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    I lost my job. What should I do about health insurance?
    By Avery Brandes on March 17, 2015

    Reader Q+A I just lost my job. I know I should be hearing about COBRA soon, but I've also heard it's expensive (especially when you are unemployed!)...

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    How much does a CT scan cost?
    By Avery Brandes on January 27, 2015

    Reader Q+A My doctor said I needed a CT scan for my headache pain. I'm on a really tight budget and worried about the cost. How much should I expect...

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    Health Savings Account: How much should I contribute?
    By Avery Brandes on January 22, 2015

    Reader Q+A It's my first time to have an HSA-based plan and my deductible is higher than I'm used to having ($3,000). How much should I contribute...

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    5 prescription drug questions to ask before selecting a health plan
    By Avery Brandes on April 8, 2014

    Prescription drugs and health insurance: How to save 

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    I have cancer | Which health plan is best?
    By Avery Brandes on March 26, 2014

    Make sure you have the right cancer insurance  Michael came into our stores looking for help with health insurance. He had stage 4 intestinalcancer...

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    How reinstate COBRA in 5 easy steps
    By Avery Brandes on July 19, 2013

    It helps to know the rules COBRA is confusing. It often involves a lot of paperwork and legalese, and if you don’t do everything just right you can...

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