Posts Tagged ‘individual health 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Multistate Federal Health Insurance Plans Coming Soon

Posted on: October 29th, 2012 by SamTabes No Comments

The White House is working on their multistate health insurance plans through health care reform and the federal government will soon have the new role as sponsor of at least two different programs.  The nationwide health insurance plans will be operated under contract with the federal government and will be available to Americans in each […]

Some Interesting Aspects of Health Care Law You May Not Know

Posted on: August 3rd, 2012 by SamTabes No Comments

Many Americans still have pressing questions about the details behind President Obama’s health care law.  It’s a complicated law with a lot of information.  Some of the aspects are pretty much well-known such as the individual mandate and the rule that says people with pre-existing conditions cannot be denied health insurance coverage.  But did you […]

Individual Health Insurance Impacted Heavily by ACA

Posted on: July 12th, 2012 by SamTabes No Comments

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) will end up impacting many facets of the health insurance industry, but individual health insurance policies will feel some of the biggest changes according to Debra A. Donahue’s article on  Through the ACA, the law requires that states establish Health Benefit Exchanges.  The Congressional Budget Office estimates that by […]

American Family Insurance Partnering With Assurant Health

Posted on: May 23rd, 2012 by SamTabes No Comments

American Family Insurance and Assurant Health have recently announced that they are joining forces.  American Family has named Assurant Health as their exclusive provider of individual major and medical health insurance products based on information from the press release found on This partnership with offer more variety and flexibility to customers who do business […]

Aetna Whole Health: Offering Individual Health Insurance

Posted on: May 21st, 2012 by SamTabes No Comments

Aetna, along with Carilion Clinic, has started offering a variety of affordable individual health insurance plans in the Roanoke area.  This is an effort to expand their reach through the accountable care initiative.  The Aetna Whole Health plans are aimed at consumers looking for quality health insurance with more affordable costs. Tom Grote, president of […]

BCBS of Florida Retail Store Brings Value

Posted on: March 15th, 2012 by SamTabes No Comments

More and more insurers are turning to retail stores to help meet the needs of their customers.  These local retail stores aim to make purchasing a health insurance policy simple and straightforward.  BCBS of Florida specifically offers customer service representatives to answer questions and help customers choose the best policy for their unique circumstances. The […]