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About Sarah OLeary

Sarah O’Leary is an American consumer healthcare advocate, author, and expert commentator described by CBS Radio as the “Suze Orman of Healthcare.” In 2012 O’Leary founded a national consumer focused and funded healthcare management company, Exhale Healthcare Advocates. O’Leary has authored several books, and is a regular contributor to the Huffington Post. “Fun with Healthcare: The Consumer Friendly Guide to Managing Your Care” is scheduled to be released in 4th quarter, 2015. Sarah founded Exhale Healthcare Advocates ( after realizing the myriad of often insurmountable financial challenges, confusion and complexities facing individuals and families within the nation’s healthcare space. Sarah determined that consumers would benefit from access to unbiased, industry experts to help manage consumers’ health insurance and healthcare provider relationships. Paid only by the individuals its experts assist, Exhale Health does not accept outside compensation from insurers, healthcare providers or the government.

Who profits off your hospital bills?

This is a compelling video about a CNN report from the Anderson 360 Keeping Them Honest segement, citing some investigative journalism conducted by Time Magazine. The Time Special Report is called “Bitter Pill, Why Medical Bills are Killing Us.


A consistent theme of investigation by Steven Brill, […]

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The Week Before Medicare

‘Twas near the end of Medicare Open Enrollment
And within many an Americans’ house
Supplemental, Advantage and Part D Plans and prices were a changin’
Often without the knowledge of the Mother nor her spouse.

Their adult children were nestled
all snug in their homes’ beds
With not nary an inkling nor a clue
Of the fiscal […]

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Health Insurance Checkup – Stop, Shop and Be Ready to Roll!

It’s the Perfect Time for a Health Insurance Checkup

Due to of a host of anticipated changes to individual and family health insurance plans both in and outside of the Affordable Care Act’s health insurance exchanges, we are encouraging all of our clients to have their current policies thoroughly examined with […]

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Navigating Your Medical Bills on Health Talk with Dr. Mike

Learn why Dr. Mike thinks that “all of my listeners need to get connected with you [Exhale Healthcare] because something in the future is going to happen and they should be prepared

Navigating Your Medical Bills with Dr. Mike in RadioMD Navigating Your […]

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Affordable Care Act Enrollment Advice

With the complexity of health care on the rise and open enrollment nearly upon us, here is some timely Affordable Care Act enrollment advice from Sarah O’Leary, CEO and Founder of ExHale Healthcare Advocates.

Watch this […]

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With Medicare, Persistence is Key!

When it comes to receiving all of the Medicare benefits you deserve, it pays to be vigilant!

Today’s New York Daily News article about improper medicare claim denials highlights why it is so important for Medicare recipients to be persistent about their care.

One of the biggest mistakes we make as healthcare consumers […]

Doctor in New York City Is Sick With Ebola

The following in an excerpt from a New York Times article this morning announcing that a Doctor in New York City has been diagnosed with Ebola, the first case in NYC.

A doctor in New York […]

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Staying in Step with the Health Insurance Hokey Pokey

Most of us have fond memories of dancing the Hokey Pokey as children.  Who would have known it would come in so handy as adults?

health care advocates can help you learn the Health Insurance Hokey Pokey Health Care Advocates can teach us […]

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5 Fun Things to Do After Your Medicare Plan Check-up

Open Enrollment for Medicare Advantage and Medicare prescription drug coverage (commonly known as Part C and Part D) begins October 15th and ends December 7th. During that time, Medicare participants can:

  • Switch from original Medicare to a Medicare Advantage Plan
  • Change back from a Medicare Advantage Plan to original Medicare
  • Make a switch […]

Protecting Loved Ones in Nursing Homes

We hate having to share stories like this from today’s New York Times, Extendicare Agrees to Pay $38 Million in Fines for Inadequate Nursing Home Care, but it is so important for people to understand why regular and thorough investigation of extending living facilities is crucial.  There are a host […]

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