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Health Care Ideas Debated by 2016 Presidential Candidates

In the final months of the 2016 presidential elections, the candidates will share their positions on many issues. One of the key topics is the future of America’s health care system. During debates and speeches, the candidates may use many unfamiliar terms, such as three ideas featured in Forbes. 1. Pay-for-value health care – Physicians … Read Full Article

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4 Marketing Tips for Brokers

Insurance benefits are becoming more complex. The continual changes in government regulations, modifications in medical coverage, increases in premiums, rising costs for health care services and mergers of insurance carriers create many challenges for brokers (also known as producers, agents or consultants) in serving clients and growing business.   Consider four ways brokers can improve … Read Full Article

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New Dental Techniques Help Ease Fears

Over 20 percent of people avoid scheduling dental appointments due to fear and anxiety, often due to the sounds of the dental drill. According to WebMD, these fears soon may be eased as dentists explore three new treatment techniques: Air abrasion – Some dentists are using an air abrasion tool to spray away decay. It … Read Full Article

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5 Apps for the 2016 Presidential Election

As the candidates campaign across the country for the 2016 presidential election, it can be challenging to keep up with the latest news on their positions. Now it’s easier with free smartphone apps, such as these five popular ones: 2016 Presidential Election – Provides an organized review of the debates, primaries and political news. Brigade … Read Full Article

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Technology That Evaluates Drivers’ Health

Americans, on average, spend 45 minutes each day driving in their cars. Double that amount for people living in metropolitan cities. Since drivers are stuck in one place for an extended period, manufactures have developed a range of hands-free gadgets to keep them entertained, such as Bluetooth devices to catch up with family and friends, … Read Full Article

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5 Health Care Issues Presidential Candidates Must Address

On average, Americans spend $1,318 out of pocket before health insurance starts covering a portion of their bills, according to a 2015 Employer Health Benefits Survey. This represents an 83 percent increase from 2005. With the United States spending $3 trillion annually on medical costs (an average of $9,500 per person), the future of the … Read Full Article

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3 Health Care Issues Debated by Presidential Candidates

As the 2016 presidential election unfolds, Americans are becoming more interested in the candidates’ positions on key issues. A primary concern is national security, especially with increased incidents of global terrorism and conflicts between countries. A close second is the future of America’s health care system, such as these three issues: Reform or repeal – … Read Full Article

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5 Ways To Impress Millennial Employees

Millennials make up at least one-third of today’s workforce. Born between 1980 and 2000, working millennials ages 18 to 34. Growing up in the shadows of 9/11 and the Great Recession of 2007-2009, millennials have a can-do attitude. With an abundance of self-confidence, they don’t worry about failure and seek leadership roles at work. Millennials … Read Full Article

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3 Employee Benefits Trends

Employees want to be involved in their benefits choices. The trend is called consumerism, and it’s evidenced by the increased number of Americans embracing the opportunity to get involved in making decisions regarding their health care. With a focus on becoming educated consumers, employees are asking questions of medical providers to understand procedures and services, … Read Full Article