Cons…

  • Is WellCare Medicare Advantage good? (2022 Update)

    Is WellCare Medicare Advantage good? (2022 Update)

    WellCare’s Medicare Advantage Plan is one of the most sought after plans for those with WellCare availability. I chose WellCare Medicare Advantage because of their recent popularity and growth in the Medicare Advantage world. For this plan, I selected the PPO (Preferred Provider Organization) plan titled “WellCare Premier PPO” and chose a zip code in…

  • Best Medicare Donut Hole explanation (2022 Update)

    The Medicare Donut hole sounds tasty, but in fact is a scary area that you should be aware of.

  • Our story: Why we want to help you take control of your health expenses

    Our story: Why we want to help you take control of your health expenses

    I started this blog out of frustration. Health insurance was an expense I saw out of my paycheck every two weeks without any real value. The issue with health insurance is that it becomes more and more expensive each year, but people are not becoming healthier. The return on investment is simply not there for…

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