A Provider's Point of View: Healthshare Patients Are Welcome!

Liberty HealthShare is not insurance and as a healthsharing ministry, our members have the freedom to care for their health in a special way and share medical expenses with their fellow members. At the core of our healthsharing community is our collective resources, called SharePower. Each month, our members voluntarily contribute a monthly share to help other members in need. Combined, the funds shared are powerful. In 2020 alone, more than $347 million in medical expenses were shared among members. Protecting our shared resources ensures that we are here for each other now and in the future. Here are a few ways to help you steward the resources of our community.

March 15th, 2021

Advantages of a Health-Conscious Community

Our ability to share one another's medical expenses is dependent on the overall health of our community. When you choose to partake in healthy lifestyle habits, you contribute to our healthsharing community and support your fellow members by protecting our SharePower. Everyone's actions impact the ministry and our collective resources and we commit to caring for our health responsibly, and this decision supports our core values of stewarding our resources. By properly caring for ourselves, we can better care for our lives, families, and our healthsharing community.

March 15th, 2021

Employee Spotlight: Meet Christine

For the month of February, we are excited to introduce you to our Intake Specialist and Trainer, Christine H. Christine joined the Liberty family over three years ago, and she enjoys “being able to help so many families across the United States learn who we are and what we do.” Like many of our staff, Christine is passionate about our community and finds joy in supporting our members throughout varying stages of their healthsharing journeys.

March 15th, 2021

HealthSharing: Protecting Our Community SharePower

Liberty HealthShare is not insurance and as a healthsharing ministry, our members have the freedom to care for their health in a special way and share medical expenses with their fellow members. At the core of our healthsharing community is our collective resources, called SharePower. Each month, our members voluntarily contribute a monthly share to help other members in need. Combined, the funds shared are powerful. In 2020 alone, more than $347 million in medical expenses were shared among members. Protecting our shared resources ensures that we are here for each other now and in the future. Here are a few ways to help you steward the resources of our community.

March 15th, 2021

Liberty HealthShare's Video Library

Understanding Liberty HealthShare’s unique processes is an important art of being a good healthsharing member. To help support our members in learning and receiving the most value from their membership, we have created helpful instructional videos. These videos will help you better navigate your healthsharing membership. They include the explanation of various Liberty HealthShare processes and tutorials for essential functions, such as using ShareBox or properly submitting medical expenses. You can find the videos below in your ShareBox:

March 15th, 2021

May You Know Christ Is Risen This Easter

The Easter story is one of hope and new life. It is a call to those who will listen and His invitation is for all. We are invited to come out of the bondage of our own self-focus and come into the glorious freedom of our Lord Jesus Christ. This Easter, may you know that Christ is risen! He is risen indeed!

March 15th, 2021

Use This Helpful Resource to Communicate With Your Provider

Communicating with your providers is one of the best ways to ensure you have a smooth healthsharing experience. To help, we have created a tool for you to use to talk with your provider and explain your healthsharing program works and what it means to be a member of a sharing community.

February 16th, 2021

A Valentine's Message to Share With Others

All of us want to be loved. It is at the core of who we are as human beings. We crave knowing that someone loves us and cares enough about us to show it. For some, the month of February is a time to celebrate love. Jesus loves you! It is profound. It is true. It is for you.

February 12th, 2021

Before You Schedule a Surgery or Procedure

Has your provider told you that you need surgery? Here’s what you can do to help make sure your surgery process at Liberty HealthShare is seamless for you and your sharing community.

February 12th, 2021

Care For Your Health Every Month

It can be challenging to stick to a healthy diet in the cold month of February, so we put together these healthy diet tips to help keep you out of hibernation mode and on track towards your health goals.

February 12th, 2021

Employee Spotlight: Meet Rachel!

For the month of February, we are excited to introduce you to Rachel M., who has been a part of our Liberty family for over a year. We are so thankful to have her on staff. She said she appreciates “opportunities for growth and advancement” explaining that Liberty HealthShare is always finding new ways to help our members and their employees.

February 12th, 2021

Member Tip: Anne D.

Our members have the unique opportunity to support one another by sharing their personal experiences and advice on how to best use utilize their healthsharing membership and protect their shared collective resources. This month we are featuring Liberty HealthShare member, Anne D., who often helps other members by sharing useful member tips and information.

February 12th, 2021

Membership Resources for Expectant Parents

Adding a little one to your family can be a very exciting time, but trying to figure out how to best utilize your healthsharing membership can feel a bit overwhelming at times. We have created a useful Maternity Guide for expectant families and a Facebook group for expectant parents to join.

February 12th, 2021

Your Liberty HealthShare Member ID Card

Your Liberty HealthShare Membership ID card is a tool to identify you as an active member of a healthsharing community. Here's how you can use and access your Member ID Card for use within your healthsharing membership.

