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Share of Cost, Alternative to Dental Insurance

Friday, Aug. 16th 2019 7:44 AM

Other Alternatives

If you belong to a professional association, you might be eligible for a dental insurance or discount dental plan. Many associations partner with a PPO to provide their members with dental plans that offer very comprehensive insurance coverage at more affordable prices

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Share of Cost – End of Senior Penalty

Tuesday, Aug. 13th 2019 10:07 AM

Governor Newsom and our State Legislature have finalized the 2019-2020 budget and in it is much good news for our state’s older adults. One of the top wins is the end of the senior penalty in the Medi-Cal program; other wins include the expansion of many key programs serving and supporting older adults. This good news, on top of the executive order for creating a statewide Master Plan for Aging, marks a great start to this fiscal year and our new Governor’s term.

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SOC, What is Peptic Ulcer Disease

Saturday, Aug. 10th 2019 10:47 AM

Peptic Ulcer Disease: is when the lining of the stomach or small intestine has been damaged by a bacterial infection or by taking too much of certain medications, such as nonsteroidal anti infammatory drugs.

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SOC -Where to Buy Affordable Dental Plans

Tuesday, Aug. 6th 2019 5:41 AM

You can obtain quotes for more affordable dental insurance plans from companies online and through your local insurance agent or broker. Please keep in mind that there are many web sites who give the appearance of selling dental insurance but instead only offer a dental discount plan which is not insurance.

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SOC – Affordable Dental Plans – HMO

Thursday, Aug. 1st 2019 6:39 AM

Affordable dental insurance plans from an HMO have a limited pool of dentist to select, but it is a more affordable insurance plan. If you are self employed and looking for a more affordable dental plan, a discount dental plan may be an alternative.

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Affordable Dental Insurance Plans, Share of Cost

Sunday, Jul. 28th 2019 10:37 AM

According to the National Association of Dental Plans, approximately half of the U.S. population does not have an affordable dental plan. The cost for affordable dental insurance can vary. Therefore, it is important to understand all your options in obtaining the most affordable dental plan coverage.

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Share of Cost, ADHD

Wednesday, Jul. 24th 2019 10:20 AM

ADHD: Could maternal depression be the cause?

ADHD is growing in prevalence, however, we are still no nearer to understanding why ADHD occurs. New research asks whether maternal depression might be the key.

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Share of Cost, The Ten Causes of Epigastric Pain

Friday, Jul. 19th 2019 6:25 AM

Epigastric pain is a common sympton of an upset stomach, which may be due to long term gastrointestinal issues or just an occasional bout of indigestion Below is a list of the ten causes of Epigastric Pain

  • Indigestion
  • Acid Reflux/Gerd
  • Overeating
  • Drinking Alcohol
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Esophagitis or Gastritis
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Gallbladder Disorder
  • Pregnancy

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Share of Cost on Your Care Provider

Saturday, Jun. 22nd 2019 6:52 AM

There are limitations on the number of hours provided per task that your care provide can do. Such as, your care provider cannot spend more than six hours per month on domestic services or more than one hour per week shopping for food. If you can show that you need more time for a specific service, your county IHSS worker will see if additional hours can be authorized to meet your needs.

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Share of Cost Issues

Wednesday, Jun. 19th 2019 9:50 AM

Question: What can I do if I have a problem with my share of cost?

Reply: You can complain if you think that you have a problem with your share of cost:

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Share of Cost, How does stress make us ill?

Thursday, Oct. 25th 2018 6:00 AM

Psychological stress is a well-known risk factor for illness, but how exactly does it make us sick? A new study has provided some interesting insight.

Researchers help to explain how stress can make us sick. Researchers at Michigan State University in East Lansing have revealed how a protein known as corticotropin-releasing factor receptor subtype 1 (CRF1) responds to stress by sending signals to specific immune cells.

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Share of Cost, More on Medically Needy Program How it Works

Friday, Oct. 19th 2018 6:07 AM

You do not need to show that you actually paid the medical expenses to meet your spend-down. You just have to show proof that you incurred the expenses. States vary in what kind of expenses are allowed, but all states give credit for Medicare and other health insurance premiums.

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Share of Cost, About the Xiphoid Process

Wednesday, Oct. 17th 2018 6:40 AM
  • Pain in the xiphoid process is described as tightness in the lower sternum (breastbone).
  • Medically speaking, this pain is called xiphoid syndrome or xiphodynia.
  • The xiphoid process can typically heal itself of minor damage with little intervention.

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Share of Cost, What is Xiphoid Process

Monday, Oct. 15th 2018 6:00 AM

The xiphoid process is a small extension of bone just below the sternum. Discomfort in the xiphoid process can be painful as it can affect the lower ribcage, breastbone, and several major muscles located around the abdomen and diaphragm.

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Share of Cost, How Medically Needy Programs Work

Saturday, Oct. 13th 2018 11:00 AM

If you live in a state with a medically needy program, then you can use medical expenses you incur to reduce, or “spend down,” your income to qualify for Medicaid. States establish a spend-down period, during which they look at your income and expenses to see whether you qualify for coverage. You must re-qualify for Medicaid after each spend-down period. Spend-down periods range from one to six months.

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Share of Cost, Fear of Being Touched

Thursday, Oct. 11th 2018 6:00 AM

Haphephobia is an anxiety disorder characterized by a fear of being touched. Other names for haphephobia include chiraptophobia, aphenphosmphobia, and thixophobia. Being touched by strangers or without consent can make many people uncomfortable. However, if the fear is intense, appears even when touched by family or friends, and if it causes significant distress, it may be haphephobia.

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