Tag: Open Enrollment

Avoiding Obamacare: How to Avoid the Penalty Tax While Remaining Covered

Obamacare Open Enrollment starts October 1- just a few days from now. For many people, that day has been long anticipated as a day marking the enrollment in improved plan designs and premium subsidy payments from the government.  Others who may not be so positively affected by the changes are indifferent or even actively against health care reform.  Do you want to avoid new Obamacare...

Obamacare 101: Health Care Reform FAQ - en Español

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=H9ND8EATNP4 Not to be outdone, the Kaiser Family Foundation has released their popular Health Care reform video guide in Spanish as well. Watch as "Los YouToons Se Preparan Para Obamacare." Spanish-speaking consumers will go from "know-nothing" to "Know-it-all" in just seven minutes. Further questions/preguntas? Ask away! If you prefer to receive your options over the phone, simply dial 866-SUBSIDY or 800-783-0802

Covered California Subsidy Calculator and Plan Comparison Tool

Last week, Covered California, California's state-based health insurance exchange, released its online subsidy calculator and plan comparison tool. Users can enter basic demographic information- household size, annual income, and number of family members they'd like to be insured- and the tool will indicate whether or not the user is eligible for a premium subsidy on the spot.  If you are eligible for a subsidy to...

Covered California Delays Navigator Program

Covered California, the state-based healthcare exchange, today announced that they will delay their navigator program, originally scheduled to be implemented in time for this fall's health insurance exchange open enrollment.  CoveredCA stated earlier this year that the initial goal of the Navigator program was to "promote maximum enrollment of individuals into coverage" by ensuring that navigators "are knowledgeable of both subsidized and non-subsidized health coverage and qualified...