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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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How to Calculate Your 2017 Obamacare Tax Credi

Are you eligible for a health insurance subsidy in 2017?  Planning to buy health insurance from a state-based or federally facilitated exchange and curious about your premium tax credit amount? Estimating your 2017 premium tax credit is as easy as … Continue reading

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What Every Graduating Senior Should Know About Health Coverage

Congrats Class of 2016 — you did it! Now what? Before you turn your tassel to the left and walk down the stage, here’s one thing you should know: If you are under your school’s student health plan, you will … Continue reading

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7 Benefits of HSA accounts

Health Saving Accounts or HSAs, haven’t gotten anywhere near the amount of press—nor the attention from people shopping for health care over the past several years. That could be because most people, really don’t understand HSAs. Nor are they aware … Continue reading

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Is Medical Gap Insurance Worth It?

Having major medical insurance doesn’t mean paying your premium and enjoying an all-access pass to healthcare. In reality, you are responsible for coinsurance, copayments and non-covered expenses, as written in your health insurance policy regardless of whether you buy your … Continue reading

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How To Qualify For Advance Premium Tax Credits For 2016

Implementing Health Reform. In order to qualify for advance premium tax credits (APTC) for 2016, enrollees who received APTC during 2014 must file income taxes for 2014 and reconcile the APTC they received in 2014 with the premium tax credits to … Continue reading

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Open Enrollment for Obamacare for 2016, Starts on November 1, 2015

2016 Open Enrollment Deadlines The Open Enrollment period for Obamacare health insurance in 2016 is November 1, 2015 to January 31, 2016. Critical deadlines are: November 1, 2015: Open Enrollment begins. Apply for or change your coverage. December 15, 2015: Deadline in order to have coverage that begins … Continue reading

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Oregonians Financial Assistance for health insurance plans

FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE Many individuals and families in Oregon may qualify for financial help to lower the cost of health coverage. Factors such as household income determine what health coverage you qualify for and how much financial savings you can get. Below are three … Continue reading

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High deductible Cost are crippling the middle class

Informative article from USA today, on the dilemma over deductibles. Rather than pay so much out of pocket cost, many skip checkups and scrimp on care. Read more here: USA Today Article on health care deductibles NorthWest Benefits Solutions provides some … Continue reading

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How Do I Calculate My Health Insurance Premium and Tax Credit?

The Health Insurance Marketplaces are open for enrollment and you may be wondering what your health insurance premium and tax credit will be. Or if you're a small business owner adopting employer-funded individual health insurance, you may be wondering how … Continue reading

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