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Low Cost Health Insurance Coverage for New York Residents

Low Cost Health Insurance Coverage for New York Residents

| January 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

Applications for Family Health Plus will not be accepted after December 31, 2013, because of changes under the Affordable Care Act. Starting January 1, 2014, individuals should apply for health insurance coverage through the Marketplace; https://nystateofhealth.ny.gov/ The Family Health Plus Insurance program is limited to adults between the ages of 19 and 64. Coverage is […]

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Chiropractic Care and Insurance Coverage

Chiropractic Care and Insurance Coverage

| January 13, 2013 | 0 Comments

The primary care physician is not always the first stop when it comes to feeling better. Many patients prefer to seek the alternative care of a chiropractor. While not all ailments are solved through chiropractic adjustments, policy holders like having the option of deciding which type of care to choose. The good thing is that […]

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CareCredit: Help Pay for Procedures Not Covered by Health Insurance

CareCredit: Help Pay for Procedures Not Covered by Health Insurance

| January 11, 2011 | 0 Comments

Having health insurance does not always mean that 100% of every procedure is covered. Sometimes policyholders are stuck paying for a large portion of the claim. The financial concern causes some people to put off much needed procedures because the health insurance company will only cover a portion of the expense. The uncovered portion, whether […]

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An Insurance Industry Rant

An Insurance Industry Rant

| July 9, 2009 | 0 Comments

I interrupt this blog to bring you an insurance rant… As a former insurance broker I understand what goes into underwriting an insurance policy. I also understand that there are rules and regulations that insurance companies and agents must follow. Without those rules, the insurance industry would be in chaos. My Health Insurance Rant I’m […]

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Accupuncture and Health Insurance Coverage

Accupuncture and Health Insurance Coverage

| November 27, 2008 | 0 Comments

With the rise in patients seeking acupuncture as a viable pathway to optimal health, many group health insurance plans now offer coverage for alternative therapies. Acupuncture, previously considered by some as Eastern quackery, has proved itself to be a growing trend for patients looking for alternative ways to resolve medical conditions unsuccessfully treated by the […]

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The Joys of Being ‘Covered’ by Insurance

My daughter broke her arm. We only had to pay $100 for the emergency room visit (they asked about our insurance before they asked about her condition). The doctor that tended to her in the emergency room was not an approved doctor by my insurance company so I had to find a doctor that was […]

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Health Plans for the Individual

Health Plans for the Individual

| April 16, 2008 | 0 Comments

Can an unemployed or self employed person find an individual health plan? I always thought that once you are unemployed, or self employed, you were going to pay through the nose for insurance. If you were laid off from your job, you get to spend a lot of money monthly on COBRA payments. (Consolidated Omnibus […]

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Long Term Care Options for Florida Seniors

Long Term Care Options for Florida Seniors

| November 4, 2007 | 0 Comments

Quality long-term care is very important for many of these older Floridians. The Florida Agency of Health Care Administration (AHCA) regulates health care facilities throughout the state and also administers Florida’s Medicaid program. Below are a few of the long term care facilities regulated through AHCA: Assisted Living Facilities: Provides long-term care housing, meals and […]

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New York Health Insurance for Small Businesses, Sole proprietors or Individuals

| September 27, 2007 | 0 Comments

In the state of New York, you may qualify for low cost health insurance if you are a small business, sole proprietor or individual. In 2000 the NY Legislature enacted regulations in response to the Governor’s proposal to make available comprehensive insurance coverage for New York workers and their families who are uninsured. The name […]

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