February enrollment brings the number of previously uninsured Pennsylvanians, now enrolled in plans through healthcare.gov, to nearly 160,000.
The difference between an HMO and a PPO is in their costs and health care options.
Co-insurance and co-payments are different forms of cost sharing between you and your insurance company.
If your health insurance is provided by your employer, you will lose coverage if you are laid off or fired. But there are options to stay covered.
The Affordable Care Act helps business owners acquire and pay for health insurance for their employees. Find out if your business qualifies.
Some insurance companies allow policies to be extended to unmarried partners.
Enrollment had a rocky start, but now seems to be gaining steam. President Obama today said about 4 million people have signed up for health insurance through federal or state marketplaces set up under his health care law. With the deadline to enroll just a little more than a month away, 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan finds there’s a final push to get the word out.
Finding a new primary care physician takes time, patience and research. Start by considering your personal needs.
A main goal of Obamacare is to switch the nation’s healthcare system from one that focuses on treating illness to one that works to prevent illness and promote health and longevity.
Different insurance companies have different formats for their insurance cards, but all cards contain the same basic information.
Main Line Health says it will no longer hire tobacco and nicotine users after May 1st. In addition, it says it will require its current employees who smoke to pay a surcharge for their healthcare benefits.
Your insurance company and state government maintain directories of doctors. These can be great starting places for learning where to get care.
Anyone who tried to enroll on Friday was met with a message indicating the sight would down for maintenance through Saturday morning.
Private employers are not required to provide retiree benefits, and federal law does not prevent them from cutting the benefits they do provide – unless they’ve promised not to.
New enrollment numbers released by the federal government confirm there was a surge in people applying for health insurance at the end of December under the Affordable Care Act. Most of those who have enrolled so far are older Americans. In fact young adults ages 18 to 34 accounted for only a quarter of the enrollment. 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan takes a look at some of the local numbers for us.