Posts Tagged ‘health insurance rates’

Florida Health Insurance Rates on Exchange 2014

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

The debate about health insurance premiums in the new Obamacare environment has been raging for more than a year.  When healthcare reform was simply a concept, the idea was that the health insurance consumer would enjoy lower health insurance premiums in the new marketplace environment due to a number of factors such as increased competition, […]

Ohio Exchange Health Insurance Rates

Posted on: October 11th, 2013 by JPAL No Comments

Much has been made of the health insurance rates available via online health exchanges (health insurance marketplaces) established by the Affordable Care Act (ACA) I  wrote  about it here back in August, specifically as it related to how Ohio health insurance rates in the new exchange environment compared to currently prevailing rates in the marketplace. […]

Exchange Health Insurance Rates By State

Posted on: September 9th, 2013 by JPAL No Comments

Below are a list of links that provide information about the health insurance rates that will be available on online health insurance exchanges across the country. This list will be updates as additional states release their rates. Note:  some states do not plan on making their rates public until October 1st when the exchanges open […]

Impact of Obamacare on Health Insurance Premiums

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

As states release their approved health insurance rates that will be available for those shopping for coverage beginning in October, you will begin to read many newspaper articles, and expert reports that analyze how these rates compare to rates previously available to shoppers of individual and family health insurance plans prior to the passage of […]

Ohio exchange health insurance rates released

Posted on: August 2nd, 2013 by JPAL No Comments

Ohio insurance regulators released the health insurance rates for individuals & families policies on the exchange in 2014.  The rates reflect a 41% increase in average premiums when compared to 2013 rates ($332.58 vs. $236).   This increase in avg. premiums was not unexpected, and is actually lower than what the Ohio Dept of Insurance […]

Shopping For Health Insurance Now is Impt. For Young & Healthy

Posted on: July 3rd, 2013 by JPAL No Comments

As we approach October 1 2013 — the date when Federal & State health insurance exchanges are slated to open for business — it makes sense for those who buy their own health insurance to compare rates and shop for health insurance this summer.  In many states, individual health insurance rates are expected to rise […]

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 NewsMax.com, a recent study […]

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 […]

Employer-Sponsored Health Insurance Costs Up By 4%

Posted on: September 14th, 2012 by SamTabes No Comments

The recent survey completed by the Kaiser Family Foundation and the Health Research and Educational Trust, shows that the cost of health insurance provided by employers increased by about 4% this year.  While this seems concerning, it’s better than the 9% increase the survey reported from the year before.  Annual insurance premiums for families increased […]

Employers Focus on Wellness to Decrease Health Insurance Costs

Posted on: August 20th, 2012 by SamTabes No Comments

More and more large employers across the nation are implementing wellness programs into their health insurance benefit packages in an effort to reduce costs.  The idea remains that if employees are encouraged to take care of their health through exercise and screenings, then their health care needs will decrease and health insurance costs will go down […]