A Heart for Health: Donate Now and Give the Gift of Health

Do you have a heart for health when it comes to others?  We often see wonderful outpourings of financial support for people in dire need. But what are we doing to help the thousands of families we never hear about, the ones struggling with serious health issues while trying to make ends meet and take care […]

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10 Critical Health Insurance Questions You Should Ask Right Now

Health insurance will undergo significant changes in 2014, and many American families are wondering how to plan for them. Whether you have health insurance through an employer or buy it on your own, here are ten questions you and your family should ask right now.     Question Why is it important? 1. Will health insurance cover my […]

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What If American Medical Care Ran Air Travel

The American medical care system is often called one of the best in the world.  In some ways, it is a fair observation.  We have greater access to state of the art medical technology than almost any other nation.  Our doctors are skilled and well-trained.  Most communities have access to a hospital.  Major diseases and injuries are […]

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An Affordable Care Act Quiz for All of Us

The Affordable Care Act promised to deliver significant changes in health care and health insurance.  During the past two years, we’ve learned a great deal about what is included in this sweeping new law.  As with most wide-ranging laws, it can be hard to get the real facts and all too easy for misinformation about the law to […]

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5 Must-Fix Items in the Affordable Care Act: Higher Insurance Costs

Supporters of the Affordable Care Act told us the law would make medical care and health insurance less expensive.  Advocates said there were several reasons.  More people will have insurance, including a lot more healthy young people.  Competition created by health insurance exchanges will bring prices down.  More people would gain access to preventive care.     However, other parts of the […]

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