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Death Over Dinner promotes talking, planning for end

 
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Seventy-five percent of people want to die at home but only 25 percent actually do.

Nashville friends: Hospitals by Blue Cross Network

 
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Avoid getting hit with an out-of-network bill 

Back in February, BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee (BCBST) announced a change in how it handles out-of-network emergency care.

You are paying too much for prescription drugs

 
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But here are 4 ways to save 

As a Type I diabetic, I understand that prescriptions can be expensive--REALLY expensive. Every time I pick up insulin, I cringe as I hand over my debit card.

Employers anticipate 4th quarter insurance renewals

 
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This year’s fourth quarter is set to be the busiest in history for health insurers and brokerages. Why? Because many insurers allowed employers to do what they called an “early renewal” in 2013, moving their insurance renewal dates from the first, second or third quarters of 2014 to the fourth quarter of 2013.

Do copays count toward the out-of-pocket maximum? The deductible?

 
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What you need to know about reform and copay-based health plans 

With all the noise about healthcare reform, many have missed the fine print that indicates a big change for copay-based health plans.

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When I was a college student at Vanderbilt (way back in '04), I spent my senior year serving tables at Joe's Crab Shack on 2nd Ave for extra money.

Why are some hospitals out of your network?

 
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Understanding insurance networks 

If you’ve ever received an out-of-network hospital bill, you’ve been through the panic. The price for out-of-network hospital care can be outrageous. 

Health insurance for graduate students: The Ohio State University

 
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Getting a good look at the costs

In part one of our graduate student health insurance case study, we looked at the options for a first year law student at Vanderbilt.

ACA subsidies ruling could affect employer mandate

 
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Implications for employers and individuals

Last week's decision in Halbig v. Burwell from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia created quite an uproar. How?

Why do employers move to Defined Contribution?

 
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Rising costs and new options push employers into new territory

Defined Contribution is a health insurance strategy where employers give employees a monthly amount to spend on benefits. Under this model, employers define an amount to give employees to spend on benefits. This replaces the old model of telling employees Plan A costs $X per pay period and Plan B costs $Y per pay period.

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