Telehealth and Telemedicine: The Way Of The Future | HealthTN

Telehealth & Telemedicine: The Way Of The Future

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Telehealth & Telemedicine: The Way Of The Future Telehealth and telemedicine allow patients to access quality health care when they have a hard time getting to a provider’s place of business. What began as a way for patients in rural areas to access doctors has become a way for anyone who is very sick or does not have reliable transportation to …

The Future Of Mail Order Prescriptions | HealthTN

The Future Of Mail-Order Prescriptions

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The Future Of Mail-Order Prescriptions Did you know that most major pharmacies actually offer same-day delivery for your prescriptions? That’s right – a lot of that running around to get to the pharmacy on time may not be necessary. You can order your prescriptions and have them delivered to your mailbox. Pros and Cons There aren’t a whole lot of cons to …

Health Insurance Terms To Know | HealthTN

Health Insurance Terms To Know

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One of the easiest ways to get confused when you’re searching for health care is to misunderstand what words mean or to confuse two different types of plans or payments. It’s important that you understand what you’re looking at and what you’re buying. These are some of the most commonly used health insurance terms to know: COBRA – Requires that employers cover …

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

Care and Coverage: The Differences and How Both Matter

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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 do it. Medicaid doesn’t always …

Knoxville Regaining Obamacare Coverage with Blue Cross Blue Shield | HealthTN

Knoxville Regaining Obamacare Coverage With Blue Cross Blue Shield

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A little over a month ago, major health insurance carrier Humana announced that 2017 will be their last year of providing coverage to Knoxville, TN residents. Essentially, Obamacare created a lack of competition in the insurance marketplace and major carriers are losing money. This year, carriers began pulling out of certain cities and counties altogether because they were spending more than …

Meet PlanTruth: A New Health Care Consumer Review Website | Senior Market Advisors

Meet PlanTruth: A New Health Care Consumer Review Website

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Have you heard of PlanTruth? It’s the first and only health care consumer review website. PlanTruth launched early this year in New York by a Brooklyn cardiologist who saw a hole in the marketplace. There wasn’t really one place for consumers to help other consumers pick the right health care plan. The company currently focuses on New York State plans, …

Knoxville Is Losing Obamacare | HealthTN

Knoxville Is Losing Obamacare Coverage

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*Find the latest update on this issue here.* If you live in the Knoxville area, it may be a good time to consider alternative health insurance options. Obamacare created a lack of competition between insurance carriers. Some carriers are starting to leave the marketplace entirely due to major profit loss. It all started last year when Aetna pulled out of …