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Your health insurance deadline is today




by Brooke Jarchow Today is January 31, marking the deadline to enroll in health insurance coverage for 2017. If you choose not to enroll in a health care plan today, you will not be able to enroll until the next Open Enrollment Period unless you have a Qualifying Life Event before then. If you have […]

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Re-enroll in health coverage before the deadline




by Brooke Jarchow January 31 is just around the corner, which means the deadline for securing health insurance for 2017 is approaching quickly. If you miss the final deadline, you won’t be able to enroll in health insurance until the next Open Enrollment Period, unless you have a Qualifying Life Event before that time. To secure […]

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Celebrate Women’s Equality Day with these women’s health tips




by Lauren Mandel In celebration of Women’s Equality Day on August 26, we’re excited to work with our partner, YWCA Metropolitan Chicago, to raise awareness for the importance of women’s health. While women have faced various health challenges throughout history, the Affordable Care Act has been a fierce advocate for women’s health care over the past few […]

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How can we improve veteran health insurance options?




by Catherine Tims The U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) is long overdue for an update. There’s a plan for doing just that, and it’s sitting in Congress right now. But is health insurance for veterans included? The VA has faced its fair share of criticism when it comes to helping war veterans here at […]

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Moving this summer? You could get new health insurance




by Jenny Fliegel The average person will move almost 12 times during his or her lifetime. That’s a lot of boxes, a lot of packing tape, and a lot of things to think about during each move. There may be a lot on your mind, but if there’s one thing to prioritize it’s health coverage. […]

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Election 2016: Health Care and the Affordable Care Act




by Lauren Mandel and Adam Tock The Republican National Convention came to a close this past week in Cleveland, and the Democratic Party is hosting their own convention this week in Philadelphia. These events are just the beginning of Election 2016 and a long race toward the presidency, and both Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump […]

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Why telemedicine is the future of health care




by Adam Tock and Jenny Fliegel

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What are my Medicare prescription drug options?




by Jenny Fliegel Did you or a loved one recently turn 65? Are you approaching your 65th birthday? Now is the time to prepare for Medicare. You might be surprised to learn that Original Medicare – Parts A & B – doesn’t cover prescription drugs. But between plan types with multiple names and a variety […]

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What are my travel insurance options?




by Jenny Fliegel Planning on taking a trip to your dream destination in the near future? You might want to consider investing in a travel insurance plan. Travel insurance policies cover you for unexpected costs that occur before or during your trip, which can lower the costs coming out of your own pocket in return. […]

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What getting pregnant means for your health insurance




by Lauren Mandel Growing your family or even thinking about the possibility is a big decision that can change so many aspects of your life, including how you access health care. To help you learn more, we rounded up a few of the most important things you need to know about health care for your newborn, […]

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