Telemedicine – Saving Your Group Time and Money

A recent Employee Benefit News article, What is the actual cost of an employee’s doctor visit?, examined the known and many hidden costs of doctor visits – not only to the individual but to their employer. Depending on the visit type, amount of time spent away, provider used and other factors, … Read More

Tax Season – How to file as a member of The Health Co-Op

It’s that time of the year again – time to file your 2016 taxes! Whether you complete your taxes online or with paper, remember that, as Health Co-Op members, we are members of a faith-based health care solution, Samaritan Ministries, that satisfies the Individual Mandate within the Affordable Care Act … Read More

Sharing Burdens, Sharing Prayers

It isn’t uncommon for us to hear people explain why they cannot come over to a better way to health care through Health Care Sharing. They usually fear that something bad will happen to them or a loved one and the cost will be so high that their medical need … Read More

Self-Pay Power: the value of paying cash for medical treatment

It is no secret that paying cash for big-ticket items like a new car puts money back in your pocket, but what if the same could be said for your healthcare needs? Whether it’s time for your annual check up or you need to see a dentist, offering to pay … Read More

Helping The Church Do Ministry: The Church Network

Just after Independence Day this year, Andy Tharp and I had the wonderful blessing of participating as exhibitors at the annual meeting of The Church Network held at the Gaylord Texan in Grapevine, Texas. You may ask, what is The Church Network?  From the about page of their website comes … Read More