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Jennifer Nelson

Jennifer Nelson

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

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.

Confused by Medical Billing Processes and Procedures? Here’s How to Read Your Medical Bills

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If you find yourself buried under confusing medical billing processes and procedures after a trip to the hospital, let this article be your guide.

How to Make Sure Your Insurance Moves With You

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Boxes? Check. Moving van? Check. Can I use my health insurance out of state? Probably not.

4 Things to Look For When Comparing Health Insurance Plans

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Need a new health insurance plan? If you’re still worrying over comparing health insurance plans, here’s some advice on what to look for.

5 Types of Accidental Injury Insurance That Could Help You Pay

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Accidental injury insurance can help you avoid taking on debt or dipping into savings if you need medical assistance.

What Is an Explanation of Benefits?

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So you recently had an MRI, a cortisone shot or measles vaccination? Within two to six weeks, you’ll likely receive an explanation of benefits (EOB).

3 Types of Insurance You Might Not Know You Need

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Some things you can skip without worry. Insurance is a different story. Here are three different types of health insurance you might not want to miss.

What Is a POS Plan?

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HMOs and PPOs are the bread and butter of open enrollment, but they’re not the only plans out there. Here’s what you should know about POS plan enrollment.

How to Tell If Complementary and Alternative Medicine Is Right for You

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Complementary and alternative medicine gives you a way to take a holistic approach to your health. But will your insurance cover it? Time to find out.