Finding a new primary care physician takes time, patience and research. Start by considering your personal needs.
A main goal of Obamacare is to switch the nation’s healthcare system from one that focuses on treating illness to one that works to prevent illness and promote health and longevity.
Different insurance companies have different formats for their insurance cards, but all cards contain the same basic information.
Your insurance company and state government maintain directories of doctors. These can be great starting places for learning where to get care.
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.