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Category: Health Insurance

How to Understand Your Coverage When You Are Expecting

If you are expecting a baby, you will naturally want to know what your health plan will cover. Under the Affordable Care Act of 2014, maternity coverage must be provided by all health plans offered to individuals, families, and small groups. Coverage is mandatory for pregnancy, labor, delivery, and newborn care. What Changed About Maternity Coverage with the Affordable Care Act? Before the Affordable Care...

Top Fitness Apps to Jumpstart Your New Year

In today’s world, you have countless fitness options and may not need a gym membership – fitness apps make it possible to work out in the privacy of your own home. We have compiled a list of the best fitness apps to help you start the New Year right! MyFitnessPal: This app tracks what you eat by breaking down the calories and nutrients in different...

Here’s How to Get the Most Out of Your Plan

You pay for health insurance – but may not know you could get more out of it! If you have health insurance but are unsure what it offers, you may miss out on some important benefits.  Review Your Health Insurance Plan Each Year. Every health insurance company offers a slightly different set of services, with many mandated by the Affordable Care Act. If you tend...

5 Diabetic-Friendly Dinner Ideas for Thanksgiving

Let’s face it – the Thanksgiving holiday revolves around food. It’s all about getting together with family or friends to enjoy an indulgent meal. Traditional Thanksgiving dishes, like cornbread stuffing, mashed potatoes, and pumpkin pie, are chock full of carbs and sugar, which can wreak havoc on a diabetic’s blood sugar levels. Here are some ideas that make it easier for diabetics to enjoy Thanksgiving...

How to Stay Protected This Flu Season

Influenza is commonly known as the flu. It is an infectious respiratory illness caused by influenza viruses. The two main types of flu viruses, A and B, spreading from person to person, are responsible for seasonal flu epidemics every year, as stated by CDC. Young children, older adults, and people with health conditions have a higher risk of serious complications from the flu. What Can...