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Study: Obamacare May Indirectly Lower Cost Of Car Insurance

A new study from RAND says the Affordable Care Act may indirectly lower the cost of car insurance.

04/10/2014

Who Can I Contact With Problems About My Insurer?

Under the Affordable Care Act, consumers have the right to appeal decisions made by their health insurance company.

03/20/2014

Does My Health Insurance Work Outside Of The United States?

Most health plans do not cover medical services outside of the United States.

03/20/2014

Can I Pay For A Dentist With My Health Insurance?

For children, those younger than 19, dental care is a pediatric service that must be covered as an essential benefit.

03/20/2014

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3 On Your Side: Less Than 2 Weeks Left To Sign Up For Health Insurance

Do you have health insurance? With less than two weeks to go until the end of open enrollment, 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan tells us what you need to know.

03/19/2014

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Government: Insurance Companies Offering Coverage For Spouses Must Extend It To Same-sex Married Couples

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has announced that insurance companies offering coverage to married heterosexual couples will soon be obligated to offer it to married same-sex couples.

03/14/2014

(The US government's web site with official information about the new health care law is at healthcare.gov.)

Insurers, Advocates Step Up Health Care Enrollment Events As Deadline Nears

Events are scheduled throughout the region up to the deadline, March 31st.

03/13/2014

Does My Health Insurance Cover Substance Abuse Treatment?

Almost all health insurance policies are now required to cover substance abuse treatment under the Affordable Care Act.

03/12/2014

Does My Health Insurance Cover Mental Illness Care?

Almost all health insurance policies are now required to cover mental illness care under the Affordable Care Act.

03/12/2014

What Should I Do If My Insurer Denies A Claim?

If your insurer denies a claim, you have two options for appeal: internally with the insurance company and externally with the government.

03/12/2014

Are Prescription Drugs Covered Under My Health Insurance?

Under the Affordable Care Act, most health insurance policies must cover prescription drugs.

03/12/2014

Can I Pay For Contacts Or Glasses With My Health Insurance?

Some insurance plans may include coverage for contacts and glasses, though most don’t.

03/12/2014

(The US government's web site with official information about the new health care law is at healthcare.gov.)

Nearly 160K Pennsylvanians Enrolled In Health Insurance Through February

February enrollment brings the number of previously uninsured Pennsylvanians, now enrolled in plans through healthcare.gov, to nearly 160,000.

03/11/2014

What Is The Difference Between Co-Insurance And Co-Payments?

Co-insurance and co-payments are different forms of cost sharing between you and your insurance company.

03/06/2014

Do I Lose My Health Insurance If I Am Laid Off Or Fired?

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.

03/06/2014

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