Don't panic over preauthorization

Don’t Fall into a Preauthorization Panic

Using specialty drugs or having surgical procedures done without prior authorization from your insurance provider can get you into trouble. These are on the list of medical provisions that typically need preauthorization from your insurance. If preauthorization is not obtained by the hospital or your doctor’s office, there may be issues that result in being […]

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Preauthorization - so you don't get stuck with the bill

Preauthorization: 3 Things You Need to Know

Life changes at the drop of a hat. Typically, people cannot predict when they will need health insurance, but having insurance helps to ensure you and your family don’t have to burden all the costs for health care. There are a lot of details you need to be aware of when it comes to health […]

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Get the Facts About Vaccines

Myths seem to take on a life of their own on social media channels, and it’s sometimes hard to cut through the misconceptions with science-based facts. But vaccinations can be a matter of life and death, so it’s important to get the facts straight and get vaccinated. Myth: Infants have natural immunity, so there’s no rush […]

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4 Alternatives to Opioids for Pain Relief

The ongoing opioid epidemic across the country has many people worried about taking opioid medicines to alleviate pain. Opioids are effective at treating pain, whether it’s the result of a recent surgery or a condition that causes chronic pain. You might be wondering: If I have been prescribed an opioid painkiller, what can I use […]

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Understanding Delaware’s CHIP Insurance: The Delaware Healthy Children Program

Health insurance plays a crucial role in health. Having health insurance gives us better access to quality health care at a more affordable rate and preventive services that can help avoid health problems before they occur. For growing children, having the health benefits insurance provides is even more important. Research has found many benefits in […]

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How Diabetes is Affecting Delaware

Delaware was the first state, but we hold another distinction in which we should not take pride. We have the 14th-highest rate of adult diabetes in the U.S., according to the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF). Diabetes has been on a steady rise since the RWJF began tracking cases in 1990. Then, only 5.9 percent of our […]

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