Health insurance

Common Health Insurance Misconceptions and The Truth Behind Them – You Must Get Healthy – Health Article

For the past decade, the number of uninsured Americans has been declining. However, in the last year, studies have shown this number starting to rise again. Most analysts blame this rise in uninsured individuals on various misconceptions about health insurance that are being passed off as truth. Without the right health insurance policy, you will struggle to get the care you need. If you do receive medical care, you run the risk of the cost of this care bankrupting you. Rather…

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HealthPopuli.com – Health Article

Workers covered by health insurance through their companies spend 11.5% of their household income on health insurance premiums and deductibles based on The Commonwealth Fund’s latest report on employee health care costs, Trends in Employer Health Coverage, 2008-2018: Higher Costs for Workers and Their Families. The topline of this study is that average annual growth in employer premiums rose faster between 2016 and 2017, by about 5% for both single and family plans. The bottom line for families is that…

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How does health insurance work? {what you need to know} – Health Article

How does health insurance work? This question has invaded the hearts of many who seek for good health with less money. The answer most times are not as detailed as you want it to be. Your health determines whether your wealth stays or not. For the poor,  then worse is the case. Not being able to have an option for health especially when you are not rich enough to handle some health issues. This may arise as a major source…

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HealthPopuli.com – Health Article

Several new studies reveal that more patients are feeling and living out their role as health care payors as medical spending vies with other household line items. This role of patient-as-the-payor crosses consumers’ ages and demographics, and is heating up health care as the top political issue for the 2020 elections at both Federal and State levels. In research from HealthPocket, 2 in 5 Americans said they needed to reduce other household expenses to be able to afford their monthly…

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HealthPopuli.com – Health Article

Health care is the top issue facing the U.S. today, one in three Americans says, with another one-fourth pointing to the economy. Together, health care + the economy rank the top issues for 62% of Americans. Health care and the economy are, in fact, intimately tied in every American’s personal household economy I assert in my book, HealthConsuming: From Health Consumer to Health Citizen. This poll from RealClear Politics, conducted in late April/early May 2019, makes my point that the…

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HealthPopuli.com – Health Article

Most patient visits to doctors result in a prescription written for a medicine that people retrieve from a pharmacy, whether retail in the local community or via mail order for a maintenance drug. This one transaction generates a lot of data points, which individually have a lot of importance for the individual patient. Mashed with other patients’, prescription drug utilization data can combine with more data to be used for population health, cost-effectiveness, and other constructive research pursuits. At HIMSS19,…

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