Over the past several years, there has been a big uptick in companies offering “Wellness Programs” as one of many employee benefits. Perks like weekly yoga classes, onsite massages, free pedometers, and even more tactical programs like employee flu shots and 24/7 nurse hotlines, are seemingly a good way for employers to complement financial compensation […]
How Obamacare Affects Consumers When you discovered that Obamacare was going to provide health insurance to millions of Americans, what was your reaction? Did you: Celebrate the positive effect the plan was projected to have on society? Feel concerned over how the country would fund the program? Enroll yourself & your family, giving a great […]
The Affordable Care Act has addressed some healthcare issues, but many of the common medical billing errors persist causing concern for healthcare providers, patients and the employers that ultimately sponsor health coverage for many in this country. The first step to correcting medical billing errors is to define the underlying problems, so each can be […]
According to PreventDisease.com, preventable illness makes up approximately 80% of all disease, and it’s the main cause for eight out of nine deaths. Chronic conditions like diabetes and heart disease also account for over 80% of healthcare spending in the U.S. Imagine if just going to the doctor could cut down on the majority of […]
5 Questions To Ask Before Filling a Prescription When visiting the doctor, it’s natural to entrust them with our health, and view them as the experts.; However, it is always okay, and your right as a patient, to ask any questions you may have. Sometimes doctors prescribe medication we may not need, and this can […]
7 Causes of Financial Toxicity This is part 2 of Wellist’s Financial Toxicity series. In the last post, we defined and discussed financial toxicity in oncology. Check it out here! This edition will discuss the 7 main causes of financial toxicity in oncology. 1. Lack of Screening Tool: Care providers screen for many risk factors […]
Your Health Insurance Options If You’re 65 and Still Working One in 10 Americans over the age of 65 is still working. For most, their employer-sponsored healthcare plans will continue to pay their health insurance premiums. However, since different health insurance rules apply past the age of 65, seniors who continue to work should consider […]
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By: Paige Kutilek, YouCaring Crowdfunding enables anyone to raise funds for personal projects or causes with contributions from a vast, online community. By using social networks, people share their stories with families, friends, and colleagues, who in turn may donate and share them with their connections. YouCaring is designed to engage compassionate people willing to […]
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After a Car Accident, Who Pays Your Medical Bills? Did you ever wonder what happens to your medical bills after a car accident? Let’s take a closer look at a few things you might want to consider about your medical care should you be a car accident. Remember that this blog, as with all Copatient […]
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Financial Health: We found an astonishing factoid the other day. Our MedCareComplete Medical Bill Negotiator program