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How to Save Money on Health Insurance When You’re Young

November 29, 2011

Even if you have the option of employer or parental coverage, you may be able to find less-expensive coverage on your own. In most states, healthy, young people can find individual policies in the private market with premiums of about $150 to $200 a month, says Ankeny Minoux, president of the Foundation for Health Coverage Education. A high-deductible policy may run closer to $100 a month.

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10 Ways for Hospitals and Health Systems to Increase Profitability in 2012

November 29, 2011

Phil Lebherz, executive director of the non-profit Foundation for Health Coverage Education, says hospitals must actively use the ER to their advantage, as roughly 80 percent of the uninsured patients who come into the ER are eligible for some type of publically funded program. He says hospitals should make it a priority to help ER patients complete applications for publicly funded health coverage like Medicaid.

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