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Health care costs: 10 credit options to help manage the expenses involved

With the rising cost of healthcare and medical procedures, most Americans are painfully aware of how quickly medical bills can mount and the impact of unpaid medical .....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayApr 16th, 2018

14 ways to beat the high cost of medical care

Even with insurance, out-of-pocket medical costs and prescription drug prices can run up a hefty tab. Here's how to keep health expenses under control......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJun 21st, 2018

The best states to retire to in 2018

We ranked all 50 states based on financial factors critical to retirees, including living expenses, tax burdens, health care costs, household incomes, poverty rates and the economic wellness of the state itself......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJun 7th, 2018

The best states to retire in

We ranked all 50 states based on financial factors critical to retirees, including living expenses, tax burdens, health care costs, household incomes, poverty rates and the economic wellness of the state itself......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJun 1st, 2018

Best states to retire 2018

We ranked all 50 states based on financial factors critical to retirees, including living expenses, tax burdens, health care costs, household incomes, poverty rates and the economic wellness of the state itself......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJun 1st, 2018

The staggering medical costs retirees face after age 70

It’s no secret that health care expenses can be staggering — and potentially catastrophic — for older Americans, but a new National Bureau of Economic Research working paper shows just how high those costs can be......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJun 1st, 2018

The 20 worst states for your retirement

Deciding where to retire can be as important as planning when to retire. After all, your retirement destination determines how much you’ll need to pay in taxes, what your living costs will be and what kind of health care options you’ll have......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMay 9th, 2018

When credit ratings become casualties of health care

Complex health insurance coverage rules, along with market trends that leave consumers open to more out-of-pocket costs, lead to mounting medical debt and hurt credit ratings for consumers......»»

Category: personalSource: cnnMay 8th, 2018

Work-Related Stress Is a $300 Billion Problem. Here"s What Your Company Can Do to Stop It

Promoting a healthy lifestyle in the office has proven benefits, including lower health care costs. Can't afford free gym memberships? There are many low-cost options......»»

Category: topSource: incMay 7th, 2018

Retirement concerns: Health care costs, Social Security have Baby Boomers worried most

Of all the various retirement concerns today's older workers have, the two most pressing are future healthcare expenses and changes to Social Security that could reduce benefits.    .....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayApr 26th, 2018

Top Ten: Weekend roundup: How the U.S. can save on health care without rationing | Hedging inflated FAANG stocks | Don’t buy these items on Amazon Prime Day

Reducing health-care costs without political nonsense; reducing FAANG exposure risk and a closer look at Amazon’s bargains......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 13th, 2018

South Dakota is best overall for retirement? New Bankrate.com survey thinks so

A Bankrate.com study finds the best and worst states to spend retirement based on health care, living expenses, weather, cri.....»»

Category: personnelSource: nytJul 12th, 2018

Which state ranks best overall for retirement? South Dakota tops Bankrate.com list

A Bankrate.com study finds the best and worst states to spend retirement based on health care, living expenses, weather, cri.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayJul 12th, 2018

BookWatch: India can teach the U.S. how to slash health-care costs by 40% — without rationing care

Bundled pricing, shifting some tasks to cheaper workers and frugality are all part of the mix......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 10th, 2018

Next Avenue: This is the harsh reality about health care costs in retirement

A report says some over 70 will see health bills over $600,000......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 10th, 2018

BookWatch: India can teach the U.S. to slash health-care costs by 40% — without rationing care

Bundled pricing, shifting some tasks to cheaper workers and frugality are all part of the mix......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 10th, 2018

When Three Brothers With a Blood Disorder Lost Their Jobs, the Government Sued

The difficulties of Anthony, Drew and Raymond West show the sometime hazard of working for contract-worker firms, which have less capacity than big companies to handle employee health-care costs......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjJul 9th, 2018

Trump Administration Freezes Payments to Affordable Care Act Insurers with Sicker Patients

The move brought a sharp response from health insurers warning of market disruptions and higher costs. The U.S. agency that administers Obamacare is freezing payments to insurers that cover sicker patients, saying.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJul 8th, 2018

CareFirst: Patient care program has saved $1.2B in health care costs

CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield says its seven-year-old program encouraging primary care doctors to work more closely with people has saved regional patients an estimated $1.2 billion on their health care. Spearheaded by CEO Chet Burrell, the Bal.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 27th, 2018

Lawmaker pulls bill that would have imposed restrictions on hospital contracts

A state senator has withdrawn legislation that would have imposed restrictions on certain hospital contracting practices that have been blamed for high health care costs in Northern California. Sen. Bill Monning (D-Carmel) did not offer comment on why.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 27th, 2018

WellCare expected to get state children"s health service contract

WellCare Health Plans is expected to be awarded a contract to manage the care of children with special health needs. If the contract is awarded, WellCare’s Staywell Healthplan of Florida will take over management of the state’s Children’s Medica.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 27th, 2018