Blue Cross Blue Shield Association Address Federal Employee Health Insurance Availability

Blue Cross Blue Shield Association Senior Vice President of Government Programs William A. Breskin issued the following statement today on federal employees’ health care coverage during the government shutdown. “Health care coverage for members of the Blue Cross Blue Shield Federal Employee Program® (FEP®) remains in place and active during the government shutdown. Eligible FEP … More Blue Cross Blue Shield Association Address Federal Employee Health Insurance Availability

Health Care Costs Are Stressing Out Majority of Americans

Two-thirds of Americans say the thought of their rising health care expenses is actually more stressful than the uncertainty of their own health or the health of their loved ones. This is according to a survey from the American Psychological Association, whose report, “Stress in America: Uncertainty About Health Care,” found that 66 percent of Americans … More Health Care Costs Are Stressing Out Majority of Americans

Common Myths About Health Care Sharing Explained

Will my doctor treat me if I don’t have health insurance? What if I have a very large medical need? Isn’t health care sharing contributing to the rising cost of health care? These are a few of the questions—and misconceptions—that Samaritan Ministries International (samaritanministries.org), one of the leading health care sharing ministries in America, encounters when it comes … More Common Myths About Health Care Sharing Explained

Health Care Questions as Open Enrollment Begins

For 23 years, Samaritan Ministries International (samaritanministries.org), one of the leading health care sharing ministries in America, has offered a viable, affordable and God-honoring option for Christian families. James Lansberry, executive vice president of Samaritan Ministries, wrote a new op-ed published in The Christian Post today, outlining seven health care questions every American should ask during this important time—and as … More Health Care Questions as Open Enrollment Begins

America’s Favorite TV Doctors Scrub Up to Join Cigna In Campaign

Cigna  unveiled its new TV Doctors of America campaign to encourage people to improve their health by going for their annual check-up, knowing their biometric numbers for blood pressure, cholesterol, blood sugar and body mass index (BMI), and taking control of their health. Supporting Cigna’s effort are actors Patrick Dempsey, Donald Faison, Neil Patrick Harris … More America’s Favorite TV Doctors Scrub Up to Join Cigna In Campaign

5 Real Facts About Medicaid In Plain English

Medicaid now covers 73 million people, making it the nation’s largest insurer. It is the centerpiece of the U.S. health care safety net, providing benefits to adults and children who would otherwise have difficulty getting and paying for care. Yet the program is not well understood by the public. Here are five facts about Medicaid: … More 5 Real Facts About Medicaid In Plain English