Are You Missing Out on Unclaimed Life Insurance Benefits?

One of our colleagues recently lost his father. He and his sister erroneously thought he would receive the life insurance checks right away. But it doesn’t work that way. First you have to receive the death certificate. That alone could take many weeks. Once those certificates h
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Obamacare Tallies Are In

Now that the Obamacare Open Enrollment Period is behind us, the last couple of weeks have been filled numerous articles. Below you’ll find a roundup of the most important articles so far this month. “Data on Health Law Shows Largest Drop in Uninsured in 4 Decades, the U.S.
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Privacy Legislation Proposed for California

Is privacy important to you? It certainly is important to us (which you might have gathered since we wrote about this topic not too long ago)! Early this week, we received an email from an organization we subscribe to (NAIFA: National Association of Independent Fee Appraisers).   Adva
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Supreme Court to Finally Rule on Health Care Reform

Have you been hearing about the anticipated Supreme Court ruling next week over health care? Are you wondering what the scoop really is? We found quite a few articles, but the one that we liked the most was published by the New York times this week. We like this article because it is
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4 New Exercising Options with Real Benefits

Are you exercising? Bet you have heard all the reasons why you should, right? Maybe some of those reasons motivated you, at least for a little while. This week, our inbox has been filled with 4 health related exercise stories. Since we couldn’t choose one to highlight, we are go
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Where Are We After Anthem’s Cyber Attack?

Were you one of those that were expecting us to write about Anthem’s cyber attack? Sorry that we disappointed you last week! But in response to the requests we’ve received, we are here to deliver today. For those readers that don’t know what we’re talking about
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Are Your Valentine’s Day Plans Being Marred by the ObamaCare Deadline?

Are you unhappy with your 2014 health insurance choice? Are you a procrastinator? Have you been putting off diving into Covered California so you can get a better health plan for 2015? Well, your time is almost up. The deadline is upon you: Sunday, February 15, 2015. Although there ar
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Are You Caught Up In Aetna’s Pharmacy Network Mix-Up?

Did you know that more than 400,000 Aetna members, who are also on Medicare, were caught by surprise when it turned out their pharmacy couldn’t, or wouldn’t, fill their prescription at what was thought to be the agreed upon rate? According to a recent article by Kaiser Hea
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Is HIPAA Compliance Enough Security?

Who handles security in your office? According to many sources, medical identity theft is on the rise.   Thus, an interesting MedCityNews article caught our eye this week, entitled: “Cybersecurity in healthcare is now center stage. So who should be responsible?” Typically,
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Cancer May Suck Less for More Thanks to View Ray at UCLA

Cancer sucks! Right? No one would argue with that, right?! Maybe soon it’ll suck a little less for some folks. Thanks to a UCLA Vital Signs mailing, we learned of a new MRI-guided radiation treatment. Did you know that tumors move? It makes sense, but I guess we never really tho
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