Update on the Health Insurance Exchange Website

Posted on: October 23rd, 2013 by SamTabes No Comments

Many Americans are beyond frustrated with the poor quality of the HealthCare.gov website which is continuously crashing and running incredibly slow.  There is new information from the Washington Post saying that the government knew the website was not ready for roll-out back on October 1st, but they plowed through anyways.  This has left a bad […]

Florida Health Insurance Rates on Exchange 2014

Posted on: October 15th, 2013 by JPAL No Comments

The debate about health insurance premiums in the new Obamacare environment has been raging for more than a year.  When healthcare reform was simply a concept, the idea was that the health insurance consumer would enjoy lower health insurance premiums in the new marketplace environment due to a number of factors such as increased competition, […]

Medicare Open Enrollment Starts TODAY – October 15, 2013

Posted on: October 15th, 2013 by SamTabes No Comments

Medicare’s open enrollment is upon us once again and it’s important that those looking to update their Medicare plans get their choices in early.  October 15 through December 7 is when all Medicare participants can change their Medicare health plan and prescription drug coverage for 2014.  If you are happy with your current Medicare plan […]

Ohio Exchange Health Insurance Rates

Posted on: October 11th, 2013 by JPAL No Comments

Much has been made of the health insurance rates available via online health exchanges (health insurance marketplaces) established by the Affordable Care Act (ACA) I  wrote  about it here back in August, specifically as it related to how Ohio health insurance rates in the new exchange environment compared to currently prevailing rates in the marketplace. […]

Obamacare Open Enrollment Window

Posted on: October 10th, 2013 by JPAL No Comments

One of the key facets of Obamacare is the individual mandate which requires that all Americans enroll in a qualified health plan (QHP) that includes a core set of essential health benefits that all plans must cover.  The mandate requires that by march 31st. 2014 all Americans must be enrolled in a health insurance plan […]

October Is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Posted on: October 9th, 2013 by BlogAdmin No Comments

October is breast cancer awareness month and 2013 marks an important year for breast cancer patients. October 1, the first day of breast cancer awareness month, was also the first day the health insurance marketplaces were available to the public. These marketplaces are available in all states and they enable those with breast cancer to […]

Health Resources: Cancer

Posted on: October 9th, 2013 by BlogAdmin No Comments

Patient’s Cancer Introduction Straight Talk to Kids – Adults can use this to educate themselves on how to talk to kids about cancer. There are tips on what to say, when to say it, why you should tell children, and various other tips. Breast Cancer Risk – This article provides seven tips on what you […]

Federal Health Insurance Marketplace Open For Business — Kind Of

Posted on: October 1st, 2013 by JPAL No Comments

At 9:09 AM this morning I visited healthcare.gov to get my first glance that the functioning Federal Health Insurance Marketplace.   I received this message. and then this one… On some level this might be encouraging for CMS, because ind indicates that despite the fact that a recent survey by Kaiser Family Foundation showed that […]

Health Insurance Exchanges Open Tomorrow With Delays

Posted on: September 30th, 2013 by SamTabes No Comments

The health insurance exchanges are to open tomorrow, October 1, and there is a lot of anticipation behind how the online exchanges will pan out.  According to Yahoo! Finance, some state residents and small businesses will be unable to enroll in the online exchanges tomorrow due to technical difficulties.  This is causing a lot of […]

Health Care Reform and Cancer Patients

Posted on: September 26th, 2013 by SamTabes No Comments

There has been a lot of buzz in the media in the last few months about how health care reform will negatively affect cancer patients.  While there is some truth to this, it doesn’t seem to be the whole story.  Overall, it seems health care reform, put through by President Obama and his administration, will […]