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Navigating Medicare Eligibility

The day you turn 65 is one of the most important milestones in terms of your health. Sure, it’s not as exciting as the day you became eligible for a driver’s license, but 65 does mean a new kind of eligibility: Medicare! continue reading →

Ummm, guys, this thing is still broken …

Have you ever found yourself in the middle of a meeting, daydreaming about what’s ahead for the weekend? Have you ever caught yourself scrolling through your Facebook newsfeed, only to realize that 10, 20, or even 30 minutes have evaporated? continue reading →

The Scary Truth about Single-Payer

State lawmakers will soon be packing their bags and putting the lid on another legislative session. They’ll head back to their respective districts without agreeing on a health care bill that, in my opinion, should never see the light of day.  continue reading →

The Drug Coupon Conundrum

Coupons have been around since the late 1800s. Coca-Cola was the first to offer them, but they didn’t come in a glossy magazine in the Sunday paper. The soda supergiant began dispensing hand-written tickets for a free pop in 1894. According to Coupon Sherpa, by 1913 an estimated 1 in 9 Americans had received a free Coke for a total of 8.5 million free drinks. Coca-Cola is now one of the most well-known brands in the world and enjoys 50 percent market penetration. continue reading →