Category Archives: Telemedicine

Almost all large employers plan to offer telehealth in 2018, but will employees use it?

Telehealth utilization is on the rise, employers have a long way to go to get more staffers onboard. Source: Almost all large employers plan to offer telehealth in 2018, but will employees use it?

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Telemedicine

Telemedicine plans provide access to an online doctor or consultation with a doctor over the phone. Teladoc offers 24/7 consultations. If you need cheap healthcare, telemedicine may help save on doctor office visits for minor ailments. Source: Telemedicine

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Is Medical Gap Insurance Worth It?

Having major medical insurance doesn’t mean paying your premium and enjoying an all-access pass to healthcare. In reality, you are responsible for coinsurance, copayments and non-covered expenses, as written in your health insurance policy regardless of whether you buy your … Continue reading

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High deductible Cost are crippling the middle class

Informative article from USA today, on the dilemma over deductibles. Rather than pay so much out of pocket cost, many skip checkups and scrimp on care. Read more here: USA Today Article on health care deductibles NorthWest Benefits Solutions provides some … Continue reading

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What is Supplemental Insurance?

You have seen a lot of TV & print ad commericals about supplement insurance on disablity, accident, critical illness, etc,  but what is a supplemental health insurance plan and do you need it? How Does a Supplemental Health Insurance Plan Work? Supplemental insurance, pays … Continue reading

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Telemedicine Bolsters ICU Care In Rural Maryland Hospitals – Kaiser Health News

The future of health care?  Controlling cost will be one of the main areas to focus our efforts. Telemedicine Bolsters ICU Care In Rural Maryland Hospitals – Kaiser Health News.

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Insurers Eye Market For Supplemental Health Coverage To Fill Gaps Left By Obamacare, Employer Plans – Kaiser Health News

Insurers Eye Market For Supplemental Health Coverage To Fill Gaps Left By Obamacare, Employer Plans – Kaiser Health News.

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What is Telemedicine?

What is Telemedicine?   Formally defined, telemedicine is the use of medical information exchanged from one site to another via electronic communications to improve a patient’s clinical health status. Telemedicine includes a growing variety of applications and services using two-way … Continue reading

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