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Car dealership employees can see the doctor — at work

Car dealership employees can see the doctor — at work

A Florida dealer believes he has found a solution to a long-standing problem for businesses and their employees: rising health care costs.Greg Balasco, owner of Lakeland Automall, which sells Ford, Hyundai and Genesis vehicles, switched in late 2020 from traditional health insurance with a big-name provider to a self-funded plan that he says saves hundreds

8.2 million people may soon get health insurance rebates up to an average $155 per person

8.2 million people may soon get health insurance rebates up to an average $155 per person

Brothers91 | E+ | Getty ImagesDepending on how you get your health-care coverage, you may soon get a rebate from your insurer.An estimated 8.2 million policyholders are expected to receive a piece of $1 billion in rebates by Sept. 30 from various insurers, according to an analysis from the Kaiser Family Foundation.The refunds generally work

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Democrats Didn’t Achieve All Their Goals, but Inflation Reduction Act Makes Historic Medicare Changes

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer discusses the Inflation Reduction Act at a news conference on Aug. 5. (Kevin Dietsch / Getty Images) The giant health care, climate, and tax bill expected to pass the House on Friday and be sent…

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Inflation Reduction Act Contains Important Cost-Saving Changes for Many Patients — Maybe for You 

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer discusses the Inflation Reduction Act at a news conference on Aug. 5. (Kevin Dietsch / Getty Images) The giant health care, climate, and tax bill expected to pass the House on Friday and be sent…

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Journalists Put Polio, Price Transparency, and a Personal Covid Battle in Perspective

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They Lost Medicaid When Paperwork Was Sent to an Empty Field, Signaling the Mess to Come

BELFAST, Tenn. — Three years ago, Mason Lester, a rambunctious toddler, tumbled off his family’s porch and broke his wrist. His mother, nine months pregnant, rushed him to a nearby hospital, where she made a confounding discovery: Their health insurance…

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‘So Rudderless’: A Couple’s Quest for Autism Treatment for Their Son Hits Repeated Obstacles

When Sebastian Rios was a toddler, he hardly talked. “Don’t worry,” his pediatrician told Amparo and Victor Rios, Sebastian’s parents. Kids who grow up in households in which both Spanish and English are spoken are sometimes slower to develop language…

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No-Bid Medicaid Contract for Kaiser Permanente Is Now California Law, but Key Details Are Missing

[Editor’s note: KHN is not affiliated with Kaiser Permanente.] California lawmakers have approved a controversial no-bid statewide Medi-Cal contract for HMO giant Kaiser Permanente over the objection of county governments and competing health plans. But key details — including how…

Washwick Agency, Inc. Offers Varied Business Insurance in Long Island and Riverhead, New York

Washwick Agency, Inc. Offers Varied Business Insurance in Long Island and Riverhead, New York

Riverhead, NY — (ReleaseWire) — 05/12/2022 –While Washwick Agency, Inc. had initially started as a health insurance shop in 1979, they have managed to expand its services quite a bit over time. Through them, one can invest in life, travel,…

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Get tips on using Form 1095-A, Health Insurance Marketplace® Statement to file your federal taxes

Published on March 10, 2022 Attention: There’s less than one month until the April 18, 2022 tax filing deadline. If anyone in your household had a Marketplace plan in 2021, you’ll use Form 1095-A, Health Insurance Marketplace® Statement to file…

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Apply and enroll in 2022 Marketplace health coverage before it’s too late. The deadline is almost here.

Published on January 13, 2022 You have 2 days left to get health insurance this year. Open Enrollment for 2022 Marketplace health plans ends January 15. Act now to enroll in, or change health coverage that meets your needs and…

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Consider enrolling in 2022 Marketplace insurance during the upcoming Open Enrollment Period

Published on October 7, 2021 Open Enrollment for 2022 Marketplace coverage runs November 1 – January 15. Here’s why you should consider enrolling in coverage. 3 reasons to enroll in 2022 Marketplace coverage Health coverage helps protect you from both…

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Change 2021 Marketplace health coverage if you’re already enrolled or apply for the first time through August 15, 2021. Learn more

Published on July 29, 2021 You can change Marketplace health coverage if you’re already enrolled or can apply for the first time during the 2021 Special Enrollment Period through August 15, 2021. Applying for the first time? Create an account…

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Start your coverage. See how to pay your monthly premium directly to your health insurance company

Published on June 17, 2021 Now that you’re enrolled in 2021 Marketplace insurance, don’t forget to pay your monthly directly to your health insurance company, not to the Health Insurance Marketplace®. Your coverage won’t start until you do. How to…

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Help lower the spread of flu-related illnesses by getting the flu shot, usually free with Marketplace insurance

Published on September 17, 2020 The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends everyone 6 months and older get a yearly flu shot by the end of October. By getting the shot, you’re helping to lower the spread of…

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Covered essential health benefits and preventive care services available through Marketplace health insurance

Published on September 10, 2020 All plans offered in the Marketplace, cover a set of 10 , including ambulatory patient services, emergency care, and pregnancy, maternity, and newborn care. See the full list of covered essential health benefits. Specific services…

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Experience of these four kinds of life changes? You may be eligible for a Special Enrollment Period for the rest of 2020

Published on September 3, 2020 If you recently lost health coverage, got married, had a baby, or experienced another , you may qualify for a to enroll in or change Marketplace coverage for the rest of 2020. What counts as…

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Why you should update your Marketplace application with income/household changes as soon as possible

Published on July 16, 2020 If you have Marketplace coverage and your income or household changes, update your application as soon as possible. These changes may affect the coverage or savings you’re eligible for. Which changes to report Certain changes…

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Learn why early prevention and living a healthy lifestyle are important to overall well-being

Published on June 18, 2020 Health coverage is important even when you don’t feel sick. No matter your health status, there are things you can do proactively to lead a healthier life. Why are prevention and health coverage important? Staying…

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See 5 important things to know about Form 1095-A, Health Insurance Marketplace® Statement

Published on March 12, 2020 If anyone in your household had Marketplace health insurance in 2019, you should have already received Form 1095-A, Health Insurance Marketplace® Statement, in the mail. Here are 5 important things to know about this form….

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You may be able to enroll in or change Marketplace coverage only if you have a qualifying life event

Published on February 13, 2020 Now that Open Enrollment is over, you can enroll in or change Marketplace coverage only if you have a life event, like getting married, having a baby, or losing health coverage, that qualifies you for…

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Here's how you can use your new health coverage throughout the year no matter your situation

Published on January 30, 2020 Health coverage pays for provider services, prescriptions, hospital care, and special equipment when you’re sick. It’s also important when you’re not sick. Now that you’re enrolled in a health plan for 2020, here’s how you…

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Get information on essential health benefits, pre-existing conditions, and preventive care

Published on September 12, 2019 All Marketplace plans cover essential health benefits, pre-existing conditions, and preventive care. This is true for all plan categories (all “metal levels,” including Catastrophic plans) and all plan types (like HMO and PPO). Starting November…