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Does your health plan pass the BS test?

Walton Francis on what you should be looking for, and what to avoid, while navigating the open season. It could mean a lot. Take the advice and then do…

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A sign by a nearby road intersection advertises a First Choice Emergency Room, rear, Thursday, Aug. 18, 2016, in Richardson, Texas. Freestanding emergency centers have sprouted in recent years across the suburban landscape, taking root in affluent neighborhoods and directly challenging nearby medical clinics and hospitals.  (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

Health plan: How to avoid bankruptcy in 2020

Unexpected things happen, and if that means a major medical emergency and you don’t have the right FEHB plan, you could be in big-time trouble.

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In this Oct. 18, 2017 photo, the website is seen on a computer screen in Washington. Consumers are getting the word that taxpayer-subsidized health plans are widely available for next year for no monthly premium, and marketing companies say they’re starting to see an impact on sign-ups. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Sleepwalking through open season

Uncle Sam will spend a small fortune over the next couple of months making it easier for 2.8 million government workers to get the best health plan next…

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Sleepwalking through another open season

Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says the health insurance open season ends today at close of business, which is bad news if you don’t like comparison shopping, but good news if you found the perfect plan for you and yours at a good price.

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