Eye 3 Yellow 3d 2 new logo Philly_KYW_new Philly_94WIP_new CBS Sports Radio 610 Philly_WPHT_new

health insurance

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

(Photo credit: Thinkstock)

Obamacare: What Every Small Business Owner Needs To Know

The Affordable Care Act helps business owners acquire and pay for health insurance for their employees. Find out if your business qualifies.

03/03/2014

Can My Health Insurance Cover My Unmarried Partner?

Some insurance companies allow policies to be extended to unmarried partners.

02/27/2014

(credit: CBS3)

3 On Your Side: Health Insurance Enrollment Deadline Fast Approaching

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.

02/26/2014

How Do I Choose A Doctor?

Finding a new primary care physician takes time, patience and research. Start by considering your personal needs.

02/26/2014

How Do I Use My Health Insurance?

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.

02/26/2014

What Is An Insurance Card?

Different insurance companies have different formats for their insurance cards, but all cards contain the same basic information.

02/25/2014

SMOKING BAN

Area Health Care Chain Says It Will No Longer Hire Workers Who Smoke

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.

02/24/2014

Where Can I Get Care?

Your insurance company and state government maintain directories of doctors. These can be great starting places for learning where to get care.

02/23/2014

(credit: CBS3)

Stigall Criticizes Healthcare.gov For Going Off-line On National Youth Enrollment Day

Anyone who tried to enroll on Friday was met with a message indicating the sight would down for maintenance through Saturday morning.

02/17/2014

Elderly Man With Cane

Health Benefits May Be Cut For Retirees

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.

01/23/2014

(credit: CBS 3)

3 On Your Side: Heath Insurance Enrollment Numbers

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.

01/14/2014

FinanciallyHers_WomensWay_CBS3

Blog: Clarifi & WOMEN’S WAY Host Affordable Care Act Panel

By Jim Donovan: Clarifi and WOMEN’S WAY are excited to announce that their Affordable Care Act event has been rescheduled with a new date and place; the event will now be held on Saturday, January […]

01/14/2014

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

Significant Increase In Number Of Pennsylvanians Signing Up For Health Insurance

A new report from federal health officials says 81,000 Pennsylvanians have signed up for health insurance through the Affordable Care Act. That’s an increase of more than 600-percent from the November report.

01/13/2014

(photo credit: Thinkstock)

Obamacare Enrollment In Pennsylvania: Only 12,000 So Far

Only 12,000 residents of Pennsylvania have successfully enrolled so far. Pennsylvania has more than 1.4 million uninsured residents.

12/23/2013

more

previous