Nosocomial Infections, Dangerous and Common

Nosocomial Infections are infections caught because of a health care visit or stay. It is estimated that 1 in every 25 patients this year will acquire a nosocomial infection of some sort, leading to the death of 99,000 of those patients. As a patient, you can greatly reduce the risk to you and your family […]

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Self-Pay Patients? What Your Doctor Wishes You Knew

For years now, data-analytical agencies have been conducting surveys of insurance patients, self-pay patients, cash patients, cash doctors and insurance doctors in order to get a better understanding of what it is that each wants and needs from the other. Consumer concerns are fairly well represented, usually shared on every news website known to mankind and even written […]

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High Insurance Deductible and the Affordable Care Act

Again, in this year of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), the shortened period of enrollment has just passed, and many are left wondering if they made the right choices, if they could have gotten better coverage, or if they might just have made a huge mistake with a high insurance deductible. The Ever-Changing Face of […]

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Top 10 Factors That Affect Your Heart Health

In the United States, every year over 600,000 people die due to poor heart health. That is 1 death per minute. Every. Single. Minute! Heart disease is the leading cause of death, 1 death in every 4 deaths, in almost any bracket you wish to create. Even youth is no protection, which means your children […]

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Anti Aging & Where The Patient Should Start

As one baby Boomer reaches age 50 every seven seconds, anti aging is becoming a big business. It is estimated that the anti aging industry will gross more than $291 billion by the end of 2015, with no signs of slowing down for decades to come. As the business grows, so does the confusion over […]

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Physical Therapy and Shrinking Insurance Coverage

As more and more people struggle with high costs, especially for health care, it is becoming evident how many services are being taken away by the new regulations. In the past few years, insurance companies seem to have become focused only on the least costly fix for a problem. Only the Problems, that have gotten […]

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Insurance Delays – You Have Better Things To Do

The delays caused by getting and using health insurance are resulting in wide reaching consequences. Although, not all patients or providers might be able to experience these consequences during their daily interactions. However, during our research, we found some astounding insurance delays numbers that seriously need to be reconsidered by everyone involved in healthcare, really […]

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Selfpay Chiropractors? Is it Time to Turn Back?

Chiropractors are among those groups of doctors that have the hardest time with insurance companies. For reasons unknown to the rest of the world, the average insurance plans very little, if any, coverage for this branch of health care services. Moreover, the plans that do have any kind of coverage are so strict that often the […]

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Out of Pocket Shouldn’t Mean Out of Luck

For the past couple of decades, paying out of pocket for health care services has been almost impossible for all but the richest patients. The reason prices have risen  to astronomical levels are well known to those in the medical service industry. Patients, on the other hand, are often left in the dark about the […]

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