How to Find — and Pay For — a Therapist

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 Cost of Chronic Back Pain

The first time I tried physical therapy, I paid $10 a session as therapists treated the wrong part of my back.

The Cost of Anxiety When Your Dad Has Cancer

It goes without saying that the last seven months have been extremely stressful for my dad, myself, and my entire family.

Poverty, From a Paramedic’s Perspective

Here’s another essay that’ll stick with you: Elizabeth Rosen’s “A Real Emergency,” at Hazlitt.

“I Cannot Imagine Not Having This Option”: When Birth Control Is Your Medicine

Many people rely on birth control to keep health conditions in check.

Single People Need to Make Sure Loved Ones Can Access Their Finances, Too

In case of emergency.

Confirming My Affordable Care Act Subsidy Eligibility

This is the other thing I got done today.

When Your Health Insurer Doesn’t Think It Was an Emergency

Some insurers are charging people for “non-emergency” ER visits — or denying claims in full.

Paying for My Wisdom Tooth Extraction with an HSA

Healthcare is expensive, but the HSA made it feel “free.”

I Got My Health Insurance Subsidy

I went back to Healthcare.gov and updated my income information.

If You Changed Affordable Care Act Insurance Providers, Make Sure Your Former Provider Knows

My former Washington State insurance provider sent me a bill and an insurance card.

My Bronze Health Insurance Premiums Will Cost $6,967.20 in 2018

That’s $580.60 per month.

Let’s Discuss President Trump’s Healthcare Executive Order

What if we created our own association health plan? Like, the best plan ever?

Nursing Home Costs Are Higher Than Ever

A private room now costs around $8,000 per month.

It’s Time to Figure Out How Much Health Insurance Will Cost Next Year

My monthly premium will go up by $102.86.

What’s Going On With Healthcare?

When “repeal and replace” doesn’t work, try “repeal and defund.”

Ugly Crying Over Money in 2017

This is the first year that money has made me shed so many tears within the span of six months.

DIY Health Insurance Pools Don’t Always Keep People Afloat

BuzzFeed goes in-depth on “health care sharing ministries.”

What Cancer Can Cost (Even With Insurance)

Our expenses, as heavy as they were, represent a best-case scenario for the costs of cancer.