Category Archives: Health Savings Accounts

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How to read your medical bill

Medical bills are becoming increasingly complex and difficult to read. And charges from clinics and hospitals tend to be lumped together instead of itemized – making it very difficult to see exactly what you are paying for. With many medical … Continue reading

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Administration Unveils New Rules For Employer-Sponsored Plans

The Los Angeles Times (6/15) reports, “The Obama administration Monday announced new regulations to discourage companies from scaling back their health benefits, a goal Democrats described as a top priority of the new healthcare law. These rules may have a … Continue reading

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‘Small Business Tax Credits for Healthcare’

‘Small Business Tax Credits for Healthcare’.

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Baby Boomers face their Medical Future

According to a Commonwealth Fund study, 66% of baby boomers ages 50 to 65 are concerned about being able to afford medical care in the future. But the problem isn’t only in the future. It turns out this group has … Continue reading

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Fidelity: Retired Couples Need $240,000 for Medical Expenses

Baby boomers who have lost their health insurance coverage often speak of trying to find a way to make it to Medicare. But even after you reach age 65 and finally qualify for the government health insurance program, you’re still … Continue reading

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Analysis finds insured pay higher premiums to cover costs of treating uninsured patients.

Time (3/26, Kingsbury) reports, “American families are already picking up the tab for universal health coverage,” according to a new report by the Center for American Progress (CAP). The analysis found that “families pay, on average, as much as $1,100 … Continue reading

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Aides: Obama Not ruling out taxing health benefits

The New York Times (3/15, A1, Calmes, Pear), in a front-page article titled “Administration Is Open To Taxing Health Benefits,” reported the Obama administration “is signaling to Congress that the president could support taxing some employee health benefits, as several … Continue reading

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Two Woman

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A short Course in Brain Surgery- Single Payer Systems

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Update on Healthcare Reform

Republicans claim healthcare reform could crowd out private insurance. The AP (3/7, Alonso-Zaldivar) reported, “The search for agreement on healthcare may be short lived. … On Saturday, Republicans laid down a challenge. ‘I’m concerned that if the government steps in, … Continue reading

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