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The truth about Obamacare birth control coverage

by Lauren Mandel In the few years since the Affordable Care Act was signed into law, women who use birth control have saved an average of $255 a year on out-of-pocket costs. This is because now under the ACA, most health insurers must cover some form of contraception. However, until recently, many women were still paying […]

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How to Face Obesity and Improve Your Health

by Lauren Mandel In the United States, more than one-third of adults are considered obese. That’s equal to almost 80 million people. Although obesity is now classified as a disease by the American Medical Association, there is hope for affordable care thanks to Obamacare. While some health plans have covered obesity medications, procedures, and treatments […]

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5 Ways It Pays for Same-Sex Couples to Wed

by Elizabeth Fay In a landmark decision, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled 5-4 in favor of legalizing same-sex marriage across the country. The ruling has several monetary implications that can benefit lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender couples that decide to tie the knot. Here are five ways the court’s ruling will level the playing field […]

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4 Mental Health Myths, Debunked

by Lauren Mandel Nearly one in 20 adults lives with a serious mental illness, like schizophrenia or bipolar disorder. Although each individual’s experience is different, generally mental illness affects a person’s thinking, feeling, or mood. Recovery is possible, especially with various forms of treatment, support, and arguably most importantly, understanding.  In the United States, there […]

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King v. Burwell: A note from GoHealth’s co-founders

This morning, the Supreme Court ruled to uphold subsidies for millions of Americans. Below is a statement from GoHealth co-founders, Clint Jones and Brandon Cruz, about the King v. Burwell ruling, the future of the health insurance industry, and their hopes for GoHealth.  In response to the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision today in the King v. Burwell […]

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6 Services for Women Covered by Obamacare

by Lauren Mandel You may have heard that all Obamacare Marketplace health plans must cover certain preventive care services, but did you know there’s a whole list specific to women? Women with qualified health plans cannot be charged a copay or coinsurance for these services, even if they haven’t yet met their yearly deductibles on […]

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What is the health insurance Cadillac tax?

by Lauren Mandel In preparation for the Cadillac tax, which will take effect in 2018, American business owners are searching for alternatives to expensive health insurance plans. The Cadillac tax, which was originally put in place to fund portions of the Affordable Care Act, is an excise tax on high-cost health plans costing more than […]

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King v. Burwell: A GoHealth Recap

A decision is expected this month regarding the Supreme Court case, King v. Burwell. The ruling will decide the fate of more than six million Americans with subsidized health insurance coverage in 34 states. If the Supreme Court sides with the plaintiffs, many of the six million individuals will be searching for new – and […]

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Join GoHealth’s Scott Sullivan at the 2015 IHC Forum and Expo

Scott Sullivan, Senior Vice President of Sales & Business Development, will join leading experts on private exchanges at the Institute for HealthCare Consumerism’s Sixth Annual IHC Forum & Expo in Atlanta from June 23 to 25. Sullivan will speak on a panel about defined contribution and the private exchange, which is scheduled for Thursday, June […]

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How to add your baby to your health plan

Congratulations on your new baby! While you are figuring out the whole parenting thing, it is also very important to make sure that your little one has proper health coverage.  Welcoming a child qualifies you for a Special Enrollment Period, a short window of time to sign up for health insurance. However, the clock starts […]

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