Archive for the ‘uninsured’ Category

Online Dynamic Tool For the Health Insurance Marketplace: Video

Posted on: March 21st, 2013 by SamTabes No Comments

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid services has released a useful video to help consumers navigate through The Health Insurance Marketplace that the government is setting up in response to health care reform.  It walks you through the application process and gives a detailed example for a family of three using the online single streamlined […]

Happy Valentine’s Day From

Posted on: February 14th, 2012 by SamTabes No Comments

Whether you celebrate Valentine’s Day or not, you should take the time to give the gift of love by ensuring your family has quality health insurance coverage.  If you, or any family members are going uninsured right now, you should consider how financially catastrophic it can be if you become ill or injured and you […]

California Uninsured

Posted on: December 6th, 2011 by BlogAdmin No Comments

A recently released report by America’s Health Rankings which measured the % of the adult population in each state that does not maintain health insurance coverage (either private or public) indicated that California has one of the highest uninsured rates in the country with 19.4% lacking health insurance.   Ten years ago in 2001, California’s uninsured% […]

Health Insurance Policies: What to Look For

Posted on: June 10th, 2011 by ymedina No Comments

If you have ever shopped around around for a quality health insurance policy you know how confusing the details can be.  It’s hard to know what’s important and what benefits apply directly to you.  There are many options out there and it can easily become overwhelming.  It’s important to take your time during this process. […]

Top Kentucky Health Insurance Companies

Posted on: May 5th, 2011 by JPAL No Comments

On the heals of a recent report funded by A Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky, which found that over one quarter (26%) of Kentucky residents under the age of 65 do not maintain health insurance coverage.  The following list seems pretty relevant and useful to Kentucky residents. Below is a list of the Kentucky health […]

Anniversary of Healthcare Reform

Posted on: March 24th, 2011 by ymedina No Comments

Yesterday marked the one year anniversary of Obama’s historic healthcare reform bill which had everyone talking.  Despite the bill having some positive effects throughout the nation already, Congress is still disputing the benefits of the bill and many states are downright opposing parts of it.  Acceptance of the bill still has a long way to […]

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 […]

Health Insurance Exchanges

Posted on: November 15th, 2010 by ymedina No Comments

According to the article “Midwest States Getting $1M Each for Health Exchanges” found on, federal officials claim Illinois, Nebraska, South Dakota, and North Dakota will be getting $1 million each to assist the states establish health insurance exchanges. These health insurance exchanges have been created by the federal government through the Affordable Care Act […]

High Risk Insurance Pools Unsuccessful

Posted on: November 4th, 2010 by ymedina No Comments

For the past few months there has been concern that a $5 billion budget would not be enough to cover the large amount of people expected to enroll in a network of health insurance pools for those with pre-existing conditions.  Some thought the money would be exhausted by 2012. According to the article “High-Risk Insurance […]

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 […]