A Guide to Vision Insurance for Self-Employed Workers

iQuanti: Being self-employed has many perks, like making your own schedule, working remotely, and creating a work-life balance. Still, whether you’re a freelancer, gig economy worker, consultant, or sole proprietor of a business, you likely have to cover your own health insurance plan. That’s because you don’t have a company that can subsidize that insurance … Read more

What to Look for in a Vision Insurance Plan

iQuanti: Did you know that glasses and contact lenses aren’t typically covered by medical insurance, despite being an essential aspect of healthcare for many people? That’s why insurance companies offer optional vision insurance plans intended to help offset out-of-pocket costs for vision care. If you’re reviewing vision insurance options, it’s important to understand what to … Read more

College Prep Health: 6 Healthy Dorm Essentials

iQuanti: The new school year is underway for college and university students across the United States. But this year promises to be anything but normal due in large part to the ongoing pandemic. COVID-19 concerns remain top of mind for many college and university students, particularly those who are living in dorms. However, there are … Read more

Do You Need Insurance to Get an Eye Exam?

iQuanti: You don’t need insurance to get an eye exam, but you will have to pay out of pocket to cover the cost. However, certain types of medical insurance cover a portion of the cost of eye care exams and other vision treatments. There are also vision insurance policies that focus exclusively on eye care … Read more

The Essential Benefits to Look for in a New Job

iQuanti: You want a new job that offers fair compensation. But measuring compensation goes further than a job’s salary. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reports salaries and wages encompassed approximately 70% of total employer compensation costs for private industry workers as of March 2021. In addition, the BLS indicates worker benefits covered the … Read more

The Potential Impact of Expanding Medicare Coverage to Include Dental and Vision

iQuanti: Since Medicare’s inception in 1965, relatively few changes have been made. But a recently introduced Democratic bill is seeking to expand Medicare coverage by adding dental, hearing, and vision insurance to the existing benefits. Here’s what you need to know about how this change could affect enrollees. What Medicare Currently Covers Medicare has long … Read more

How Medicare Advantage Works With Special Needs Plans

iQuanti: When you become eligible for Medicare, you have options for how to receive your benefits. You can enroll in Original Medicare Part A and Part B, join a Part C Medicare Advantage plan, purchase a Medicare Supplement (Medigap) plan, and/or get prescription drug coverage from a Part D plan. Not only that, but there … Read more

How to Care for a Recent Tooth Extraction

iQuanti: Taking good care of your teeth is important for the health of your mouth and gums, as well as the rest of your body. But sometimes tooth decay, a tooth infection or overcrowding can mean teeth must be removed in order to maintain the health of your mouth. Tooth extraction, done by a dentist … Read more