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Good Health Insurance Does Not Guarantee Good Health Care

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

Health care reform is forcing the number of insured Americans to go up and with this the amount of people seeking health care will go up as well.  While states scramble to ensure there is enough planning in place to get everyone health insurance, the health care industry prepares for the potential of a lot […]

Massachusetts Health Insurance Quotes Rising

Posted on: April 7th, 2011 by ymedina No Comments

Massachusetts health insurance quotes are still higher than Gov. Deval Patrick desires.  According to the article “Mass Gov Renews Push for Lower Health Care Costs” by Bob Salsberg on Business Week, Patrick is very frustrated that his efforts to lower health care costs in the state are moving so slow through legislature. Patrick’s bill on health […]

Massachusetts Health Insurance Blackout

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

According to the article “The Massachusetts Insurance Blackout” found on online.wsj.com, it’s recently become next to impossible for individuals and small businesses to purchase health care protection after Governor Deval Patrick put a price control on health insurance premiums. There is a possibility that with the new health care bill put through by the Obama […]

Massachusetts Health Insurance Won’t Be Available for Immigrants

Posted on: August 16th, 2009 by ymedina No Comments

According to the article “Immigrants soon to lose state health insurance” by Kay Lazar on boston.com 30,000 legal immigrants are receiving letters informing them that their Massachusetts health insurance which is subsidized by the state, will no longer be available after August 31.  It will be replaced by patchwork care until Massachusetts officials can determine […]

Health Insurance Reform: Surtax on Rich?

Posted on: July 10th, 2009 by ymedina No Comments

The article “Suddenly Health Insurance Reform Is Not Affordable” by Armen Hareyan on emaxhealth.com discusses some concerns over how Congress plans on paying for the proposed health insurance reform.  Providing affordable health insurance to the public is going to require obtaining funds from somewhere…but where? Already millions of Americans cannot afford the health insurance quotes […]

Massachusetts Health Insurance: Online Programs

Posted on: June 22nd, 2009 by BlogAdmin No Comments

ehealthinsurance.com will now offer sixteen individual health insurance plans to their website customers who reside in Massachusetts. Until now, ehealthinsurance offered no online health insurance quoting or any type of health insurance options for website visitors who resided in a handful of states which included Massachusetts. A new relationship with Fallon Community Health Plans (FCHP)will […]

Massachusetts Health Insurance’s Commonwealth Care Lowers Rates

Posted on: March 3rd, 2009 by ymedina No Comments

The Republican Newsroom reports that there will be a slight decrease in premiums for certain Massachusetts health insurance customers. Commonwealth Care, the state-subsidized health care program for low-income individuals and families without employer-sponsored health insurance, is planning to lower rates for policyholders that choose to buy a plan other than the cheapest in their area. […]

Massachusetts Health Insurance Law Challenged By Recession

Posted on: February 25th, 2009 by ymedina No Comments

The Massachusetts health insurance mandate, passed in 2006 in an attempt at health care reform, is facing some unexpected challenges during this recession. Steve LeBlanc of the Associated Press says that increasing unemployment rates will make more people unable to fulfill the insurance requirement. Failing to buy health insurance will result in up to $1,000 […]

Massachusetts Raises Penalties for Being Without Health Insurance

Posted on: December 23rd, 2008 by ymedina No Comments

Kay Lazar from the Boston Globe is reporting that the Massachusetts Department of Revenue is raising the monentary penalties charged to individuals without Massachusetts health insurance. The fines are levied monthly. If an adult over the age of 27 and earns over $31,212 per year, as of 2009 they will now have to pay $1,086 […]