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Welcome to Month of Thanks 2014

“To improve the health and well-being of our customers and communities.”   We adopted that mission statement in 2014, and at first glance, it may seem odd that “health insurance” isn’t mentioned. But the words of our mission statement were very purposefully chosen, as...

Debunking 3 E-Cigarette Myths

Smoking is more than just a bad habit. It’s the number one preventable cause of death in the U.S., killing more people than HIV, illegal drugs, alcohol and traffic accidents combined. A recent trend we’re seeing with smokers trying to kick the habit is trading in...

How to Start a #HealthyConversation

Our health is intensely personal. Yet it doesn’t exist in a vacuum. Which is why having “healthy” conversations – the kind where you talk about your health – are so important.If you have a family history of heart disease, cancer or diabetes, you need a healthy...

Sticker Shock: The Impact of Hidden Medical Costs

Most consumers wouldn’t even think of shopping for a car, smartphone, appliances – you name it – without comparing prices and features online. So why do people shop for their health care this way? Comparing the price and quality of medical procedures, tests and...

5 Emergency Room Myths Busted

If you follow us on Facebook, you might have caught the recent conversation on our page about emergency room (ER) use. Folks felt strongly about this topic, and we had a ton of feedback on the subject. Here’s what we shared: “Half of ER visits aren’t emergencies,...

5 Tips to Jump Start Your Career in 2014

By now, many of us have vowed to do a number of things in 2014. You may have resolved to be healthier and save more money. Those are important goals for sure. But don’t let your career take a backseat. These five pointers will help you jump-start your career with...