Comparing Health Insurance Quotes

Comparing Health Insurance Quotes

Getting quotes for health insurance, and figuring out which plan is best for your family, used to be an exercise in frustration. Health insurance coverage quotes were custom tailored based on gender, age, pre-existing conditions, current health and a variety of other factors. It was virtually impossible to compare plans because each plan obscured certain costs and deductibles, and touted great benefits that only applied in certain situations. With the advent of the Affordable Care Act, though, comparing online quotes for health insurance has gotten …

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Choosing an Individual Health Insurance Plan

Choosing an Individual Health Insurance Plan

Since lawmakers have passed the Affordable Care Act, it’s gotten easier to shop for individual health care insurance. Theoretically, all you need to do is visit your state’s Health Insurance Marketplace to compare plans, get quotes and enroll in coverage. But selecting a personal health care plan does require a certain level of contemplation – so make sure you take these factors into consideration when you’re shopping for health care for an individual.

Outline Your Medical Needs for a Personal Health Care Plan
The first thing you …

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Health Insurance for Families

Health Insurance for Families

Health insurance for families has been a tricky topic in the past. Many employers have declined to offer family coverage, or if they have offered it, the premiums have been difficult for a family to afford. When family coverage is available, it often fails to cover essential care, or insurers might deny coverage for children with disabilities or pre-existing conditions. Now that the government has passed the Affordable Care Act, though, family health insurance coverage has changed. The new law makes insurers more accountable, eliminates …

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Health Insurance for Small Businesses

Health Insurance for Small Businesses

The Affordable Care Act didn’t just make life easier for individuals; the ACA also includes provisions to simplify the health insurance process for small businesses. It’s now easier to shop for health insurance for companies, and small businesses also have access to a health care tax credit that makes health insurance more affordable.

The Small Business Health Options Program (SHOP)
The Small Business Health Options Program, or SHOP, is a special way for small businesses to purchase health insurance coverage through the state Health Benefits Exchange. It’s …

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Health Care Reform and You

Health Care Reform and You

The Affordable Care Act is the most substantial piece of health care reform since the passage of Medicare and Medicaid in 1965. The ACA is aimed at making health care more affordable for Americans, and reducing the overall cost of healthcare. This controversial piece of health care reform makes sweeping changes to health care insurance, and if you’re like most people, you’re wondering how these changes will impact you.

Benefits of the Affordable Care Act Health Care Reform
Practically speaking, this act provides some great benefits to …

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