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Expensive Medical Costs You Could Face Without Health Insurance

Many people think that health insurance coverage is unaffordable. However, 87 percent of people have already received tax subsidies this year to lower the cost of their monthly premiums. It seems that health insurance is more affordable than ever. Not getting health insurance could end up being much more expensive than enrolling in a health plan. […]

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What happens if I don’t get coverage by February 15?

Like we’ve mentioned before, the deadline to get health insurance coverage is February 15. However, you might not know exactly why it’s so important to get coverage by that date. Are you looking for more answers? Here we break down just a few of the reasons why you can’t afford to go uninsured and why […]

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Open Enrollment: Time is running out

February 15 is just around the corner, which means that we are quickly approaching the deadline for Open Enrollment. Are you still uninsured? It’s time to act fast! What happens if I don’t enroll by February 15? If you miss the February 15 deadline, you won’t be able to enroll in health insurance until the […]

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Get Involved on National Youth Enrollment Day!

Tomorrow is National Youth Enrollment Day (NYED)! GoHealth is excited to join in this great cause of educating young adults on the importance of getting health insurance coverage. Why is NYED important? Nearly one in five young adults doesn’t have health insurance. These uninsured young adults are at risk for costly health care expenses and […]

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3 Mistakes to Avoid Making on Your Tax Subsidy Application

Many people avoid getting health insurance because they think it’s too expensive. However, thanks to government tax subsidies, more people than ever can afford to get the coverage that they need. So far, 87 percent of those who enrolled in 2015 coverage have received government financial assistance in the form of a tax subsidy. To […]

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How Do I Find a Doctor Who Takes My Health Insurance?

There are many factors to consider when shopping for a new health plan: how much it will cost, what your medical priorities are for the coming year, and whether or not your preferred doctors are in the plan’s network. However, some people don’t have a preferred doctor and are simply looking for the best plan […]

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When does my new health plan take effect?

As we finally near the end of Open Enrollment and the February 15 deadline, we’re sure you’re wondering when you can actually start using that wonderful plan you purchased. Plans purchased by the 15th of the month can take effect on the 1st of the next month. If you enroll on February 15, your coverage can […]

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Will I really get fined for not having health insurance?

Most Americans must have health insurance or face a fine, according to the Affordable Care Act. Is this penalty something you can easily avoid, or could your wallet be hit hard if you don’t comply? The simple answer: most Americans who choose to go uninsured will face a government tax penalty, and the details of […]

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What should you look for in a health insurance plan?

The process of choosing a health plan can feel overwhelming. They’re packed full of valuable information you need to understand, but it can all be difficult to digest. Before you put off enrollment even longer, we’ve narrowed down all that fine print to help you find the plan that’s right for you. 1. Consider the […]

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How Much Does a Monthly Premium Cost in Your City?

You may have noticed that 2015 health plan premium costs vary. Most specifically, premiums vary by geographic location, and they are also dependent on how many plans are available in that specific area of the country. For example, someone in the state or county next door may have different plan options than you do. For […]

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