Category Archives: Individual Health Insurance

In Grandma’s Stocking: An Apple Watch To Monitor Falls, Track Heart Rhythms

Rachel Bluth, Kaiser Health News For more than a decade, the latest Apple products have been the annual must-have holiday gift for the tech-savvy. That raises the question: Is the newest Apple Watch on your list — either to give … Continue reading

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Quick: What’s The Difference Between Medicare-For-All And Single-Payer?

Quick: What’s The Difference Between Medicare-For-All And Single-Payer? MODESTO, Calif. — Betsy Foster and Doug Dillon are devotees of Josh Harder. The Democratic upstart is attempting to topple Republican House incumbent Jeff Denham in this conflicted, semi-rural district that is … Continue reading

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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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Middle-Class Earners Weigh Love And Money To Curb Obamacare Premiums

Anne Cornwell considered two drastic strategies in her quest to get affordable health insurance premiums last year for herself and her retired husband. One was divorce. Another was taking a 30 percent pay cut. She chose the latter. That maneuver … Continue reading

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5 Things To Know About ACA At Year 5

  Here are five important factors to keep in mind if you plan to sign up for 2018 coverage under the Affordable Care Act. 1. The health law has NOT been repealed. Despite the efforts of President Donald Trump and … Continue reading

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Past-Due Premiums, Missing Tax Forms May Hamstring Marketplace Customers

  The 2018 annual open-enrollment period for coverage on the health insurance marketplaces starts Wednesday. But if you don’t take care of lingering issues from your past coverage, they may come back to haunt you when you try to sign … Continue reading

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The truth behind health savings accounts.

Myth 1:  You don’t need it. Truth: Yes, you do. There are some pretty tough (but true) numbers coming your way: 81 and 76. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, these are average life expectancies for women … 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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