As we head into July, health insurance might be the last thing on your mind — if it even makes the list. With four months to go until open enrollment for marketplace coverage and half a year left with your current plan, you probably haven’t given that insurance you bought last fall much thought. That… Continue Reading ›

Americans have filed more than 45 million unemployment claims since March, a staggering number that underscores the economic impact of COVID19. The pandemic has forced businesses nationwide to close for months, leaving millions unemployed.  And along with that mass loss of jobs came a mass loss of health insurance for people who relied on a… Continue Reading ›

We rely on digital technology for just about everything these days, from work to school to booking vacations. It seems natural, then, that technology wants to revolutionize how we get healthcare, too. Known as telehealth or telemedicine, digital healthcare communication makes it easy to chat with your doctor, even when you can’t get to the… Continue Reading ›

Over 6.6 million Americans filed for unemployment benefits last week, shattering previous records and plunging the economy into deeper chaos. And while the country battles a novel virus, millions of people now face the prospect of illness without any healthcare coverage What should you do if you’re among the millions of jobless Americans and you’ve… Continue Reading ›

As America grapples with a viral pandemic, the stress of social distancing and a floundering economy, millions of people have something else to worry about: Does health insurance cover coronavirus testing? And if you have COVID-19, will your insurance pay for treatment? These are valid questions. The world has been through pandemics before, but it’s… Continue Reading ›

The healthcare industry is a labyrinth. Attempting to navigate the system, what to do about rising costs and how to buy health insurance — to name a few things — can feel like wading through a muddy river full of snakes. (Yikes.) We won’t pretend that we understand all the ins and outs of the… Continue Reading ›

Open enrollment for major medical insurance ended on December 15th for most of the country. Unless you live in one of the handful of states with longer enrollment periods, that means you won’t be able to get Obamacare health insurance until next November if you missed the signup period. But it doesn’t mean you can’t… Continue Reading ›