health insurance, you pay for choice -- If you want to pick your own doctors,
it will probably cost you more.
health care options appear contagious -- So-called "consumer-driven"
medical coverage includes more flexible rules on costs and doctor choice. But
there's a catch: cost.
What to look for in consumer-driven medical coverage
your health insurance company -- How to avoid the fight when you can, and
how to win it when you can't.
Help from others
hip, HIPAA! Medical plan goes where you go -- If you're among the millions
who think the nation's medical insurance system is a mess, consider how bad it
would be without HIPAA.
accounts can boost health care savings -- Participation in your workplace
cafeteria plan lets you cut taxes and your medical expenses.
COBRA can be a lifesaver -- If you've suddenly lost your job and the health
insurance that goes with it, this federal law with a clumsy title can save you
from a scary situation.
drug cards shave some prescription costs -- Don't confuse these cards with
real insurance and don't expect to save a fortune, but they are better than nothing.
yourself from illegal health plans -- As rising costs keep more Americans
uninsured, unscrupulous agents offer policies that are just too good to be true.
They are. Here's how they work and how to spot them before you sign up.
bills can make your credit sick -- Not paying your medical bills on time or
simply getting caught up in one of those bureaucratic fights between your insurance
company and a medical provider can bring serious malaise to your credit rating.
Here's how to make sure that doesn't happen.
insurance often overlooked -- But it can be a home and wallet saver if you
questions for long term care insurance -- Here's what to ask to unravel the
often mysterious world of long-term care insurance.
a look -- or a bite -- at this insurance -- Everyone knows health insurance
is very important, but what about vision and dental insurance?
insurance coverage for unmarried couples -- The definition of a family is
changing and workplaces are acknowledging that in expanded coverage for domestic