Derailed Finances

Derailed Finances

The stock market was down almost 45% this year. Housing values are down 20% and unemployment is at an almost all time high. Social security and Medicare are running out of money and may be non-existent in our lifetime. The question is, how have your long range financial expectations changed? Do you still feel secure in your financial future? No one wants to be a pessimist but it is important to be a realist, especially now. One thing that’s for sure, if you continue to do the same things you’ve always done you can expect the same results.

There is good news out there. A lot of people are doing quite well during these recessed times...

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Managing Your Medical Finances With PMA

Managing Your Medical Finances With PMA

One of the most difficult things today is managing your medical finances. Medical billers and coders are in demand among the health related businesses. According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), health information technicians are one of the largest growing occupations. It is a challenging and interesting career and it allows you to compensate according to your level of skills.

Medical billers and coders are aware about this fact and they feel good about the support they provide to physicians, clinics, hospitals, and patients in a large way. They play a very important role in the business and the office where they are employed for medical billing...

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Make Health Insurance More Affordable And Accessible

Make Health Insurance More Affordable And Accessible

The Texas Hospital Association (THA) is urging lawmakers in Dallas, Houston and throughout the rest of the state to take the right steps to make health insurance more affordable and accessible to individuals in Texas. The state ranks first in the country in the percentage of uninsured residents (24.6%).

‘Cover the Uninsured Week,’ which is observed nationally to highlight the importance of access to affordable health care benefits, has garnered particular attention in Texas where Gov. Rick Perry has localized the awareness effort by proclaiming April 23-29, 2007 as Cover the Uninsured Week in the Lone Star State.

“Everyone pays the price when individuals, families and small businesses cannot af...

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California Personal Health Insurance

California Personal Health Insurance

A good percentage of Californians get their health insurance through companies, the government (State, Local, and Federal), Military, or State programs (Medi-Cal, Medicare, etc). That still leaves a large number of people that need to find and purchase California personal health insurance. Purchasing personal health insurance is usually both an expensive and confusing endeavor so let’s try to simplify it and offer guidance on how the find the most affordable personal health insurance in California. Before we jump into that process, let’s discuss who is in the market for personal health insurance and what their options are.

Who buys personal health insurance?

Basically, the purchaser of personal health coverage is anyone who doesn’t hav...

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Universal Health Care Is Not The Only Solution!

Universal Health Care Is Not The Only Solution!

The current health care debate seems to assume some kind of “government” run program is the best option to rein in rising health care costs that are threatening not only the financial health of millions of Americans, but their physical health as well.

The current health care debate seems to assume some kind of “government” run program is the best option to rein in rising health care costs that are threatening not only the financial health of millions of Americans, but their physical health as well.

The only voices being heard, thanks to a biased news media, are those in our population that seem to think “health insurance” is an American “right” and thus the responsibility of our politicians to provide it...

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