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Category Archives: Health Care Reform

Open Enrollment Dates You Need to Know

  Open Enrollment can be confusing. Do all of the deadlines blur together? Are you unsure when you can enroll in coverage? Do you know when your 2014 coverage ends? If not, GoHealth is here to help. Find out all the important dates you need to know to make sure you and your family get the […]

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Can You Afford to be Uninsured?

The individual mandate under the Affordable Care Act requires that all Americans have health insurance or face a penalty. Open enrollment begins on November 15, so now is the time to learn why getting health insurance is so important – and why it could actually save you money in the long run.

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GoHealth Breaks Down Conflicting Rulings on Obamacare Subsidies

Two separate federal appeals court panels made opposite rulings that could potentially impact how much millions of people pay for health insurance. Details on the Decisions States can decide whether to use the federal government’s marketplace (HealthCare.gov) to help people shop for health insurance, or create their own online insurance exchange. On Tuesday, the panel […]

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Governor of CT Participates in GoHealth Round Table

GoHealth, was honored to host The 3rd Annual GoHealth Round Table on Healthcare Reform. The event gave participants an opportunity to discuss and share their experiences in the health insurance industry amid a rapidly changing regulatory landscape.   Governor Dannel P. Malloy, State of Connecticut, gave the keynote address.  Kevin Counihan, CEO of Access Health CT, shared […]

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GoHealth participates in the National Health Insurance Exchange Summit

Experts in our country’s health system are gathering to take the pulse of health care reform this week. The National Health Insurance Exchange Summit in Washington DC will draw government leaders, health care providers, advocacy groups and pioneers in the health insurance industry to discuss what’s working and what isn’t regarding health insurance exchanges. GoHealth’s […]

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Three Common Misconceptions About Health Insurance Under the Affordable Care Act

The Lord of the Rings Trilogy, Don Quixote, and War & Peace- all these literary works are over a thousand pages. The enacted version of Obamacare falls short to these at 906 pages. No one expects you to read the whole document. It’s not as exciting as the tale of hobbits venturing to Mordor. Just […]

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Eight Ways to Qualify for an Exemption to the Tax Penalty for Going Uninsured

In less than 30 days, the deadline to enroll in a plan through the Affordable Care Act will be upon us. This year, the individual shared responsibility payment, otherwise known as a tax penalty, will go into effect and if you’re uninsured for more than three consecutive months, you’ll be faced with paying the penalty. […]

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Is Health Care Reform One Giant Leap for Womankind?

Most recently, Queen B herself contributed an essay for “The Shriver Report” in which she urged women and men alike to demand equal opportunities for equal pay and respect. While we are living through the most significant health care reform in American history, women are slowing moving towards that one giant leap for womankind. American […]

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President Obama Offers Fix for Health Coverage Cancellations

The President addressed a major cause of concern among consumers on Thursday, the cancellation of insurance policies. Some Americans are receiving letters from insurers stating that they may lose the original plans they purchased in the individual market because they fail to meet the new healthcare law requirements and basic benefits. In his public statement, […]

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Kaiser Family Foundation Estimates 17 Million Eligible for Premium Tax Credits

The Kaiser Family Foundation (KFF) released findings yesterday estimating state-by-state eligibility for Medicaid, CHIP and premium tax credits for insurance marketplace coverage. Key provisions of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) created statewide marketplaces for individuals to purchase insurance directly, also providing premium tax credits to eligible people with lower income. Under the law, those with […]

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