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How I MADE Money on Health Insurance & Health Care Last Year
Wed, 03/27/13 | 15 Comments
How I MADE Money on Health Insurance & Health Care Last Year

A few weeks back when I highlighted my monthly budget, a few readers noticed a few absent line items.
One gigantic glaring absence, as reader, Jason, pointed out, was the cost of health insurance (and more …

Choosing the Best HSA Account Administrator (Yes, you CAN Choose, & Here’s a List)
Wed, 03/20/13 | 123 Comments
Choosing the Best HSA Account Administrator (Yes, you CAN Choose, & Here’s a List)

I’ve been on a big HSA kick, since I made the move to an HDHP.
Tax-free (pre-tax) contributions and withdrawals for qualified medical expenses, employer contributions, and growth through investments for the win!
Unlike FSA’s, HSA account …

Why I’ve Decided to Max out my HSA in 2013 & Beyond (While I can)
Wed, 11/14/12 | 43 Comments
Why I’ve Decided to Max out my HSA in 2013 & Beyond (While I can)

Update: the 2016 maximum HSA contribution has since been announced and increased.
Over the past year, I’ve become a big fan of HSA’s.
They are a bit like an IRA on steroids (if those steroids were purchased …

HDHP vs. PPO Costs, Savings, & Thoughts: 1 Year After the Switch
Thu, 11/8/12 | 22 Comments
HDHP vs. PPO Costs, Savings, & Thoughts: 1 Year After the Switch

Last year, I noted that I had made the switch from a comfortable PPO health insurance plan to an HDHP plan (paired with an HSA), during my employer’s open enrollment.
Open enrollment is going on right …

CPT Codes: Why you NEED to know what they are
Thu, 11/1/12 | 10 Comments
CPT Codes: Why you NEED to know what they are

“What is a CPT code?”
If you haven’t already, you’ll find yourself asking that question at one point or another when you’re hit with an unexpected medical bill. Particularly so if you have switched to an …

Get your Employer’s HDHP & HSA Bonus Incentives while you can
Wed, 06/6/12 | 11 Comments
Get your Employer’s HDHP & HSA Bonus Incentives while you can

Fresh off the heels of my health insurance mail order prescription savings finding, leading to $120 in annual savings on prescription drugs, my employer just contributed an additional $400 to my health savings account (HSA).
Why?
I …


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