Topic: Healthcare Costs

    Losing health insurance coverage mid-year? 3 options for consumers
    By Alex Tolbert on August 13, 2018

    What to do if you lose coverage Losing health insurance coverage mid-year can happen for a variety of reasons. Whether you have had a recent job...

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    Tennesseans have more health insurance marketplace options, but will consumers sign up?
    By Alex Tolbert on August 1, 2018

    Insurers re-entering Tennessee market Next year, Tennessee consumers will have more options for coverage through the Affordable Care Act (ACA)...

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    How much does Medicare cost?
    By Emily Kubis on July 30, 2018

      Most retirees aren’t planning ahead for healthcare costs There is sometimes a misconception that when you turn 65, you just “go on Medicare,”...

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    Three health care tools that will save you money
    By Alex Tolbert on July 16, 2018

    How to use price-shopping tools  Have you ever tried to price-shop for your health care? While consumers are usually familiar with doing so when...

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    Affluent Americans concerned about healthcare costs in retirement
    By Emily Kubis on July 13, 2018

      How financial advisors can help According to a new study by Nationwide, 75 percent of affluent, older adults list out-of-control healthcare...

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    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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