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What’s the Difference Between High Deductible and Low Deductible Plans?

When signing up for a health insurance plan, you need to consider various out-of-pocket costs. Your deductible will typically be the most expensive cost, so it’s important to understand the differen...


What Does Vision Insurance Cover?

Vision insurance is a plan that covers specialized eye care, such as routine eye exams and prescriptions for correcting vision errors, subject to exceptions. It’s separate from your medical or hea...


Does Medicare Cover Respite Care?

Caring for an older loved one involves demanding tasks like daily custodial care and household chores. These responsibilities can require a lot of mental and physical energy, necessitating occasional...


What Is Preventive Care?

Most medical plans cover preventive services that come at no cost to the patient. But what is preventive care? What are the specific preventive care services for women, men and children?

To answer your...


Telemedicine Guidelines in California

Innovations in technology have changed the health care landscape, and telehealth services are an increasingly popular option for patient convenience and comfort. In California, nearly 47% of adults r...


When Should Telehealth Be Used?

Not every health issue requires a trip to your doctor’s office. Instead, many health concerns can now be addressed from the comfort of your own home.

Telehealth use has risen dramatically in recent...


How to Use Your Vision Insurance Wisely: Maximizing Savings and Care

Vision insurance can help you save on eye exams, glasses and contact lenses — if you use your plan wisely. Learn how to maximize your plan’s benefits, whether you have VSP, EyeMed or another type...


Dental Savings Plans vs. Dental Insurance

If you are looking into dental health care coverage options, the two you have probably run across are savings plans and insurance. Both of these options can help you save after a trip to the dentist ...


Can Health Insurance Drop You?

In short, yes — health insurance providers have the ability to terminate your coverage. Whether the issue is on the provider’s or holder’s end, there must be a reason for the cancellation. Other...


How to Use Your Health Care Benefits When You’re Healthy

As a generally healthy individual, you may see health insurance as a “just-in-case” form of protection in the event you get injured or become sick. While your plan can provide that coverage in yo...