Archive for the ‘unemployed’ Category

Consider Health Insurance When Looking for a New Job

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

UPDATE 3/4/2012 – According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, unemployment is down from 9.9% in March of 2010, to a current unemployment rate of 8.3% as of January 2012.  If this trend continues, this is great news for people without health insurance benefits.  As unemployment drops, employers may become more competitive with their […]

Employers Dropping Health Plans

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

With more and more employers dropping their health plans for their employees, consumers will have to turn to government plans or individual health insurance plans to meet their coverage needs.  According to the article “Many Employers Likely to Drop Health Plans in 2014″ by Rick Lindquist on ZaneBenefits.com, many more employers will be cancelling their […]

Healthcare Law

Posted on: November 11th, 2010 by ymedina No Comments

United States Senate Majority Leader, Harry Reid, said last week that he was willing to tweak health care reform which was enacted earlier this year by the Obama administration.  This is according to the article “Sen. Reid Says Willing to Tweak Healthcare Law” by Debbie Charles and Karey Wutkowski. Reid also says he is focusing […]

Health Insurers’ Third Quarter Earnings Up?

Posted on: November 3rd, 2010 by ymedina No Comments

How are health insurance companies experiencing higher earnings this quarter while so many industries are struggling?  Health care services were way down in the 3rd quarter for 2010, helping health insurance companies report earnings which were better than expected by experts.  The article on The Washington Post by Tom Murphy from November 3rd states health […]

Mega Health Insurance on Personal Health Insurance

Posted on: August 31st, 2010 by ymedina No Comments

Choosing personalized health insurance to fit your lifestyle should be a priority.  There is no reason to pay for benefits that you will never use.  Mega Health Insurance prides itself on personalizing health and supplemental insurance plans that can be tailored to meet the consumer’s specific needs. Many health insurance companies are steering in this […]

Student Health Insurance Quotes

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

Looking for a student health insurance quote can be a confusing time for young adults and their parents.  Many schools offer health insurance through the University, but it’s not always the best deal so it’s important to know your options. Aetna health insurance has a great program for students and it’s worth the time to […]

Louisiana Health Insurance: New Orleans

Posted on: July 28th, 2010 by ymedina No Comments

Since many New Orleans residents were without Louisiana health insurance after Hurricane Katrina health clinics were heavily relied upon.  According to the article “Funding in Jeopardy for New Orleans’ Health Clinics” by Sue Sturgis on SouthernStudies.org, federal funding for the New Orleans clinics could dry up very soon. During the floods from Katrina, Louisiana State University […]

Humana One Expands Short Term Health Insurance to 5 More States

Posted on: February 16th, 2010 by ymedina No Comments

To fill the need of those looking for short term health insurance in these tough times, Humana One has extended its short term health insurance to five more states.  These states include Illinois, Iowa, Missouri, Georgia, and Kansas.  With these 5 new states Humana One now offers short term health insurance to 20 states total […]

State Health Plans For Low Income Adults

Posted on: February 2nd, 2010 by JPAL No Comments

The struggling economy is causing significant issues for many states which provide health plans to assist low-income families.  Many states are being forced to pare back these health insurance programs at the worst possible time…when the number of unemployed Americans continue to rise and people need assistance the most. The methods by which various states […]

Extension of COBRA Subsidy: More Time to Find Individual Health Insurance

Posted on: January 11th, 2010 by ymedina No Comments

According to the article “An Extended Subsidy for COBRA Health Coverage” by Kimberly Lankford on The Washington Post’s website, Congress has extended the COBRA Subsidy from 9 months to 15 months.  This is great news for those whose subsidy was coming to an end, still unemployed and worrying about finding affordable individual health insurance. Last […]