Posts Tagged ‘student health insurance’

Student Health Insurance Getting Better but More Expensive

Posted on: July 22nd, 2013 by SamTabes No Comments

An important part of the Affordable Care Act addresses the impact it will have on student health insurance and ways to improve coverage.  This of course comes at a cost.  The minimum annual benefits limit of student health insurance plans will increase to $500,000 for the 2013-2014 school year which is up significantly from $100,000 […]

Kevin Ware’s Broken Leg Brings Attention to Student Health Insurance

Posted on: April 8th, 2013 by SamTabes No Comments

It was the broken leg heard throughout the stadium.  Kevin Ware brutally broke his leg while playing basketball for the University of Louisville in a big NCAA Tournament game last week.  As he was rushed to the hospital there was already a debate stirring about the treatment of unpaid college students who generate millions of […]

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 […]

More Colleges Requiring Health Insurance

Posted on: February 9th, 2012 by SamTabes No Comments

More and more colleges are requiring their students to carry health insurance and they are giving quality options to make this possible.  Michigan State University has recently become the sixth school in the Big Ten to require their students to carry a form of health insurance.  This may seem like a harsh requirement but the […]

Health Insurance for Back to School

Posted on: August 25th, 2011 by ymedina No Comments

College students are heading back to school for the 2011-2012 school year.  This can be an exciting and stressful time for many students who try to organize their finances and figure out student health insurance coverage.   Market Watch has a press release from eHealthInsurance which gives some important tips for college students and their […]

Student Health Insurance Struggles At UMass

Posted on: July 27th, 2011 by ymedina No Comments

UPDATE – 2/10/2012 – Some surprising info about more universities requiring their students to carry some form of health insurance in order to attend the school.  Michigan State University has teamed up with Aetna health insurance to offer their students more health insurance options. University of Massachusetts Amherst students who receive their student health insurance […]

Student Health Care Reform Limited

Posted on: April 14th, 2011 by ymedina No Comments

POST SCRIPT UPDATE 8/31/2012 – Since the US Supreme Court upheld the Constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act this summer, student health care could see a shift.  Starting in 2014, young adults will be required to purchase health insurance or they could end up facing penalties from the government.  The good news, is that they […]

Student Health Care Reform Update

Posted on: March 7th, 2011 by ymedina No Comments

The Department of Health and Human Services has published their proposed rules on the status of student health insurance coverage under the new bill, the Affordable Care Act, and with it comes some new updates.  According to the article “Health Care Reform Update: Proposed Rule on Student Health Coverage” on NACUBO.com, the proposed rules have […]

New Regulation for Student Health Insurance

Posted on: February 14th, 2011 by ymedina No Comments

Some new regulation has been set in motion to ensure students have student health insurance and they are protected from being denied coverage according to the article “New Rule Regulating Student Health Insurance Coverage Ensure Rights” by Dana Pavelsky on BadgerHerald.com. The Department of Health and Human Services advised that the Affordable Care Act will […]

Free Health Care for LA Students

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

The new superintendent of the Los Angeles school district, John Deasy, is calling for free health, dental, and eye care for any students in need.  Considering this is the 2nd largest school district in the nation, it’s huge news and a big step for a student health insurance quote.  According to the article “New LA […]