Archive for the ‘private health insurance’ Category

You Can Now Purchase Your Health Insurance at the Mall

Posted on: September 12th, 2013 by SamTabes No Comments

More and more health insurance companies are turning to retail to sell their products since more individuals will be shopping around for policies in 2014.  Health insurers are drawn to the convenience shopping centers offer to individuals in the market for health insurance.  Since the Affordable Care Act is requiring most Americans to obtain health […]

Blue KC Exchange

Posted on: November 28th, 2011 by BlogAdmin No Comments

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas City has launched the the areas first private health insurance exchange for small businesses and individuals. The private health insurance exchange is called Blue KC.  It is available for employers and employees of small business as well as individuals who currently have Direct Pay health plans. Through Blue KC, […]

Health Insurance For Those With Pre-Existing Conditions

Posted on: June 21st, 2011 by ymedina No Comments

The government is continuing their efforts to help Americans with pre-existing conditions find affordable health insurance coverage.  There are about 25 million uninsured Americans currently with pre-existing conditions and often the reason behind this is costs are just too high for them. In the coming weeks, a nationally funded health care program will drop premiums […]

Dental Insurance

Posted on: June 18th, 2010 by ymedina No Comments

According to the article found on USNews.com, 1 out of every 4 Americans under the age of 65 do not have dental insurance.  Statistics from 2008 show that employment, education, and race all affect access to dental care.  About 73% of Americans under 65 had dental coverage in 2008, but approximately 45 million Americans had […]

Dental Health Insurance

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

When young people get out on their own they often scramble to find a student health insurance quote but often leave dental health insurance out of the equation.  Having proper dental coverage and taking care of your mouth is crucial to your overall health, and young people can start early to prevent severe dental problems […]

Maryland Health Insurance: Closer Look at Health Plans

Posted on: April 1st, 2010 by ymedina No Comments

According to the article “Maryland Applies Pressure to Health Plans” by Scott Graham on baltimore.bizjournals.com, Maryland’s top officials are looking much closer at the requests of Maryland health insurance companies to increase premiums. The chair of the House Health and Government Operations Committee, Del. Peter A. Hammen, asked leaders of the Maryland Insurance Administration and […]

Medica Health Insurance for Your iPhone

Posted on: February 13th, 2010 by ymedina No Comments

Medica Health Insurance has gone mobile according to their website.  You can now get Main Street Medica on your mobile iPhone and compare health insurance costs on the go, right at your fingertips. Main Street Medica Mobile gives you easy access to price and quality comparison information simply by logging in on your iPhone.  You […]

Health Care Reform Affecting Employer Sponsored Health Insurance

Posted on: January 7th, 2010 by ymedina No Comments

According to the article “The Missing Link in Health Reform: A Guarantee of Good Coverage At Work” by Richard Kirsch on huffingtonpost.com, the new House bill will require all but very small employers to offer and help pay for good health insurance benefits.  They can also choose to pay a percent of their payroll to […]

Blue Cross Blue Shield Fighting Childhood Obesity

Posted on: December 26th, 2009 by ymedina No Comments

According to the BCBSA website, BCBSA has started a new Pediatric Obesity and Diabetes Prevention Pilot Program in Texas, New Mexico, Mississippi, North Carolina and Kansas.  Through this program Blue Cross Blue Shield plans on reducing the epidemic of childhood obesity and stop further cases of young people getting Type 2 Diabetes. The plan consists […]

Healthy Families Program Rescued

Posted on: September 4th, 2009 by BlogAdmin No Comments

A rare bi-partisan bill in the California legislature, allowed more than 700,000 children in low-income California families to maintain their health insurance coverage through the Healthy families Program. The deal restored about $200 Million that was slashed from the budget this summer.  For this to happen, health insurance companies agreed to impose a tax on […]