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HMOs, PPOs, and EPOs: Know The Differences

HMOs, PPOs, and EPOs: Know The Differences | HealthTN

Choosing a health care plan can seem like an extremely daunting task. You need to choose an agent, a carrier, and a plan; how much you’re willing to spend, and how much coverage you need. Your agent may ask you about HMOs, PPOs, and EPOs. Do you know the differences? HMOs (Health Maintenance Organizations)  HMOs […]

Make The Most Of Your Health Insurance

Make The Most Of Your Health Insurance | HealthTN

Do you know how to make the most of your health care plan? Do you know all of your benefits? Millions of people only use their health insurance when they fall ill, but illness prevention is one of the most important parts of your plan. In fact, the more you take advantage of wellness programs, the less […]

Health Insurance For College Graduates

Health Insurance For College Graduates | HealthTN

Are you a recent college graduate looking for health insurance? Graduate health insurance may seem daunting at first, but we’re here to help you navigate your way towards affordable doctor visits, prescription drugs, and treatments. The ACA allows you to stay on your parent’s health care plan until you’re 26, and the American Health Care Act currently […]

Care and Coverage: The Differences and How Both Matter

Care and Coverage: The Differences and How Both Matter | HealthTN

Care and coverage are two completely different words that sometimes slip into conversation interchangeably. It’s possible to receive the care you need without having the coverage to pay for it, and it’s possible to have coverage but have a hard time finding good care. Accepting Medicare and Medicaid patients is expensive for doctors, so some don’t […]

How To Lower Your Blood Pressure and Your Life Insurance Rates

How To Lower Your Blood Pressure And Your Life Insurance Rates | HealthTN

If you need more motivation for staying healthy, consider this financial one: your blood pressure is a leading factor in determining your life insurance rates. A carrier or carrier agent will ask for your documented medical history to determine your price range. So how can you lower your blood pressure before you purchase a life […]

Baby Health Technology is Reaching New Heights

Baby Health Technology Is Reaching New Heights | HealthTN

From self-driving cars to virtual reality systems, new technologies and medicinal developments that we never could’ve dreamed of years ago are surfacing quicker than ever. Have you heard of these new baby health technology products? New parents often have a hard time leaving their babies out of their sight at night. Most of these products […]

Maternity and Baby Coverage: A Quick Guide

Maternity and Baby Coverage: A Quick Guide | HealthTN

As of 2014, maternity coverage is a benefit included in every basic health care coverage plan. However, having a baby could mean that you now need more coverage for your own health. It will definitely mean that you’ll need coverage for your baby. Your pregnancy does not make you eligible for a special enrollment period – […]

Hot Tips For Summer Health Care

Hot Tips For Summer Health Care | HealthTN

As we get closer to the start of summer, you should be thinking about ways to keep you and your family healthy. We tend to focus more on illness prevention in the winter,  but there are some important precautions to take in the warmer months as well, especially in regards to the sun. These are […]

Stress and Depression Can Weaken Your Immune System

Stress And Depression Can Weaken Your Immune System | HealthTN

There has been a strong stigma surrounding depression, anxiety, and other mental illnesses for years. People who don’t suffer from mental illnesses often have a hard time understanding that a mental disease can affect a person physically as much as a purely physical disease. Technically, purely physical diseases can affect a person mentally as well. […]

Questions You Should Be Asking Your Physician: Getting The Most From Your Well-Visits

Questions You Should Be Asking Your Physician: Getting The Most From Your Well-Visits | HealthTN

Even if you’re going to yearly physician appointments, you may not be getting the wellness care you need. Are you asking your physician the right questions to get the right answers? Are you disclosing all of your health concerns to your doctor? Remember: your doctor can help you with more than just runny noses and […]