Allied health professionals include occupational therapists, physical therapists, speech-language pathologists, psychologists and other health care professionals who are not physicians, nurses, dentists or pharmacists. Depending on how broad the definition being used, allied health professionals could also include scores of other professionals, including athletic trainers, dietitians or mammographers.
A variety of factors affect what an insurance company will cover, but if an employer is small and does not have enough budget to spend on benefits, then the workers’ premiums and deductibles might be higher. While doctors and patients may express dissatisfaction about insurance companies not covering certain things, in reality, insurance companies will […]
Insurance companies are regulated differently. Large insurance companies are self-funded, so they are regulated by federal laws. Individual or small group policies are regulated by the states; it is the states that will set up exchanges where uninsured Americans will be able to purchase health care coverage starting in 2014, under the Affordable Care Act […]