Posts Tagged ‘ehealthinsurance’

Private Online Insurance Marketplaces

Posted on: May 13th, 2013 by JPAL No Comments

By now we all know that the State and Federal Marketplaces offering a side-by-side comparison environment are set to go live October 1st of this year as part of The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) — better known as Obamacare. These public marketplaces break down as follows. 1.  16 state based marketplaces (+ […]

Individual Health Plan Premiums Increased Slightly

Posted on: December 6th, 2012 by BlogAdmin No Comments

eHealthinsurance recently released their report entitled “The Costs and Benefits of Individual and Family Health Insurance Plans”. One of the elements that was analyzed in the report was the comparison of average health insurance premiums paid by customers year-over-year (2012 v. 2011) on a state level. 47 states and District of Columbia were included in […]

Cheaper Alternative to COBRA

Posted on: February 8th, 2010 by JPAL No Comments

For many American families, COBRA coverage is still too expensive even with the current COBRA subsidy which is temporarily in place.  The COBRA subsidy program pays 65% of the monthly premiums for up to 15 months, but still can require a substantial monthly expense, as the average family of four still pays on average $389 […]

Individual and Family Health Plans

Posted on: December 15th, 2009 by BlogAdmin No Comments

A recent report released by illustrates the relative affordability of individual health insurance plans across numerous dimensions, as well as a breakdown of what types of individual health insurance policies have been purchased most frequently. Some of the findings in the report include: The average monthly premium for an individual health insurance policy was […]

Utah Health Insurance Exchange

Posted on: August 20th, 2009 by BlogAdmin No Comments

The state of Utah has launched a “health insurance exchange”.  Through a state run website,  participating small businesses in Utah will be able to offer employees a health care stipend, which workers can in turn use to shop on the site and select an individual health insurance plan that best fits their needs. Utah has […]

Massachusetts Health Insurance: Online Programs

Posted on: June 22nd, 2009 by BlogAdmin No Comments will now offer sixteen individual health insurance plans to their website customers who reside in Massachusetts. Until now, ehealthinsurance offered no online health insurance quoting or any type of health insurance options for website visitors who resided in a handful of states which included Massachusetts. A new relationship with Fallon Community Health Plans (FCHP)will […]

Another COBRA Insurance Site

Posted on: May 11th, 2009 by JPAL No Comments

AllWebLeads an Austin based insurance lead aggregater has launched a COBRA insurance information site, to help laid off individuals educate themselves about COBRA and COBRA alternatives.  The website is Previously as well as other health insurance companies have launched stand alone websites that provide COBRA related educational resources. Individual health insurance plans are […]

Maternity Coverage Can Be Hard To Find

Posted on: March 12th, 2009 by JPAL No Comments

UPDATE: 4/26/2012 – Maternity coverage continues to be a challenge for many pregnant women, and it’s increasingly harder for women who are self employed.  Individual health insurance policies are already very expensive and if you add in maternity coverage it can often be unaffordable.  Health care reform is looking to fix this issue, but President […]

COBRA Calculator

Posted on: February 26th, 2009 by JPAL No Comments

A recent press release by introduces the launch of a COBRA Subsidy Calculator that can be found on their sister website The tool was developed to help educate unemployed Americans about how the new stimulus package will effect their COBRA coverage costs as well as what other affordable health insurance options are available. […]

Individual Health Insurance Rates Rising

Posted on: February 20th, 2009 by JPAL No Comments

More people are shopping for individual health insurance these days.  Golden Rule, says their sales are up 24% over the the past two months.  In addition, reports that submitted applications were up 18% in the 4Q, over 4Q in 2007. Along with the increases in individual health insurance shoppers, health insurance rates have increased […]