Archive for the ‘Georgia Health Insurance’ Category

Online Health Insurance Marketplace Participation

Posted on: May 30th, 2013 by JPAL No Comments

As October rapidly approaches, participation by health insurance companies within the various state online marketplaces is starting to come into focus. The Maryland Online Marketplace, better know as “Maryland Health Connection” Announced yesterday that 12 health insurers plan to offer plans via their exchange.  The list of participating plans include: Aetna, BEST Life & Health, […]

Georgia Medicare Health Plan Ratings

Posted on: October 26th, 2011 by BlogAdmin No Comments

If you are over age 65, you are probably aware that Medicare health plan open enrollment time is upon us (October 15 – December 7).  Furthermore, If you are in the process of researching plans here is a resource that might save you time. Medicarehealthplan.org has repackaged the annual NCQA national ratings of Medicare health […]

Geisinger Health Plan: GMC Named a Top Hospital

Posted on: April 16th, 2010 by ymedina No Comments

Geisinger Medical Center (GMC), from Geisinger Health Plan, has received the 2009 Thomson Reuters 100 Top Hospitals National Benchmark Award.  The study was released which identified the top 100 US Hospitals based on overall hospital performance according to the Geisinger website. GMC was one of 4 Pennsylvania facilities to in the top 100 list.  It’s […]

Humana One Short Term Health Plans

Posted on: January 21st, 2010 by JPAL No Comments

Last week Humana announced that they were expanding the footprint of their Humana One short term health insurance plans to five additional states.  The five new states include Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, and georgia. The Humana One short term individual health insurance plan is now available in twenty states.  Like most short term health insurance […]

Geisinger Health Plan: Geisinger Gold

Posted on: December 8th, 2009 by ymedina No Comments

Geisinger Health Insurance, offers a program that will help you choose the right Medicare plan.  It’s called Geisinger Gold and it has many advantages. With the Geisinger name behind it, Geisinger Gold offers several coverage options that suit your Medicare needs.  Plans are affordable and they provide a large network of physicians and participating hospitals […]

Geisinger Health Plan Tackling Childhood Obesity

Posted on: November 18th, 2009 by ymedina No Comments

According to the article “Geisinger Study Aims to Find Fun, Effective Way to Combat Pediatric Obesity” found of their website, childhood obesity in the US is on the rise.  With this comes a significant raise in the risk of type 2 diabetes.  This has motivated Geisinger Health Plan to do something about it. Researchers at […]

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Georgia to Cover Swine Flu Vaccines

Posted on: August 5th, 2009 by ymedina No Comments

According to the article “Blue Cross Says It Will Cover Swine Flu Vaccine” by Shelia M. Poole on The Atlanta Journal-Constitution’s website, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Georgia announced this week that it will include the H1N1 virus, also known as the Swine Flu, in its flu vaccine coverages. Blue Cross and Blue Shield […]

Top Georgia Health Insurance Plans

Posted on: January 21st, 2009 by JPAL No Comments

In US News & World Reports Ranking of the nations top health insurance plans, they ranked the Georgia health plans in the following order. Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of Georgia (HMO) – Kaiser’s HMO ranked very well, receiving 5 stars in both treatment and Prevention measures.  The plan only received 2 stars on the customer […]

Georgia Health Plans Get Tax Breaks

Posted on: January 1st, 2009 by JPAL No Comments

Several new Georgia state laws become law as we ring in the new year today.  Among these new laws is one which will eliminate both state and local taxes for Georgia health insurers who offer high-deductible health insurance plans.  The tax break will save insurance companies an estimated $146 Million over 5 years.  The idea […]

Georgia Health Plans for Low Income Families

Posted on: September 2nd, 2008 by JPAL No Comments

The Atlanta Journal Constitution reports that the state officials have announced their plans to keep intact two important government funded plans for low-income Georgia residents — Medicaid and PeachCare for Kids.  Neither services nor eligibility will be restricted, at least through 2010. As times get tough, these two government-sponsored health insurance programs become even more […]