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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 […]

Understanding the Small Business Health Care Tax Credit

Posted on: May 14th, 2013 by SamTabes No Comments

Small business owners need to fully understand how the health care tax credit will affect them this coming year.  For small employers who have less than 25 employees, pay an average wage of less than $50,000 and pay at least half of employee health insurance premiums, a tax credit may be waiting.  A new version […]

Happy 50th Birthday President Obama

Posted on: August 4th, 2011 by ymedina No Comments

President Obama is setting aside some time today and not thinking about health insurance reform or budget cuts while he celebrates his big fiftieth birthday with friends and family.  The President will be completing some Commander in Chief duties throughout the day but plans on taking some time off with a private party at the […]

Medicare Excluded From First Round Cuts

Posted on: August 3rd, 2011 by ymedina No Comments

The debt deal has been worked on for weeks now and it looks like Congress has come to an agreement.  The debt-ceiling compromise will have short term as well as long term effects on all Americans according to the article “Students, Seniors May Feel Impact of Debt Deal” by Sandra Block of USA Today.  The […]

Florida Rejects Health Care Reform Grant

Posted on: February 3rd, 2011 by ymedina No Comments

According to the article “Florida Rejects Another $1 Million Health Care Reform Grant” by Janet Zink on TampaBay.com, state officials are taking steps to support the judge’s ruling that the federal health care law is unconstitutional.  They have rejected a $1 million federal grant awarded to the Agency for Health Care Administration to plan a system […]

Health Care Reform Myths

Posted on: October 28th, 2010 by ymedina No Comments

There has been an exorbitant amount of information online about health care reform and what it entails.  So much information is not always a good thing because many Americans are confused.  The article “Fighting the Myths About Health Care Reform With Facts” by Robert Joiner on STLBeacon.org addresses three of the major myths about health care […]

Health Insurance Quote

Posted on: July 9th, 2010 by ymedina No Comments

Ever wonder what goes into a health insurance quote, and how prices are affected?  The article “What Really Makes Health Insurance Premiums Go Up” by Julie Rovner on NPR.org gives some insight. The article points out that rising health insurance quotes and premiums, specifically in the short term, is a continuing worry across the nation. […]

Vision Insurance Quotes for Small Businesses

Posted on: May 31st, 2010 by ymedina No Comments

According to the article “Small Firms May Claim Health Tax Credit for Dental, Vision” by Martin Vaughn found on online.wsj.com, small businesses will be able to get a new federal healthcare credit for dental and vision benefits.  This is something to understand before you shop for vision insurance quotes. The Treasury recently gave detailed advice […]

KPS Health Plans: Making Tax Time Easier

Posted on: April 19th, 2010 by ymedina No Comments

Many consumers do not realize that they may need health insurance information for their tax returns.  Many companies, such as KPS Health Plans, makes it easy to get access to insurance information including pharmacy and medical claims.  Deducting medical costs can save you a lot of money and if you think you may be eligible […]

Children’s Health Insurance Program Dropped by Arizona

Posted on: March 23rd, 2010 by ymedina No Comments

According to the article “Arizona Drops Children’s Health Insurance Program, Medicine Coverage” by Thomas Kristoffersen on insurancerate.com, Arizona became the first state to get rid of their Children’s Health Insurance Program.  The cutting of the program was a result of the strict budget set forth by Gov. Jan Brewer and it will take away coverage […]