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Ohio Exchange Health Insurance Rates

Posted on: October 11th, 2013 by JPAL No Comments

Much has been made of the health insurance rates available via online health exchanges (health insurance marketplaces) established by the Affordable Care Act (ACA) I  wrote  about it here back in August, specifically as it related to how Ohio health insurance rates in the new exchange environment compared to currently prevailing rates in the marketplace. […]

Impact of Obamacare on Health Insurance Premiums

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

As states release their approved health insurance rates that will be available for those shopping for coverage beginning in October, you will begin to read many newspaper articles, and expert reports that analyze how these rates compare to rates previously available to shoppers of individual and family health insurance plans prior to the passage of […]

Ohio exchange health insurance rates released

Posted on: August 2nd, 2013 by JPAL No Comments

Ohio insurance regulators released the health insurance rates for individuals & families policies on the exchange in 2014.  The rates reflect a 41% increase in average premiums when compared to 2013 rates ($332.58 vs. $236).   This increase in avg. premiums was not unexpected, and is actually lower than what the Ohio Dept of Insurance […]

Ohio House Approve House Bill 613 to Guide Health Insurance Exchanges

Posted on: December 11th, 2012 by SamTabes No Comments

Ohio lawmakers feel that the upcoming health insurance exchanges, encouraged through the Affordable Care Act, will need some regulations in place to direct the healthcare navigators which will be guiding small businesses and individuals through the exchanges. According to Kate Irby’s December 6th  article “Ohio House OKs Regulations to Help Guide Businesses on Obamacare Insurance […]

Fiscal Cliff May Affect Medicare Reimbursements In Cleveland

Posted on: November 20th, 2012 by SamTabes No Comments

If the United States ends up falling off the looming “fiscal cliff”, Northeast Ohio’s health care providers would shoulder millions of dollars in revenue cuts to manage costs throughout the area, specifically the Greater Cleveland area.  The inability of Congress and the White House to work together and come up with a budget plan has […]

Ohio Health Insurance Coverage Increasing For Children

Posted on: September 24th, 2012 by SamTabes No Comments

In Ohio, and much of the nation, the poverty level continues to remain stagnant, and in some parts it’s actually rising.  Despite this upsetting fact, the number of children without Ohio health insurance is decreasing which is a positive trend that experts expect may continue.  Specifically in Fairfield County in Ohio, children without health insurance decreased […]

Ohio Health Insurance: 2012 Plan Rankings

Posted on: May 17th, 2012 by SamTabes No Comments

J.D. Power’s 2012 Health Insurance Plan Study is out and for Ohio health insurance, Medical Mutual of Ohio came out on top.  They received five out of five in all the categories which include coverage and benefits, provider choice, information and communication, claims processing, statements, customer service, and approval processes. Humana of Ohio received a […]

Ohio Health Insurance Fighting Reform

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

Health care reform continues to be a hot topic throughout the nation, and Ohio health insurance is taking a stand.  The article “Ohio’s Battle for Health Care Freedom” by Ed Meese and Jack Painter on Politico.com talks about what is driving Ohioans to fight against Obama’s health care reform bill. A recent poll shows that […]

Top Medicare Health Plans in Ohio

Posted on: October 12th, 2011 by BlogAdmin No Comments

If you are an Ohio resident and shopping for a Medicare Health Plan during open enrollment, which begins October 15 this year, check out this page for a nice ranking of the top plans http://www.medicarehealthplan.org/medicare-advantage/plan-ratings/ohio.html. They did a nice job of repackaging the annual rankings created by NCQA into a much more readable and user […]

Health Insurance Rankings for Medical Mutual of Ohio

Posted on: August 31st, 2011 by ymedina No Comments

Based on a recent news release from the Cleveland-based Medical Mutual of Ohio, JD Power and Associates has ranked an Ohio insurer as being the highest in member satisfaction in the state.  The JD Power and Associates 2011 Ohio Health Insurance Plan Study has given Medical Mutual of Ohio this honor.  The 2011 Member Satisfaction […]