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Link of the Day: GoodRx.com Can Help Your Compare Prescription Drug Prices

We have to say that this site is pretty nifty. GoodRx.com is a free site which can help you comparison shop for the best prices for your prescription drugs in the area. Punch in the name of the drug that you need and your city and state (or zip code), and GoodRx will spit out . . . → Read More: Link of the Day: GoodRx.com Can Help Your Compare Prescription Drug Prices

Link of the Day: HospitalCompare.HHS.Gov

We’ve always suggested that folks shop around for their medical care. As more and more of us lose our health insurance, become underinsured or turn to more affordable high-deductible health insurance, those out-of-pocket medical expenses are growing at an alarming rate and eating an ever-increasing part of our shrinking incomes. So whether it’s working with . . . → Read More: Link of the Day: HospitalCompare.HHS.Gov

Link of the Day: Updated Insurance Finder Features Health Insurance and Pricing Information

With Open Enrollment around the corner, this is just a reminder that if you’re looking for health insurance and you haven’t tried the HealthCare.gov Insurance Finder recently, we suggest that you give it another look. Although we often take it for granted, the HealthCare.gov Insurance Finder offers a whole bunch of additional information which can be helpful . . . → Read More: Link of the Day: Updated Insurance Finder Features Health Insurance and Pricing Information

Link of the Day: Robert Wood Johnson Launches Doctor/Hospital Comparison Website

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation has launched a comprehensive online directory for patients to find reliable information on the quality of health care provided by physicians and hospitals in their communities. From Maine to California, medical patients can scroll over a U.S. map and find Web-based resources to help them choose a doctor or hospital . . . → Read More: Link of the Day: Robert Wood Johnson Launches Doctor/Hospital Comparison Website

Link of the Day: How Much Money Would Quitting Smoking Save You?

Want to save money on your healthcare?  Quit smoking.  Between lower health insurance premiums, fewer medical and dental problems, and lower risk of long-term chronic conditions, quitting smoking is virtually guaranteed to save you a bundle on your medical costs.  And it’s not just self-employed folks with private health insurance who bear the brunt of . . . → Read More: Link of the Day: How Much Money Would Quitting Smoking Save You?

Elvis the Cat: Finding Free or Low-Cost Spaying/Neutering For Your Pet

A quick link of the day from Elvis the Cat:  If you are looking for free or low-cost spaying or neutering services for your pet, don’t forget your local animal shelter.  Many shelters which offer pets for adoption free or low-cost spaying and/or neutering, and many offer low-cost vaccinations and check-ups as well.  Some local shelters such as the Amanda Foundation . . . → Read More: Elvis the Cat: Finding Free or Low-Cost Spaying/Neutering For Your Pet

Link of the Day: Facebook Page for Young Adult Health Insurance Coverage

Graduation day is fast approaching for millions of young Americans, and with it, the inevitable the question, What am I going to do about health insurance now? 

Before healthcare reform kicked in last year, this could be nerve-wracking question, especially in a dismal economy with few jobs offering health insurance benefits.  Most health insurance coverage . . . → Read More: Link of the Day: Facebook Page for Young Adult Health Insurance Coverage

Link Of the Day: Cutting Employer Healthcare Costs with OpenHealthMarket.Net

If you’re an employer scrambling to provide healthcare to your employees, this link might be the answer to some recent prayers. OpenHealthMarket.netis an online healthcare “matchmaker” of sorts which gives self-insured employers an affordable way to find healthcare for their employees, and best of all, OpenHealthMarket.net is free to employers. (OpenHealthMarket.net currently does not charge . . . → Read More: Link Of the Day: Cutting Employer Healthcare Costs with OpenHealthMarket.Net

Link of the Day: Dental Schools Can Help With Affordable Braces

We’ve talked about how dental schools can be a great place to get affordable dental work done for the family, but we wanted to remind everyone that dental schools can be a great resource for affordable orthodontal care like braces as well.  With the new flexible spending account limits coming in in 2013 ($2,500 per employee per . . . → Read More: Link of the Day: Dental Schools Can Help With Affordable Braces

Give Thanks, Help Delta Dental Donate Toothbrushes to Dental Clinics in Need

We don’t usually promote health insurance companies on this blog for obvious reasons, but this is something worth sharing and we hope you will pass this along to your friends and family.  Dental insurance giant Delta Dental is donating 10 toothbrushes to local dental clinics in need for each post of thankfulness on its Facebook . . . → Read More: Give Thanks, Help Delta Dental Donate Toothbrushes to Dental Clinics in Need