Tag - Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act

Health insurance for medical care in a mobile world

Today’s consumer is used to having options. Not only are there options for obtaining affordable healthcare, but once healthcare has been obtained there are options for how to receive the actual medical treatment. Gone are the days when a patient’s only choice was to wait in the doctor’s office. Give the consumers what they want The general manager of a healthcare risk management company said, “Healthcare providers have shifted their focus to meeting consumers where they are and delivering the information [...]

Over half a million enroll in Obamacare in one week

The federal government released figures showing that 543,098 people signed up for Obamacare health insurance plans during the first week of the 2016 open enrollment period that began November 1, 2015. Federal versus state That number represents only those who used the federal marketplace that covers 38 states. The remaining 12 states and the District of Columbia operate their own health insurance marketplaces. The numbers of enrollees for those markets were not released. At the federal site two-thirds of the enrollees were [...]

Sign up for Obamacare and start to reap the benefits

In the market for health insurance? With open enrollment for Obamacare, or the Affordable Care Act, now underway, it’s time to choose a plan that’s right for you. There are several notable benefits to enjoy. Shop around Online health marketplaces allow you to easily compare health insurance plans so that you can choose the one that will work best for you. The marketplaces also make it possible for you to apply for assistance such as tax credit to limit your out-of-pocket [...]

Healthcare open enrollment 2016 is here; sign up now

The Health Insurance Marketplace began healthcare open enrollment for 2016 coverage on November 1, 2015 and will continue open enrollment through January 30, 2016. But in order for your affordable healthcare coverage to begin New Year’s Day 2016, you must be enrolled by December 15, 2015. Affordable healthcare, a result of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and nicknamed Obamacare, has put several improvements in place for the 2016 marketplace including an easier re-enrollment process. Obamacare improvements Now you’re able to get a [...]