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9 Great Health Insurance Books That You Need to Read Now

There are hundreds of books out there about the health insurance industry. Many of them have great ideas and action items about how to make an informed decision about your medical insurance purchase. While we haven’t read every book on the market, we thought it would be a good idea to break down 9 great health … Continue reading 9 Great Health Insurance Books That You Need to Read Now

2015 Alaska Health Insurance Marketplace Tax Subsidy Income Level Chart

While most states use the same income ranges to determine eligibility for tax subsidies through the health insurance marketplace, Alaska has a different range.  Below is the range for Alaska residents.  Be sure to read up on other rules to find out if you can receive premium assistance.  Or if you prefer, simply use our subsidy calculator … Continue reading 2015 Alaska Health Insurance Marketplace Tax Subsidy Income Level Chart

2015 Hawaii Health Insurance Marketplace Tax Subsidy Income Level Chart

While most states use the same income ranges to determine eligibility for tax subsidies through the health insurance marketplace, Hawaii has a different range.  Below is the range for Hawaii residents.  Be sure to read up on other rules to find out if you can receive premium assistance.  Or if you prefer, simply use our … Continue reading 2015 Hawaii Health Insurance Marketplace Tax Subsidy Income Level Chart

Health Insurance Marketplace Tax Subsidy Calculator

A big aspect of the Affordable Care Act is the availability of tax subsidies for people that fall into certain income brackets.  You can check those brackets out here.  We also have this handy subsidy calculator that can help determine if you might be eligible for premium assistance when you purchase a health insurance plan. … Continue reading Health Insurance Marketplace Tax Subsidy Calculator

2015 Health Insurance Marketplace Tax Subsidy Income Level Chart

A big piece of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) was the availability of a marketplace tax subsidy to help offset the cost of health insurance when a plan is purchased on the health insurance marketplace, or exchange. The system was designed to help those with lower income levels afford quality coverage. The question … Continue reading 2015 Health Insurance Marketplace Tax Subsidy Income Level Chart

Best Ways To Get Health Insurance Between Jobs

Changing jobs is a hassle. Even when the change is your decision and you are excited about making a move, there is a lot of uneasiness that comes with finding new work. When you are between jobs due to a termination of some sort, it is not uneasiness you deal with, it is piles of … Continue reading Best Ways To Get Health Insurance Between Jobs

What is the ACA Individual Mandate Penalty?

With the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare, now fully in effect, there is a mandate that every American purchase health insurance or pay a tax as a penalty.  So what is the dollar amount of the ACA individual mandate penalty, and what exactly would need to happen to cause someone to have … Continue reading What is the ACA Individual Mandate Penalty?

What is a Health Insurance Exchange Notice and Why is it Important?

With the health insurance exchanges, also known as health insurance marketplaces, set to open for business on October 1, 2013, the world of health insurance is about to change dramatically.  Through these exchanges individuals will be able to purchase medical insurance by comparing plans, insurance companies, and premiums side by side on their computer screen. … Continue reading What is a Health Insurance Exchange Notice and Why is it Important?

How to Find Health Insurance That Is Affordable Under Obamacare

Beginning on January 1, 2014, most of the provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), also known as Obamacare will go into full effect.  One of these provisions is the requirement that every American have health insurance or pay a fine.  Therefore, it is very important to find health insurance that gives … Continue reading How to Find Health Insurance That Is Affordable Under Obamacare

What are the Best Health Insurance Companies for You?

Purchasing medical insurance is not always an easy task.  Trying to decipher between the best health insurance companies takes time and an understanding of what makes a good benefit plan.  Between the different plan designs and carriers available, finding the right fit for you and your family is not an easy decision. With the requirement … Continue reading What are the Best Health Insurance Companies for You?