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Aetna Whole Health: Offering Individual Health Insurance

Posted on: May 21st, 2012 by SamTabes No Comments

Aetna, along with Carilion Clinic, has started offering a variety of affordable individual health insurance plans in the Roanoke area.  This is an effort to expand their reach through the accountable care initiative.  The Aetna Whole Health plans are aimed at consumers looking for quality health insurance with more affordable costs. Tom Grote, president of […]

Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina Awarded

Posted on: March 25th, 2011 by ymedina No Comments

Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina earned a very high customer satisfaction score and with all of the concerns over health insurer quality, this bodes well for BCBS.  According to the article “North Carolina Health Insurer Earns High Customer Satisfaction Score” by Bob Graham on, BCBS of North Carolina ranked second best in […]

Top North Carolina Health Insurance Companies

Posted on: February 18th, 2011 by JPAL No Comments

We Below are the top 10 health insurance companies in North Carolina, ranked by 2011 market share according to the National Association for Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina United Healthcare Ins Co. United Healthcare of NC inc. Humana Ins. Co, Partners National Health Plans of NC Coventry Health and Life […]

Medicare Health Plans in Raleigh NC

Posted on: December 16th, 2010 by JPAL No Comments

Continuing a series of posts that will recognize the best value in Medicare health plans in major metropolitan areas across the country, rated the following plans as tops in Raleigh North Carolina.  Yesterday’s post gives some background on the methodology used. For Healthy Seniors, the Medicare Plans judged to be the best value were: […]

Individual Health Insurance You Can Afford

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

Many consumers across the nation are currently struggling to afford individual health insurance.  Various states are looking for ways to help their residents have the proper coverage for their families.  It doesn’t appear that health insurance costs are coming down any time soon, if at all, so many rely on government assistance to ensure they […]

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 […]

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 […]

North Carolina Health Insurance Rates

Posted on: September 21st, 2009 by BlogAdmin No Comments

According to a recent report released by Families USA, North Carolina health insurance rates have increased sharply.  It now costs over $13,000 to insure the average North Carolina family via an employer sponsored health insurance plan.   Of that amount, the family will end up paying $4,000-$5,000 out of pocket. The cost of Group health insurance […]

North Carolina Health Insurance Rates Up 97%

Posted on: August 18th, 2009 by ymedina No Comments

If you are a North Carolina resident and have received any recent health insurance quotes, you know rates are way up.  They are up an astonishing 97% since 2000 according to an article on by James Gallagher.  Income in the state has only increased by a mere 18.4% during the same time period.  This […]

North Carolina Health Insurance: High-Risk Pool an Option

Posted on: July 19th, 2009 by ymedina No Comments

According to the article “NC high-risk pool an option for many seeking health insurance” by Vicky Eckenrode on, there is a new state program to cover high risk applicants to ensure North Carolina health insurance is made available to them. In 2007, state legislators started the Inclusive Health program.  It’s also known as the […]