Massachusetts has lowest percentage of uninsured residents with only 4.5 percent; Texas has the highest with 28.8 percent. Generally the highest uninsured rates can be found in the South and West.
Young adults 19-34 years of age represent the group most likely to be uninsured. More than three-quarters of uninsured Americans come from working families.
While many Americans are aware of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and what may be in store in the near future, some are unaware of the longer term provisions still to come. Below is a […]
Deductibles, Co-Pays & Other Policy Jargon This glossary includes many commonly used insurance and insurance-related terms. It is not an exhaustive list and only meant as an educational or informational aid. Terms, or definitions, as […]
Every American with health insurance, including Medicare, is now eligible for many preventive services that previously often required a co-payment, deductible or other out-of-pocket cost.
Health insurance companies can no longer deny or limit coverage for individuals with pre-existing health conditions.
The new Patient’s Bill of Rights protects many basic rights of Americans when it comes to personal health care and dealing with insurance companies.
Several health coverage and care options are now available for individuals and families in lower income brackets.
While America has the most expensive health care system in the world, Americans do not live longer or have better health than people in most other developed countries.
Helpful Affordable Care Act Government, Nonprofit & Other Resources Pennsylvania Resources Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Cover USA.org FamiliesUSA HealthCare.gov The Kaiser Family Foundation KidsWell Pennsylvania Insurance Department State Refor(u)m Certified Enrollment Centers The […]
Below are some practical tips for selecting a health insurance policy that include advice from experts and suggested research. The Affordable Care Act (ACA) and its implementation over the coming years will likely have some […]
Health care has always been a huge priority for the American family, so it comes as no surprise that many are now wondering how the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) will impact their […]
My insurance company spent too little on actual health care delivery so my family is getting a refund. If Obamacare is a tax, it’s the greatest tax ever.
Romney had an opportunity to open a dialogue with the NAACP. Instead he talked about denying civil rights to a civil rights organization and spoke in condescending and paternalistic terms about being a better president for African Americans than Barack Obama. It was a clear and cynical play for white votes.
Tea Party zealots in Congress are obsessed with stripping people of their right and access to affordable care.