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Why the American people are happy with Obamacare




by Lauren Mandel & Adam Tock

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What getting pregnant means for your health insurance




by Lauren Mandel Growing your family or even thinking about the possibility is a big decision that can change so many aspects of your life, including how you access health care. To help you learn more, we rounded up a few of the most important things you need to know about health care for your newborn, […]

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The truth about 2017 Obamacare premium rates




by Lauren Mandel Criticism surrounding Obamacare is nothing new. Since it was signed into law in 2010, the Affordable Care Act has faced its fair share of backlash. The newest concern is that next year’s premium rates will increase so much that no American will be able to afford health insurance. Not only is this hyperbole, […]

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Why all women need regular checkups




by Lauren Mandel We all could use reminders sometimes, and we’re here to share one of the most important reminders when it comes to your health: to get regular checkups. As part of National Women’s Health Week, today is National Women’s Checkup Day, an effort initiated by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services […]

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GoHealth answers your top Medicare coverage questions




Whether you’re a first-time Medicare buyer or a long-time enrollee, finding the right Medicare coverage can be confusing. In an effort to help you find the right combination of plans, we’re answering the top consumer Medicare questions, including what your first step should be, your prescription drug coverage options, and much more. If I have […]

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Obamacare can save you money. So, why are people still uninsured?




by Lauren Mandel A recent piece from TheUpshot states that “having [health] insurance can mean the difference between financial security and financial ruin.” We’ve written countless blogs to support this statement, including pieces about the costly fine individuals face when they choose to go without health insurance, the high out-of-pocket costs you could face as […]

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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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