Health insurance premium and deductible amounts—they’re the numbers you probably look at first when shopping for coverage. What will you pay each month? How much will you pay out of pocket before your benefits fully take effect?
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Welcome to Health Insurance Deductible 101. It’s time to get to know one of your health plan’s key components and better understand how health insurance works.
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High-deductible health plans (HDHPs) may be commonplace these days, but it would seem their popularity continues to trend upward as do their general deductible amounts. This reality not only impacts those with individual health plans, it also affects those with job-based coverage.
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Soak up the sun! What a healthy glow! You look tanned and relaxed! Society tends to value a sun-kissed look, but that look can come with some serious risks. Most skin cancers are a direct result of exposures to UV rays in sunlight and artificial sources.
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Suddenly uninsured? If you think you’re eligible for a special enrollment period (SEP) for health insurance, be ready to prove it. New regulations effective June 23, 2017, require 100 percent of consumers seeking an SEP in states served by the HealthCare.gov platform to provide pre-enrollment verification. Previously, about half of consumers requesting an SEP were required to do so.
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Health insurance deductibles tend to be something we think little about until medical bills start showing up. At that point, even those who find their monthly premium payments somewhat manageable may feel financially strained as they pay for healthcare fully out of pocket until they meet their plan deductible.
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Open enrollment for 2018 individual health insurance plans may not begin until November 1, 2017, but insurers need to file premium rates for Obamacare exchange plans by June 21. But under what context are they filing them: a continuation of Obamacare or something else?
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