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Amputee Life — Prosthetic Insurance

Home Hospital Model Helps People Heal Faster

Posted by Bryan Potok, CPO on

Being treated at home—not at a traditional hospital—is proving to be a viable option. A recent study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine found that patients treated at home tend to get better faster and even save money compared to those who check into a hospital.

A study found that being treated at home helps patients heal faster.

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Health Insurance 101: Deductibles

Posted by Bryan Potok, CPO on

Health insurance lingo can easily confuse and even intimidate anyone, especially first-time health insurance buyers, who are trying to understand how it works. Since we already talked about copay and coinsurance, we’ll examine “deductibles,” what they are and how they work.

A guide on health insurance deductibles.

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Health Insurance 101: The Difference Between Copay and Coinsurance

Posted by Bryan Potok, CPO on

Choosing a health plan can be challenging enough on its own, considering that you need to project as accurately as possible how much healthcare you’ll be needing the following year. Add to that other health insurance-related financial responsibilities such as copay and coinsurance, and choosing a plan may not be as straightforward as it should be.

Know the difference between copay and coinsurance in your health plan.

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How to Choose the Right Healthcare Plan for You

Posted by Bryan Potok, CPO on

Choosing a healthcare plan can be stressful. You do not only have to worry about whether you’d have enough healthcare coverage for the year, but you also need to consider if you can afford the co-pays, monthly premiums, and annual deductibles. And if you’re a prosthetic user, you also need to take your rehabilitative services and prosthetic devices into consideration.

Tips on choosing the right healthcare plan for you.

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Why Your Friends (and Facebook) Can Never Replace Therapy

Posted by Bryan Potok, CPO on

Despite the increased awareness, seeking help from a therapist still carries a public stigma, which is why people who need professional help choose to turn to friends, family, and even social media. If you think you can benefit from professional help, yet hesitate to see a professional, take the time to understand what's holding you back. 

When experiencing depression related to an amputation seeking help from a professional is preferable.

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