Washington State To Offer Free Coronavirus Tests On Most Health Plans

Washington state has been one of the hardest hit by the coronavirus in the early stages of its outbreak across the United States. With 10 dead already, the state’s insurance commissioner issued an emergency order directing health insurance carriers with state-regulated plans to provide health care provider visits and coronavirus testing without copayments and deductible […]

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What Are Insurers Doing About Coronavirus Concerns?

The now infamous coronavirus is spreading throughout the world at an alarming rate. China continues to bear the brunt of the virus with thousands of reported infected and the death toll that is climbing by the hour. Of course, China is notorious for twisting the truth and the true numbers are likely much higher than […]

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10 NFL Players Charged In Insurance Scandal

A nationwide fraud on a healthcare benefit program for retired NFL players was recently exposed by the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ). All told, ten former players have been officially charged for their role in the fraud; more could be pending. According to the charging documents roughly $3.9 million of fraudulent claims were filed. Of […]

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Why Do I Need Long-Term Care Insurance?

No one really enjoys thinking about long-term care (LTC). The idea that you may one day be old enough to need it can be rather depressing. The reality is that 60% of people turning 65 in the United States are going to need some form of long-term care before they die. Knowing that, investing in […]

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Mass Shooting Insurance Is On The Rise

Mass shooting insurance, more commonly referred to as active assailant coverage, was created in 2011. It is a uniquely American necessity, and is one that seems to be becoming more popular every year. Predictably, the rise in popularity for this type of coverage rather closely mirrors the amount of mass shootings happening around the country. […]

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Autism Insurance Is Now Required In All 50 States

Tennessee has long been the final holdout state when it comes to mandating that some level of insurance coverage must be available for the treatment of autism. Now that Tennessee has come on board, all 50 states in the U.S. have a similar mandate in place. Prior to these mandates being enacted, insurance companies were […]

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What’s Going On With Vaping?

A mysterious lung illness directly related to vaping has been sweeping across the country over the last few weeks. So far 12 people have died while hundreds have been diagnosed by the mysterious disease. The problem has become so severe that federal health regulators, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Center for Disease […]

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What Do I Do If The Cost Of My Long-Term Care Insurance Spiked?

Millions of Americans made the decision to protect their financial future by investing in a long-term care insurance policy when they were younger. The logic is sound: by paying into a rather affordable policy when they were young, they could then count on the financial coverage provided by that policy when they need it as […]

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Health Officials Link First Death Directly To Vaping

Vaping has become so pervasive in the United States that it is quickly becoming a rarity to go out in public without seeing a few clouds of smoke. The popularity of vaping is especially true for the younger generations, which has many worrying about the potential health ramifications of consistent use. As it turns out, […]

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