Archive for the ‘Kansas health insurance’ Category

Health Insurers Competing to Gain Medicaid Contract in Kansas

Posted on: March 13th, 2012 by SamTabes No Comments

There are currently five health insurers vying to coordinate the care of Kansas residents receiving Medicaid services.  The competition is spurred by two companies with strong ties to Witchita which are Coventry Health Care of Kansas Inc, and UnitedHealthcare. State lawmakers are taking into consideration all five companies and are carefully weighing a Medicaid-reform proposal […]

AffordaBlue For Kansas Residents

Posted on: August 15th, 2011 by ymedina No Comments

More and more Kansas residents are looking for affordable health insurance as premiums rise and an increasing number of employers drop health insurance from benefits packages.  Discount health insurance policies are readily available for many Kansas residents, you just have to know where to look. One popular plan is offered through Blue Cross Blue Shield […]

Affordablue Offering Unique Benefits to Residents

Posted on: May 16th, 2011 by ymedina No Comments

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas (BCBSKS) has a unique program for the residents of Kansas.  It’s called Affordablue and it’s geared towards affordable options for residents who struggle to afford preventative hospital and surgical benefits.  This plan can give you the help needed to pay for everyday and unexpected health care costs.  Affordablue is […]

Cheaper Alternative to COBRA

Posted on: February 8th, 2010 by JPAL No Comments

For many American families, COBRA coverage is still too expensive even with the current COBRA subsidy which is temporarily in place.  The COBRA subsidy program pays 65% of the monthly premiums for up to 15 months, but still can require a substantial monthly expense, as the average family of four still pays on average $389 […]

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 […]

ValueBlue – Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas

Posted on: August 10th, 2009 by JPAL No Comments

Blue Cross Blue Shield member plans initiatives to increase access to affordable health insurance by the uninsured. PartVI Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas (BCBSKS) worked closely with both the Kansas Hospital Association and the Kansas Medical Society to create the ValueBlue health insurance product line. ValueBlue is designed for Kansas residents that earn less […]

Health Insurance For Children Expanded

Posted on: August 6th, 2009 by JPAL No Comments

Despite the fiscal crisis being experienced nationwide, 14 states found money this year to increase health insurance coverage for an additional 250,000 children nationwide. The states took advantage of $33 Million that was appropriated by Congress when it reauthorized the Children’s health insurance program (CHIP) back in February. the 14 states that are expanding their […]

Top Rated Health Plans in HeartLand

Posted on: June 30th, 2009 by BlogAdmin No Comments

J.D. Powers & Associates rated the top private health plans in the heartland states (Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota), and the results were as follows. Similar to many of the other 17 regions in the JD Power Survey, a Blue Cross Blue Shield health plan took top honors. Blue Cross Blue […]

Top Kansas Health Plans

Posted on: November 25th, 2008 by JPAL No Comments

The top health insurance plans in Kansas for 2008, based on the annual US News and World Report rankings are listed below.   Rankings are based on a scale of 1 to 100, and are based on the following categories:  1) Consumer assessment 2) Prevention and 3) Treatment. Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City, […]