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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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GoHealth answers your top 13 Obamacare questions

by Lauren Mandel Now that Open Enrollment is over, you’d think the confusion surrounding Obamacare would dissipate, right? Not quite. You guys still have questions. A lot of them. And if one person has a question about their health plan activation or how to use their coverage, we bet a few more of you also […]

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How do I pay my Obamacare premiums?

by Lauren Mandel If you enrolled in health insurance for 2016, have you paid your first month’s premium? And if not, how do you pay? Let’s start with the basics: What is a premium? A premium is the amount of money you pay to your health insurance provider every month (sometimes less often) to keep […]

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9 covered health care services you may not know about

by Lauren Mandel By now, it’s clear that all Americans need to have health insurance. However, what may be less clear is what health care services your plan actually covers. There are some covered health care services you may already know about, like yearly doctor visits. But we’ve taken a look at 9 of the lesser-known health care services […]

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What to Know Before Obamacare Open Enrollment Ends

by Lauren Mandel It’s finally here: the last weekend of 2016 Obamacare Open Enrollment. What does that mean for you? It means if you don’t have health insurance by now, you better hurry up and get it before Sunday night’s deadline. As a reminder, all Americans are required by law to have health insurance or […]

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Last chance to avoid the Obamacare tax penalty

by Lauren Mandel We’ve explained the tax penalty before, but now is the time when the potential consequences of going uninsured might start to feel real. There are just a few days left of Obamacare Open Enrollment, which means if you have yet to enroll in a 2016 health plan, you only have a few weeks […]

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Encouraging Obamacare enrollments on National Youth Enrollment Day

by Lauren Mandel Nearly 1 in 5 young adults doesn’t have health insurance coverage. As we near the end of Open Enrollment, and in celebration of National Youth Enrollment Day, we explain how important it is for that 20 percent to enroll in a health plan, before it’s too late. Many of you might be […]

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