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Trick-Or-Treating Safety This Halloween

Trick-Or-Treating Safety This Halloween | HealthTN

Trick-Or-Treating Safety This Halloween Halloween is next Tuesday! Have you decorated your house? Have you bought mixed bags of candy? Are your kids already wearing their costumes around the house? With all the excitement of Halloween, it’s easy to forget basic safety tips. Use our guide to keep you and your family safe this Halloween. […]

Top Tips To Stay In Shape This Fall

Top Tips To Stay In Shape This Fall | HealthTN

Top Tips To Stay In Shape This Fall Ah, fall. A time of pumpkin flavored everything, comfort foods, and festivals with candied apples and chocolate as far as the eye can see. It’s easy to indulge in the colder seasons, which makes it even more important for you to stay in shape. Consider it a […]

How To Switch From Marketplace To Medicare

How To Switch From Marketplace To Medicare | HealthTN

How To Switch From Marketplace To Medicare Are you turning 65 soon? It’s time to start thinking about Medicare. The Facts You can keep your Marketplace plan until you decide to enroll in Medicare. Then, to avoid a lapse in coverage, you can cancel your marketplace coverage at the same time that your Medicare starts. […]

The Annual Enrollment Period (AEP) Is Here: What To Know

The Annual Enrollment Period (AEP) Is Here: What To Know | HealthTN

The Annual Enrollment Period (AEP) Is Here As a Medicare beneficiary, you are entitled to three types of enrollment periods. The first is your IEP, or Initial Enrollment Period, and it happens in a seven-month window surrounding your 65th birthday. The second is an SEP, or Special Enrollment Period, and it requires special circumstances. The third […]

How To Prepare For Open Enrollment

How To Prepare For Open Enrollment | HealthTN

Under the Affordable Care Act, 2018 Open Enrollment runs from November 1 2017 through December 15 2017. The Annual Enrollment Period for Medicare runs from October 15 2017 through December 7 2017. Whether you’re enrolling in marketplace health care for the first time or hoping to make changes to your plan, this is the time […]

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 […]

Health Insurance That Rewards Your Healthy Habits

Health Insurance That Rewards Your Good Habits | HealthTN

More and more insurers are forming programs that reward beneficiaries that participate in healthy habits and behaviors. New technology allows companies (with your permission) to track what you eat, how much you exercise, your weight, and more. How can they do this? Grocery Tracking While this trend hasn’t completely caught on the United States yet, […]

Healthy and Green Cleaning Products For Your Home

Healthy and Green Cleaning Products For Your Home | HealthTN

Going green with your cleaning products benefits not only the environment but also your health. All the harmful chemicals that are in cleaning products we love sit on our counters, in our carpets, and live in the air we breathe. You can help reduce pollution, improve air quality, and know exactly what you’re using in […]

Updates On The Recent Opioid Epidemic

Updates On The Recent Opioid Epidemic | HealthTN

Drug overdose is the leading cause of death in the United States. Nearly 4,000 people died of an overdose last year in the state of Ohio alone. Estimates suggest that nearly half a million people will die of a drug overdose in the next ten years. How did we get here, and what are we […]

How To Sneak Mini Workouts Into Your Day

How To Sneak Mini Workouts Into Your Day | HealthTN

Do you realize what sitting at all day does to your body? It weakens your muscles, reduces the amount of oxygen flowing through your body, increases your heart disease risk, and slows down digestion. At HealthTN, we recently started implementing “standing desks” at the office so our employees can opt to stand while they work […]