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Jennifer Nelson

Jennifer Nelson

Jennifer Nelson is an award winning health, health IT, and personal finance writer.

The Ins and Outs of Inpatient vs. Outpatient Care

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Hospital visits aren’t cheap. Make affording hospital procedures a little easier by understanding the difference between inpatient vs. outpatient care.

Work at a Restaurant? Protect Yourself From These 5 Health Risks

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When you’re on your feet all day carrying heavy trays or prepping food, staying healthy in the service industry can be tough. These tips can help.

Staying Healthy While Traveling Doesn’t Have to Be Hard

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Staying healthy while traveling can make or break a work trip. Here’s how to feel your best on the road, from the office to the airport.

5 of the Best Job Benefits to Look for When Job Hunting

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Ever heard a friend say they just work for the health insurance? It’s a little extreme, but it makes a point — tracking down the best job benefits matters.

Everything You Need to Know About Form 1095-A

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There’s no worse time than tax season to realize you have no idea what all of those forms are for. Here’s your guide to Form 1095-A.

How to Choose Between a Roth vs. Traditional IRA

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The difference between a Roth vs. traditional IRA might seem small, but it has pretty large effects. Here’s why such a fine distinction matters so much.

What Millennials Need to Know About Caring for Elderly Parents

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Your parents always took care of you. What do you do when suddenly they need your care? Follow these five tips to prepare for caring for elderly parents.

Health Insurance Lingo: Minimum Essential Coverage

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How essential is minimum essential coverage, exactly? We’ll take you through what it means and how to know whether or not you need it.

How to Get Health Care in Retirement Before You’re Eligible for Medicare

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Have big plans for your retirement? If you plan to retire before you’re eligible for Medicare, here’s how to prepare for your health care in retirement.

The 5 Most Common Reasons for an Unexpected Hospital Stay

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Hospital trips are always sources of anxiety — but knowing the most common reasons for a hospital stay can help you prepare in advance.