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What You Need to Know About Health Insurance

Many people don’t understand how health insurance works—and that’s understandable. Insurance plans can be very complicated and there are more than 1,000 plans in the marketplace. I’ll give you guidelines for choosing one that gives you the most valuable healthcare benefit: freedom of choice.

It can be difficult to wade through the huge amount of policy information that insurance companies provide, so some people skip the research and choose their plan based on only one thing: price. Buying into a plan based solely on the monthly premium is a critical mistake—if a serious illness or disability occurs, high out-of-pocket costs from insufficient coverage can send a family to financial ruin.

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Growing Opportunity for Dr. Nirav and Neha Shah Family Medical Mission

On October 6th, I returned from our most recent medical mission to the Dominican Republic. The medical missions are an outreach intended to bring the art and science of care practiced here at home, to the Bonao region in the central highlands of the Dominican Republic. By providing outstanding care, at no cost to the patients we are able to make a real difference in the lives of the people of Bonao.

The medical missions involve a medical team from Princeton Brain and Spine traveling to the Dominican Republic a few times a year to provide expert diagnostics and care to children in remote parts of the Republic. Our medical team consists of Dr. Shah, myself, and Dan Suarez, (president of Optec USA) who provides all of the back braces for the children free of charge.

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