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Clearing up the Insurance Confusion

Melissa DeLeo on February 17, 2011

posted in Health Insurance

HMO…PPO…COPAY…COBRA...oh my! If you’re like me, the world of insurance lingo and policy conditions can feel like you’re standing in the middle of Macy’s on Christmas Eve—confusing, sweat inducing and wishing you could find a lifeboat out of there. But no worries, take a deep breath, we can get through this together.

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Break on Insurance Costs

Kate Sweeney on May 5, 2009

You may be able to save a bundle on the typically hefty premium charged for COBRA health coverage, thanks to a provision in the stimulus package (formally known as The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009).

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NYT Article on the Politics Behind Oral Drugs

Kate Sweeney on April 21, 2009

posted in Health Insurance

The New York Times ran a terrific story on April 15 about the dilemma facing cancer patients as more and more oral cancer therapies come on the market, replacing conventional intravenous cancer treatments. While the good news is that progress is being made in the development of more effective, better-targeted cancer drugs in pill and capsule form,

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