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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 […]

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 […]

Health Insurance Costs Outpace Pay In Nebraska

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

According to the article “Health Insurance Outpaces Pay Hikes” by Martha Stoddard from Omaha.com, the increasing Nebraska health insurance premiums are outpacing wage increases.  This makes paying for health insurance more and more difficult and potentially out of reach according to a report released this week. The report was released by The Nebraska Appleseed Center for […]

Top Oklahoma Health Insurance Plans

Posted on: December 8th, 2008 by JPAL No Comments

In the 2008 US News and World Report health plan rankings report, only three Oklahoma health plans were ranked.  In addition, none of the three fared particularly well.  The top ranked health plan for Oklahoma residents according to the report was Aetna Health, which ranked 174th nationally and only received two stars of a possible […]