Continue Reading: What Happens If I Miss a Health Insurance Premium Payment?
Cancer, major organ failure, paralysis; it’s difficult for anyone to imagine being diagnosed with one of these serious conditions—conditions for which many critical illness plans include benefits.
Continue Reading: Put Some Heart Into Your Health Benefits
You committed to your 2017 health insurance plan before open enrollment ended on January 31. It seemed like a good match. But then, something happened. Maybe your healthcare needs or financial situation changed. Or, perhaps you are dissatisfied with your chosen coverage or insurer. What can you do if you start having second thoughts about your ACA (i.e., Obamacare) plan?
Continue Reading: I Want to Break Up with My Health Insurance
By a party-line vote of 52-47, the Senate on Friday morning confirmed Rep. Tom Price as chief of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. As HHS secretary, Price will play a key role in the Republican-driven repeal of the Affordable Care Act (i.e., Obamacare).
Continue Reading: Steering Toward Repeal with Price at the Helm
The situation: You bought an individual health insurance plan on January 30, the day before 2017 open enrollment ended. That means you have coverage starting March 1, but you don’t have it now. You have no benefits to help with unexpected medical bills.
Continue Reading: Waiting it Out
In 2017, the Affordable Care Act’s individual shared responsibility provision entered its fourth year of enforcement. Commonly referred to as the individual mandate, the shared responsibility provision requires that most Americans to do one of the following:
Continue Reading: What is the 2017 Obamacare Penalty?
2017 open enrollment for individual health insurance plans ended on January 31. While in past years there have been deadline extensions, for the most part that is not the case this year. There are a few exceptions, and here is what we know:
Continue Reading: Has Obamacare Open Enrollment Been Extended?
2017 open enrollment ends today! It’s time to buy your health insurance plan for the year before it’s too late. Need a reason? We’ll give you nine to start.
Continue Reading: Obamacare Deadline Reminder: Open Enrollment Ends January 31
On his first day in office President Trump signed an executive order for the “prompt repeal of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.”  As news spread, many Americans experienced panic and confusion. With less than a week left in 2017 open enrollment (it concludes January 31), did this action mean the plan you already enrolled in was obsolete or that you could no longer enroll if you hadn’t already?
Continue Reading: Trump’s Executive Order on Obamacare