How to Talk to a Doctor When You Can’t Afford It

Jun 19, 2017 10:52:10 AM

Let’s be honest, health insurance or no health insurance, it’s not cheap to go to the doctors office.

You’re often faced with a difficult decision when you get sick. Do you spend your last $120 on a visit to your doctor or do you buy groceries for the week?

Sometimes, maybe most times, the money just isn’t there.

When unexpected expenses hit they’re usually avoided, if possible.

It’s a lot easier to suffer through that sinus infection than handover your last $120 for a little relief.

Let’s take a closer look at why you’re having trouble affording the proper care and a few ways you can get it.

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How Can You Save Money on Your Prescription Medications at Walmart?

Oct 12, 2016 4:17:51 PM

If you’re a veteran of high cost prescription medication, you’ve probably found the dark and seedy discount card corners of the internet.

Being a licensed health insurance agent, I often looked down on those discount cards from my health insurance high horse. They all had the feeling of a late night infomercial that I wanted nothing to do with.

Before Obamacare took over in 2014, I was constantly answering questions from people looking for hope in a hopeless situation. They were uninsurable by the current standards of health insurance underwriting.

The best options they had were to rely on the misleading promises of guarantee issue indemnity plans and piece together discount cards for different services.

A hodgepodge of healthcare.

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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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