Category: Healthcare

How Much Should A Lipid Panel Cost?

We now know that many of us with private health insurance plans are entitled to a free cholesterol screening. The Affordable Care Act mandates it with no out-of-pocket costs if we meet certain criteria. But what if we don’t fit into that criteria or our insurance company decides we need to pay for one? If we aren’t high risk or under the age of 35, that just might happen. But how much should a lipid...

Preventive vs. Preventative Care – The Final Battle

Preventive care or Preventative care? Max OOP is far from a grammar king. I can barely construct a sentence without completely missing words or having extra words that aren’t even needed. It was one of my barriers to entry to this questionable blogging career. I probably regularly get judged for it in my corporate emails, but at least it has never come up on an annual performance review. But my grammar deficiencies are not enough...