The Unexpected Costs of Having a Baby Two Weeks Overdue

Our tiny daughter was due to be born on December 4, 2017. She arrived on December 18th — exactly two weeks late, after 42 weeks of being pregnant.

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 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.

I Got My Bronze Health Insurance Premiums Down to $6,581.52

Thanks to advice from the Oh My Dollar! podcast.

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

That’s $580.60 per month.

The Cost of Losing My Hair

I had never expected to lose my hair, and certainly not at 23.

The Cost of Moving: Changing My Affordable Care Act Insurance

For some reason I thought this process would be easy.

The Cost of Moving: Healthcare

I’m going to be applying for two different ACA plans in the next month.