Posts Tagged ‘health insurance exchanges’

Update on the Health Insurance Exchange Website

Posted on: October 23rd, 2013 by SamTabes No Comments

Many Americans are beyond frustrated with the poor quality of the HealthCare.gov website which is continuously crashing and running incredibly slow.  There is new information from the Washington Post saying that the government knew the website was not ready for roll-out back on October 1st, but they plowed through anyways.  This has left a bad […]

Medicare Open Enrollment Starts TODAY – October 15, 2013

Posted on: October 15th, 2013 by SamTabes No Comments

Medicare’s open enrollment is upon us once again and it’s important that those looking to update their Medicare plans get their choices in early.  October 15 through December 7 is when all Medicare participants can change their Medicare health plan and prescription drug coverage for 2014.  If you are happy with your current Medicare plan […]

Health Insurance Exchanges Open Tomorrow With Delays

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

The health insurance exchanges are to open tomorrow, October 1, and there is a lot of anticipation behind how the online exchanges will pan out.  According to Yahoo! Finance, some state residents and small businesses will be unable to enroll in the online exchanges tomorrow due to technical difficulties.  This is causing a lot of […]

Low-Cost Options Through Health Care Reform: Studies Confirm

Posted on: September 6th, 2013 by SamTabes No Comments

Two separate studies have recently been released confirming what President Obama’s administration has been saying all along.  Health care reform will bring about more low-cost options for price conscious consumers.  The two private, independent studies from Kaiser Family Foundation and Avalere Health support the claim that health care reform will enable health insurers to offer […]

Health Insurance Ratings On Exchange Websites

Posted on: August 13th, 2013 by SamTabes No Comments

It makes sense that a website designed to make shopping for health insurance easier would have a comprehensive list of health insurance companies and their respective ratings.  It makes sense for the consumer and gives the competitive insurers more reason to become better and attract more customers.  Much to the dismay of some California residents, […]

Health Insurance Exchanges Face IT Challenges

Posted on: August 1st, 2013 by SamTabes No Comments

The deadline for implementation of the health insurance exchanges is just around the corner and states are facing more IT issues than originally anticipated.  The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) is mandating the exchanges be up and running by October 1, 2013 and plans should be ready to go by January 1, 2014. […]

Health Insurance Exchange Deadline Approaching Fast

Posted on: June 17th, 2013 by SamTabes No Comments

The deadline for states to implement the Affordable Care Act’s health insurance exchange requirement is less than four months away and there are still multiple states who are not on target to have the exchanges set up.  Some state governments are scrambling to get together exchanges and figure out exactly how they are going to […]

Health Insurance Exchange Enrollment Affected by Customer Assistance Funds

Posted on: May 6th, 2013 by SamTabes No Comments

Some states are getting way more federal funds than others to put towards customer assistance which could ultimately affect how many people get properly enrolled in health insurance under the new exchanges.  Florida plans on spending about $6 million to reach about 4 million uninsured residents as they help them enroll for coverage in the […]

Health Insurance Exchanges: 18 States Opted to Create Their Own

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

The deadline for states to decide whether or not they were going to set up their own health insurance exchange was December 14th, and as of now 18 states have opted to create their own marketplace for purchasing health insurance policies.  The US Health and Human Services Secretary, Kathleen Sebelius, posted Monday that these marketplaces […]

Ohio House Approve House Bill 613 to Guide Health Insurance Exchanges

Posted on: December 11th, 2012 by SamTabes No Comments

Ohio lawmakers feel that the upcoming health insurance exchanges, encouraged through the Affordable Care Act, will need some regulations in place to direct the healthcare navigators which will be guiding small businesses and individuals through the exchanges. According to Kate Irby’s December 6th  article “Ohio House OKs Regulations to Help Guide Businesses on Obamacare Insurance […]