Healthcare Management

Take charge of your healthcare by making sure you know how to work with your doctor and insurance companies on a range of important health issues.

End-of-Life Issues

Hospice Care

Hospice care is a form of palliative care. It is meant for people who have 6 months or less to…

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Palliative Care

Palliative care helps people who are dying from a serious illness. It is designed to relieve symptoms, improve life, and…

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Autopsy

An autopsy is a medical examination of the body of a dead person. It is done to find cause of…

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Insurance & Bills

Cancer: End-of-Life Issues for the Caregiver

Information for caregivers about preparing for a loved one’s end-of-life issues, such as care options, legal documents, and funeral…

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Health Insurance: Understanding What It Covers

Tips on how to decipher what your insurance policy covers, and what it doesn't.

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Health Insurance: Understanding What It Covers | Full List of Preventive Services

Beginning in 2015, the Affordable Care Act (ACA) will require every health plan to cover all costs related to preventive…

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Working With Your Doctor

Do I Need an Interpreter?

An interpreter can help you talk to your doctor if you don’t speak English or you don’t feel comfortable talking…

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Questions to Ask When My Asthma Doesn’t Get Better

If the asthma treatment your doctor prescribed isn’t helping your symptoms, review these questions, answers, and things to consider.

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Choosing Wisely: Tests and Treatments to Discuss With Your Doctor

Choosing Wisely is a campaign supported by the American Academy of Family Physicians and other medical societies to encourage conversations…

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