Tag Archives: health insurance

Will your health insurance policy cover your cancer expenses?

Cost of Cancer Drugs

October 17, 2011 will be the last day that Blue Shield will be offering coverage to patients requiring reimbursements for the use of a popular breast cancer drug called Avastin. This decision is leading many women to have a better look at their health insurance policies, and to consider supplemental cancer insurance to fill in […]

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What is hospice care?

Answering the questions no one wants to ask… As human beings, there are some issues that most people do not deal with very well. One of those things is a terminal illness. The emotional aspects alone can be overwhelming; not to mention the stress of caring for a loved one who is dying. Hospice services […]

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Important deadline for California children’s health insurance

The State of California launched a new program that encourages parents to sign their children up for  insurance policies before the end of the open enrollment period on March 1 or they will have to wait until their child’s next birthday. This will qualify them for the reduction of premiums since insurers will not charge […]

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Hidden Gaps in Health Insurance

Health Insurance Won’t Cover Things Like a Wig!  Proposal for a new bill that would guarantee insurance coverage to pay for wigs is currently under review in the House of Representatives. However, there is a catch. This proposal is only for a certain age group. When Oregon State Representative Sara Gelser first proposed this bill, many people […]

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Genetic Testing…is it for you?

Genetic Testing For Cancer…is it for you? What would you do if you knew cancer was a part of your future? The threat of cancer is a very real concern for women all over the world. The fact that it is  genetic makes it seem like an inevitable outcome for those whose family history is […]

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