Archive for the ‘high-deductible health plan’ Category

Individual Health Plan Premiums Increased Slightly

Posted on: December 6th, 2012 by BlogAdmin No Comments

eHealthinsurance recently released their report entitled “The Costs and Benefits of Individual and Family Health Insurance Plans”. One of the elements that was analyzed in the report was the comparison of average health insurance premiums paid by customers year-over-year (2012 v. 2011) on a state level. 47 states and District of Columbia were included in […]

Catastrophic Health Insurance: Pros and Cons In Today’s Economy

Posted on: September 5th, 2012 by SamTabes No Comments

During these tough economic times, many people are choosing to go without any health insurance coverage to save money.  According to, about 16.3% of the US population is uninsured as of 2010 and that number is growing.  The main groups going without coverage include foreign born residents who are not US Citizens, young adults […]

Personal Choice By Independence Blue Cross

Posted on: November 3rd, 2011 by BlogAdmin No Comments

Independence Blue Cross is announcing the introduction of two new health insurance plans for individuals in Southeastern PA.  The plans will be available for sale beginning November 15th. The new plans include Personal Choice PPO 8000 Deductible Plan.  A PPO plan designed for healthy individuals and families that are looking for low monthly premiums.  The […]

State Health Plans For Low Income Adults

Posted on: February 2nd, 2010 by JPAL No Comments

The struggling economy is causing significant issues for many states which provide health plans to assist low-income families.  Many states are being forced to pare back these health insurance programs at the worst possible time…when the number of unemployed Americans continue to rise and people need assistance the most. The methods by which various states […]

Individual and Family Health Plans

Posted on: December 15th, 2009 by BlogAdmin No Comments

A recent report released by illustrates the relative affordability of individual health insurance plans across numerous dimensions, as well as a breakdown of what types of individual health insurance policies have been purchased most frequently. Some of the findings in the report include: The average monthly premium for an individual health insurance policy was […]

Anthem SmartSense

Posted on: November 17th, 2009 by BlogAdmin No Comments

SmartSense® health plans are a portfolio of affordable health plans for individuals offered by Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield. Monthly premiums for SmartSense can be less than $50 per month for an individual (single Male in Ohio, age 27)  if a high deductible ($10,000) is selected.  If a $2,500 deductible is chosen the monthly rate […]

BlueOptions HSA – Blue Cross Blue Shield of NC

Posted on: October 27th, 2009 by JPAL No Comments

Given the increased attention to rising health insurance rates and the growing number of uninsured in this country, we periodically scour the web for low-cost health insurance plans from quality health insurance companies across the country and blog about one here. Blue Options HSA is a low cost health plan for North Carolina residents offered […]

BlueEdge – Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois

Posted on: October 9th, 2009 by JPAL No Comments

BlueEdge is a high-deductible health plan offered by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois (BCBSIL) that can be combined to form an HSA. There are also BlueEdge plan options for employer groups that work in conjunction with health reimbursement arrangements. BlueEdge also includes coverage for both preventative & wellness benefits. Health savings accounts are effective […]