What’s the Difference Between Inpatient and Outpatient Care?

If you’ve ever watched a professional sport live on TV, then you’ve probably seen a major debate break out about the distinction between “in” and “out” of bounds. The game could be baseball, football, or even tennis; in any case, entire matches can be won or lost based on whether a ball is “in” the field of play, or whether it crossed a line and…

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I’m Turning 65. What Do I Need to Know About Medicare Supplement Insurance?

Every day, roughly 10,000 people in the US turn 65 and become eligible for Medicare. So, if your 65th birthday is fast approaching, you’re not alone. There are plenty of people going on this same journey with you—with the same hopes, expectations, and questions. Turning 65 comes with a number of incredible joys and benefits. You may be looking forward to retirement or having grandchildren….

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Debunking Some Common Health Insurance Myths and Misconceptions

Health insurance can be complex, and there are a lot of myths and misconceptions out there about it. Sometimes, it seems like there’s so much that goes into finding the right health insurance plan that things turn into a game of telephone. Do you remember this one from childhood? One fact gets misheard, and then repeated, until, before long, people have a totally warped view…

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The Secrets of Centenarians: How to Live to 100 and Beyond

What’s the secret to a healthy, happy, and long life? Ask 100 people that very question, and you’d probably get close to 100 different answers. In fact, one company recently did just that—and the results are positively fascinating. 100 Seniors Share the Secrets to a Long Life Earlier this year, A Place for Mom, a service that connects consumers with home care and assisted living…

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What Are My Health Insurance Options If I Missed Open Enrollment?

The Open Enrollment Period (OEP) is the one time of year when the state and federal Health Insurance Marketplaces are open. During Open Enrollment—which typically lasts from November to mid-December—you can enroll, re-enroll, or change your plan for the year ahead. It’s an important time of year on the health insurance calendar, but it’s also easy to overlook, given the mad rush that always comes…

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