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How To Buy A Stand-Alone Vision or Dental Plan

How To Buy A Stand-Alone Vision or Dental Plan | HealthTN

Vision and dental coverage plans are not automatically included in marketplace health policies. Are you covered for vision and dental care? Check your health plan benefits – you may already be covered. If not, you can buy a stand-alone plan. Vision You can purchase a stand-alone vision plan from a network provider – in most […]

Family Planning and Birth Control In 2017

Family Planning and Birth Control In 2017 | HealthTN

Though health care is changing rapidly, the ACA is still the way for the time being. Do you know which women’s health services are covered in your plan? Family planning and birth control in 2017 is a required benefit with Marketplace plans, Medicaid, and Medicare. Are you taking advantage of the services that are available […]

What Is COBRA Insurance?

What Is COBRA Insurance? | HealthTN

If you are considering leaving your job or if you’ve recently lost your job and are concerned about your health insurance, don’t be! Your employer is most likely required to continue your coverage, thanks to COBRA. COBRA stands for the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1986. COBRA continues group health coverage that would otherwise […]

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 […]

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 – […]

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 […]

CHIP: Will Kids Lose Access To Health Care This Year?

CHIP: Will Kids Lose Health Care This Year? | HealthTN

Obamacare is more popular now than ever before as Americans fear Trump’s potential reform. Every American will be somehow affected by an Obamacare repeal. Have you considered what it could mean for kids who have little or no control over their health care coverage? How much do you know about CHIP? We’ll do our best […]

You Should Get The Flu Shot

You Should Get The Flu Shot

Who Should Get The Flu Shot? The short answer is — you. You should get the flu shot. CDC recommends that everyone six months old and older gets vaccinated on an annual basis. The rumors of people getting sick from the vaccine are not supported by science. The medicine is not a live vaccine — […]

TennCare Solutions: Have you been denied TennCare?

Many Tennesseans have attempted to get health care coverage through TennCare or CoverKids, only to be told that they must apply for TennCare through the Health Insurance Marketplace at www.healthcare.gov. But what happens when these individuals are being denied TennCare or Medicaid coverage? You can still qualify for tax credits to get lower monthly payments and the health […]