A reminder to our friends in Tennessee. The Remote Area Medical (RAM) mobile clinic will be visiting the First Baptist Church in Clinton, Tennessee this weekend on April 30th and May 1st, providing free medical, dental and vision care to the uninsured, underinsured, unemployed and anyone else who cannot pay for care, both adults and children.
Be sure to . . . → Read More: Remote Area Medical Offers Free Medical, Dental, Vision Care in Anderson, County, Clinton, Tennessee April 30th and May 1st
This just in! The California Department of Managed Health Care may have declared Anthem Blue Cross’ latest health insurance rate hikes “unreasonable,” but unfortunately, it’s not changing anything. The regulatory agency has no authority to stop the hikes, and Anthem Blue Cross is still going ahead with the health insurance rate increases which take effect . . . → Read More: California Regulator Calls Anthem Blue Cross Health Insurance Hikes “Unreasonable,” Blue Cross Says, So What?
Graduation day is fast approaching for millions of young Americans, and with it, the inevitable the question, What am I going to do about health insurance now?
Before healthcare reform kicked in last year, this could be nerve-wracking question, especially in a dismal economy with few jobs offering health insurance benefits. Most health insurance coverage . . . → Read More: Link of the Day: Facebook Page for Young Adult Health Insurance Coverage
Quick generic drug approval bulletin for today. If you or a loved one suffers from breast cancer, this generic drug alert is for you. Mylan Pharmaceuticals has announced that under a final settlement and license with Novartis, it will begin launch of letrozole tablets, a generic version of Novartis’ prescription drug Femara which treats postmenopausal women with hormone receptor-positive . . . → Read More: Generic Drug Alert: Mylan Will Launch Generic Version of Breast Cancer Drug Femara
It’s one more small victory for those of us trying to keep our health insurance affordable, but it’s an important one for Aetna health insurance policyholders. After postponing its latest planned health insurance hikes for 60 days at the request of the California Insurance Commissioner, Aetna has agreed to reduce those health insurance hikes, a . . . → Read More: This Just In! Aetna Backs Down, Reduces Planned Health Insurance Hikes
If you live in the Baltimore, Maryland area and haven’t had your health screenings in a while, Good Samaritan Hospital, Maryland General Hospital, Seasons Hospice and others are offering a free health fair this Saturday at St. Matthews Church Hall on Saturday, April 30th from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.
The health fair will . . . → Read More: Free Health Fair in Baltimore Offers Free Mammograms, Prostate Screenings, Pregnancy Testing and More
The State of Vermont is well on its way to becoming the first state in the union with universal healthcare for all residents. The Vermont Senate has now approved 21-9 a bill which would set up government-funded health insurance for all Vermont state residents. After going to conference committee, the bill will go to the . . . → Read More: Should We All Just Move to Vermont? Vermont Senate Passes Universal Healthcare Bill
The 40,000 low-income Pennsylvanians who lost their health insurance coverage when Pennsylvania’s AdultBasic health insurance program shut down may still be reeling, but two important deadlines for alternative health insurance are coming up.
Blue Cross/Blue Shield companies agreed to waive their normal coverage restrictions on pre-existing conditions for those moving from AdultBasic to the Blues’ SpecialCare . . . → Read More: Deadlines for Former Members of Pennsylvania AdultBasic Health Insurance Coming Up
If you have ever been discouraged, frustrated or just plain mad while trying to find affordable, low-cost health insurance wherever you live, you are not alone! Today, we thought we would share one woman’s experience trying to find health insurance in upstate New York. Lisa W. Drew had been laid-off from her job teaching at . . . → Read More: Is Your Town a Health Insurance Black Hole?
If you or a loved one suffers from gout, you will want to take advantage of this opportunity. The Colcrys Co-Pay Assistance Program is now offering most insured gout patients the chance to drop their monthly co-pays down to $15 dollars a month.
The new Colcrys Co-Pay Assistance Program lets most gout patients to pay . . . → Read More: Colcrys Co-Pay Card Drops Co-Pays to $15 for Gout Patients With Health Insurance