Topic: Healthcare Costs

    Five questions to ask before having a medical procedure
    By Alex Tolbert on July 2, 2018

    How to make more informed medical decisions When planning a medical procedure, making a well-informed decision is really important. While this is...

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    How financial advisors can advise clients on nontraditional coverage
    By Emily Kubis on June 20, 2018

      Three things to know Have your clients asked for advice on health coverage? As healthcare costs continue to skyrocket and become cause for...

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    Two reasons why TriStar Health is investing big in orthopedics
    By Alex Tolbert on June 20, 2018

    Hospital competition and an aging population Earlier this month, local hospital network TriStar Health announced a big expansion plan for its...

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    Why healthcare planning in your retirement plan is key
    By Emily Kubis on June 15, 2018

      Medicare doesn’t cover everything A new study shows half of retirees never calculated the cost of healthcare in retirement, and four in ten...

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    Why a higher uninsured rate means more expensive premiums
    By Alex Tolbert on June 6, 2018

    Premiums likely to rise in 2019 A new study by the Commonwealth Fund reports that the uninsured rate has been rising since 2016, and about 4...

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    Three healthcare costs your retirement plan should address
    By Alex Tolbert on May 21, 2018

    Plan ahead for healthcare costs in retirement Planning for retirement? Don’t forget health care. According to Fidelity Benefits Consulting, a...

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    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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    Financial planning clients are making a big healthcare mistake
    By Emily Kubis on May 7, 2018

      Retirees aren't prepared for healthcare costs According to a new survey by the NHP Foundation, more than a third of Baby Boomers said they are...

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    How to use healthcare advice as a competitive differentiator
    By Emily Kubis on April 30, 2018

      How to help financial advisor clients save money As healthcare costs continue to skyrocket and affect Americans near or in retirement, financial...

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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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