Posts Tagged ‘health insurance coverage’

Good Health Insurance Does Not Guarantee Good Health Care

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

Health care reform is forcing the number of insured Americans to go up and with this the amount of people seeking health care will go up as well.  While states scramble to ensure there is enough planning in place to get everyone health insurance, the health care industry prepares for the potential of a lot […]

Will Your Individual Health Insurance Policy Be Cancelled?

Posted on: May 30th, 2013 by SamTabes No Comments

With health care reform under way, some individuals may be surprised to learn that their individual health insurance plan has been cancelled because it does not meet the specific criteria set forth in the Affordable Care Act.  This goes against President Obama’s promise that if you like your current plan you can keep it and […]

Health Insurance Rates May Go Up Drastically For Young Adults

Posted on: January 7th, 2013 by SamTabes No Comments

Many Americans, of all ages, are preparing for higher health insurance premiums as the Affordable Care Act is implemented in full and as health care costs consider to soar.  One age group may be in for a drastic premium increase according to a new study.  According to Stephen Feller’s article on, a recent study […]

Health Premium Tax May Increase Coverage Rates

Posted on: November 4th, 2011 by ymedina No Comments

Everyone is expecting to see health insurance rates increase somewhat, but individuals who purchase health insurance through small-employer markets may see an increase as high as 3.7% over the next decade simply due to a new tax that takes effect in 2014.  This information is based on a study completed by US insurance companies according […]

UnitedHealthcare Insurance Introduces Superstore

Posted on: November 2nd, 2011 by ymedina No Comments

A real-life insurance superstore is opening in Flushing, Queens this week and it’s catching a lot of interest.  UnitedHealthcare is taking a unique approach to helping residents find a wide variety of insurance products including 15 types of state and federal social service programs.  According to the article “UnitedHealthcare Opens ‘Supestore’ in Flushing by Barbara […]

NFL Lockout Update: Health Insurance Benefits Extended

Posted on: March 4th, 2011 by ymedina No Comments

Many players were concerned about losing their health insurance benefits through the NFL yesterday as the lockout started.  With an anticipated extension players have time to reevaluate the benefits of this lockout and what they can do to ensure health insurance coverage. According to the article “NFL, NFLPA Get 24-Hour Extension for Negotiations” by Nate […]

KPS Health Plan Extends Early Change

Posted on: July 24th, 2010 by ymedina No Comments

According to their website, KPS Health Plan has extended an early adoption of the dependent coverage to age 26.  One of the provisions from the health care bill passed in March was to allow dependent children up to age 26 to remain on their parents’ health care plans.  This is to start September 23, 2010, […]

Secure Horizons: Yoga Therapy Covered by Health Insurance

Posted on: April 21st, 2010 by ymedina No Comments

According to the article “Finding My Center Through Yoga With Broadview Heights Seniors: Working It Out” by Tara Quinn on, many health insurance companies are covering their seniors to take Yoga classes which can improve overall health. Some of the health insurers offering Yoga as a free benefit include Secure Horizons, Aetna, United Healthcare, […]

Humana Health Insurance Providing H1N1 Vaccine for Members

Posted on: October 25th, 2009 by ymedina No Comments

According to Humana’s website, Humana health insurance is providing the highly anticipated H1N1 flu vaccine for its members.  They announced that they will be covering the administration costs for all fully insured members, including those who have plans which exclude immunizations.  All co-pays and deductibles will be waived when the vaccine is received regardless of […]

Individual Health Insurance Covering Swine Flu Vaccines

Posted on: September 12th, 2009 by ymedina No Comments

Approximately 1 million Americans have been infected with the H1N1 virus, more commonly known as the swine flu, according to the article “Individual Health Insurance Could Provide Assistance for Swine Flu Vaccines” by Maggie Guo found on the Ethiopian Review.  People who are covered by certain individual health insurance companies may have the swine flu […]