Posts Tagged ‘doctor’
PFP | The Family Security Plan Helps Members Manage Their Healthcare Costs
Health insurance deductibles are rising. Out of pocket medical expenses are thousands of dollars. These are issues we all hear about every day. These are issues many of us face every day. If the unexpected happened to you would you be able to afford to pay your bills or take care of your family? Unfortunately…Read More about PFP | The Family Security Plan Helps Members Manage Their Healthcare Costs
What Led You to the Healthcare Field?
During Healthcare Workers Week we asked our policy holders to tell us what led them to a career in healthcare. For some, it was seeing a loved one in need, for others it was simply a calling. Here are some of their responses: The ability to help people. It was probably a calling. When I…Read More about What Led You to the Healthcare Field?
Will you stand up to breast cancer?
Breast cancer. Those two little words can hold tremendous power. They can invoke feelings of fear, dread, sadness and, surprisingly, inspiration. My grandmother, “Nana,” was diagnosed with breast cancer in 1984 at the age of 56, about a year before I was born. She was in remission for 7 years before the cancer came back. Despite…Read More about Will you stand up to breast cancer?
June is Men’s Health Month!
June is Men’s Health Month: a global effort to raise awareness on men’s health issues. Why is it so important to dedicate time to raise awareness regarding men’s health? 12.1 percent of men 18 years and over are in fair or poor health.* The trend of fair/poor health in adult men is due to a…Read More about June is Men’s Health Month!
Moving UP: The Role of The Family Caregiver
When the calls started coming in that Dad just “wasn’t right” and Mom didn’t know what to do, I knew I had to start making plans for an extended visit to Georgia. Little did I know, it would turn into a permanent move to care for my parents. When I got there a few weeks…Read More about Moving UP: The Role of The Family Caregiver
Disability Insurance: Protecting Your Way of Life
As a twenty-nine year old, protecting myself from a disability didn’t even make my priority list; I can honestly say that it was not even something I had given a second thought. That was until I listened to Robert’s story . . . It was the most wonderful time of the year. Each year, mid-November,…Read More about Disability Insurance: Protecting Your Way of Life
Happy Movember! Bringing Awareness to Men’s Health
The Movember Foundation had declared the month of November as “Movember” in a global effort to raise awareness on men’s health issues. Since 2003, over 4 million men and women around the world have joined in the movement, raising over 559 million dollars, funding 770 men’s health projects, and changing the face of men’s health.…Read More about Happy Movember! Bringing Awareness to Men’s Health
Play Ball! Keeping Your Young Athlete Safe
Spring & summer sports seasons are upon us and what’s more fun than going to watch your little leaguers at the ball park? As the weather warms and the school year wraps up, kids want to get outside and be active! Whether they are at camp, playing home-run derby with neighborhood kids, or participating in…Read More about Play Ball! Keeping Your Young Athlete Safe
When Health Insurance Isn’t Enough: High Deductibles Empty Your Wallet
Everyone is talking about it. And it could happen to you too…Let’s say you get injured this weekend playing sports, exercising or fixing your home/apartment. Even worse, your family was so concerned and it looked so “bad” that you needed to go to the emergency room in an ambulance. It was great to know that…Read More about When Health Insurance Isn’t Enough: High Deductibles Empty Your Wallet
Is your comprehensive medical plan under Obamacare enough?
Even, if you are covered under a comprehensive medical plan under Obamacare, it still may not be enough …… The dreaded words…cancer. When you hear the doctor say you have cancer you can hardly believe it’s happening to you. Your mind races from panic, to denial, to treatment, to why? But statistically, critical illnesses such…Read More about Is your comprehensive medical plan under Obamacare enough?