Posts Tagged ‘children’s health insurance’

Washington Health Plan Open Enrollment for Children Starts Soon

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

According to the news release on, individual health plan enrollment for children starts March 15th and goes through April 30th in the state of Washington.  Insurance Commissioner, Mike Kreidler, urges residents to apply early if they are looking to add their children onto their family plan. The open enrollment periods are for all health […]

Options If Your Health Insurance Application Is Denied

Posted on: February 5th, 2013 by SamTabes No Comments

One of the main aspects of the health insurance industry has been the fact that they avoid giving coverage to the riskiest applicants, typically ones with pre-existing conditions.  While this makes business sense, it’s created a nation where millions of Americans struggle to find health insurance which can prevent them from falling into financial ruin. […]

Ohio Health Insurance Coverage Increasing For Children

Posted on: September 24th, 2012 by SamTabes No Comments

In Ohio, and much of the nation, the poverty level continues to remain stagnant, and in some parts it’s actually rising.  Despite this upsetting fact, the number of children without Ohio health insurance is decreasing which is a positive trend that experts expect may continue.  Specifically in Fairfield County in Ohio, children without health insurance decreased […]

California’s Healthy Families Health Insurance May Be Restored

Posted on: September 7th, 2012 by SamTabes No Comments

California’s Governor Jerry Brown made a controversial move earlier this year to end the state’s Healthy Families Insurance Program for low-income children and cover them through Medi-Cal which is the state’s version of Medicaid.  This change to children’s health insurance in California was an effort to drastically cut costs, but is it working?  Now a […]

Arizona Health Insurance Extending Coverage to Children

Posted on: April 18th, 2012 by SamTabes No Comments

Arizona health insurance will be seeing a change in coverage for their children as about 22,000 poor kids in the state gain health insurance coverage under a Medicaid deal through an agreement with the Obama administration.  Kaiser Health News’s article by Phil Galewitz says the agreement allows Arizona to use a combination of country dollars, […]

Children’s Health Insurance Update for 2012

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

Each state has their own structure for providing health insurance to children.  There are many updates throughout the nation for 2012, and it’s important you know how you may be affected if your child needs health insurance protection.  ”Child-only” plans are individual policies which are offered to children 18 and under with no guardian listed […]

What Kind of Health Insurance Do the Duggars Have?

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

The Duggar family of Arkansas announced this week that they are expecting their twentieth child.  This comes with a swarm of controversy since their 19th child was born very prematurely and both lives were at risk.  With this said, doctors are saying Michelle Duggar is healthy at 45 years of age and will likely have […]

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 […]

New Jersey Health Insurance Has FamilyCare

Posted on: October 28th, 2011 by ymedina No Comments

New Jersey, along with the rest of America, has a large population of low-income families struggling to pay for quality health care.  Health insurance plans in NJ can be costly, especially for families with multiple children.  The state recognizes that quality health care should be available to all residents so they have the NJ FamilyCare […]

Arizona Health Insurance – Lacking for Children

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

The Census Bureau recently released data reporting on how many children are going without health insurance coverage.  Texas, Nevada and Arizona were the top three states for uninsured children rates according to the article “Health Coverage for Arizona Children Among Lowest in Nation” by Max Levy on About one in eight children age 17 […]