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CVS Insurance Drops Viagra

CNBC has confirmed that CVS/Caremark insurance is removing Viagra, along with a host of other name-brand drugs, from its roster of coverage. CVS stores will continue to stock the drug, but those under…


Sick of Being Rushed During Hospital Visits? How the Future of Health Care is Changing

Private physicians. Concierge medicine. Boutique practices. Direct care physicians. Retainer practices. All of these names refer to a new breed of private medicine that focuses on reinstating the p…


Why is Hospital Care Costing 10 Times More Than it Should?

Healthcare costs in America continue to climb, especially for older adults who typically require the priciest tests and treatments. Now, a new study by the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Hea…


Still Paying for Birth Control? You Shouldn’t Be

On May 11th, 2015, the government released an FAQ list explaining exactly what insurance plans should cover in terms of preventive services, including birth control. Fingers crossed that this clarific…


7 Simple Ways Companies Can Help Their Employees (and Their Bottom Line)

Companies that place an emphasis on healthy culture have employees who are 3 times as likely as others to report taking action to improve their health, according to a CDC report. An employer’s comm…


Getting Charged for Birth Control? Look Into It

You know how we’ve been telling you that birth control should be completely covered by health insurance under the Affordable Care Act (ACA)? That means no co-pays, no co-insurance, and no deductibles.…


Open Enrollment is Over: Can You Still Get Covered?

Over eight million people signed up for health insurance in the Affordable Care Act (ACA) marketplace during the 2014 open enrollment period. Were you one of them? If not, the next open enrollment per…


Generic Vs. Brand Name Birth Control: I Thought It Was All Covered?

I strolled into my local pharmacy on January 11, 2013, with my wallet tucked into the depths of my backpack, confidently out of reach: I was picking up my first pack of free birth control (that is, bi…


Choosing A Health Insurance Plan 101

The Affordable Care Act’s open enrollment period is in full swing. In fact, you only have until March 31, 2014 to get coverage through your state marketplace—so if you haven’t signed up already, there…


3 Reasons Health Insurance Could Rock Your World

UPDATE: The health insurance marketplace is officially open! If you haven't been able to afford insurance in the past, now is the perfect time to read upand sign up. We’ve told you some reasons…


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