How do private health funds work?

If you are confused about the private health care industry in Australia, you are definitely not alone. There is a lot of information to sort through, and it can be quite confusing for those who are weighing up their options with regards to health care and health insurance. However with a little bit of research,... Continue reading

Medicare-supplement plan f comparison

The number of people becoming aware about the various advantages of health insurance and opting for it is steadily increasing around the world. Residents of USA would be familiar with the term Medigap, an extra health insurance that can be bought from a private company to pay for health care costs not covered by Original Medicare,... Continue reading

Your Top Medical Insurance Questions Answered

We’re fortunate enough in the UK to have an excellent, and more importantly, free way to receive our medical treatment, thanks to the steadfastness of our beloved National Health Service (NHS). From minor visits to the Accident & Emergency room with a broken thumb to life-saving open heart surgery, we’re covered. However, we also have... Continue reading

Expat Health Insurance in Europe

Health insurance is not only important for you when you live in your own country but it is also important when you plan for an extended trip to some other place for work, recreation or any other reason. In absence of health insurance if you fall sick in a new place then there are chances... Continue reading

EHIC. The European Health Insurance Card Explained

It’s been five years since the European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) was created and now more than a third of Europeans, some 180 million people have them. The EHIC replaced the old E111 form, which is now obsolete. So how does the EHIC work and how can it make your life easier? The European Health... Continue reading

What Health Insurance Can Do For You?

Many people are now considering health insurance as a necessity instead of the luxury it was once considered to be. It has become far more competitively priced and increasingly flexible in the type of cover available. You can buy insurance to cover all of your medical costs, or you can opt for a level of... Continue reading

Reclaiming control of the work-life balance

The global economy is in a constant state of flux. This means that people are sometimes searching months for jobs and because of the intense amount of competition, simply can’t find what they’re looking for. So if you do find a job, you might feel the pressure to do whatever it takes to keep it.... Continue reading

Personal Insurance: Why on earth do we need it?

When you come right down to it “Insurance” is probably the worst bet in life. Think about it. What is insurance? Life insurance is betting you are going to die which is a sure bet and better odds than you will ever get in a casino. It is also saying to everyone else “guess what?... Continue reading

Is Private Healthcare Worth The Cost?

Many in the US look longingly to countries like Canada, the UK and Australia where public healthcare is free without thinking about the downsides such a situation creates. While public healthcare is important to ensure all members of society can receive treatment for their ailments, such pressure creates systemic strain that means the overall quality... Continue reading