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Category Archives: Individual Health Insurance

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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Older Americans Have New Insurance Rights Under Health Care Law




    For many years, older Americans have experienced the hardships of finding an insurer willing to provide coverage for older individuals. In 2008, 26% of those ages 55 to 64 applying for insurance were denied coverage, according to data from America’s Health Insurance Plans, a trade group. Because of this, many older Americans have […]

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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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Meet the Expert: Jason Gregory




When this father of two is not taking his boys to ball games, going to shows at the House of Blues, or sampling dishes at Chicago’s hottest restaurants, Jason Gregory is finding Americans the best health insurance for their budget. Get to know the man who is crazy about helping people find the right coverage. Meet […]

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“How Health Care Reform Benefits LGBT Americans”




For many years, the LGBT community has experienced disparities in the health system as they have been denied the same rights as heterosexual Americans, have been found to have a high percentage of preexisting medical conditions and have experienced difficulty finding affordable health insurance.  Now members of the LGBT community can have a sense of […]

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Top Need-To-Know Terms for Enrolling in the Right Health Plan




Shopping for health insurance can be a daunting task and it’s crucial you pick the right plan to protect your family’s well-being.  That’s why GoHealth highly recommends that you seek the advice of a professional. However, in case you choose a DIY approach, we want to share some health insurance knowledge to help you find the […]

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GoHealth Launches System to Enroll Americans in 2014 Plans




Beginning today, individuals can bypass the federal website and use GoHealth to enroll in subsidy-supported health plans over the phone with a licensed advisor. GoHealth is the first private marketplace to go live with an integration allowing consumers to get tax credits and subsidies and fully enroll in 2014 coverage. In August, GoHealth confirmed a […]

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Why Some Insurers are Discontinuing Policies and What to Do if it Happens to You




As news of health insurers canceling insurance policies continues to surface, thousands of Americans are wondering if it could happen to them and more importantly, what they should do if it does. Of course, no one wants to be notified that his or her individual policy is going to be canceled or premiums and benefits […]

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Why the Exchanges Need Young People




While older individuals tend to have a greater need for health insurance, it’s actually the young and healthy Americans that the success of the Affordable Care Act depends upon. Also known as the “young invincibles” by policymakers, these 18-35 year olds must make up 20 percent to 30 percent of the pool to make the […]

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Government Shutdown Should Not Affect Medicare Open Enrollment




In another notable insurance event, the Medicare open enrollment commenced just yesterday on October 15. During Medicare open enrollment, eligible seniors age 65 and up, and all Medicare beneficiaries can change their Medicare health plan and prescription drug coverage for 2014. Those who are happy with their current coverage don’t have to change a thing. […]

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