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Bridging a Health Insurance Gap

If you are currently without health insurance, but anticipate the availability of new coverage in the future, there is a way to get short-term coverage for this temporary need. Several notable insurance companies offer “Short-Term” health plans, to protect you … Continue reading

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Should One Health Plan Fit All?

As healthcare costs continue to rise, we have been using various ways to make our health insurance more affordable. Eliminating the doctor visit copays and/or the prescription drug copays from your major medical plan can definitely save money on your … Continue reading

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Can I still enroll for Health Insurance after Open Enrollment ends?

Normally health insurance companies will only allow you to apply for individual health insurance during the annual  “Open Enrollment”.  However, the Affordable Care Act still permits you to apply for new major medical coverage under certain special circumstances. Here is a … Continue reading

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Lowering the Cost to Insure Your Family

When a business chooses to offer its full time employees health insurance, the employer must contribute a certain amount toward the monthly cost of that group plan.  The minimum contribution is typically 50%, and some larger companies may even pay … Continue reading

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The Affordable Care Act- Significant Provisions

On 3-23-2010, the Affordable Care Act became law. Since then a number of provisions of healthcare reform have already become effective, which I will discuss in a moment. However, the most significant element of this law will directly affect millions … Continue reading

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