Topic: Healthcare

    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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    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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    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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    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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    Losing Farm Bureau health coverage? 
What Nashville consumers should know
    By Alex Tolbert on July 31, 2017

    Four things to know If you’re a Nashville consumer who recently received a term letter from Farm Bureau Health Plans, you may be concerned about...

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    With ACA uncertainty, consider these health insurance alternatives
    By Alex Tolbert on July 17, 2017

    Options that could shield you from disruption The uncertain repeal of the Affordable Care Act makes it hard for consumers to plan ahead for their...

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    Oscar Health could be Nashville's last shot at health marketplace
    By Alex Tolbert on July 7, 2017

    Be nice to the new kid in town A New York-based insurance company, Oscar Health, announced last week it will sell individual health plans in...

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    The American Health Care Act’s winners and losers in Tennessee
    By Alex Tolbert on June 19, 2017

    Some consumers would benefit, others would be worse off Health policy is complicated — for every decision, there are equal and opposite...

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    Predicting which Texas insurance carrier might enter Tennessee
    By Alex Tolbert on June 6, 2017

    New insurer could change state dynamic Tennessee’s individual insurance market has hit a rough patch over the last few years, as BlueCross...

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