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  • 01:01

    Health Insurance Countdown - Get Yours Now!

    in Health

    Join Partners in Health and Biz talk show host Gail Dixon this Saturday, January 31, 2015 and learn what you can do now to get affordable health coverage before the February 15, 2015 deadline and avoid a tax penalty this April. Call into the studio with your questions and/or comments: 347-945-7433.


    If figuring out your 2015 health insurance is still on your "To Do" list, here are the three things you need to know:



    It's not too late! Open Enrollment is...well, open! If you haven't applied for coverage, you still have time.
     
    Have coverage from last year? Check to see if your current plan is still the best one for you. Many carriers have changed their pricing and you may want to choose a different plan.
     
    Worried that health insurance is too expensive? Many people qualify for a tax credit subsidy that lowers the premium they pay each month. Example: subsidies are available for individuals with income between $11,670 and $46,680, or a family of four with income between $23,850 and $95,400.



    Open Enrollment for 2015 coverage runs through February 15, 2015. During this time you can sign up for new coverage, change plans, or find out if you can get help paying for your coverage.

  • 00:45

    Health Care Payments, Life Insurance and Health Incentives

    in Business

    On this week's edition of HealthCare Consumerism Radio, the hosts welcome two special guests to the program for a discussion on health care payments, health engagement, life insurance, health incentives and more.


    The first guest on the program will be Vineet Gulati, chief executive officer of HealthExpense. Similar to the shift from pension plans to individual retirement accounts years ago, employers are switching from defined benefit to a defined contribution that their employees control. Therefore, the employee-consumer today has to make more health insurance and health care purchasing decisions. This shift has been rapid, and consumers need to learn very quickly how to use vehicles like HSAs, FSAs and HRAs to cope with this expense-shift. In this interview, Vineet and the hosts will discuss what problems this shift is causing across the health care ecosystem and the innovations that are emerging to deal with these changes.


    For the second segment on the show, the hosts will talk with Tal Gilbert, senior vice president of marketing and innovation for The Vitality Group. Tal and the hosts will be discussing an innovative new solution that brings together life insurance and wellness incentives. John Hancock Insurance recently launched a new approach to life insurance in the U.S. that rewards people for healthy living. Developed through an exclusive, first-ever life insurance partnership with The Vitality Group, the new solution integrates life insurance with a comprehensive healthy living program.

  • 00:51

    Introduction to Health Insurance (Blog 6)

    in Education

    Welcome to class 6 of Introduction to Health Insurance. This class completed the course of the introduction to health insurance and will be followed by Health care billing and coding procedures. Your final exam will be sent to you this weekend.


    Enjoy your learning journey!

  • 00:50

    Introduction to health Insurance (Blog 5)

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    Welcome to class five of Introduction to health insurance. To be successful in this class please be sure to listen to the entire class. You should also have your required text books. Be sure to send your Instructor the attendance flag word at the end of the class.


    Enjoy your learning journey!

  • 00:30

    Introduction to Health Insurance (Blog2)

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    Welcome to Introduction to health Insurance. To be best in this class be sure to have the required materials and textbook. At the completion of this class, you must send your Instructor the attendance flag word to receive attendance credits. Enjoy your learning experience!

  • 00:54

    Introduction to Health Insurance (Blog Three)

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    Welcome to SMB Tech School third class for Introduction to Health Insurance. Be sure to send your Instructor your attendance flag word to recieve proper attendance credits for class. Enjoy your learning journey!

  • 00:30

    Introduction to Health Insurance (Blog 4)

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    Welcome to Introduction to Health Insurance class 4. Be sure to have note taking materials, your required text book and your lesson plan or syllabus for the class. At the end of the class you are required to send your Instructor the attendance flag word to recieve proper attendance credits.


    Enjoy your learning journey!

  • 00:35

    Empowering Women Series - Women In Control Of Their Holistic Health

    in Motivation

    Jessica Leichtweisz and Dr. Aikyna Finch will be joined on the Empowering Women Series by Adriana Tavarez, Certified Holistic Health Counselor, as she discusses, "Women In Control Of Their Holistic Health.” When women are more involved with thier holistic health, they feel more physically, emotionally and logically in control of thier life, and are generally happier. Empowerment of women is not about a single issue nor is there a simple formula. Adriana Tavarez speaks, writes & practices a multi-dimensional & multi-disciplinary approach to teaching women from many cultural & economic backgrounds how to gain control of their bodies, their careers, their relationships & ultimately their lives!!! Nutrition, fitness, financial management & self confidence are all areas that each woman must address for herself, and Adriana addresses each critical area as she works with women who come alive with her approach. Call in at (949) 203-4763 or chat in at 9pm EST/ 8pm CST on 6/11 and join the conversation. http://www.blogtalkradio.com/changingmindsonline/2015/06/12/empowering-women-series--women-in-control-of-their-holistic-health-1

  • 00:30

    Introduction to Health Insurance (Blog One)

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    Welcome to SMB Tech Schools Introduction to Health Insurance class. When working in any business, to be able to sustain the operation of the business there is usually a fee for service. In the healthcare professional it is the same. Patients can elect to be private pay or pay with cash or patients often have a health insurance policy to assure that when they are ill or need an annual check up the policy will generally cover the cost of the healthcare professionals providing the patient service.


    In this class you will learn the basics of health insurance. To be successful in this class you will need your course syllabus, text book and writing materials. In order to gain attendance credits you will need to completely listen to the class and send the Instructor your attendance flag word upon completion of this class and every class.d


    We look forward to a great learning experience! Enjoy your learning journey!

  • 02:59

    Retro, Pearls Of Women, Your Holistic Health

    in Religion

    RETRO: Twinservant is where Thomas Abdul-Salaam aka Twin Servant of Peace brings you motivation, inspiration and a positive message of being in pursuit of your dreams.  Cast Your Bucket Down Where You Are!


    The Pearls of Women with Niamat Shaheed introduce you to people who embrace sisterhood and spirituality to rise above their environement and succeed.  Niamat has a passion for men and women who have faced the challenges and found ways of giving back to the community.


    For Your Holistic Health with Dr. Abdel J. Nuriddin speaking about nutrition, eating to live, and wellness.

  • 01:02

    Health Insurance is a big deal! Let's talk insurance!

    in Business

    Tom Kucan returns to Anna's Journey to discuss health insurance.


    Join us to hear the advice Tom has to share with us.


    Listen live on the phone (1-661-554-9121) or


    Listen live or in replay on the internet at www.blogtalkradio.com/anna-renault

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