health care

At some point in your life you’re going to have to deal with a hospital bill. If you’re lucky it’ll be for an outpatient service like lab work or an x-ray instead of needing surgery or being an inpatient. Hopefully you’ll have insurance to take care of the bulk of the bill, no matter what […]

Some years ago I wrote a post talking about grocery shopper’s cards and the great savings you can get from them. Even though I’m not someone with a pattern of going to lots of different stores for groceries, since I literally share a backyard with one, I have found not only great deals here and […]

CNN once did a news story on people who have been scammed by fake insurance plans. In these cases, people who were in dire health straits would look on the internet, find someone purporting to cover a certain area of the country, most probably the area where the people lived, signed up, started paying premiums, […]

For some reason, there are a lot of people who are angry at the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Many of them believe it’s a burden on their freedom of choice, their wallets, and that their overall coverage is worse now than it was before. With 21 million people having coverage that didn’t exist before, it’s […]

About 3 years ago I wrote a post here recommending that people shop around locally for pharmaceutical deals and talked about some of my experiences. Based on a recent news story about the rising costs of insulin and all the complaints people are making it seemed like it was a good time to bring this […]

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