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Open Enrollment Coming to a Close Open Enrollment Coming to a Close

The Open Enrollment period for health insurance ends on January 31, and unless you have a special qualifying life event, you won’t be able to make changes to your health…

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Covered California Announces Important Changes for 2016 Covered California Announces Important Changes for 2016

As Open Enrollment season gets underway, many of you are wondering about the cost of premiums for health insurance coverage in 2016. Ever since the passage of the Affordable Care…

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Do You Need a Medicare Advantage or Medicare Supplement Plan? Do You Need a Medicare Advantage or Medicare Supplement Plan?

Most people are happy to become eligible for Medicare benefits upon reaching their 65th birthday. For some, this means they can retire knowing that their health care needs are covered….

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Health Insurance 101 for Newlyweds Health Insurance 101 for Newlyweds

You’ve just promised to love one another “in sickness and in health”.. but let’s hope you will both experience nothing but good health! Of course, enrolling in a health insurance…

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Is Covered California Working for You? Is Covered California Working for You?

At the start of the state health insurance exchange’s second open enrollment season, Covered California officials promised the website and overall enrollment process would run much more smoothly than it…

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Covered California Upgraded Systems for 2015 Open Enrollment Covered California Upgraded Systems for 2015 Open Enrollment

When Covered California first opened for enrollment last year, it wasn’t long before reports of website malfunctions and long waits on the call line were reported by disgruntled Californians. Many…

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Many Health Care Plans May Soon Resemble a 401(k) Many Health Care Plans May Soon Resemble a 401(k)

As health care costs continue to rise, employers who provide health insurance benefits to employees will face soon tough choices. They will either need to raise their own prices –…

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Top 5 Questions About Health Insurance Open Enrollment Top 5 Questions About Health Insurance Open Enrollment

As the annual health insurance Open Enrollment period gets started, you may have questions about the process. The following five questions are some of the most common ones we’re seeing…

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Health Care Costs Increased in 2013 Health Care Costs Increased in 2013

Last year, individual out-of-pocket costs for medical care grew an average of 3.9 percent per person enrolled in an employer-sponsored health care plan. That probably doesn’t surprise you, since you’ve…

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5 Steps to Fight Rising Health Care Costs 5 Steps to Fight Rising Health Care Costs

As we enter the Open Enrollment period for health insurance, keep in mind that the cost of health care is expected to rise by 6.8 percent in 2015. Since a…

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