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    Alex Tolbert

    Alex is the founder and CEO of BerniePortal. He is a recognized thought leader on technology, HR and benefits.
    Three open enrollment takeaways for Nashville
    By Alex Tolbert on January 30, 2018

    Trying to beat the tax time rush? The most recent open enrollment period for the Affordable Care Act marketplaces was unique. It was the first...

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    Three healthcare tips for tax time
    By Alex Tolbert on January 15, 2018

    Trying to beat the tax time rush? Mid-January marks the start of tax season, and health care items throughout the past year can impact how you...

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    With the individual mandate repealed, three things to expect
    By Alex Tolbert on January 12, 2018

    When is the repeal effective?  Republicans successfully repealed the Affordable Care Act’s individual mandate through their tax reform...

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    Three healthcare resolutions for consumers in 2018
    By Alex Tolbert on January 10, 2018

    Looking ahead to 2018 Healthcare policies made plenty of headlines in 2017, but unfortunately, there won’t be much relief...

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    Three healthcare resolutions for Democrats in 2018
    By Alex Tolbert on January 5, 2018

    Looking ahead to 2018 After Republicans failed to repeal the Affordable Care Act in 2017, some Democrats might be thinking...

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    2018 healthcare resolutions for Republicans
    By Alex Tolbert on December 27, 2017

    Looking ahead to 2018 When it comes to healthcare, the events of 2017 were probably not what many Republicans hoped for. ...

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    Five tech tools to help manage your health in the new year
    By Alex Tolbert on December 18, 2017

    If your New Year’s Resolution is to get fit or better manage your health, you aren’t alone — staying fit and healthy always tops the list of...

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    How risky is it not to have coverage at Vanderbilt?
    By Alex Tolbert on December 11, 2017

    Nashville consumers have two carrier options for individual ACA plans in 2018 — Cigna and Oscar Health — but only Cigna offers coverage at...

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    The doctor will see you now — via Skype
    By Alex Tolbert on December 4, 2017

    Will 2018 be the year telemedicine takes off? Telemedicine has been a healthcare buzzword for years, but 2018 may be the year Nashville consumers...

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    After a year of trying to repeal Obamacare, has anything changed?
    By Alex Tolbert on November 20, 2017

    What's changed, and what's stayed the same? In some ways, it’s remarkable we made it to open enrollment at all.  This time last year, repeal...

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