Low Cost Health Insurance | Act Fast

by

 ACT FAST before it is too late. Obama Care is on its way out.

Do you feel wore down, not sure where to turn. Have you lost your medical insurance? Do you wonder how you’re going to pay for your prescriptions, let alone what would happen if you or someone in your family gets sick. Where do you turn? What do you do?

Medical insurance is a must in today’s society. We use it on a regular basis, and no one wants to go without it. Now, you don’t have to! The Health Insurance Marketplace (Obama Care) is a one stop shop for your low cost health insurance needs.

 

What is Obama Care?

low cost health insuranceObama Care is the common term used for low cost health insurance, but the actual name is the Affordable Care Act. Due to the regulations passed with the Affordable Care Act, all individuals are now required to have basic health insurance that meets the minimum essential coverage. If you don’t you must file for an exemption or pay a shared responsibility fee at the end of the year when you file your taxes. The requirement to have insurance is known as the individual mandate.

Healthcare.gov is the official marketplace for low cost health insurance and is the only place you can get cost assistance. By using the marketplace you will find out if you qualify for cost assistance and out of pocket expenses. The cost assistance is based on your income. If you have an income between 100%-400% of the Federal Poverty Level you may qualify for cost assistance. In states where Medicaid has been extended individuals who make less than 138% of the FPL may qualify for Medicaid.

Individuals who have insurance available through their employer can still purchase low cost health insurance at healthcare.gov but are not eligible for the cost assistance. Six out of 10 Americans can purchase health care at around $100 a month and Nine out of 10 individuals who apply receive some sort of cost assistance.

 

Obtaining low cost health insurance through healthcare.gov can only be done during the open enrollment period.

Click Here to Learn More About Your Low Cost Health Insurance Options Now!

 

Open Enrollment for Low Cost Health Insurance

Most insurance companies offer an open enrollment for low cost health insurance once a year. The marketplace exchange does the same thing. During open enrollment an individual can make changes to ether insurance, apply for cost assistance, and enroll in a new low cost health insurance plan.

Open enrollment for 2017 is going on NOW. It began November 1st and will end January 31, 2017. If you do not enroll during this time and you get pregnant, get in a car accident, or become ill you will not be able to get insurance through the exchange until the next open enrollment period. In addition, you’ll be liable for the penalty which in 2014 was $325 per person in the household.

 

How do I Enroll in a Health Insurance Marketplace Plan?

Interested in enrolling in a marketplace plan? Enroll now during open enrollment! Here are the steps you will need to take.

Set up an account at Healthcare.gov or Visit A Low Cost Health Insurance Provider.

Fill out an online application. This will include information about your family size, current health care coverage and income.

Compare your options. This may include private insurance plans, free and low cost coverage through programs like Medicaid or Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP). You will also see wither or not you qualify for low cost assistance. Details will be shown that will help you enroll in the right plan for your family.

Enroll. Once you have chosen a plan it is time to enroll. There will be online help if needed.

Click Here to Learn More About Your Health Insurance Options Now!

 

 

Policy Selection Process for Low Cost Health Insurance

Choosing a health care plan can be difficult ant it is important to know a few basic facts that can help make choosing a plan easier.

Categories
There are 4 “metal” categories. These categories are:
Bronze
Silver
Gold
Platinum
These categories will show you what your plan costs will be, and what coverage is offered. Coverage and price will vary from state to state.

Total Cost of Health Care
You will pay a monthly premium for insurance, even if you don’t use it. You will also have out of pocket expenses that will include your deductible and copayments. Keep this in mind when selecting a plan. If you choose a high deductible plan the monthly expense may be lower, but be prepared to pay a larger expense if a medical emergency does arise.

Plan and Network Types
There are different plans and networks to choose from. Some plans allow you to use almost and doctor or hospital. Others may limit your choices and charge you if you go out of network.

Examples are:
PPO-Preferred Provider Organization
PPO-Preferred Provider Organization
HMO-Health Maintenance Organization
POS-Point of Service
EPO-Exclusive Provider Organization

Look into what these are and keep in mind what you need from your health insurance plan. You want to choose a plan that meets all your needs. For example PPOs tend to have wider networks than HMO’s. You can learn more about comparing plans here.

All Plans Cover Basic Needs
Regardless of what plan you choose ALL plans provided from the marketplace will cover these essential health benefits.
Ambulance Services if you are admitted into a hospital
Emergency Care
Hospitalization for surgery and overnight care
Pregnancy, Maternity and Newborn care
Mental Health Services
Prescription Drugs
Laboratory Services
Rehabilitation Services
Preventive and wellness care
Pediatric services
Birth Control
Breastfeeding Assistance
These services are all minimum requirements for marketplace plans. Specific plans may cover more broad benefits and additional services including dental, vision and medical management services.

When comparing plans at healthcare.gov you will see exactly what each plan offers. And will be able to compare and decide what plan will work for your family’s needs.

If you and your family need low cost health insurance, NOW is the time to enroll at healthcare.gov. Open enrollment period ends soon, and when it’s over, it’s OVER for another year.

