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Category Archives: Health Care Reform

5 real-life life events that let you get Obamacare now

by Lauren Mandel and Adam Tock While you may have heard of Qualifying Life Events (QLEs) – the experiences that allow you to get health insurance outside of Open Enrollment – you may still be wondering how they could affect you. When “marriage” is listed as a QLE, what exactly would that mean if you […]

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Your Obamacare tax penalty reminder

by Lauren Mandel Tax Day is quickly approaching, which means you (should have) filed your taxes and can cruise into the rest of the year without any surprises. Right? Hopefully yes, but for some people, there’s additional information you should know about your taxes and your Obamacare health insurance coverage now and in the future. Did […]

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Help prevent diabetes on World Health Day

by Lauren Mandel Each year, the entire world comes together to celebrate the importance of health on World Health Day. This year is no different, but for 2016, there is a specific health initiative associated with the holiday: diabetes awareness. According to the World Health Organization, around 350 million people worldwide have diabetes, and that […]

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ABCs (and Ds) of Medicare

by Lauren Mandel When you’re searching for a Medicare plan, do know which plan types have multiple names? And do you know the difference between them? If not, don’t worry: You’re not alone. From previous blog posts, you probably know there are different options when it comes to your Medicare coverage, but now it’s time […]

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4 lesser-known reasons to celebrate Obamacare’s 6th anniversary

by Lauren Mandel Today marks six years since the Affordable Care Act – or Obamacare – was signed into law. It’s no secret that the government hit a few bumps while implementing and perfecting Obamacare, but it’s hard to deny the successes and safety it has brought to the American people. The most obvious successes have […]

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Which coverage should I choose: Medicare or Medicaid?

by Lauren Mandel In the health insurance world, it seems there’s endless terminology to describe consumer coverage options: Obamacare, individual plans, group plans, employer-sponsored coverage, Medicare, Medicaid, and more. But it’s the last two that can lead to a different level of confusion: What is the difference between Medicare and Medicaid? While they might appear […]

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4 Obamacare tax-season scenarios: Will you pay the fine?

by Lauren Mandel Tax season is just around the corner, and for some Americans who chose not to get health insurance, that may mean paying the Obamacare tax penalty. But even if you do have health insurance, there may be new details you should be aware of when it comes to filing your taxes. We […]

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4 real-life problems GoHealth Access can fix

by Lauren Mandel We’ve talked about GoHealth Access in a few different ways on the blog: we’ve explained the health care tool, we’ve talked about how it can help if you’re underinsured, and we’ve weighed in on why all Americans can benefit from telemedicine. Now, we’re showing you (yes, showing) how GoHealth Access can help […]

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20 Years of Achievements in Women’s Health

by Lauren Mandel It’s difficult to cover all the significant milestones in women’s history without talking about women’s health care. So because March is Women’s History Month, we took a look at some of the top achievements in women’s health, put forward by the Centers for Disease Control, over the past 20 years.

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Choose telemedicine for your family’s health care needs

by Lauren Mandel Moms and dads: Do you have a son or daughter who routinely uses your sleeve as a tissue? What about a child (probably soon-to-be multiple children) with the chicken pox? Does it seem like your little ones are home sick more than they’re in school? It’s inevitable that with blustery winds and […]

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