There the IUD was, floating free and easy as a butterfly in my abdominal cavity — and most DEFINITELY not safely ensconced in my uterus, protecting me from pregnancy as advertised.
It was during Thanksgiving break of what was supposed to be my final semester of college.
I mention to a friend that I was dropped by Kaiser. She looks at me and says “What are you doing for insurance?”
Your genetics are not a life sentence; they are your call to action.
When my husband asked me to marry him, on his knees in the Rubin Museum, I said “Yes, on one condition. Get a colonoscopy. Like, before our wedding.”
How to qualify for a subsidy, how to compare plans, and what to do if you need additional options.
A hospital is a strange land, but if you respect their customs, perhaps your husband will make it out — of course he will come out alive.
I did my Open Enrollment! Get yours done before Dec. 15!
Mine is! But I’m also losing out-of-network coverage.
As a therapist I make a point of acknowledging in every first session the effort the client put into getting into therapy in the first place.
The first time I tried physical therapy, I paid $10 a session as therapists treated the wrong part of my back.
It goes without saying that the last seven months have been extremely stressful for my dad, myself, and my entire family.
Here’s another essay that’ll stick with you: Elizabeth Rosen’s “A Real Emergency,” at Hazlitt.
Many people rely on birth control to keep health conditions in check.
In case of emergency.
This is the other thing I got done today.
Some insurers are charging people for “non-emergency” ER visits — or denying claims in full.
Healthcare is expensive, but the HSA made it feel “free.”
I went back to Healthcare.gov and updated my income information.
That’s $580.60 per month.
What if we created our own association health plan? Like, the best plan ever?
A private room now costs around $8,000 per month.