There’s another quirk in the new health insurance system: It lacks a way for consumers to easily update their coverage for the birth of a baby and other common life changes.
Residents in some parts of the U.S. are gaining health care insurance at a significantly greater rate than others through the new online insurance marketplaces now operating in every state.
U.S. Department of Health and Senior Services said the insurance exchange had more than 31,000 applications from Missouri through Nov. 30. The applications sought coverage for nearly 63,000 people.
Officials at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois will allow customers to keep existing health plans that were being canceled because they fall short of requirements in the nation’s health care law.
Implementation of the health reform law continues through 2014 with these key dates.
Some immediate fixes can address problems that are becoming evident as provisions of the new law take effect.
Can the nation expect to see the same positive results across the country as was seen in Massachusetts?
According to one tax expert, the IRS cannot attach a lien to personal assets for not having health insurance.
Only 751 Missouri residents have selected a health insurance plan through the federally run online marketplace during the first month of its troubled launch, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services reported Wednesday.
If you are not assured by promises of a highly secure government exchange to buy health insurance, skip it.