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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.
    Healthcare tech: Why Nashville will beat Silicon Valley
    By Alex Tolbert on May 11, 2018

    The Silicon Valley model doesn't work in healthcare Silicon Valley tech companies like Apple, Google and Uber are known for using technology in...

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    Network dispute leads to $14 million in balance bills
    By Alex Tolbert on April 25, 2018

    Patients could see balance bills soon Are you covered under BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee Network S? You may not have known that prior to...

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    Tech companies tackling healthcare
    By Alex Tolbert on April 11, 2018

    Is tech disruption coming? Tech companies like Amazon, Apple, and Google have revolutionized our lives. Many of us hail rides on our smartphones,...

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    Health insurance market may soon split according to healthy, sick
    By Alex Tolbert on April 2, 2018

    Individual mandate changes to affect individual market   For most consumers, 2019 feels pretty far away. But in the insurance world, it’s...

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    Three ways Congress could reduce health care costs in the U.S.
    By Alex Tolbert on March 12, 2018

    Employers teaming up to address healthcare America’s legislators have been debating health policy for years, but very few proposals have...

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    Nashville’s healthcare tapeworm
    By Alex Tolbert on March 2, 2018

    Employers teaming up to address healthcare Any consumer who has experienced a major medical event has probably been unpleasantly surprised at...

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    Three health care myths affecting consumers in 2018
    By Alex Tolbert on February 14, 2018

    Policy changes lead to confusion When it comes to health care, things are as confusing as ever. Possible changes to the Affordable Care Act made...

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    Three open enrollment takeaways for Nashville
    By Alex Tolbert on January 30, 2018

    Trying to beat the tax time rush? The most recent open enrollment period for the Affordable Care Act marketplaces was unique. It was the first...

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    Three healthcare tips for tax time
    By Alex Tolbert on January 15, 2018

    Trying to beat the tax time rush? Mid-January marks the start of tax season, and health care items throughout the past year can impact how you...

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    With the individual mandate repealed, three things to expect
    By Alex Tolbert on January 12, 2018

    When is the repeal effective?  Republicans successfully repealed the Affordable Care Act’s individual mandate through their tax reform...

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