Archive for the ‘health insurance exchanges’ Category

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 […]

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 […]

Exchange Health Insurance Rates By State

Posted on: September 9th, 2013 by JPAL No Comments

Below are a list of links that provide information about the health insurance rates that will be available on online health insurance exchanges across the country. This list will be updates as additional states release their rates. Note:  some states do not plan on making their rates public until October 1st when the exchanges open […]

Low-Cost Options Through Health Care Reform: Studies Confirm

Posted on: September 6th, 2013 by SamTabes No Comments

Two separate studies have recently been released confirming what President Obama’s administration has been saying all along.  Health care reform will bring about more low-cost options for price conscious consumers.  The two private, independent studies from Kaiser Family Foundation and Avalere Health support the claim that health care reform will enable health insurers to offer […]

Sample Colorado health insurance rate comparison

Posted on: August 26th, 2013 by JPAL No Comments

As some states have begun to release the rates of plans available on their respective exchanges. We thought we would provide an apples to apples comparison of how specific shopper profiles would be affected.  As mentioned in a previous post,  when state representatives allude to average rate increases for their state, their analysis at times seems […]

Health Insurance Ratings On Exchange Websites

Posted on: August 13th, 2013 by SamTabes No Comments

It makes sense that a website designed to make shopping for health insurance easier would have a comprehensive list of health insurance companies and their respective ratings.  It makes sense for the consumer and gives the competitive insurers more reason to become better and attract more customers.  Much to the dismay of some California residents, […]