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The Dos and Don’ts of Health Care: Choosing Wisely

August 25, 2016 admin 0

On April 4th, the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) Foundation, in collaboration with Consumer Reports, issued a call to arms for health care providers to limit the use of 45 common medical tests and procedures. Requesting nine of our nation’s most important medical societies to weigh in, the ABIM Foundation and Consumer Reports released […]

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Do You Have an HDHP?

August 25, 2016 admin 0

Despite its scary-sounding moniker, an HDHP isn’t a new social disease; it actually stands for “high deductible health plan.” Not being aware of your HDHP status may not put your health at risk, but it could definitely put a major hurt on your wallet if you don’t go in eyes wide open. HDHPs–also known as […]

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HMO vs PPO: How to Pick Your Health Insurance Plan

August 25, 2016 admin 0

The majority of people who have health care insurance obtain it through their employers during open enrollment, though only a small minority understands the complexities of insurance well enough to feel like they made an empowered choice.This handy guide will help you understand the key differences between PPO and HMO plans and how to make […]

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One Medical FAQ: Health Insurance Exchanges

August 25, 2016 admin 0

The Health Insurance Marketplace (aka health insurance exchanges) facilitates the purchase of health insurance in every state in accordance with the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA). These exchanges provide a place for health insurance companies such as Blue Cross to sell insurance plans directly to consumers, and where consumers can price compare insurance […]

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One Medical Expands Primary Care to Employers

August 25, 2016 admin 0

We’re very excited to announce the launch of our enterprise program today, which allows companies nationwide to offer the One Medical service as an employee health benefit. Over 40 companies have already enrolled in the program, including Adobe, Doximity, Fitbit, NBCUniversal, On Deck Capital, Percolate, Quantcast, Sequoia Benefits, Uber, and Wanelo. Employees of participating companies […]

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5 Things to Know About High Deductible Health Plans

August 25, 2016 admin 0

High deductible health insurance plans (HDHPs) can be tricky to navigate because they place the burden on you to manage health care costs. But there are also many benefits to this type of plan, so if you’re up for braving the complexity, it might suit you well financially. Here are five things to know about HDHPs […]

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Health Insurance Glossary

August 25, 2016 admin 0

In recent years, premium costs for insurance, as well as out-of pocket costs for deductibles and co-payments, have risen dramatically. It’s a good idea to get to the know the different plans so that you make the best choice for you and your family. The list of terms below is just a starting place. Keep […]

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Pregnant? 4 Things to Ask Your Insurance

August 25, 2016 admin 0

As your due date approaches, there are many details to consider. You may be weighing your options regarding pain medication in labor, wondering whether to hire a doula, or writing up a birth plan. Calling your insurance is another important item to add to your to-do list. Here are the four questions you’ll need to […]

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One Medical + Humana Medicare Advantage Plans in NYC

August 25, 2016 admin 0

Good news for New Yorkers aged 65 and older: One Medical is now in-network with Humana Medicare Advantage plans in New York City. This means that if you’re covered by Humana Medicare Advantage in New York, you can now select a One Medical provider for your primary care. “We’re very excited to announce our partnership […]

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