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  • Medical Bills You Shouldn't Pay In a controversial practice known as
    Medical Bills You Shouldn't Pay In a controversial practice known as "balance billing," health-care providers are going after patients for money they don't owe

    As health-care costs continue to soar, millions of confused consumers are paying medical bills they don’t actually owe. Typically this occurs when an insurance plan covers less than what a doctor, ...

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  • What Happens When The Family Can't Get Along?
    What Happens When The Family Can't Get Along?

    Dealing with a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease, dementia or another condition causing loss of competence is difficult enough. The problem becomes even more troublesome when the condition acts as a ...

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  • New Data Added to Government's Hospital Compare Website that is Already Booming
    New Data Added to Government's Hospital Compare Website that is Already Booming

    More than 2.5 million visitors per month attracted to features like deaths by hospital and hospital care ratings by consumers The Website maintained by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to ...

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  • Mild Alzheimer's Lowers Financial Acumen - Empasizing the Need for Planning ASAP
    Mild Alzheimer's Lowers Financial Acumen - Empasizing the Need for Planning ASAP

    New research shows that patients with mild Alzheimer’s disease (AD) have a dramatic decline in their ability to make financial decisions over a one year period. The discovery has strong implications ...

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  • What to Do if You Inherit an IRA
    What to Do if You Inherit an IRA

    As more and more people open individual retirement accounts (IRAs) it becomes more and more likely that some of those account will pass from the IRA owners to their beneficiaries. Here’s what you need ...

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  • What's in Your Parent's Wallet? (And What That Means for You)
    What's in Your Parent's Wallet? (And What That Means for You)

    Taking stock of your elderly parent’s financial situation usually requires initiating a potentially uncomfortable discussion–money matters are a touchy subject, especially when family comes into play. ...

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