On March 25, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Studies (CMS) released final numbers for the 2019 open enrollment period under the Affordable Care Act. The agency’s annual report slipped in underneath a flurry of news surrounding coronavirus. Nevertheless, it underscores the fact that millions of Americans still lack healthcare coverage during a global pandemic… 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 ›

Today marks the 10th anniversary of when the Affordable Care Act became law. Also known as the ACA or “Obamacare,” the Affordable Care Act changed the landscape of the American healthcare system. For better or worse? That’s still a debate. In fact, even now, as we recognize the ACA’s 10th anniversary, the law itself is… 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 ›