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 compared the prevalence of additional vision, hearing, and dental benefits in 2013 and 2014 Medicare Advantage plans.
When combining all money spent on insurance premiums as well as out-of-pocket costs, Medicare Advantage was 19% less than Original Medicare with a prescription drug plan and 45%
HealthPocket analyzed subsidy eligibility for 18-34 year olds across 8 cities and found a subsidy gap where income eligibility for subsidies was 41% narrower than the maximum allowed by law.
Along with the rest of America, I would like end of the ACA’s Open Enrollment Period to turn our collective attention to matters other than the endless political fighting over healthcare reform. Sports, international trade practices, the appropriate use of the Oxford comma – anything. However, April is the cruelest month and the stories associated […]
HealthPocket released our latest InfoStat this morning. The topic was a comparison of the annual premium and out-of-pocket costs for the three main insurance coverage options facing people who become eligible for the Medicare program: Original Medicare Parts A & B + a stand-alone Medicare prescription drug plan Medigap Plan F + Original Medicare Parts A […]