Ad Campaign To Better Explain Subsidies To Uninsured As the third open enrollment period is about to begin on Nov. 1, this past week Sylvia Matthews Burwell of the Obama administration announced that it would begin a nationwide grassroots campaign, including television ads, to reach out to the estimated 10.5 million Americans across the country… Continue Reading ›

The Intended Goal At it’s inception the Affordable Care Act took aim at hospital readmissions, it was and is a significant focal point of the ACA in an effort to ideally better spend health care dollars, improve the quality of care delivered to patients while in hospital, and to better coordinate the patient’s after and… Continue Reading ›

With the establishment of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), consumers could no longer be denied health coverage due to pre-existing conditions. A 2010 Congressional investigation found that the four biggest for-profit health insurers — Aetna, Humana, UnitedHealth Group and WellPoint – denied coverage to more than 651,000 people over a three-year period. In fact, the… Continue Reading ›

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 ›