Topic: The Tennessean

    Five questions to ask before having a medical procedure
    By Alex Tolbert on July 2, 2018

    How to make more informed medical decisions When planning a medical procedure, making a well-informed decision is really important. While this is...

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    Two reasons why TriStar Health is investing big in orthopedics
    By Alex Tolbert on June 20, 2018

    Hospital competition and an aging population Earlier this month, local hospital network TriStar Health announced a big expansion plan for its...

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    Why a higher uninsured rate means more expensive premiums
    By Alex Tolbert on June 6, 2018

    Premiums likely to rise in 2019 A new study by the Commonwealth Fund reports that the uninsured rate has been rising since 2016, and about 4 million...

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    Three healthcare costs your retirement plan should address
    By Alex Tolbert on May 21, 2018

    Plan ahead for healthcare costs in retirement Planning for retirement? Don’t forget health care. According to Fidelity Benefits Consulting, a...

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    Healthcare tech: Why Nashville will beat Silicon Valley
    By Alex Tolbert on May 11, 2018

    The Silicon Valley model doesn't work in healthcare Silicon Valley tech companies like Apple, Google and Uber are known for using technology in new...

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    Network dispute leads to $14 million in balance bills
    By Alex Tolbert on April 25, 2018

    Patients could see balance bills soon Are you covered under BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee Network S? You may not have known that prior to this...

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    Tech companies tackling healthcare
    By Alex Tolbert on April 11, 2018

    Is tech disruption coming? Tech companies like Amazon, Apple, and Google have revolutionized our lives. Many of us hail rides on our smartphones,...

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    Health insurance market may soon split according to healthy, sick
    By Alex Tolbert on April 2, 2018

    Individual mandate changes to affect individual market   For most consumers, 2019 feels pretty far away. But in the insurance world, it’s...

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    Three ways Congress could reduce health care costs in the U.S.
    By Alex Tolbert on March 12, 2018

    Employers teaming up to address healthcare America’s legislators have been debating health policy for years, but very few proposals have addressed...

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    Nashville’s healthcare tapeworm
    By Alex Tolbert on March 2, 2018

    Employers teaming up to address healthcare Any consumer who has experienced a major medical event has probably been unpleasantly surprised at...

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