Personal finance

How to switch health insurers if you're worried about cybersecurity, costs or claims

How to switch health insurers if you’re worried about cybersecurity, costs or claims

More than half of Australians have private health insurance. Around a quarter, or almost four million people, are members of Medibank – Australia’s largest health insurer and the company at the center of an ongoing cybersecurity breach. WATCH THE VIDEO ABOVE: How to protect yourself after a data breach. For more health and wellness news …

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How a '529 Solution' Can Give Gig Workers Health Care and Retirement Benefits and Boost the U.S. Economy

How a ‘529 Solution’ Can Give Gig Workers Health Care and Retirement Benefits and Boost the U.S. Economy

American workers are increasingly combining multiple sources of income, moving from job to job, building businesses, and seeking more independence and control over their time. Changes to worker benefits must keep pace to ensure that all workers can access the essential support benefits provided. The US benefits system is largely tied to the traditional employer-employee …

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New Medicare enrollment rules that eliminate coverage gaps take effect in 2023. Here's what you need to know

New Medicare enrollment rules that eliminate coverage gaps take effect in 2023. Here’s what you need to know

Marc Elihu Castillo Ramírez | iStock | Getty Images For some people, enrolling in Medicare did not translate into immediate coverage. That’s about to change: Starting next year, the current months-long delays in certain Medicare enrollment situations will be eliminated. In addition, potential beneficiaries who missed their registration when they were supposed to due to …

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