 

Section 8 Vouchers Less Likely to be Accepted
 About 300 less, that is the number in Nashville, TN. Since 2010 there has been 300 fewer Section 8 vouchers accepted throughout the Greater Nashville Area. Families are being kicked out of their apartments and housing because the owners have just decided...
Job Hunting at Career Fairs
Are you looking to find a new job or a new career? If you are, you may want to try career day job hunting, as it is a great way to not only find available jobs, but also apply and interview the same day. Looking for new and exciting careers? Click the link below!...
Applying and Making Phone Calls to Potential Employers
Applying and Making Phone Calls to Potential Employers Applying to Places Not Hiring: A Wise Move or Not? Are you in desperate need of a job? If you are currently unemployed or if you truly think that your current job is making you “crazy,” you may be due for a new...
Step By Step Guide To Debt Repair & Rebuilding Credit
Step By Step Guide To Debt Repair & Rebuilding Credit A severe debt situation is a huge financial misfortune that can ruin your ideal credit scores. If you are bothered by this excruciating condition, never worry. You are not alone in this regard. During the...
Natural Healing Options for Arthritis
Arthritis comes in various forms, but it's always painful. The typical medical approach is to take some sort of pain medication (usually non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, or NASDs) that might result in various side effects, such as stomach pain. Thankfully, there...
Easy Formula for Grant Applications
When you look forward to apply for a government grant, you will need to do a lot of research and make elaborate preparations. To give a kick start to your grant seeking process, fist you must understand the different types of grants available. You will...
Best and Worst Student Loan Services
Best and Worst Student Loan Services This is the time of year when hundreds of thousands of Americans begin to prepare for their first semester in college. They begin to seek out the items that will sustain them during dorm life. Parents spend money on new sheets, hot...
Positive Thinking Can Change Your Life
Positive Thinking Can Change Your Life Enthusiasm Is Positive Energy “No pessimist ever discovered the secret of the stars, or sailed to an uncharted land, or opened a new doorway for the human spirit.” - Helen Keller Enthusiasm is the sunshine of your mind’s garden....
The Best Self Help Gurus
In the world today, it is easy to come across scammers looking to take advantage of people in their weakest moments. The realm of self-help is no different. In fact, it can be much worse. Self-help scammers apply abstract concepts so that unsuspecting people will fork...
You Can Save Money on Your Monthly Bills By Reading These Tips
When you add up the total cost of your monthly utility bills, you may be astounded by how expensive utilities can be. This may be particularly true during peak usage months in the height of summer and in the dead of winter. You and your family...
History of St Patrick’s Day
 St. Patrick’s Day is celebrated annually on March 17, the anniversary of his death in the fifth century. The Irish have observed this day as a religious holiday for over 1,000 years. On St. Patrick’s Day, which falls during the Christian season of Lent,...
The AHCA Impact on Medicare & Medicaid
The Impact on Medicare & Medicaid The repeal and replace legislation concerning the Affordable Care Act (ACA), or Obamacare, seems complicated for many consumers. Though it will likely see changes as it is debated in the Senate, the American Healthcare Act (AHCA)...
The World of Federal Grants
Welcome To The Wonderful World Of Federal Grants Federal Grants - If you are planning to go to college or university but know that you would never be able to afford it on your own, or with the help of your family for that matter, one of the first places...
Public Assistance Study
 According to a new public assistance study conducted by the University of Illinois and the University of California-Berkeley, a overwhelming majority of fast food worker's families are enrolled in one or more public assistance programs. These programs...
Is Rent to Own Housing An Option?
Rent to own housing is a popular term that should be carefully considered. It can be an agreement between owner and seller to rent or lease a property until it is paid in full. The plan can work several different ways, some have zero deposits and no...
Best Credit Cards for Questionable Credit
Life does not always work out as planned. Sometimes, a gap in employment leads to a few missed payments, and eviction, or a repossessed vehicle. These things happen to most people. In order build credit back up, a credit card may help. Making regular...
A VA Home Loan Can Help You Get Affordable Housing
 Ever since the housing market collapse, lenders have tightened the requirements to qualify for loans. If you don't have the required credit score or enough for a 20 percent down payment, it will be difficult to secure qualification for a conventional...
Best Way to Build Your Credit Rating
In today’s world, credit can be easily destroyed. If you are young and entering the adult world, you may not always understand how to maintain a great credit rating. Often, you do not qualify for a loan or credit card due to having no credit. Lapses in employment or...
Teach Safety First
There is no denying the fact that the dangers out there are very real and your child is susceptible to them all. Luckily you can implement so many strategies that help protect your little ones and keep them safe at any age as long as you are willing to...
Are Discount Stores Really A Bargain?
It seems like dollar stores and other various discount stores are becoming a common retailer in most areas. Can these discount stores really offer you a bargain or do they just sell poor quality items? In my opinion, there are plenty of great bargains to be found in...

Subscribe

Family Picnic

Enter Your Email for Best Results

Due to the overwhelming response, please enter your name and email to ensure the proper search results.

You Are On Your Way!

Family Picnic

Enter Your Name and Email for Best Results

Due to the overwhelming response, enter your email for best results. Look for your free ebooks from New Flex Career!

You Are On Your Way!

Family Picnic

Enter Your Email for Best Results

Due to the overwhelming response, please enter your name and email to ensure the proper search results.

You Are On Your Way!

Family Picnic

Enter Your Email for Best Results

Due to the overwhelming response, please enter your name and email to ensure the proper search results.

You Are On Your Way!

Pin It on Pinterest