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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 healthcare resolutions for consumers in 2018
    By Alex Tolbert on January 10, 2018

    Looking ahead to 2018 Healthcare policies made plenty of headlines in 2017, but unfortunately, there won’t be much relief...

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    Three healthcare resolutions for Democrats in 2018
    By Alex Tolbert on January 5, 2018

    Looking ahead to 2018 After Republicans failed to repeal the Affordable Care Act in 2017, some Democrats might be thinking...

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    2018 healthcare resolutions for Republicans
    By Alex Tolbert on December 27, 2017

    Looking ahead to 2018 When it comes to healthcare, the events of 2017 were probably not what many Republicans hoped for. ...

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    Five tech tools to help manage your health in the new year
    By Alex Tolbert on December 18, 2017

    If your New Year’s Resolution is to get fit or better manage your health, you aren’t alone — staying fit and healthy always tops the list of...

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    How risky is it not to have coverage at Vanderbilt?
    By Alex Tolbert on December 11, 2017

    Nashville consumers have two carrier options for individual ACA plans in 2018 — Cigna and Oscar Health — but only Cigna offers coverage at...

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    The doctor will see you now — via Skype
    By Alex Tolbert on December 4, 2017

    Will 2018 be the year telemedicine takes off? Telemedicine has been a healthcare buzzword for years, but 2018 may be the year Nashville consumers...

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    After a year of trying to repeal Obamacare, has anything changed?
    By Alex Tolbert on November 20, 2017

    What's changed, and what's stayed the same? In some ways, it’s remarkable we made it to open enrollment at all.  This time last year, repeal...

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    Sanders' single-payer versus Kaine's public option
    By Alex Tolbert on November 15, 2017

    With Democrats leaning left on healthcare, which proposal will win the party? Two Democratic senators have proposed different...

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    Comparing Nashville’s 2018 marketplace plans
    By Alex Tolbert on November 13, 2017

    Get ready to sign up for coverage Last month, Vanderbilt University Medical Center made headlines for agreeing to be included in-network with...

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    Should your address determine your insurance options?
    By Alex Tolbert on November 6, 2017

    Different county, different options In just a few weeks, individuals without group health insurance will start making...

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