Category: Health Insurance

  • Tips for Choosing the Right Medicare Plan for You

    Exploring your options for Medicare can be intimidating—you might need multiple plans, you have to choose between original Medicare or a private provider, on top of which there are also supplemental plans. Combined with trying to balance your budget and ensure quality healthcare, it’s a serious undertaking. Here are a few tips to help you […]

  • 4 Reasons Why You Need International Health Insurance

    Getting in a medical emergency is probably one of the worst things that can happen to an expatriate. In addition to the possibility of causing the person to suffer long term negative health effects, a medical emergency may also expose expatriates to various logistic issues that will prevent them from getting proper medical treatment. Fortunately, […]

  • Study Shows 49% of Patients Forget Doctors’ Instructions

    When patients don’t follow their doctor’s orders, the results can be disastrous on a personal level, but also for the healthcare system. In the US, an estimated $300 billion is wasted because patients do not follow prescribed treatments, which results in increased emergency visits and longer hospital stays. A new study shows that the problem […]

  • Not All Pharmacies Are The Same

    When we talk about pharmacies, we think of heading over to the Walmart to drop off a prescription. Others may go to an online pharmacy, hospital pharmacy, or a community pharmacy to obtain their needed medicines. What is often overlooked is the compounding pharmacy! Compounding was the first type of pharmacy and has been a little […]

  • Tips for selecting Health Insurance

    When you start to compare health insurance options you may find yourself feeling like a fish out of water. The language, wording and legal talk can seem extremely intimidating. How are you supposed to know what most of it means when you’re not in the medical profession? The secret truth that most companies don’t want […]

  • November is Diabetes Month – Here’s some tips for dealing with it

    Diabetes is a serious medical condition. In the United States over 30 million people have currently been diagnosed with the disease — that’s nearly ten percent of the population. Doctors and researchers in the field are encouraging diabetics, and prediabetics, to take charge of their condition in the areas of diet and exercise, to insure […]

  • 4 Types of Elder Abuse and Their Signs

    About 1 in 10 Americans over the age of 60 are victims of elder abuse, and only 1 in 14 cases are reported to the authorities. Seniors, particularly those in nursing homes, are more vulnerable to abuse because they are isolated from their loved ones. Many also suffer from mental impairments, like Alzheimer’s disease or […]