WPS Health Insurance Blog

American Heart Month is a good time to examine your heart health

Posted by Ryan Kanable Feb 14, 2018 9:47:00 AM

heart-month.jpgValentine’s Day is here. With so many hearts decorating stores, classrooms, and candy, you can’t help but think about them. Take some time to consider your heart and ways to improve your health this month and in months to come.

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Tips and tricks for new WPS customers

Posted by Wendy Hathaway Jan 30, 2018 10:00:00 AM

Welcome to WPS!

Shopping for health insurance can feel overwhelming. Now that you’ve chosen WPS Health Insurance for your coverage needs, we want to make you feel right at home by sharing some tips and tricks for getting the most out of your health plan.

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Tags: health insurance, Wellness

It doesn’t cost anything to be kind

Posted by Ryan Kanable Jan 22, 2018 9:49:00 AM

Everyone likes to receive a compliment, whether it’s for a new haircut, a dapper outfit, skills in listening, or a job well done. On Jan. 24, take advantage of the opportunity to participate in National Compliment Day by sharing congratulatory remarks with the people around you.

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Know your health insurance jargon

Posted by Ryan Kanable Jan 10, 2018 8:22:43 AM

stressed-out.jpgDo you know your copay from your coinsurance? How about the difference between your out-of-pocket limit and your deductible? There’s no doubt about it—health insurance is complicated. It has its own language and you can get lost if you aren’t aware of what the jargon means. Take some time to learn the lingo so you don’t panic when you have a question. Let’s walk through a few more common health insurance terms to help you understand your health coverage better.

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Health and wellness resolutions for the new year—WPS is here to help!

Posted by Wendy Hathaway Jan 3, 2018 8:36:42 AM

According to a recent Nielsen survey, some of the most common resolutions people set in the new year are about health and wellness.

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Six tips for staying sober this summer

Posted by Ryan Kanable Jul 25, 2017 11:02:00 AM

Today we feature a guest blog post from Trevor McDonald, a writer and recovering addict living in San Diego, CA, who offers his unique perspective on drug and alcohol addiction and the challenges faced by those who are trying to keep alcohol out of their lives this summer.

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Nobody likes a bully

Posted by Ryan Kanable Apr 13, 2017 11:03:00 AM

Bullying is an issue kids have had to deal with since … well, practically forever. Many times, it goes something like this:

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Over 50? Get to the doctor for colorectal cancer screenings

Posted by Ryan Kanable Apr 6, 2017 11:04:00 AM

Every year, about 140,000 Americans are diagnosed with colorectal cancer and more than 50,000 people die from it every year. Because more than 90% of these cancers occur in people age 50 and older, it is highly recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) that you get screened regularly once you hit age 50.

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Focus on healthier food choices during National Nutrition Month®

Posted by Ryan Kanable Mar 23, 2017 11:03:00 AM

Everyone knows they should eat healthy foods. There are a host of benefits to eating right: potential weight loss, having more energy, reducing the risk of certain health conditions, and more.

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Patient safety is your responsibility, but you’re not alone

Posted by Ryan Kanable Mar 9, 2017 10:48:00 AM

You trust your doctor, but accidents and mix-ups can happen. Did you know there’s an organization dedicated to creating a world where patients and those who care for them are free from harm?

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