Venture capitalists, recognizing the opportunity, are investing in telemedicine startups. My Aetna PPO plan automatically comes with Telemedicine!!! I can also sell it separately. Call me: Elaine (704-891-2274) The number of doctors licensed in every state is still exceedingly small: only 14 in 2018. But the number will only increase as telemedicine grows.(Photo: Shutterstock) As telemedicine goes [...]
About ideaforgeThis author has not yet filled in any details.
So far ideaforge has created 68 blog entries.
A pharmacist explains where generics come from, how they can cost so much less, and whether they’re really just as good as their brand name counterparts. If you think brand name meds are the only way to fill your prescription, think again. In fact, according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), nine out of [...]
You read correctly……I have it!!! Did you know you can now add a supplement to any health plan to cover your deductible if something happens? That's right, if you were to have an accident or even worse a critical illness - The supplement I offer will pay your deductible for you. $45.95 for a one person policy [...]
To prepare for a potential coronavirus outbreak, employers need to focus on prevention, anticipate concerns, implement pro-active procedures, and avoid legal pitfalls. Victims may experience fever, cough, shortness of breath and respiratory breathing difficulties and, in severe cases, pneumonia, kidney failure and death. Symptoms may appear within two to 14 days after exposure and some infected [...]
After years of lobbying by countless interest groups, Congress has finally killed the dreaded Cadillac tax. Officially known as the High Cost Plan Tax (HCPT), this unpopular provision of the Affordable Care Act was originally scheduled to go into effect in 2018. The implementation date was pushed back multiple times (most recently to 2022) as [...]
A recent Boston Herald article describes the trouble that some seniors have paying for prescriptions in the Medicare coverage gap, commonly referred to as the “donut hole.” The article tells the story of Judith Pais, who ran out of her medication in November and had to wait until the new year to purchase her prescriptions because the cost of [...]
Many would agree that health insurance reform ranked among the biggest political issue of the past decade. The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act bookended the 2010s, from becoming law under President Obama to experiencing changes under President Trump, with legal challenges serving as a constant throughout. The state of healthcare in the United States remains a significant [...]
Unfortunately, you may have slept right through Open Enrollment and missed your opportunity to enroll in an ACA plan. Don’t let yourself go bare. If you still need coverage this year, but don’t have a qualifying event, we’ve got some of the best options to help you meet their needs. Short Term Medical plans that [...]
Are you setting some personal goals or resolutions you want to accomplish in 2020? Consider putting some health-related suggestions from the pharmacist on your list. Making just a few small changes can help you stay on track with your healthcare and ensure you will have a happy and healthy 2020. Clean out the medicine cabinet [...]
When the Trump administration decided in 2017 to stop reimbursing insurers for cost-sharing reductions on silver-level plans for those who qualify, carriers responded by raising the price of their silver-level plans across the board, a practice known as “silver loading.” A recent Fierce Healthcare article reports on this practice, noting that the effect on consumers is vastly different depending [...]