Health Insurance: Test Your IQ

What you don’t know might cost you!

The air has already gotten a bit crisper on some of my morning walks. While that may mean apples and candy corn for some, it also signals open enrollment for health insurance for many of us.

We have the most complicated healthcare system in the world, largely because of the role insurance plays. Insurance is a legal contract and for non-attorneys, the language is crazy-making if you even read the fine print (and most of us don’t).

Knowing even a few key things about health insurance can make the difference between feeling in control and finding yourself facing unexpected bills. read more

Short term health insurance….A horse (of course) or Mr. Ed?

It looks like a horse. It smells like a horse. It rides like a horse. It must be a horse, right? Well, maybe, unless it’s the Famous Mr. Ed. For those of you too young to remember, Mr. Ed was a talking horse who could only be heard by his owner, and was a bit of a troublemaker. He looked like a horse, but he didn’t behave like one.

I found myself thinking about him when I saw this sign posted at an intersection a few weeks ago. Health insurance is health insurance is health insurance, right? Not if you were Melissa.* read more