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Can my prescription deductible be separate from my medical deductible?

According to the Kaiser Family Foundation, 45 percent of Marketplace Silver plans offered in 2015 had separate prescription and medical deductibles. Do you know if your plan has separate medical and prescription deductibles? More importantly, do you know what a deductible is? Let’s start with the basics. A deductible is the amount of money you […]

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Special health insurance enrollment opportunities

Outside of Open Enrollment, you can only purchase a major medical health insurance if you qualify for a Special Enrollment Period (SEP). Most SEPs are granted for Qualifying Life Events, such as getting married, having a baby, or moving to a new state.  However, there are also some complex cases that may give you the opportunity […]

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Celebrate your health with National Women’s Health Week!

National Women’s Health Week kicked off on Mother’s Day and runs through May 16, and there’s no better time to work toward being your healthiest you. The goal of National Women’s Health Week is to empower women to make their health a priority and to help women understand what steps they can take to improve […]

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Moving? Here’s your health insurance checklist.

Most people understand the stresses that can potentially accompany a big move: finding a good school district for your kids, adjusting to a new neighborhood, settling in to a new routine, and obviously packing up your whole life into a few boxes. Even with all of these changes, it’s important to put your health insurance […]

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Health insurance options for recent graduates

Are you about to graduate from college? In addition to getting a job, finding a place to live, and generally figuring out what you want to do with your life, you may also find yourself struggling with how to obtain health insurance. Fortunately, recent graduates have choices when it comes to enrolling in a health plan. One […]

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Your deadline is here! Get health insurance now.

By now, you’ve probably heard that uninsured Americans who did not know about the tax penalty until after the February 15 Open Enrollment deadline were given more time to enroll. Well, that time is finally about to expire. If you qualify, today is the last day to get health insurance! Here’s what you need to […]

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GoHealth’s Shane Cruz to participate in the Health Insurance Exchange Summit

Health care experts and professionals will gather in Washington DC on May 11 – 13 to discuss the first two Open Enrollment Periods, Medicaid expansion, the important role of private exchanges like GoHealth, and much more about the state of the industry and health reform. Shane Cruz, Chief Technology Officer of GoHealth, will serve as […]

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I Have Short-term Coverage. Can I Still be Fined?

The Affordable Care Act requires that most Americans pay a fee for each month they go without health coverage. To avoid the penalty, you must maintain minimum essential coverage throughout the year or get an exemption. Many people think that any type of health insurance will keep them from paying this costly fine, but most […]

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Your Travel First Aid Kit Guide

We’ve all been there: You’re finally on a beach, somewhere warm, away from the chaos of your everyday life… and you come down with a cold. Or worse, a stomach bug. These illnesses can show up at the most inconvenient times, so it’s always wise to bring a medical kit with you on vacation.  What […]

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What is a Qualifying Life Event?

Do you have a baby on the way? Can you hear wedding bells in the near future? What about a big move for you and your family? Life is full of big and unpredictable events, but there is always comfort in knowing that should one of these situations arise, it provides an opportunity to get the […]

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