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Obamacare Rate Increases 2016: 3-5 Times Inflation

Obamacare Rate Increases 2016: 3-5 Times Inflation

10/13/2015

Insurers have asked for double-digit rate increases for nearly 1 out of every 3 Obamacare plans sold on HealthCare.gov for 2016.  AgileHealthInsurance reports that 7 percent of the Obamacare plans sold on HealthCare.gov will increase by 30 percent, while 14 percent of the plans offere...

The Right Doctors Can Make All The Difference When It Comes To Treating Cancer.

The Right Doctors Can Make All The Difference When It Comes To Treating Cancer.

12/14/2015 16:08:10

Although America indeed has some of the best cancer care in the world, there is no guarantee that any particular patient will receive it. Sharon Begley, currently the senior science writer at STAT, the life sciences publication of the Boston Globe, interviewed dozens of oncologists, pored over publi...

Obamacare: 70 Percent are Dissatisfied

Obamacare: 70 Percent are Dissatisfied

10/1/2015 13:18:47

In a recent survey Deloitte found that 70 percent of Obamacare exchange enrollees were dissatisfied with their current plans. According to the Deloitte study, 35 percent of dissatisfied Obamacare enrollees felt that they were paying too much for their plans. Additionally, 40 percent of exchange...

Obamacare Narrows Provider Networks and Drug Formularies

Obamacare Narrows Provider Networks and Drug Formularies

11/16/2015 15:29:58

Rules and regulations Obamacare imposes on insurance plans sold in the individual market make means narrower networks and drug formularies. The participating insurance companies are curtailing these coverage aspects to keep premiums lower.   Narrow Provider Networks. An analysis ...

You Aren't Subject To The Obamacare Penalty If...

You Aren't Subject To The Obamacare Penalty If...

10/21/2015 00:37:20

If you can't find “affordable” coverage, meaning the cost of your premium would be more than 8.05 percent of your household income, then you are exempt from the Obamacare Tax Penalty.  This is based on the lowest-priced coverage available to you through...

For Middle Income Americans Obamacare Coverage Is Worse than Nothing

For Middle Income Americans Obamacare Coverage Is Worse than Nothing

02/23/2016 13:57:59

Under Obamacare people with health coverage can rack up huge medical bills despite having insurance. That’s because, for the majority of middle income Americans, the only coverage they can now afford are plans that feature excessively high deductibles – and because those are so expensive...

healthcare.gov low monthly prices leave insureds open to financial and healthcare disaster, experts say

healthcare.gov low monthly prices leave insureds open to financial and healthcare disaster, experts say

10/31/2015 12:25:04

According to The Department of Health and Human Services, returning customers to HealthCare.gov can save if they switch to the lowest-cost plan within their coverage level.  But experts say the monthly premium is misleading. They say quality and coverage of health plans makes exchange-based hea...