Tax Time Reprieve For Obamacare Procrastinators February 20, 2015 The Obama administration announced a special enrollment period from March 15 to April 30 for healthcare.gov consumers who discover they owe a penalty after filling out their tax returns.
Figuring Out Doctors In Your Plan Can Be Difficult February 17, 2015 Consumers struggle with the lack of transparency. For example, some physicians can be in-network when they are working at one office or hospital but not when they are at another. Or they may belong to a medical group that is affiliated with your plan, but they don’t participate.
Despite Law, Some Birth Control May Require Copays February 6, 2015 The health overhaul mandated that insurers cover all costs for FDA-approved methods of birth control, but advocates and consumers say some plans have placed certain generic birth control pills among classes of drugs that require cost sharing.
Why Florida Is No. 1 In Obamacare Enrollment February 2, 2015 More Floridians have signed up for private health exchange plans than in any other state thanks to online mapping tools, coordinated outreach efforts and insurers’ involvement -- and in spite of Republican opposition.
Insurance Choices Dwindle In Rural California January 30, 2015 Blue Shield of California stopped selling individual plans on the state health insurance exchange in about 250 zip codes, leaving nearly 30,000 residents with only one insurer to choose from on the exchange.