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Millions Lose Health Insurance Under Rep...

CBO – Under the Republican bill, 23 million would lose their health insurance. A budget watchdog agency said by 2026, 23 million people were could lose healthcare coverage while also de stabilizing the health insurance market in some of the states making it hard for Americans to purchase insurance. This all because of a bill passed by the U.S. House Republicans. The CBO “Congressional Budget Office” which is a non-partisan group whose experts then analyze U.S. legislation had said this bill cause a reduction in federal deficits by $119 billion between the years 2017-2026....

Health Insurance Changes in New Mexico

The clock ticks down as New Mexico is confronted with a future of uncertainty for the subsidized health care insurance exchange while the state will begin to accept its rate requests for 2018 from the insurance providers. About 55,000 people rely on New Mexico’s exchange and Thursday the Office of the Superintendent of insurance has opened a 10-day period allowing insurance companies to make revision for their 2018 rates or to bow out of the New Mexico State run exchange. For insurance under the ACA “Affordable Care Act” people shopping for insurance may see higher prices...

Health Insurance Rates in Pennsylvania

Rates for Pennsylvania ACA Health insurance plans to rise almost 9% In Pennsylvania; Government marketplace Health insurance premiums are to rise an average of 8.8% for the individual and 6.6% for small group plans for 2018 according to the rate proposals that were filed with the state insurance department. the lower increases seen for Pennsylvania are credited to a fairly stable health insurance market where 5 different insurers offer coverage. These rate increases are a fraction of the rate hikes insurers were granted by the department last year which was 32.5%. But...

Obamacare Public Option is being backed ...

Democrats are calling for a Public Option including Sen. Jeff Merkley Democrat form Oregon. Right now 33 Democratic Senators have chosen to back a public option that falls under Obamacare. This was previously called by Obama, Hillary, and Bernie though insurers have been pushing back while the Republicans have control over congress. The Republicans and insurers, as well as left democrats have historically pushed back opposing any public plans that could possibly compete with private plans. With that said, having major insurers abandoning customers it’s difficult to...

FAQS on Obamacare Cost Assistance Subsid...

3 Cost assistance types: Premium Tax Credits – to lower premiums Cost Sharing Reduction Subsidies – to lower out of pocket costs Medicaid and CHIP Some additional FAQ’s Cost assistance subsidies are made available only in your states health insurance marketplace. Many health insurance brokers can help you outside the marketplace can help you enroll in a marketplace plan. Medicaid and CHIP are the exceptions since they may be obtained any time in the year and Medicare then has its own open enrollment period. Subsidies are based on your income. For most states, anyone can...

Domestic Abuse, Violence, Spousal Abando...

When you’re a victim of domestic abuse or violence. Also spousal abandonment, then you can contact the Marketplace Center to help you enroll. Make sure you inquire about any dependents as they may be eligible for health insurance coverage. When married to your abuser or abandoner. It is okay to answer the question regarding your marital status as “unmarried.” This can be done without any fears of having a penalty for mis stating your current marital status. Pending your current income, you may become qualified for a tax credits and some other savings for your Marketplace...
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