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January 10, 2024 - While several factors are fueling record-high enrollment in Marketplace health insurance, many newly eligible consumers may still not have enrolled yet – despite a fast-approaching deadline. Today, healthinsurance.org offered last-minute ...
December 5, 2023 - Today healthinsurance.org reminded consumers that in most states, Dec. 15 is the deadline for purchasing ACA-compliant health insurance if they want coverage that starts Jan. 1, 2024.
October 30, 2023 - As the Affordable Care Act (also called ACA or Obamacare) open enrollment period nears, healthinsurance.org released tips today to help people compare plans and potentially save money.
October 19, 2023 - Four key factors could result in record-high enrollment in Affordable Care Act (ACA) health plans during the upcoming open enrollment period, which begins Nov. 1, healthinsurance.org said today.
August 9, 2023 - Most states have begun disenrolling people who no longer qualify for Medicaid, and millions of people are expected to lose health coverage in the coming months. Healthinsurance.org has released several ...
June 21, 2023 - Policy analysts for medicareresources.org and healthinsurance.org are reminding consumers to know the limits of their health coverage in case of an illness or accident while traveling.
May 31, 2023 - When it comes to health insurance for college students and recent graduates, coverage options may include staying on parent's plan, an ACA Marketplace plan, coverage through a college or employer-sponsored ...
May 4, 2023 - Some of the health coverage and cost savings put in place during the COVID-19 pandemic are coming to an end. Medicareresources.org and healthinsurance.org are letting consumers know what changes to ...
March 6, 2023 - With a wave of corporate layoffs across the country, healthinsurance.org is offering several tips to help consumers stay insured if they lose their employer-sponsored coverage.
January 19, 2023 - For the first time in nearly three years, states will resume Medicaid eligibility redeterminations and disenrollments, a move expected to result in up to 15 million people losing Medicaid and ...

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February 15, 2024 - Federal health insurance rule changes that could take effect for coverage in 2025 (and beyond) could affect Marketplace enrollment deadlines and plan benefits as well as enrollees’ transition from Marketplace ...
January 23, 2024 - Mary Lou Retton’s health scare story included some important lessons for consumers, many of whom may assume that the celebrity’s health scare is a sign of barriers to affordable health ...
January 3, 2024 - The type of managed care your health plan falls under affects your healthcare costs and plan benefits – including access to medical providers.
November 16, 2023 - What is dental insurance? Dental insurance is insurance that covers a portion of basic dental expenses that you may encounter during a typical year, paying for procedures and treatments that ...
October 25, 2023 - Seven months after states received authorization to start Medicaid redeterminations, the process is proceeding mostly as expected, with millions already disenrolled. But it’s also had some unexpected problems.
September 21, 2023 - Millions of Americans would have worse health insurance – or none at all – without Obamacare's provisions. But the law's protections extend beyond insurance benefits.
November 15, 2023 - Our ACA health insurance subsidy calculator estimates your premium subsidy based on your income, age and household size.
February 13, 2024 - A list of the open enrollment deadlines for enrollment in 2024 ACA-compliant health insurance in every state. Open enrollment ran from November 1 to January 15 or January 16 in ...
October 24, 2023 - When it comes to selecting a health insurance plan, the premium is the most important factor for many shoppers – especially those who are currently healthy. But price shouldn’t be ...
September 18, 2023 - Your options for coverage are very limited if you don't enroll in a plan by the end of open enrollment in your state. The open enrollment period applies outside of ...
July 18, 2023 - Friday Health Plans, which offers coverage in five states, is winding down its business operations. And in at least four of those states, thousands of enrollees need to select new ...
July 5, 2023 - If you’re among the millions of Americans notified about potentially losing Medicaid eligibility in 2023 and 2024, learn how to avoid becoming uninsured.
January 30, 2024 - Learn how individual health insurance plans cover women’s healthcare services, including maternity, contraception and abortion.
August 22, 2023 - Since late 2018, short-term health plans in many states have been able to last much longer than previously allowed. But the Biden administration has proposed a rule change that calls ...

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