Dealing with Insurance Companies

“It could be so much worse,” he says and she says and everyone I tell says. “At least everyone is safe and none of your important possessions were damaged,” they say hoping to make me feel better. Everyone wants to do their part to show you how it’s not so bad. ...more

Today I Looked Forward to My Injection

I never thought I'd say that.  A human pin-cushion, I've injected myself at least once a day for over 16 years now.  Diagnosed with MS 20 years ago, needles are part and parcel of my existence.  I don't inject because I believe in the science.  I inject because I'm afraid not to.   ...more

As if the thought of your teen driving wasn't scary enough

I was in my late teens when I started driving. ...more
If you think that's bad, try insuring a 14 year old. My son just got his school ...more

The US failing healthcare system: My insurance covers gender reassignment surgery but not pain treatment for car accident?

I have nightmares about medical bankruptcy. Especially if the car insurance company responsible for my medical bills somehow eludes paying them....more

Have You Gotten a Pump from Your Insurance Company Yet?

Did you know that the Affordable Care Act requires health insurance companies to cover personal use breast pumps?Well, most insurance companies are compliant with this and they are covering really nice, high quality double electric breast pumps.Have you called your insurance company and spoken to a representative who told you that you only qualify for a pump if there is medical necessity?  Well, removing milk that your boobs are making is medically necessary and insurance reps have a lot of catching up to do on the ACA....more

The Ugly Secret Insurance Companies Don't Want You to Know

If you're a homeowner, listen up, because I'm about to save you some money. ...more
retiredby40 Good for you! Every dollar adds up.more

With Enrollment Deadline Looming, Sebelius Listens to Bloggers' Healthcare Stories

With the deadline for open enrollment for healthcare coverage looming on March 31, Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius took the time today to speak with a small group of bloggers with questions to ask—and compelling stories to tell—about health insurance. ...more
A friend of mine lives in California and has been struggling to get work for several years, ...more

Acupressure Experience?

NaBloPoMo ~ January 10, 2014 Friday, January 10, 2014 Have you ever tried acupressure to treat a problem? What was your experience with it?~~~~~~~~...more

Putting Health Before Money

Health care costs are scary. Anyone in America who has gone through a health care crisis -- even those with good insurance -- feel their stomach twist as they wonder how much of their medical expenses will be covered and how much money they stand to lose. Earning My Two Cents puts this conundrum into perspective; that difficult art of balancing the desire for the best health care with the reality that health care costs money. ...more