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6 Truths of Early Retirement

Just like any other matter in life, early retirement has its ups and downs. Here are some of the positives, and negatives, of early retirement. Continue reading

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Health Information for Independent Travelers

I’m never sick, and, completely discounting the fact that I’m now 75, it never occurred to me that I would need to have this information on hand. Continue reading

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Having Healthcare Needs Met Outside the U.S.

Should we fear receiving health care in foreign countries while traveling? Continue reading

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Identifying Knee Injuries

Hopefully, this article has made it a little easier for you to understand the different symptoms associated with knee injuries. Continue reading

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Domestic Medical Tourism

We had hoped to make ourselves more “known” to the uninsured population requiring surgery, but primarily wanted to expose the price-fixing arrangements between hospitals and insurance groups. The first thing that happened, however, shocked us. Canadians started calling. And then flying to Oklahoma City for their surgery. Continue reading

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Don’s Personal Medical Tourism Experience

When I went to settle up my bill at the cashier’s, rather than be charged more for this second appointment, I was given a refund of $70, bringing the total cost of the MRI, consults, CD, report and insurance documentation to $470. Continue reading

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Buying Medical Care vs. Buying Medical Insurance

You can tell those “billions in profits” and “catastrophic expense” guys that you won’t be buying their products any more. You have a better plan. Continue reading

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Comments on Going Naked; Health Insurance

What about a catastrophic illness like MS or cancer? I would think that even at the reduced costs overseas something like that would have the potential to wipe out your nest egg, no? Continue reading

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Horrendous and Frightening Healthcare Costs in NYC

Yesterday I got two notices from my insurance company for the blood tests performed. The total submitted to them by the lab was just a few dollars short of US $10,000.00. Yes, you read that right. $10,000.00 for blood tests. Continue reading

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Cancer Treatment in Guatemala

Just say the word Cancer, and all sorts of emotions arise. Guatemala is proud to offer three Cancer Treatment Centers and top-notch oncologists, each with a separate focus, that are able to work in conjunction as a team, together with the surgeons, to impact the patient’s treatment plan toward a successful recovery. Continue reading

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