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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, […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

Impact of Obamacare on Health Insurance Premiums

Posted on: August 5th, 2013 by JPAL No Comments

As states release their approved health insurance rates that will be available for those shopping for coverage beginning in October, you will begin to read many newspaper articles, and expert reports that analyze how these rates compare to rates previously available to shoppers of individual and family health insurance plans prior to the passage of […]

Ohio exchange health insurance rates released

Posted on: August 2nd, 2013 by JPAL No Comments

Ohio insurance regulators released the health insurance rates for individuals & families policies on the exchange in 2014.  The rates reflect a 41% increase in average premiums when compared to 2013 rates ($332.58 vs. $236).   This increase in avg. premiums was not unexpected, and is actually lower than what the Ohio Dept of Insurance […]

Small Business Health Insurance Costs Coming Down

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

Health care reform has many long term goals and one of those goals is to decrease health care costs over time, especially for small businesses.  Some of these intended effects are starting to take shape as the price for small business health insurance does seem to be coming down and the trend should continue. Washington […]

Shopping For Health Insurance Now is Impt. For Young & Healthy

Posted on: July 3rd, 2013 by JPAL No Comments

As we approach October 1 2013 — the date when Federal & State health insurance exchanges are slated to open for business — it makes sense for those who buy their own health insurance to compare rates and shop for health insurance this summer.  In many states, individual health insurance rates are expected to rise […]

Smoking Driving Up Health Insurance Costs

Posted on: November 17th, 2011 by ymedina No Comments

The American Cancer Society marks the 36th Great American Smokeout today by encouraging smokers to make a plan to quit smoking.  This gives many smokers the motivation to start their path towards a healthier life.  Not only will quitting decrease their cancer risk, but it can end up saving them money on life and health […]

What Kind of Health Insurance Do the Duggars Have?

Posted on: November 10th, 2011 by ymedina No Comments

The Duggar family of Arkansas announced this week that they are expecting their twentieth child.  This comes with a swarm of controversy since their 19th child was born very prematurely and both lives were at risk.  With this said, doctors are saying Michelle Duggar is healthy at 45 years of age and will likely have […]