Archive for the ‘women’s health insurance’ Category

Women’s Health Insurance: How to Choose the Best Plan

Posted on: August 28th, 2013 by SamTabes No Comments

Health insurance plans are tricky enough to navigate, but if you are a woman, you may have some additional needs that can only be met through specially tailored health plans.  Under the Affordable Care Act, certain preventative care services are made available to women without a copayment, but there are other factors that should be […]

Domino’s Pizza Sues Government Over Health Care Law

Posted on: December 27th, 2012 by SamTabes No Comments

There are many aspects of the Affordable Care Act up for debate, but one of the hottest topics out there is the fact that health law requires insurers to offer contraception coverage in their policies or they risk being fined.  The founder of Domino’s Pizza is suing the federal government over this specific mandate and […]

New Preventative Health Services for Women

Posted on: August 13th, 2012 by SamTabes No Comments

The Affordable Care Act ensures new required preventative health services for women, and as of August 1, 2012, about 47 million women will have access to additional preventative services without paying more at their doctor’s office for policies renewing on or after this date. Under health care reform, many private health insurance plans also must […]

Women’s Health Insurance Prices To Drop

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

  Post Script UPDATE 9/26/2012 – Since August 1st, 2012, the Affordable Care Act and the Office of Women’s Health has required that most private health insurance plans cover preventative care for women, which could in the long run, drop prices even further for women.  Some of the preventative services that must be covered are […]

Molina Healthcare Insurance on Diabetes

Posted on: August 29th, 2011 by ymedina No Comments

Molina Healthcare Insurance understands the importance of managing diabetes.  With diabetes on the rise in America, it’s more important than ever to get a correct diagnosis and start managing it appropriately as soon as possible.  Molina has a convenient article on their website that discusses some simple steps to take towards effectively getting your diabetes […]

Health Insurance for Back to School

Posted on: August 25th, 2011 by ymedina No Comments

College students are heading back to school for the 2011-2012 school year.  This can be an exciting and stressful time for many students who try to organize their finances and figure out student health insurance coverage.   Market Watch has a press release from eHealthInsurance which gives some important tips for college students and their […]

Student Health Insurance Struggles At UMass

Posted on: July 27th, 2011 by ymedina No Comments

UPDATE – 2/10/2012 – Some surprising info about more universities requiring their students to carry some form of health insurance in order to attend the school.  Michigan State University has teamed up with Aetna health insurance to offer their students more health insurance options. University of Massachusetts Amherst students who receive their student health insurance […]

Health Insurance: Should Birth Control Be Free?

Posted on: July 20th, 2011 by ymedina No Comments

Many health insurance companies cover the cost of birth control pills, but not all of them.  This has been a big debate in health care for many years and the argument continues with health care reform.  A recent report for the US government from the Institute of Medicine recommends that women receive free prescription birth […]

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. […]

Affordable Health Insurance With Labels

Posted on: June 1st, 2011 by ymedina No Comments

Just as food requires nutrition labels and cars require sticker prices, health care plans will soon require easy to understand labels for consumers shopping around for health insurance.  According to the article “New Labels Will Soon Help Consumers Choose Health Plans by Susan Jaffe on the LATimes.com, consumers will be able to get a good […]