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

How To Buy A Stand-Alone Vision or Dental Plan

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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 cases, you can purchase your …

Health Insurance That Rewards Your Good Habits | HealthTN

Health Insurance That Rewards Your Healthy Habits

Anastasia Iliou Uncategorized, Wellness, Fitness, and Nutrition 1 Comment

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, one Canadian company is gaining …

Healthy and Green Cleaning Products For Your Home | HealthTN

Healthy and Green Cleaning Products For Your Home

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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 your living environment. Plus, to …

How To Sneak Mini Workouts Into Your Day | HealthTN

How To Sneak Mini Workouts Into Your Day

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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 at various points of the …

Family Planning and Birth Control In 2017 | HealthTN

Family Planning and Birth Control In 2017

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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 to you? Marketplace Plans Within …

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 …

What Is COBRA Insurance? | HealthTN

What Is COBRA Insurance?

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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 end. It means that if …

Easy Preventative Health Care Tips | HealthTN

Easy Preventative Health Care Tips From HealthTN

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Health care and coverage are expensive. In most cases, you will have to pay some of your expenses out-of-pocket, and even when you don’t you’ll still have a monthly insurance premium to pay. One way to lower your costs is to take measures to prevent illnesses and injuries before they occur. It will prevent you from paying out-of-pocket medical bills, …

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

HMOs, PPOs, and EPOs: Know The Differences

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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 are good options for those …