International students have required upfront payment prior to emergency treatment in Queensland hospitals

International students recalled the frightening and stressful experience of being asked to pay hundreds of dollars upfront before treatment in the emergency departments of Queensland Public Hospitals. It has prompted advocates to call for a change in the hospital’s policy for billing students’ health insurance directly. the main points: International students are not eligible for … Read more

Key things to know if you’re looking to get a Medigap policy with Basic Medicare

Dragos Kondrea | iStock | Getty Images If you are signing up for MedicareYou’ve likely discovered that there are a lot of out-of-pocket costs that come with your coverage. for about 23% of the 65.1 million Medicare beneficiariesThe solution to cover these expenses is what is called a Medigap Plan. These policies, sold by private … Read more