Archive for the ‘personal health insurance’ Category

Retirees Sue New York Over Health Insurance Rates

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

Approximately 40,000 retired public sector employees have sued New York State over an increase in health insurance rates.  The suit was recently filed in the Albany County State Supreme Court according to the article “Retirees Sue State Over Health Insurance Hike” by Rick Karlin found on TimesUnion.com. The president of the Retired Public Employees Association, […]

Health Insurance Sort Says HAPPY HALLOWEEN!

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

Hoping everyone has a happy and safe Halloween this festive day.  Not to put a damper on the fun, but came across a statistic this morning that was much more frightening than Halloween.  For personal health insurance in Michigan, 1 in 20 children have no health insurance at all. Halloween is a high time for […]

Health Insurance Haggling With Your Doctor

Posted on: September 6th, 2011 by ymedina No Comments

We don’t generally think of ourselves as consumers when we visit our doctor, but that’s exactly what we are.  We are paying money for a service, and even if the insurance company is paying most of the bill, we are a consumer to the health insurance company as we pay premiums each month.  A report […]

Personal Health Insurance Is More Expensive

Posted on: September 2nd, 2011 by ymedina No Comments

Health care reform has a goal of making health insurance more affordable and easier to obtain for all Americans by 2014.  With this time frame coming within a few years, many are questioning why personal health insurance for millions of Americans is actually increasing.  According to the article “For Many Without Workplace Health Coverage, Premium Costs […]

Florida Health Insurance Companies Owe Big Time

Posted on: July 8th, 2011 by ymedina No Comments

Florida health insurance companies overstated how much money they spent on patient care and owe the state health officials a lot of money.  Some experts are estimating they owe Florida about $3.1 million in refunds for the government’s health care plan for children.  This information came out in a recent federal report and is quite […]

Personal Health Insurance: Youth Going Without

Posted on: June 9th, 2011 by ymedina No Comments

The youth of America needs health care reform more than anyone since a large percentage of them are choosing not to carry personal health insurance.  Unfortunately, they have not shown the support for reform that they should be.  The youth of America continue to be the the highest uninsured group out there. According to the […]

Health Insurance for Individuals In South Carolina: Debate Continues

Posted on: May 23rd, 2011 by ymedina No Comments

Health insurance for individuals in South Carolina is getting increasingly harder to find with quality benefits and reasonable premiums.  The new health care reform bill is hoping to fix this issue in South Carolina and across the nation.  Working against this type of reform is South Carolina officials who continue to fight against reform in […]

Personal Health Insurance Through Exchanges

Posted on: April 22nd, 2011 by ymedina No Comments

The Missouri House has started to carry out one of the more challenging aspects of the Affordable Care Act by voting to start setting up an exchange program that strives to make personal health insurance more affordable as well as more affordable health insurance for small businesses. According to the article “Missouri House Begins Work […]