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Don’t Lose Your Wealth Over Health!

10 Tips to Protect Your Family’s Financial Wellness.

1. Ask for a detailed estimate upfront
There is no reason to enter into any purchase without having at least an estimate of the cost. Healthcarebluebook.com and other free resource can provide insight into what the cost of care should be in your area […]

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How to Save Money on Your Prescription Drugs

Here are some tips we recently shared on the Huffington Post on how to save a bundle on the prescription drugs you need to stay healthy.

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Why Wouldn’t You Negotiate Your Medical Bills?

You negotiate at the car dealership, and the farmers market. Then why not negotiate your medical bills? You can and you should. Nicole Lapin was here with a special edition of The Money Game with Dr. Oz!

Nicole Lapin, finance expert and author of the New […]

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Request All Paperwork Prior to Doctor’s Appointment

Tips to Take the Hassle Out of Healthcare

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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 […]

10 Fun Things to Do While On Hold with Your Insurance Company

Our Founder Sarah O’Leary pokes fun at insurance company telephone hold times and delivers helpful tips for your next call with the insurance company in this Huffington Post article:

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Money Saving Healthcare Suggestions

Exhale Health is committed to sharing useful information to individuals and families about health insurance and healthcare.

Women’s Health featured an article written by CEO Sarah O’Leary.  It shares concrete suggestions to help families better navigate their care.  Please feel free to share it with your loved ones.  Be smart, […]

Protecting Patient Privacy

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, better known as HIPAA, provides a variety of protections to ensure patients’ privacy.

“The HIPAA Privacy Rule provides federal protections for individually identifiable health information held by covered entities and their business associates and gives patients an array of rights with respect to that […]

Generic Drug Price Gouging

In today’s New York Times, Elisabeth Rosenthal reported on the increase in pricing of some generic drugs.(http://www.nytimes.com/2014/07/09/health/some-generic-drug-prices-are-soaring.html?emc=edit_tnt_20140709&nlid=65544527&tntemail0=y).   It is patently unfair to significantly raise drug pricing simply for corporate profit, especially on drugs primarily sold to senior citizens, many of whom may be on a fixed income.  The […]

Medical Bills? It Pays to Negotiate!

How can consumers obtain a discount for paying a medical bill in full and on time? How much of a discount should they ask for?

First, patients should try to negotiate a lower price for non-emergency tests and procedures up front.  When dealing with bills post medical event, patients should request […]

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