If you’re about to graduate from college and think you may need to get on your parents’ health insurance after your student health insurance runs out, this is just a reminder not to put off signing up for your parents’ health insurance plan. You only have 30 days after your student health insurance coverage ends . . . → Read More: Reminder for College Grads: Only 30 Days to Get On Your Parent’s Health Insurance Plan!
If you live in New Jersey and need health insurance for your child, an easy check box on your New Jersey tax return can expedite getting health insurance coverage for your child:
As parents complete their 2012 tax returns, they should look for the box on the state tax form that asks whether their child . . . → Read More: NJ Tax Return Can Expedite Children’s Health Insurance
Even if you are scraping by during these tough economic times without health insurance or by being underinsured, we want to make to make you aware of a great resource for your children.
Vaccines are on the most effective and cost-effective ways of keeping your children healthy, and the federal Vaccines for Children Program makes . . . → Read More: The Vaccines For Children Program: Are Your Children Eligible For Free Vaccines?
We wanted to follow-up our earlier posts about the resurgence in pertussis (whooping cough) with a reminder that children aren’t the only ones who need to vaccinate against childhood diseases. It is extremely important for everyone’s health that adults, and especially parents and parents-to-be, to get their vaccines as well.
Children under the age of . . . → Read More: Reminder: Kids Aren’t the Only Ones Who Need To Vaccinate!
Whooping cough cases are up again! According to state officials, it may be the worst year for whooping cough in almost half a century so we just wanted to remind everyone about whooping cough vaccines.
This is a good time to make sure your child is up-to-date on vaccination against whooping cough, or pertussis. . . . → Read More: Whooping Cough Cases Up! Have You Been Vaccinated?
This may sound too good to be true for parents of children with autism, but yes, an older, inexpensive generic drug called bumentanide may help children with autism. A new study out of France suggests that long-time, generic diuretic bumentanide may be able to help children with severe autism move to the moderate or mild . . . → Read More: Cheap, Generic Drug Could Help Autism in Children
Just a cautionary tale as the states start transitioning to Obamacare:
The government letter arrived like a wrecking ball into Ashlee Ricci’s life.
It said her son Justen Giron, 13, was no longer eligible for Medi-Cal. It said he wasn’t sick enough.
“My son gets sick without warning,” said Ricci, 30, of Canyon Country. “He . . . → Read More: When Is a Sick Child Not Sick Enough? When CA Transitions to Obamacare
We are big fans of the rules which allow young adults to stay on a parent’s health insurance until their 26. For a lot of young people who haven’t been able to find jobs with health insurance benefits, it’s been an invaluable lifeline to health insurance and medical care. However, we did have to point . . . → Read More: Health Insurance: Are You Ready To Know What Your Kids Are Doing in College?
Although Gov. Mitt Romney has largely confounded the media while trying to sway voters over to his increasingly difficult to pinpoint health care plan, his comments are not evading one 12-year-old Coloradan.
Last week Jackson Ripley was watching political news coverage with his mom about pre-existing health care when he suddenly got up and . . . → Read More: 12 Year-Old Writes to Romney About Pre-Existing Conditions
We’re wondering if any of you have actually tried this:
Many Greeks don’t have health insurance and those who do find they still have to pay doctors and pharmacists because the government hasn’t, and customers are being told only cash will be accepted.
Perhaps one of the most troublesome examples was that recently in Heraklion . . . → Read More: Do Hospitals Really Just Want Our Firstborn? Greek Dad Offers Son…