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    Alex Tolbert

    Alex is the founder and CEO of BerniePortal. He is a recognized thought leader on technology, HR and benefits.
    Three trends that could change health care for consumers in 2019
    By Alex Tolbert on January 14, 2019

    Three things to know Will the U.S. health care system become any more affordable or transparent in 2019? While big policy changes aren’t expected...

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    Miss the open enrollment deadline? How to get covered in 2019
    By Alex Tolbert on January 7, 2019

    Options for signing up in 2019 Did you miss the deadline to sign up for coverage on the Affordable Care Act marketplaces? Open enrollment ended...

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    Healthcare checklist: 5 things to do before the year ends
    By Alex Tolbert on December 17, 2018

    How to maximize your coverage At the end of the year, most people are thinking about holidays, not health insurance. But this is actually a key...

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    Open enrollment ends Dec. 15; do you need to sign up for health insurance?
    By Alex Tolbert on December 3, 2018

    Should you sign up on the marketplace? There are just two weeks left to sign up for health insurance coverage for 2019 on the Affordable Care...

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    What the midterm election means for health care
    By Alex Tolbert on November 19, 2018

    Medicaid expansion, Obamacare and more Unlike the past few U.S. elections, health care did not play a major role in the 2018 midterms. While...

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    Four steps for finding the right health insurance plan in 2019
    By Alex Tolbert on November 6, 2018

    More options for Tennesseans Do you need individual or family health insurance coverage in 2019? Open enrollment is here, which means consumers...

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    Tennessee premium rates are stabilizing — but are costs still too high?
    By Alex Tolbert on October 22, 2018

    More options for Tennesseans Open enrollment is almost here, and after years of double-digit premium increases, prices seem to be stabilizing....

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    Does the U.S. have ‘free market’ healthcare?
    By Alex Tolbert on October 12, 2018

    How to make healthcare more competitive Americans have been debating healthcare for decades. As costs have continued to skyrocket for...

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    Governor’s race: Where do the candidates stand on health care?
    By Alex Tolbert on September 26, 2018

    Healthcare often a key issue in political races When it comes to political issues, health care is one that many consumers feel strongly about....

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    Five questions HR should ask about benefits software
    By Alex Tolbert on September 19, 2018

    Featured in HR Technologist: In a competitive job market, a comprehensive benefits package is a key tool for recruitment and retention. But...

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