February 12th, 2021

2020 Tax Information for Healthcare Sharing Members

As a member of a healthcare sharing ministry, please keep the below information in mind when filing your taxes this year.

January 14th, 2021

2020 Year in Review: Liberty HealthShare

As we enter the New Year, we are reflecting on the improvements we made together in spite of the challenges we faced together.

January 14th, 2021

2021 Sharing Guidelines Changes

Every year we review and assess our Sharing Guidelines to ensure we are helping our community to conserve our shared resources and make necessary changes to meet the needs of our member community. This year, Liberty HealthShare has determined that the following guideline changes (please see our Sharing Guidelines for the full version) will help our members steward their health and enjoy the option of healthsharing.

January 14th, 2021

Employee Spotlight: Meet Danielle H.

Every month we share a story about one of the many great people that we have here at Liberty HealthShare. For the month of January, we are excited to introduce you to Danielle H., who has works in our Provider Relations Department as a Member Facilitator. She enjoys working with our members and finds it very rewarding to be able to listen to their stories and offer encouragement.

January 14th, 2021

Goal Setting Tips for the New Year

Like many others, you may be considering setting new goals for 2021. While new goals at the beginning of the year can motivate you, you can also easily lose momentum if the goals you set don’t continue to motivate you past February. Here are a few ideas for setting goals in the New Year.

January 14th, 2021

Navigating Medicare and Your Liberty HealthShare Membership

If you will soon meet or have already met the requirements for Medicare, it is important to know how Medicare enrollment works with your Liberty HealthShare membership. Here’s how healthsharing at Liberty HealthShare works for Medicare members.

January 14th, 2021

ShareBox Updates Coming Soon

ShareBox is your most valuable tool as a member and we are always looking for ways to improve the member experience. We will be making some improvements to ShareBox in the coming weeks and these updates will affect two areas within the Medical Expense tab in ShareBox.

January 14th, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccine Q&A With Peter Pitts

Liberty HealthShare offered members access to a virtual webinar, “COVID-19 Vaccine Q&A,” with health expert and former FDA commissioner, Peter Pitts. Peter answered questions from our members regarding treatments, vaccine development and safety, distribution and more! Read his answers and watch the webinar replay here.

December 17th, 2020

Healthy Christmas Cookie Recipes

During the Christmas season, you can rejoice in the holiday spirit and enjoy long-awaited Christmas desserts while also remembering to take care of yourself.

December 17th, 2020

Liberty HealthShare and Maternity

If you are expecting, we have efficient processes in place to help you smoothly transition throughout your pregnancy and post-pregnancy journey to provide the best care for you and your growing family. In this article, we offer answers to some of our frequently asked questions regarding maternity and how it relates to our current Sharing Guidelines at Liberty HealthShare.

December 17th, 2020

Sharebox Is Your Most Important Membership Tool

ShareBox is our members most important membership tool and where you will submit your eligible medical expenses and receive important information related to your Liberty membership and healthsharing community. Let's take a look inside ShareBox.

November 17th, 2020

The Decision-Making Process of Pricing Share Amounts

Liberty HealthShare founder, Dale Bellis, and former FDA commissioner, Peter Pitts, discuss the pricing of healthsharing programs and the decision making process behind share amounts.

September 16th, 2020

HealthTrac Coordinator, Cindy Hawkins, Answers Your Questions About HealthTrac

Cindy Hawkins, our HealthTrac Coordinator, answers the common questions that members have about Liberty's HealthTrac program.

September 16th, 2020

CPT & Diagnosis Codes and Your Liberty HealthShare Membership

As empowered, educated healthcare consumers, our members often ask questions to better understand how our healthsharing process works and what it means to be a good healthsharing member. In this post we answer why we require diagnosis codes with expense submission.

August 19th, 2020

Hand Sanitizer Safety

Peter Pitts, Former Associate Commissioner of the FDA and Liberty HealthShare Advisory Board member, explained why the FDA has recalled some hand sanitizers, what to look for and what questions to ask if you’re using hand sanitizer.

August 18th, 2020

How to Submit a Bill Video

Knowing how to correctly submit a bill in your ShareBox is integral in efficiently facilitating the sharing of your eligible expenses through your healthsharing community. This video will help you walk through each step of submitting an expense.

August 18th, 2020

How to Submit a Bill Video

Knowing how to correctly submit a bill in your ShareBox is integral in efficiently facilitating the sharing of your eligible expenses through your healthsharing community. This video will help you walk through each step of submitting an expense.

August 18th, 2020

Understanding What Your EOS Means for Your HealthSharing Membership

The EOS is a helpful and informative document that aids you in better understanding your medical expense and how your community has supported you.

August 18th, 2020

What You Need to Know About Pre-existing Conditions and Your Healthsharing Membership

If you or one of your family members has a pre-existing condition, it is important to understand what this means as a Liberty HealthShare member and how it effects your shareable medical expenses.

