Mike Valles has been writing about health insurance for about seven years. He enjoys conveying practical information that will help people find the health insurance solutions that meet the needs of the whole family. He also makes a point of explaining some of the complex aspects of this industry in a digestible fashion. As a freelance writer, he has written many articles about health insurance, and some eBooks as well – both in his own name and for clients. Mike is thrilled to join on to The Simple Dollar and make health insurance a little easier for all of us!

Mike's Articles

  • Understanding Health Insurance: A Rundown of Medicare’s Four Parts

    For More Articles on Health Insurance, Visit Our Health Insurance Resource Center. You don’t have to be sixty-five to know that Medicare tax and benefit structures have always been a maze. And now that Congress has finally agreed upon and mapped out a new and improved Medicare program, many people are finding themselves more turned …

  • Alternative Medicine and Your Health Insurance: How to Get More Out of Your Plan

    For More Articles on Health Insurance, Visit Our Health Insurance Resource Center. In recent years, the number of Americans that use alternative medicine has recorded steady growth. A 2007 survey by National Health Statistics Report found that four out of 10 respondents sought some form of non-traditional medical treatment. However, despite billions of dollars spent …

  • You’re Not Optionless If You’ve Been Denied Coverage: PCIP and High Risk Insurance Pools

    For More Articles on Health Insurance, Visit Our Health Insurance Resource Center. By the Census Bureau’s last count, forty-eight million Americans lacked health insurance. And as treatment costs rise, qualifying for affordable private coverage is only getting harder: Insurers are increasingly cutting costs by limiting or denying coverage to the higher-risk patients that need it …