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Highest-rated health plan — five years in a row

Sharp Health Plan recognized for high-quality care and service

December 2019
San Diego-based Sharp Health Plan is the highest member-rated health plan — for the fifth year in a row!

6 tips to prevent catching the flu

Don’t forget to sign up for this during Open Enrollment

December 2019
Does your employer or health plan offer a health care flexible spending account (FSA) or a health savings account (HSA)? If you’re unsure, now’s the time to check.

Medicare Advantage benefits you might not know about

Medicare Advantage benefits you might not know about

October 2019
Original Medicare plans don’t cover everything. If you or a loved one are shopping around for a Medicare health plan, here are 5 reasons to consider Medicare Advantage.

Changes to health insurance in 2020

4 things you need to know about health insurance in 2020

October 2019
A new bill is reversing the federal rollback of key elements of the Affordable Care Act. Learn how financial assistance from the state will affect health insurance in 2020.

suicide prevention

Preventing suicide is everyone’s job

September 2019 — Suicide is a large public health problem in the United States. In the last two decades, suicide rates have risen in almost every state, with over half the country experiencing increases of 30% and higher. Now more than ever, everyone should know the warning signs of suicide.

National Immunization Awareness Month

You may not realize you need vaccines throughout your adult life

August 2019 — Most people have received the vaccines they needed as a child. But, the protection from some vaccines can wear off through adulthood. Here are three important reasons for adults to get vaccinated.

World Hepatitis Day is July 28

Hepatitis often shows no symptoms

July 2019 — Millions of Americans have hepatitis, but most don’t know it. In observance of World Hepatitis Day, educate yourself by learning the four most common ways hepatitis B and C can spread.