May 16, 2013 - May 23, 2013
A Catch For Insurers That Cut Deductibles For Healthy People
Tuesday, May 21, 2013, 3:53 pm ET; Source: NPR
Health insurance deductibles typically only go one direction: up.
Health Costs For Family Of Four Higher Than Year Of Groceries
Wednesday, May 22, 2013, 10:59 am ET; Source: Forbes
The cost of medical care “now exceeds the cost of groceries” for the typical American family with health insurance coverage through their employer, a new study shows.
Will Obamacare Leave Your Spouse Behind?
Wednesday, May 22, 2013; Source: Wall St. Cheat Sheet
The Affordable Care Act will begin rolling out in October, and it will bring sweeping changes to how Americans get healthcare coverage.
Should You Skip Obamacare and Keep Your Old Plan?
Monday, May 20, 2013; Source: Reuters
When the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, aka Obamacare, starts rolling out in October, it will overhaul how Americans get healthcare coverage.
How Will The ‘Unbanked’ Buy Insurance On The Exchanges?
Monday, May 20, 2013; Source: Kaiser Health News
For ordinary Americans deemed unbankable, those who don’t have a traditional checking or savings account, it can be hard to simply pay bills.
An Alternative to High-Deductible Health Plans May Not Stand Under Health Law
Monday, May 20, 2013; Source: The Washington Post
There is no free lunch.
Your First Step to Get Ready for Health Care Reform This Year
Tuesday, May 21, 2013, 9:00 am ET; Source: Marketwired
Today eHealth, Inc, parent company of eHealthInsurance.com, the nation's first and largest private online health insurance exchange, published the first step in its six step guide to help consumers prepare for health care reform and this year's new open enrollment period, which begins Oct. 1, 2013.
With High Deductible Health Plans, It Pays to Shop Around for Care
Monday, May 20, 2013; Source: The Bangor Daily News
When Maria and Vadim Brodsky’s then 7-year-old daughter needed an MRI two years ago to examine a tumor in her head, they took her to a hospital in their health plan’s network and were dismayed to receive a $4,500 bill.
HSAs: The ABCs of Health Savings Accounts
Friday, May 17, 2013, 10:30 am ET; Source: OregonLive.com
It's Only Money spent a lot of time last week on health reform.