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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.
    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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    Nashville, here are your Affordable Care Act options
    By Alex Tolbert on October 23, 2017

    Get ready to sign up for coverage Cigna and Oscar Health are the only two insurance companies offering Affordable Care Act health plans in...

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    How to prepare for open enrollment
    By Alex Tolbert on October 9, 2017

    Get ready to sign up for coverage Consider this your official notice – open enrollment is less than one month away. Beginning Nov. 1, individual...

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    What to do if your doctor changes networks mid-year
    By Alex Tolbert on September 25, 2017

    What consumers should know Last month, Vanderbilt University Medical Center and UnitedHealthcare reached a last-minute agreement to keep 30,000...

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    For two weeks, every county had an Obamacare option
    By Alex Tolbert on September 13, 2017

    Markets not yet stable t the beginning of the summer, the Obamacare insurance exchanges were in dire straits. Repeal...

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    Walgreens is consumer friendly — when will hospitals catch up?
    By Alex Tolbert on September 11, 2017

    Consumer friendly care As kids around Middle Tennessee return to school, we had school physicals on the brain at Bernard Health. We wondered, is...

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    With healthcare costs skyrocketing, should you buy insurance for your insurance?
    By Alex Tolbert on September 6, 2017

    The rise of deductible insurance The year is 2075. Your grandson has had a bad car accident and had to receive emergency care at...

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    Would you let your employer biochip you?
    By Alex Tolbert on August 28, 2017

    The future of health tracking tech Wisconsin vending machine company Three Square Market made headlines recently for offering to biochip its...

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    New Obamacare repeal bill returns power to states, but will it pass?
    By Alex Tolbert on August 25, 2017

    Amendment wouldn't necessarily benefit each state equally After a summer of debating healthcare, Senate Republicans have yet...

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