Now, I’m not annoyed that people might be getting a good deal on the health exchanges. I just don’t think they are. I’m not. My neighbors aren’t. Premiums are expensive, deductibles are high, networks are narrow. Even those individuals and families who get subsidies must … read on
This week I have to make a final decision about a new health insurance plan for my family.
Yes, I’ve been dawdling. Partly because I wanted to wait and see how my state’s health exchange would work (there were several glitches, so I’m glad I waited) and whether the administration might “fix” or delay parts of the law, as it did when it suggested insurance … read on
The big news this past weekend, other than Black Friday deals and mayhem, was the much-anticipated announcement that by the end of the day Saturday, Nov. 30, the federal health exchange, healthcare.gov, would—finally—be working as it was supposed to.
But eventually the online marketplaces will be functioning as they are supposed to, and all Americans–regardless of their economic or health situations–will be able to buy affordable health insurance and have access to the best care possible.
We are entering a new era in health insurance coverage and paying for health care. Kind of.
More people will have an opportunity to buy insurance through the new exchanges. However, we will also be expected to pay much more towards our care through considerably higher deductibles and co-pays.
And I suspect this is a trend that will spread to more and more … read on
Last week the health insurance exchanges, or marketplaces, opened for business. Many potential insurance buyers were met with non-working or glitchy systems on that first day, but slowly these technical issues are being resolved.
I tried my state’s wahealthplanfinder.org the first day, and I, too, ran into performance issues. The following day, however, I had no problem accessing the site. I could make a few suggestions … read on