Archive for April 10th, 2011

Is Dental Insurance Worth It? Or Is There A Better Way?

Sunday, April 10th, 2011

Dental insurance is popular – many employees will buy it through payroll deduction. Typical premium is about $18 – $23 per month for single coverage. Family coverage can cost  $50 – $60  but sometimes as much as $75-$85 per month. But is dental insurance cost effective?

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Free Life Insurance

Sunday, April 10th, 2011

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – Hard working families are getting a break on life insurance. MassMutual was issuing life insurance policies for free at the Eastfield Mall Saturday, 50,000 dollars worth of term life insurance policies.

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Medical Errors Ten Times More Frequent Than Reported

Sunday, April 10th, 2011

Medical errors and other adverse events occur in one-third of hospital admissions, which is as much as 10 times more than some previous estimates have indicated, according a new study.

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Sixth Circuit Lifts Injunction Requiring Blue Cross to Disclose Discount Information

Sunday, April 10th, 2011

MyHealthGuide Source: John Eggertsen, Esq., Eggertsen Consulting, P.C., www.jhelaw.com

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit April 6 reversed an injunction that required Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan (BCBSM) to provide a multiemployer health fund with documents detailing BCBSM’s discount arrangements with medical providers (Pipefitters Local 636 Insurance Fund v. Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Michigan, 6th Cir., No. 09-2294, unpublished 4/6/11).

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