Editor’s note: Today, Your Health Matters features a guest blog post from Lydia Chan, a writer who works for alzheimerscaregiver.net in Tacoma, WA.
When it comes to diseases such as Alzheimer’s disease, it’s important to prepare in advance. Studies indicate the cost of treatment for Alzheimer’s is widely variable. Treatment costs can depend on many factors, including family involvement, length of care, severity of illness, and other present health conditions that can complicate a diagnosis. Here are six ways to help you stay financially secure when dealing with Alzheimer’s disease.Read Article
From sweet corn and snap peas to berries and beans, summer is a great time to enjoy a wide variety of delicious—and nutritious—produce. Fruits and vegetables reach their best flavor when freshly picked and in season. One of the best ways to find local produce at its peak is by shopping at your community farmers[…]
You change doctors from time to time. Maybe you just moved into a new area and need a new doctor. Maybe your old doctor retired. Or maybe you simply wanted to make a switch. However it happens, your new doctor is going to need some information to provide you with the best health care possible.
Today’s blog post is written by Rachel O’Conner, a San Diego-based freelance writer who covers issues ranging from health care and technology to education and lifestyle topics. The views expressed are her own and do not necessarily represent the views or opinions of WPS Health Insurance or its affiliates.
As women race to keep up with their hectic lives and daily demands, it’s easy to forget about one of the most important items on their “to do” list: their own health and wellness. National Women’s Health Week, May 13–19, 2018, is led by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office on Women’s[…]
Surprises from your health plan aren’t something you enjoy—or that anyone enjoys. Here are a few tips on how you can prevent the unexpected from your health plan. This is the third post in a series about things you can do to control your health care costs better and avoid surprises later. Check out the first post and the second post for more tips.
There are health plans available with just about any options you want. Being aware of all of the choices can help you pick the right plan for you and avoid surprises down the road. The trick to getting the most for your money is this: work the features of your health plan so you get the best value.
A high-deductible health plan (HDHP) is a special type of plan that typically offers a lower premium than a traditional health plan. The trade-off is that what you pay out of pocket for medical expenses is typically more. If you’re healthy and use mostly preventive services, and therefore don’t have many medical bills, this type of plan can save you money.