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Heath Care Matters, Vol 2 – The ‘Ins and Outs’ of PPO Plans

Published: Wednesday, 19 March 2008

In our last column, we explored the first of three types of health insurances available called Traditional plans. While great for the world traveler who wanted no doctor restrictions, doctors and hospitals were under no obligation to charge the going rate. Who pays the balance of the higher rate ? I’ll give you a clue…it’s NOT the insurance company. Faced with the uncertainty of how much you could ultimately pay for care, insurance companies formed something called PPO’s or Participating Provider Organizations, which is the subject of this column.


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Stethoscope on Money

Traditional Health Insurance

Published: Tuesday, 11 March 2008

Hello there ! I’m happy and honored to be a part of Health News. As an insurance broker for the last 18 years, I’ve dedicated my practice to helping my clients get the most from their health insurance. Join me as we navigate this oftentimes convoluted and confusing world of health insurance. You might just find yourself having fun !