With a little over a month until open enrollment for health insurance starts in the U.S., it’s time to start thinking about your coverage for next year. You might have heard that you can save money using a premium tax credit or “subsidy.”  It’s true. A premium subsidy can help lower the cost of health… Continue Reading ›

Despite an uptick in awareness campaigns in recent years, mental illness still feels like a hush-hush topic for many people. But if you’re dealing with a mental health issue, know you’re not alone. In fact, mental illness affects about 19% of American adults each year.  That’s nearly 1 out of every 5 adults in the… Continue Reading ›

As summer winds down and the school year draws near, you’re probably already making lists of all the things you need to do to prepare for the upcoming change in season. Did “check the kids’ immunization records” make the cut? If not, it should. Whether you’re sending your kids to school in person, keeping them… Continue Reading ›

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 ›