If you are shopping for health insurance plans and options during Open Enrollment, then you know just how expensive quality health coverage can be. That’s why healthcare sharing has grown over the years with thousands of people joining every month.
You may be thinking you have plenty of time before you need to start worrying about tax time. However, no matter your current financial situation, you may want to take advantage of some critical end-of-year tax strategies. Implementing these tips before December 31, 2020 could potentially minimize your tax burden.
Election day is quickly approaching, and one hot topic is and has been healthcare. According to a Kaiser Family Foundation poll, 26% of registered voters said health care is the most crucial issue in determining their vote for president.
Although individuals who opt not to have health insurance will no longer be hit with a federal tax penalty, it’s still worthwhile to have health care coverage as a potential cost-saving measure. One bill for a trip to the emergency room can exceed an entire year's worth of premiums.
It’s almost that time of year again! Open Enrollment is quickly approaching and it’s smart to start looking at your options now. We know it can be overwhelming, but we are here to help!
With the state of the world in current chaos and at the mercy of our government, it’s empowering to know what we do have control of and in this case, it’s our health care.
Mental health has become a hot topic in recent years, as suicide has become the 10th leading cause of death in the U.S. for all ages.
A 2015 study by the National Institute for Mental Health found that nearly one in five American adults suffer from some type of mental illness in any given year, and 21.4% of adolescents will experience mental illness in their lifetime.
Talking about mental health is more important than ever because 80%-90% of people that seek treatment for depression are treated successfully using therapy and/or medication.
Mental Health Awareness month is in May and World Mental Health Day is October 10. This awareness time is designated to help shed light on not just the prevalence of mental illness, but the symptoms associated with mental illness. Education and treatment is key, but people must understand the symptoms so they will recognize when it’s time to seek treatment.
So, let’s break it down. What exactly is mental illness? According to the Mayo Clinic, Mental illness, also called mental health disorders, refers to a wide range of mental health conditions—disorders that affect your mood, thinking, and behavior. Examples of mental illness include depression, anxiety disorders, schizophrenia, eating disorders and addictive behaviors.”
Almost everyone experiences a mental health concern from time-to-time, but mental illness occurs when that concern becomes ongoing and the symptoms cause frequent stress that begin to affect your ability to function in your everyday life.
The seven major mental health disorders include: