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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.
    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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    Is Obamacare repeal over? Three possible outcomes
    By Alex Tolbert on August 18, 2017

    What consumers might expect  It has been a dramatic summer for health care policy, and though Senate Republicans’ effort to repeal...

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    Why would Oscar Health partner with Humana?
    By Alex Tolbert on August 14, 2017

    Is it a good thing for small employers? Oscar Health, the New York-based insurance startup that recently announced plans to sell individual plans...

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