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Bana Jobe

Bana Jobe

Bana Jobe is an award-winning medical writer with over 10 years of experience

Should You Opt Out of Your Parents’ Health Insurance?

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The decision to stay on your parents’ health insurance until you’re 26 is a personal choice. Here’s why it could be one worth reconsidering.

The Pros and Cons of Buying Supplemental Insurance Through Your Employer

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Should you buy supplemental insurance through employer-sponsored benefits or on your own? Use these pros and cons to decide what’s best for you.

How to Pay for Medical Bills You Can’t Afford

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If you’re worried about paying for medical bills, you’ve got options — however, keep in mind that some are better than others.

Heart Attack Recovery Costs (and How Supplemental Insurance Can Help)

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Heart attack recovery and treatment carries a big financial burden, but a supplemental plan like critical illness insurance can help.

What Is the Cost of an Ambulance Ride?

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The cost of an ambulance ride can vary, but that doesn’t mean you’re powerless. Plan ahead to make the right call — especially when that call is to 911.

What Counts as Preventive Health Care?

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Preventive health care can save lives — and under most insurance plans, it’s covered at no cost to you. Here’s why it’s worth taking advantage of.

About 1 in 3 Adults Under 65 Is Underinsured. Are You One of Them?

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Nearly 30% of working-age adults are underinsured. Are you one of them? Here’s how to tell — and what to do to make sure you’re covered.

A Guide to Medical Emergencies: 3 Ways to Plan Ahead

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Planning ahead can help minimize the stress of medical emergency cases and — if you’re smart about it — save money, too. Here’s how.

Staying Healthy in the Gig Economy

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Self-employed — or hope to be? Here’s what you should know if you’re part of the gig economy and worried about finding insurance for freelancers.

6 Questions to Ask Before You Buy Hospital Indemnity Insurance

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What is hospital indemnity insurance? At its most basic, it fills the gaps in a normal health plan — but there’s more you should know before you enroll.