No one wants to go to a holiday celebration and have to ask the hosts what ingredients are in every single food or drink offering.  On the other hand no one wants to spend the night in an Emergency Room because their asthma just kicked in and they cannot breathe.  Most major Medical Insurance policies will cover you for emergencies if you are out of network.  If you are visiting your Aunt Shelley in Boston but you live in Florida chances are your Medical Insurance will cover you for emergencies in Boston.  Having said that I am sure you don’t want to spend Christmas Eve in the ER.  Also, remember that if you end up in the emergency room your Medical Insurance deductible will apply towards the visit.

Allergy sufferers can prepare ahead of time to avoid holiday triggers that may cause allergies to flare up.  Staying healthy during the holidays will make you happy and your Medical Insurance carrier grateful.  From Health Day, “Food allergies are an issue because many traditional holiday foods contain such allergens as wheat, soy, dairy, and nuts, the experts pointed out in a news release from the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI).”

You should know that with Health Care Reform preve ntative benefits came your way with Medical Insurance you purchased after September 23, 2010.  As part of a well care visit, you are now entitled to a flu shot and pneumonia shot courtesy of your Medical Insurance provider.  It is much more cost effective for a Medical Insurance carrier to treat you before you become ill than it is for the Medical Insurance provider to treat you after you become ill.  Its common sense really.  The few dollars that the Medical Insurance provider pays for you to have a flu and pneumonia shot are a lot less than the thousands the Medical Insurance provider may have to pay if you need hospitalization.

Webmd has some pretty interesting information about asthma and the flu.  “People with lung problems, including people with symptoms of asthma, are at higher risk of respiratory problems associated with flu.  A flu vaccine is the best way to prevent the flu and subsequent respiratory problems associated with it and asthma.”  “More than 200,000 people are hospitalized, and about 3,000 to 49,000 people die every year, according to the CDC.”  Take advantage of your Medical Insurance benefits by getting a flu shot, especially if you have asthma or suffer with allergies.  After all, it’s one of the reasons why you pay your Medical Insurance premiums.

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No one wants to go to a holiday celebration and have to ask the hosts what ingredients are in every single food or drink offering. On the other hand no one wants to spend the night in an Emergency Room because their asthma just kicked in and they cannot breathe. Most major Medical Insurance policies will cover you for emergencies if you are out of network. If you are visiting your Aunt Shelley in Boston but you live in Florida chances are your Medical Insurance will cover you for emergencies in Boston. Having said that I am sure you don’t want to spend Christmas Eve in the ER. Also, remember that if you end up in the emergency room your Medical Insurance deductible will apply towards the visit.

Allergy sufferers can prepare ahead of time to avoid holiday triggers that may cause allergies to flare up. Staying healthy during the holidays will make you happy and your Medical Insurance carrier grateful. From Health Day, “Food allergies are an issue because many traditional holiday foods contain such allergens as wheat, soy, dairy, and nuts, the experts pointed out in a news release from the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI).”

You should know that with Health Care Reform preve ntative benefits came your way with Medical Insurance you purchased after September 23, 2010. As part of a well care visit, you are now entitled to a flu shot and pneumonia shot courtesy of your Medical Insurance provider. It is much more cost effective for a Medical Insurance carrier to treat you before you become ill than it is for the Medical Insurance provider to treat you after you become ill. Its common sense really. The few dollars that the Medical Insurance provider pays for you to have a flu and pneumonia shot are a lot less than the thousands the Medical Insurance provider may have to pay if you need hospitalization.

Webmd has some pretty interesting information about asthma and the flu. “People with lung problems, including people with symptoms of asthma, are at higher risk of respiratory problems associated with flu. A flu vaccine is the best way to prevent the flu and subsequent respiratory problems associated with it and asthma.” “More than 200,000 people are hospitalized, and about 3,000 to 49,000 people die every year, according to the CDC.” Take advantage of your Medical Insurance benefits by getting a flu shot, especially if you have asthma or suffer with allergies. After all, it’s one of the reasons why you pay your Medical Insurance premiums.
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