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What you need to know about the HMOs that are in your state

The next time you call your local health insurer, ask them about HMO coverage in your area.If you’re a family health plan, ask if you qualify for a deductible, which will be $3,000 per person for those over 65 and $4,000 for those under 65.If your insurer covers maternity care, ask what the monthly limit…


Which diseases are the most prevalent and why?

As more and more people start to get their first vaccinations, there’s also been a shift in the way they view the flu.This article explores how the flu is spreading and what is behind it.By Katie BouldenThe US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has recorded a dramatic increase in the number of flu cases…


How to be more productive with your health care costs

The health care sector has a lot of work to do to make sure people stay healthy and stay out of hospital, says San Francisco-based health care expert, Holistic Health.The reason is the system can’t keep pace with demand, and this has created a huge demand for a lot more services.Holistic is one of the…


‘Waste of money’: How Australia’s new system could be saving billions of dollars a year

An Australian company is aiming to replace the current system of tracking health claims with one that will cost the country millions of dollars.The health system is already plagued by delays and a lack of clarity around what the system really is.It’s the second major shakeup in the health system in just two years.Health Minister…