August 18th, 2020

Good Stewardship of Medical Costs Protects HealthSharing Members

Liberty HealthShare members agree to be good stewards of their health and medical expenses to help to reduce costs for our entire community.

July 15th, 2020

Helping You Understand Your AUA

One healthsharing term you should be familiar with is your AUA, or Annual Unshared Amount. If you’ve never heard of this before, that’s okay! We’re here to help you understand it.

July 15th, 2020

Tips for New HealthSharing Members

Becoming a member of the Liberty HealthShare community is an exciting new journey! We offer a few tips to help our new healthsharing members get started and be involved.

July 15th, 2020

How to Submit a Medical Bill for Sharing

Submitting a bill to Liberty HealthShare is a simple process, with only a few steps. Let's walk through each one, together.

August 8th, 2019

Understanding Renewal Fees

We often receive questions from our members about the purpose of annual renewal fees. Without understanding the context of this yearly addition, many members contact us feeling confused and frustrated by the extra dollars added to their monthly share amount. There is no need for alarm, and we hope to equip members with the info they need to be savvy consumers both within the Liberty community and the greater context of medical health.

July 6th, 2018

Membership With Dependents

Liberty HealthShare memberships take all shapes and sizes. Some members are enrolled as a single, some as a couple, and some as family units. What constitutes these various types of enrollments is fairly easy to understand, however, it gets a little more complicated with dependent children, especially as they approach legal adulthood.

October 26th, 2017

Medicare And Liberty Membership

If you meet or will soon meet the requirements for Medicare, you might be curious as to how Medicare enrollment will impact your membership with Liberty HealthShare. Since Liberty HealthShare is not insurance, you might wonder how, or even if, we share medical costs with members who are also enrolled in Medicare.

October 19th, 2017

Open Enrollment Is Here. Refer-A-Friend Today!

It's the most magical time of year. Pumpkin-spice lattes are back, and that can only mean one thing: Open Enrollment is here. Okay, those two things aren't actually linked in any way, but they do both characterize the autumn months in the United States.

October 6th, 2017

How Do We Define Pre-Existing Conditions?

In the Health & Wellness Department, we are asked, “What is considered a pre-existing condition?” several times a day by both members and providers. The review and management of pre-existing conditions make up a large part of our work, so one of my goals is ensuring that our members have a good understanding of how we address these particular circumstances.

September 6th, 2017

Questions New Members Are Asking

Every year during open enrollment, Liberty HealthShare experiences even greater and faster growth than normal. Although we are not bound by this enrollment season, many Americans choose to join us at that time. This year was no exception to the rule, so we know a good number of you are new or relatively new members. If you are just joining us, no doubt you have some questions about the way membership works, how sharing is accomplished, and other concepts related to Liberty HealthShare.

March 3rd, 2017

When We Talk About Healthsharing

Throughout the course of your enrollment and membership in Liberty HealthShare, you have likely noticed that we use terminology that is specific to our organization and work. There are several reasons we choose to communicate in the way we do.

January 11th, 2017

Refer A Friend Today!

At Liberty HealthShare, our goal is for our members to have an experience they want to share with others. That’s why it is so rewarding for us when we find out a new enrollee has been referred to us by a friend or family member. Knowing your experience as a Liberty HealthShare member has led you to tell others about us confirms our hard work is having an impact.

October 7th, 2016

SavNet For Liberty Members

Prescription Drug Program available in all 50 states Health Savings Discount Program not available in AK, UT, VT, WA. Managing prescriptions can be confusing and costly, and we know this is a concern for our members. In an effort to make the process more price-transparent and easy to understand, we are proud to welcome SavNet Health Savings program to the Liberty HealthShare family. SavNet will save members 15% to 50% off prescription medication, as well as offering discounted dental, chiropractic and alternative medicine, vision, and hearing services.

August 26th, 2016

New Member Info And FAQs

With the addition of thousands of new members in 2016, we here at Liberty want to ensure you are well informed as to how healthcare sharing works - and will work for you!

March 1st, 2016

Refer a Friend and get Rewarded

One of the most rewarding things we learned in September’s member survey was that 30% of our members were referred by a friend or family member. We work every day to serve our members, so this was great news to us. Knowing you are so satisfied with your membership that you will refer people to Liberty HealthShare confirms we are on the right track.

November 4th, 2015

How To Discuss Liberty HealthShare With Your Doctor

Presenting your Liberty HealthShare card to your doctor or hospital. One of the best things about being a member of Liberty HealthShare is that you can visit any doctor and any hospital you choose! With Liberty HealthShare, if you like your doctor, you can keep your doctor! Our call center often gets questions from new and potential members about how to discuss Liberty HealthShare when seeing the doctor. We're here to help you through that process.

March 4th, 2015