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Does Health Insurance Cover Mental Health Treatment?

As reported on HealthCare.gov, mental health and substance abuse services are covered as essential benefits under all Marketplace plans. These plans are required to provide “parity” protections between medical and surgical benefits and mental health and substance abuse benefits. What this means, generally, is that the limits cannot be more restrictive for one than the other. This parity applies to: Financial limits, such as copayments,...

Is Taking The Accelerated Death Benefit Worth It?

Accelerated death benefits are a relatively new option with life insurance policies. To qualify for these benefits, you must be terminally ill or chronically ill in some cases. For policyholders with severe health conditions, it may be worth it to take advantage of this option. How Do Accelerated Death Benefits Work? When you take accelerated death benefits, you get a portion of the benefits from...

Common Benefits Of Commercial Property Insurance

Owning commercial property carries significant risks, which is one reason many businesses elect to lease rather than own. Fire, theft, and natural disasters such as tornadoes and hurricanes can have a heavy financial impact. Commercial property insurance is designed to help mitigate the risk of owning commercial property. What Types Of Protection Does Commercial Property Insurance Provide? When a commercial property is leased or rented,...

Will My Auto Insurance Cover Me If I Drive Across The U.S. Border?

Your personal auto insurance policy provides protection against liability, bodily injury, and property damage in case you are involved in an accident in the U.S. But what happens if your travels take you into Canada, Mexico, or beyond? Are you still covered once you cross the U.S. border? The answer depends on which country you are driving to. Yes, if your trip is to Canada....

Foods That Seem Healthy But Aren’t

Advertising can be misleading. Many foods on the shelves today bear labels designed to make them appear to be a good choice for a healthy diet. These labels may contain words such as, “non-GMO, gluten-free, fat-free, all-natural, low-fat, or sugar-free.” Although the labeling may be accurate, that does not necessarily mean the food is genuinely good for you. The following are some foods many people...