The Good News Health Insurance Blog

Good News about Health Insurance? You Bet!

News today is too often dominated by conflict, catastrophe, and misery. And when people talk about my industry, health insurance, they often tell horror stories. But some people do actually have good, uplifting experiences with their health insurance. And I want to tell those stories through this blog.

I'd also love to hear and share YOUR positive healthcare experiences! Please email me at mike@strategicemployerplanning.com

When Accessing The Best-Of-The-Best Doctors Becomes Reality

After struggling with a severe level of pain and discomfort for many years due to a condition called spondylolisthesis, I was at the desperate stage of trying to find a solution with my back problems.  After visiting with various orthopedic surgeons, and requesting advice from friends and colleagues, I was recommended to a surgeon that …

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A Day At The Beach Ends With A Beautiful Sunset

A relaxing day at the beach, at the end of August, quickly turned into a nightmare when I ended up with a bad episode of vertigo. Unable to move, an ambulance arrived and brought me to the emergency room where the staff performed many different tests and procedures to rule out different possibilities. I can …

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Non-Profit Shows Employees It Cares

A health insurance carrier increased the premium it charged one of my non-profit clients—by a lot. (That seems to happen way too often…so aggravating!)  My client had a real dilemma. To avoid passing the higher premium on to employees, they’d have to increase co-pays and add a deductible for some benefits.  The client was concerned, …

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Insurance Carrier Helps Woman Who ‘Fell between the Cracks’

One of my clients went through an exciting merger with another company. But in the flurry of closing activities, there was confusion on the formal transition date. As a result, my client inadvertently ended its health plan 15 days before the merged company’s new plan kicked in. So the employees were temporarily without health insurance—they “fell between the cracks.” …

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