Starting in 2014, the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare, requires carriers to offer new categories of health insurance plans.
No two people are the same and neither are their healthcare needs. Learn about benefits and coverage options and how to choose an insurance plan.
The open enrollment period for 2014 plans is October 1, 2013 through March 31, 2014.
Coverage for plans enrolled in before December 31, 2013 should begin on January 1, 2014. For those enrolling after December 31, 2013, coverage will begin the month following enrollment.
Starting in 2014, insurers can no longer reject you based on Pre-Existing Medical Conditions.
HealthPocket found that most Medicare drug plan formularies covered the top 10 drugs but many of these drugs came with high out-of-pocket costs.
HealthPocket looked at premiums and out-of-pocket limits for highly rated Medicare Advantage plans and compared them to all plans. Our findings can help consumers identify how cost and quality interact.
HealthPocket compared 2014 Medicare Advantage plan data between rural and non-rural residents and found a more challenging situation in rural areas.
With the annual enrollment period for Medicare’s drug plans coming to a close, I decided to examine the drug plans’ coverage of the top 10 drugs in the U.S. (as ranked by dollar sales in Q3 2013). Happily I discovered that the top 10 drugs were covered by the majority of the formularies for the […]
With Thanksgiving approaching, I thought I’d share a few things in the healthcare market for which I am thankful: Every year more healthcare data is made public and this liberation of data, in turn, encourages more entrepreneurs and visionaries to develop innovative technology to benefit consumer health People across the ideological and political spectrum are […]