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junk insurance

Fool's gold.

Introducing a new ‘metal’ tier: Fool’s Gold?

May 6, 2014 – Does the health insurance industry really think that Americans are desperate for a return to policies with sky-high deductibles and scanty… Read more

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Exchanges: too big to succeed?

April 13, 2014 – This is the time for brainstorming, but how much are we willing to change? Could we revamp the whole process if it meant a more… Read more

Ice skater.

A health disaster waiting to happen

February 5, 2014 – Obamacare has offered solid footing to millions whose 'junk policies' were a disaster waiting to happen – offering the kind of coverage… Read more

Expired milk.

Just how bad are junk health policies?

January 10, 2014 – In the pre-2014 individual health insurance market, the plan options ran the gamut from great to horrible. How could such worthless… Read more

Dreading higher premiums?

December 4, 2013 – Even if you won't get an ACA premium subsidy, there a handful of strategies you can try to help make your health insurance coverage more… Read more

Like your junk policy? You can keep it.

November 15, 2013 – Your insurer doesn’t have to cancel your policy just because it doesn’t cover the ten essential benefits. You’re not going to lose… Read more

Consumer protections in industry crosshairs

January 25, 2013 – If you're a 20- or 30-something and have health coverage, you're being targeted by insurance industry campaign to eliminate two important… Read more