Are You Native American? Did You Know Obamacare is Available To You? The Obama administration is trying to reach out to Native Americans to let them know that they too are covered under the new healthcare law. It is believed that most Native Americans are unaware that they are eligible to enroll in Obamacare, so… Continue Reading ›

When the Affordable Care Act (ACA) was enacted, one big complaint was that doctors would face a nationwide avalanche of newly insured patients. But new research suggests that not only has this not occurred, but patient visits have actually slightly decreased. As further evidence of the healthcare law’s positive impact, the past year has seen… Continue Reading ›

Comparing Plans is Essential Whether you have already enrolled in the ACA’s online exchange, have never signed up for open enrollment, or need to shop for coverage because you no longer have employer supplied coverage, it is during the in-between open enrollment period that you should be comparing plans to make sure you will be… Continue Reading ›

The Affordable Care Act requires most Americans to have health insurance or pay a penalty fee, but you might wonder whether health insurance extends to products like dental and vision coverage. Under the new law, major medical insurance includes coverage for things like preventive care, rehabilitative treatments, maternity services and pediatric care. With so many… Continue Reading ›

In 2014, CareerBuilder released a report estimating that there were about 10 million self-employed workers in the United States, which represents 6.6 percent of all jobs nationwide. Though that number is down from previous estimates, the total tally of self-employed individuals indicates that many Americans across the country don’t fall into a convenient job category…. Continue Reading ›

During the second quarter of 2015, the number of uninsured adults in the United States dropped by a half of one percent compared to the previous quarter, according to a Gallup Poll that has tracked this subject for the past seven years. The number of uninsured now marks the lowest recorded percentage during that time… Continue Reading ›

The recent Supreme Court ruling on subsidies offered under the Affordable Care Act protected millions of Americans from losing access to affordable health insurance, including approximately 4.2 million Latinos. This sector of the population is important not only to lawmakers and supporters of Obamacare but to the general insured population as well. Latinos, historically the… Continue Reading ›

State exchanges are struggling financially. The Federal Government under the Affordable Care Act has provided $4.9 Billion in funds to 17 states that elected to start their own healthcare exchanges. Yet, after 5 years in development, nearly half are insolvent or on life support. California is $80 Million in the hole, New York is trying… Continue Reading ›

Whether you’re a Fortune 500 executive or a retiree on a fixed income, healthcare costs represent a major chunk of your budget. And even though summer’s just begun, the U.S. government wants you to get the jump on next year’s financial planning. On June 1, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), the federal… Continue Reading ›