Who’s the Best Nissan Dealer in Northeast Ohio?

Aug 2, 2016 10:06:21 AM

I hate buying cars.

So much so I managed to delay buying my first car (at the age of 32) until a little less than a year and half ago. Now, I’ve bought two new cars in the last 14 months.

Here’s what I’ve learned during that time that you might find helpful, specifically if you’re in the market for a new Nissan.

I was lucky enough to have my grandma, you might hear her answering the phone if you give us a call, buy me a fairly new car while I was in college that lasted over 10 years.

Then I just drove whatever car someone didn’t want for a couple years.

Who wants a car payment when you’ve never had one.

When that was no longer an option and our family size demanded a larger vehicle it was time to put on my big boy pants and buy a car.

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Teladoc Vs. Doctor on Demand: Who’s the Best Virtual Doctor for You?

Jul 6, 2016 10:28:23 AM

You think you’re ready to give this video call with a doctor thing a try. But the problem you’ve run into now is that you’re not sure which service is right for you.

The good news is, outside of the diagnosis you might receive, there’s not much holding you back from trying as many telemedicine companies as you want.

Today I’m going to try and help simplify part of that process for you by comparing two of the biggest telemedicine companies in the game.

Teladoc and Doctor on Demand.

We’re going to compare these companies across five different categories:

Company History
Cost/Pricing
Platform (Web & Mobile App)
Talking to a Doctor
Follow-Up

Before we get started, I just want to be upfront and let you know our agency sells Teladoc’s services as part of this benefit package. But that doesn’t mean it’s going to be the right fit for you.

Let’s start comparing.

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Top 5 Telemedicine Problems and Solutions

Jun 10, 2016 12:14:00 PM

So you're trying to decide if you want to give this new telemedicine thing a try? But before you can do that you want to know the good the bad and the ugly about how it works.

That’s probably a smart idea.

I’ve spent the last three months talking with and researching every “telemedicine company” I could find. In doing so, I put together my list of the top 5 problems I’ve encountered and what I’ve observed other people dealing with.

It’s also important to note that a lot of these problems have surprisingly easy solutions. That is of course if you’re not looking for your online doctor to make a unicorn fly and have gold coins rain from the sky.

Let’s get into the biggest problems and solutions when it comes to trying to talk to a doctor on the internet.

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Teladoc Vs. American Well: Which Telemedicine Company is Right For You?

Jun 8, 2016 8:23:33 AM

You think you’re ready to give this video call with a doctor thing a try. But the problem you’ve run into now is that you’re not sure which company is right for you.

The good news is, outside of the diagnosis you might receive, there’s not much holding you back from trying as many different telemedicine companies as you want.

Today I’m going to try and help simplify part of that process for you by comparing two of the biggest telemedicine companies in the game.

Teladoc and American Well.

We’re going to compare five different categories:

  • Company History
  • Cost/Pricing
  • Platform (Web & Mobile App)
  • Talking to a Doctor
  • Follow-Up
Before we get started, I just want to be upfront and let you know our agency sells Teladoc’s services as part of this benefit package. But that doesn’t mean it’s going to be the right fit for you.

Let’s start comparing.
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What if Your Health Insurance Policy Doesn’t Have Doctors Office Copays?

May 27, 2016 10:06:24 AM

It’s becoming harder and harder to find a health insurance policy that is affordable and offers unlimited copays for you and your family to see the doctor.

While I’m of the opinion that should be pretty far down on your list of priorities when deciding on a policy, there’s something new that’s slowly changing my mind.

We’ll get to that a little bit later, but first let’s take a look at if this is something your health insurance policy should do?

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What is Telemedicine and Telehealth?

May 24, 2016 2:37:31 PM

You do everything else on the internet, why not start seeing your doctor that way?

First, let’s get the boring (see fancy) definition out of the way.

The American Telemedicine Association defines telemedicine as the use of medical information exchanged from one site to another via electronic communications to improve patients’ health status.

They go on to define telehealth as a broader definition of remote healthcare that does not always involve clinical services. Videoconferencing, transmission of still images, e-health including patient portals, remote monitoring of vital signs, continuing medical education and nursing call centers are all considered part of telemedicine and telehealth.

Or, more simply put, telehealth can be used to describe things on both side of the fence. Your side as the patient and for the doctors and nurses use as well.

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The Best Health Insurance Companies in Ohio for 2016

Apr 6, 2016 10:09:03 AM



You’re trying to make sense of all the different health insurance companies that are available to you when buying health insurance in Ohio.

But trying to figure out the difference is trickier than watching a magic trick without your glasses on.

Don’t worry, since Obamacare went into effect back in 2014 I’ve helped hundreds of people every year make sense of which health insurance companies are worth paying attention to each year.

The sad part about finding the “best” health insurance company is that there aren’t that many.

Note: I just want to be clear that this list is for companies providing health insurance to individuals and family and NOT to businesses.
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Medical Mutual's Market 1750 (Silver) Health Insurance Plan Explained

Dec 10, 2015 11:11:31 AM

You’re probably getting close to picking a health insurance plan, but you just want to make sure you know everything you can about it first.

That’s smart.

Being an independent insurance agent, clients ask me all the time to tell them what plan is the best for them.

Unless you know all the details, it’s hard to get a good answer. Lucky for you we’re going to go over all those details right now.

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Medical Mutual's Market 4000 HSA (Silver) Explained

Nov 30, 2015 3:40:59 PM

Making that final choice between health insurance plans is never easy. There’s always that thought in the back of your head that’s telling you, “maybe I’m missing something?” or “What don’t I know about this plan?”

Don’t worry, it’s normal.

That’s why I wanted help you sleep better tonight and go over line by line Medical Mutual’s 4000 HSA (Silver) plan.

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Medical Mutual Vs. Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield Vs. CareSource: Networks

Nov 17, 2015 6:08:09 PM

You’re trying to decide what health insurance company is right for you. In doing that you’ve discovered that means you have to know which doctor and hospital network is right for you.

Since the start of open enrollment for 2016 on November 1, I’ve been asked the same questions over and over again about these three companies and their network of doctors and hospitals, or lack thereof.

So today I’m going to do what I do best and provide this answer for you in as much detail as possible. This three way comparison should leave little doubt which company will be right to handle your health insurance in 2016.

We’re going to work our way up and save the best for last.

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