Indiana Resident Loves Liberty HealthShare!

After working for 30 years in communication electronics, the military, and freight railroading, Indiana resident Larry Jones was fed up with the high cost of traditional healthcare. Between the copays, coinsurance, deductibles, and limited provider choices, he sought something better and more affordable.

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May Is Celiac Disease Awareness Month - Healthy Tips from sue

Celiac disease (also known as celiac sprue) is an autoimmune disorder in which the ingestion of gluten leads to damage of the small intestine. Gluten is a protein found in wheat, rye, and barley, which attacks the villi (small fingerlike projections that line the small intestine). When the villi are damaged, nutrients cannot be absorbed properly.

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An Update On Aiden Corlew

An Inspiring Little Boy Thrives In Difficult Circumstances

Many of our members are familiar with Aiden Corlew and have contributed to our "Help Save Aiden" Campaign. Recent progress reports have been good, and we want to share the news with you.

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Preventative Care

The shape of healthcare is changing with the Affordable Care Act (ACA) legislation, and one of the main elements about which many Americans are excited is the inclusion of free preventative care in all health insurance under the ACA. This type of preventative care covers an annual physical and other basic tests and screenings that can help identify health problems early on potentially preventing more serious health conditions from developing.

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Allergies - Healthy Tips from Sue

Spring is here and with it comes many delights: warmer weather, longer days, and blossoming trees. Unfortunately, these seasonal changes aren't welcomed by everyone. For many of us, they are eclipsed by the itchy eyes, sneezing, and congestion of hay fever and other spring allergies.

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A Happy Ending After A Nasty Fall

When Peggy Sofran first heard of Liberty HealthShare, she was unsure how it would work. However, following an incident that left her with a fractured shoulder, Sofran was grateful she had become a member. 

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What Makes Medical Cost Sharing Different

As the Affordable Care Act (ACA) has mandated that all individuals have some sort of health plan, interest in different types of options has increased. Liberty HealthShare is not health insurance, but it is medical cost sharing. This type of healthcare is allowable under the ACA. However, there are some things you should understand about how medical cost sharing is different from traditional healthcare options.

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Reducing Medical Costs

In the medical world, it seems like costs are always rising. However, there are a few key situations in which costs have actually dropped for individuals. One of these is in the case of members of medical cost sharing ministries, which are allowable under the Affordable Care Act. Liberty HealthShare members actually saw their monthly share amount drop by $50 from 2013 to 2014.

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Liberty HealthShare Member Beliefs

Liberty HealthShare's predecessor and parent ministry is a faith-based group that began in 1988 as a group of Christians who shared end-of-life medical and funeral expenses. Since then, the group has expanded to include a wide range of eligible medical expenses, ultimately becoming Liberty HealthShare. We are not health insurance, but rather we make it possible for individuals to share in one another's eligible medical expenses. This is allowable under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), and for that reason, it has grown rapidly in recent years.

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Heart Disease And Cold Weather - Healthy Tips From Sue

Thank you all for the many suggestions I received for upcoming articles of interest. For March, I chose to 

address heart disease and cold weather.

It is very important to know how cold weather affects your heart, especially if you have cardiovascular disease. People with heart conditions should avoid outdoor exertion, like shoveling snow and walking through heavy wet snow.

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