Contents tagged with paying for healthcare
Posted Sep 14, 2017 by Jenifer Dorsey
Three in 10 U.S. jobs are held by the self-employed and the workers they hire. Taking the leap into self-employment or starting a small business means figuring a lot of things out, including how you will obtain health insurance.
Continue reading: Benefits for One, Please
Posted Apr 07, 2017 by Jenifer Dorsey
Since 2010, when President Obama signed the Affordable Care Act into law, the nation’s uninsured population has dropped to its lowest rate in the 25 years CDC’s National Health Interview Survey has reported such data: less than 10 percent. In the first nine months of 2016, the percentage of people who were uninsured at the time of the interview was 8.8 percent compared with 16 percent in 2010.
Continue reading: Do You Need Health Insurance This Year?
Posted Jan 11, 2017 by Jenifer Dorsey
How affordable is health insurance under the Affordable Care Act? It depends on whom you ask. With monthly premium rates increasing an average of 25 percent nationwide for 2017 and soaring as high as 176 percent in places such as Phoenix, Obamacare keeps getting more expensive while options keep dwindling. And, consumers are getting frustrated.
Continue reading: What Can I Do If Obamacare is Too Expensive?
Posted Dec 20, 2016 by Jenifer Dorsey
Now that Obamacare premium tax credits are available and high-deductible health plans have gained popularity,, you may be enjoying relatively lower premiums. You may also notice you have more out-of-pocket healthcare expenses than you are comfortable with when you use your health insurance plan.
Continue reading: Infographic: How Medical Gap Plans Work
Posted Oct 17, 2016 by Jenifer Dorsey
Some Americans are legally skipping out on Obamacare in favor of a different kind of coverage – coverage they share with like-minded individuals. Recently, we wrote about the growing popularity of healthcare sharing ministries and the fact that members of eligible HCSMs may qualify for exemptions from the Affordable Care Act’s individual shared responsibility provision.
Continue reading: How Healthcare Sharing Ministries Work
Posted Oct 10, 2016 by Jenifer Dorsey
Learn About the Obamacare Exemption Half a Million People are Taking Advantage of in 2016
In record numbers, a portion of the population is foregoing Obamacare plans for a type of healthcare coverage that is not state-regulated (it’s not even considered insurance) and generally allows them to avoid the ACA tax penalty.
Continue reading: Is Faith-Based Healthcare Coverage Accepted Under the ACA?
Posted Sep 16, 2016 by Jenifer Dorsey
Your Obamacare plan provides you with access to many preventive care benefits at no additional cost beyond your health insurance premium, as outlined by the Affordable Care Act. These covered services include screenings, counseling, and immunizations recommended by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force and your healthcare provider.
Continue reading: What Happens When Preventive Care Leads to Medical Bills?
Posted Sep 15, 2016 by Jenifer Dorsey
When young adults head off to college, whether it’s freshman year or senior year, there are many things on their minds. And from roommates and majors to tuition and textbooks, health insurance may not be a top consideration.
Continue reading: Back-to-School Financial Savvy – 6 Health Insurance Options for College Students
Posted Aug 04, 2016 by Jenifer Dorsey
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