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Obamacare by the Numbers

Obamacare by the Numbers

March 27, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

In the following infographic by Healthcare-Administration-Degree.net, take a look at the numbers of Americans who have applied for health insurance since Obamacare has become law. You will also learn about glitches that occurred on the website.

Out of Your Pocket

Out of Your Pocket

March 26, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

Avoid big medical bills. Before choosing a health plan, ask the health insurance company if your doctor is in the plan’s network. Providers who participate with your health plan are part of the plan’s “network.” You typically pay more for medical services by out-of-network doctors and pay less for treatments by in-network providers.

Understanding Healthcare.gov’s Rocky Rollout

Understanding Healthcare.gov’s Rocky Rollout

December 27, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

Galorath watched the healthcare.gov rollout difficulties, the outcries and finger pointing and decided to take a more analytical look. While it is easy to throw stones at stakeholders, this was a huge IT project and there were bound to be challenges. Could it have gone better? Sure. Were there adequate resources?

Why Quality Matters: Pick Your Provider Before You Pick Your Plan

Why Quality Matters: Pick Your Provider Before You Pick Your Plan

November 11, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

As millions of Americans consider their health care plans during open enrollment or as they take advantage of new marketplaces under the Affordable health Care Act, consumers should pick their provider before choosing a plan.

Obamacare Simplified for Children

Obamacare Simplified for Children

October 25, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

This infographic from Hummel Marketplace breaks down the 903 pages of the Affordable Care Act, otherwise known as Obamacare, in a simple way so even a child can understand.

The Taxing Truth About Obamacare

The Taxing Truth About Obamacare

September 18, 2013 | By | 1 Comment

The Affordable Care Act is designed to change the landscape of modern healthcare, but are you aware of the daunting new taxes Obamacare ushers upon the American public? Although expanded healthcare coverage will be provided at reasonable prices, Obamacare will introduce twenty new taxes that will cost American taxpayers over half a trillion dollars in the next ten years. So with all things considered, is this ground-breaking law truly “affordable”?

America’s Health Disadvantage

America’s Health Disadvantage

April 9, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

The United States spent $2.6 trillion on health care in 2010 – more than any other country in the world. Yet based on research from a collaborative effort within the National Academy of Sciences, Americans live shorter lives and experience more injuries and illnesses than people in similar high-income countries. Explored America’s health (dis)advantages in the following infographic from Master of Science in Nursing Degrees.

What is the EHIC?

What is the EHIC?

February 11, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

Many travellers and holidaymakers from the UK do not know the benefits of carrying an EHIC (European Health Insurance Card) when in the EU, however it is a holiday essentials. The EHIC replaced the old E111 back in 2006. The following infographic from Holidaysafe provides detailed information onf what the EHIC actually is.

Health Care: The Costs That Affect Us All

Health Care: The Costs That Affect Us All

July 12, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

Health care is a universal necessity for all individuals. Without it, the personal cost of everything from dental procedures to eye care can be a serious dent to your wallet. Health care is also a key component of our economy. However, we are only ranked #37 by the World Health Organization’s analysis of health services in the world. Why is health care so costly in the U.S?