Tag Archives: insurance exchanges

United Health bails out

A few weeks ago, UnitedHealth announced that it was dropping out of the Affordable Care Act’s insurance exchanges in at least 16 states.  The insurer sells individual ACA plans in 34 states, although it hasnt yet confirmed which state markets … Continue reading

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The Affordable Care Act and LGBT access to health coverage

Many thanks to friend and fellow blogger BosGuy for sending along this awesome infographic about the different ways that the Affordable Care Act, aka Obamacare, has impacted health coverage in the LGBT community.

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just four little words…

The Affordable Care Act was front and center at the Supreme Court once again yesterday, but this time the health law’s fate may be dependent on just four words. The case before the Supreme Court, King v Burwell, is not … Continue reading

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Changes in cost of monthly health insurance premiums

A while back, I wrote about the need to shop around on the private insurance marketplaces for individuals purchasing insurance for 2015.  Everyone knew that the average price of monthly premiums would change if you purchased the benchmark silver plan … Continue reading

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You better shop around

The open enrollment period for individuals purchasing private health insurance has begun once again when the insurance exchanges opened on Saturday.  If you like your plan and don’t care about what the cost might be to renew, your policy will … Continue reading

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missing out on Medicaid

When the Supreme Court upheld the Affordable Care Act, the justices also ruled that each state could decide whether or not to accept the ACA’s Medicaid expansion.  Some 25 states have chosen not to – primarily those controlled by Republican … Continue reading

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Look to Kentucky

Let’s be honest, Americans don’t often “look to Kentucky” as an exemplar for a lot of things.  But Kentucky is turning out to be a bright and shiny star for President Obama’s health care reform law.  And here’s why… Kentucky … Continue reading

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