Category Archives: General Health and Life insurance

Retiring Early + Facing a Coverage Gap? Health Insurance for Age 62 to 65

Retirement knows no official age – at least not generally speaking. In terms of benefits, however, there are some parameters: 62 is the age at which you can start receiving Social Security retirement benefits (the amount is reduced until you … Continue reading

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Obamacare premiums are going to go up in 2019. Here’s what you should know.

Obamacare premiums will continue to rise next year, based on early rate filings from health insurers across the nation, at least before you account for the law’s financial assistance. The initial 2019 rate increases, compiled by the Kaiser Family Foundation, … Continue reading

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HSAs: Little Understood, But Here To Stay

Back in December 2003—well before there was an Affordable Care Act, let alone talk of repeal and replace—then-President George W. Bush created health savings accounts (HSAs). Still scarcely understood, HSAs have nonetheless grown in popularity. According to the Devenir Group, … Continue reading

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Healthiest You 24×7 Doctors and Wellness Service. Connect via of your smartphone

Healthiest You is the only service that let’s you talk to real doctors 24×7 for diagnosis and treatment via phone, video or chat. It goes even further by combining it with personalized wellness coaching and prescriptions savings engine. All for … Continue reading

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Trump signs executive order to relax health insurance rules

President Donald Trump signed an executive order Thursday morning aiming to give consumers access to cheaper, skimpier health plans. But health policy experts say the plan could drive up premiums and make coverage less available for some. Source: Trump signs … Continue reading

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The American Health Care Act, as Compared to the Affordable Care Act [Infographic]

As the Senate gets ready to consider the American Health Care Act, refresh your memory on how the bill is different from the Affordable Care Act. See what would change and what would stay the same. Use Zane Benefits info-graphic … Continue reading

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Oregon begins review of 2018 proposed health insurance rates

Salem, OR—Oregonians can now see proposed rates for 2018 individual and small employer health insurance plans. Health insurance companies submitted rate requests to the Department of Consumer and Business Services, Division of Financial Regulation on May 15. The division must … Continue reading

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The Bipartisan ‘Single Payer’ Solution: Medicare Advantage Premium Support For All

The Bipartisan ‘Single Payer’ Solution: Medicare Advantage Premium Support For All | At the intersection of health, health care, and policy. Source: The Bipartisan ‘Single Payer’ Solution: Medicare Advantage Premium Support For All

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Immunizations Covered by ACA Health Insurance

Many immunizations for infants, children and adults are covered free by Obamacare health insurance plans. Immunizations are among the preventive services included in ACA essential health benefits . Source: Immunizations Covered by ACA Health Insurance

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Why you should max out an HSA account

Apart from an employer-sponsored 401(k) plan, a health savings account is a good savings vehicle that high-income workers can use to save for retirement, according to this article on Forbes. An HSA offers triple tax benefits—tax-deductible contributions, tax-exempt growth on … Continue reading

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