Choosing the doctor for your health insurance plan

Once you finalize your health insurance plan, it is important to choose your doctor who would provide the required health care services. This is a very important step as the expertise of this medical professional can have a direct impact on the quality of your life in the future. Perform research on the credentials of the doctor. His experience and past performance is very important. Ensure that he deals with patients of all age groups and he has a good network of specialists who he can refer to in case required. HMO and PPO plans give you a list of […]

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Federal approach to the health insurance overhaul

The principal approach to the health reforms by the US government lies in the fact that the health insurance should be affordable and beneficial so as to reduce the number of uninsured and eventually cover everybody. US Fed is toying with the idea of a country-wide insurance market-place where citizens regardless of their state of residence could choose from a wide range of health insurance plans. Some minimum set of benefits could be mandated by the federal government. While there is much debate the details of the proposal are hard to obtain as well as hard to understand. It remains […]

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Preventive health care coverage under health insurance plan

The US government is considering seriously providing preventive medical services coverage in order to bring down the health care expenses. The proposal is to cover screening tests and check-ups without expecting the patient to pay the deductibles and co-payments. It is expected that this would contribute to preventive health care initiatives and people would go for routine check-ups. This would help the medical experts to diagnose the disorders at a very early stage and not at the chronic stage or serious damage level which would require expensive treatments, medical procedures and surgeries. With the health care costs at skyrocketing prices, […]

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20% of the kids in Arizona are uninsured

As the health reform efforts continue, the Congress is looking at increasing the affordability of the health insurance premiums so that more people can avail the benefits. However, according to survey reports, about 20% of the children in Arizona, who are entitled for almost free health insurance coverage with highly subsidized premiums, still remain uninsured. The kids care program was launched more than a decade ago to insure children of parents with very low income level. In addition, Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System provides free health care to every individual earning below the designated federal poverty level. With the […]

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Government-run health care concerns

As major overhauling of health reforms is going on, we take a look at the scenario of health care run by the government. For generations, European government has taken good care not only of citizens but also immigrants. Emergency care and free treatment in case of medical emergencies can be availed both by citizens and also non-residents. Some of the best hospitals have been found in Europe and the country has been immensely successful in fighting widespread problems like heart disease and obesity. But the European system has its own pitfalls. The public health care systems are used like a […]

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Tourists Insurance – Visit USA

If you thought that your medical insurance would cover you during your trip to the USA then you are wrong! In USA, most of the hospitals will not acknowledge a foreign medical insurance. The result will obviously be a big hole in your pocket in case you meet with a medical emergency. So what is the key to this problem? Visit USA insurance! Visit USA medical insurance can be purchased by any individual visiting the USA. The purpose may be professional, academic, or it might simply be pleasure. You are eligible to apply as soon as you set out for […]

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AMTELCO Welcomes Black Box Into New Dealer / Distribution Program

McFarland, WI (MMD Newswire) May 13, 2009 — AMTELCO recently announced a new dealer/distribution program that allows partners to offer a number of different AMTELCO telecommunications products to their customers. AMTELCO is pleased to announce that Black Box Corporation (NASDAQ: BBOX) has become a member of this program. “AMTELCO is very happy to be partnering with Black Box as their breadth is so wide across all industries and the products they will sell, including AMTELCO’s Soft Agent, Just Say It,’ Pro Show, eCreator, and RED ALERT systems, compliment communications systems and provide a superior customer service experience,” stated AMTELCO President […]

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Up to 50% off on Report – Booming Global Obesity Drug Market

(EMAILWIRE.COM, May 13, 2009 ) New Delhi, India – RNCOS is offering up to 50% discount on Market Research Report titled Booming Global Obesity Drug Market. This latest research on the obesity market, states that the prevalence of obesity is increasing globally at alarming rates. Obesity drugs market has shown a radical growth in recent times but in contrast, the market for weight loss drugs has failed to match this growth. By 2012, it’s expected that more than two billion people will be overweight and 600 Million will be obese, representing immense opportunities for both the markets. The market for […]

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Consulting Firm Gives Away Services to Celebrate National Hospital Week

(EMAILWIRE.COM, May 12, 2009 ) DETROIT Enovasis Healthcare Solutions(http://www.enovasis.com), a Michigan-based health care consulting firm, is celebrating National Hospital Week by giving away its services to improve hospital profitability, quality and efficiency. During the week of May 10-16, 2009, which is designated as National Hospital Week, Enovasis will give away consulting hours and a WhereToFindCare.com Premium Home Page to one lucky hospital. The consulting hours will be applied to data analysis services that will identify opportunities within any patient population (up to 1,000 1,000 patients). Enovasis will analyze the data set for revenue, cost or quality improvement opportunities. Similar projects […]

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Figuring out the Deductible in a visitor insurance plan

Deductible is the amount the insured is responsible for before the visitor insurance provider pays the claims. Most plans offer a choice of deductibles from 0 to $2500. Selecting a low deductible ensures that the insurance company will pay eligible claims starting from the very first claim. The plan premiums for low deductible visitor insurance plans are often much higher than that for a high deductible plan. Deductibles are sometimes applied per injury/sickness and some other plans apply a deductible for 12 months of the plan. If a plan has a $50 deductible per injury/sickness you will be responsible to […]

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