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.
Available health insurance plans will vary from state to state.
Find your state to compare plans online and find the right plan for you and your family.
Our latest research on health insurance and healthcare cost topics important to consumers:
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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 […]Read More »