Tag Archives: Individual Health Insurance

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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Understanding Open Enrollment on the Federal Exchange for 2015

That time of year has come again: Open enrollment. It's your once-a-year time to decide on changes to your individual health insurance plan, or enroll in coverage for the first time. To help you feel more confident in your choices, … Continue reading

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Using prevention with ACA to stay healthy

We have all heard that healthy living, including good nutrition and exercise, can help prevent illnesses, such as heart disease and cancer.  While many of us listen to the fitness experts on television, or read magazines that inspire us to … Continue reading

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Qualifying Life Event for individual healthcare insurance

Qualifying Life Event When you experience a qualifying life event, you will be able to enroll or change your health insurance within 60 days of the event. Documentation of your qualifying life event will be required by the insurance company, before … Continue reading

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Buying Health Insurance No Longer A Year-Round Option – Kaiser Health News

Individuals who purchase coverage directly from insurers must do it within open enrollment periods, unless they experience a life-changing event. Nationally April 15th will be the last date for most people to enroll in private plans through the federal exchange. … Continue reading

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‘Copper’ Plans? A Push For New, Lower-Premium Coverage – Kaiser Health News

New, metal plans in our future? Read some articles that reviews some possibilities   'Copper' Plans? A Push For New, Lower-Premium Coverage – Kaiser Health News.

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The Rise Of Medical Identity Theft In Healthcare – Kaiser Health News

The Rise Of Medical Identity Theft In Healthcare – Kaiser Health News.

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Most Consumers Do Not Understand Health Insurance Basics

According to a recent survey, only 14% of Americans understand all four of these basic health insurance terms: deductibles, co-pays, co-insurance, and out-of-pocket maximums. And yet with the individual mandate, an increase in consumer driven health plans and defined contribution, and the new health … Continue reading

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Summary of Benefits & Coverage explained for 2014 Health Plans

With the end of the year approaching and new plan years starting in 2014, A new way of showing everyone what the health plans looks like is called a  Summary of Benefits and Coverage (SBC). Here's an explanation for the new 2014 information. … Continue reading

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ACA Federal Poverty Levels

Your Guide to the Federal Poverty Level Almost any article about the Affordable Care Act that mentions tax credits and subsidies mentions “poverty level.” For example, beginning January 2014, individuals under 65 years of age with income below 133 percent … Continue reading

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