Tag Archives: Health Care Reform

Policies on Michigan’s exchange to cost less than elsewhere

AVERAGE COST OF PLANS ON MICHIGAN’S EXCHANGE TO COST LESS THAN ELSEWHERE By Robin Erb Detroit Free Press Click here for the original article The average costs of health care plans offered on the Michigan Health Insurance Marketplace will vary greatly depending on the purchaser’s age, where he or she lives, family size and tobacco use. However, a federal analysis […]

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You don’t necessarily need to go to the exchange to get your Healthcare

Obamacare exchanges aren’t the only game in town By Tami Luhby  @Luhby September 5, 2013: 9:39 AM ET Click here for the original article NEW YORK (CNNMoney) Americans who buy their own health insurance next year won’t have to get coverage through their state-based exchange. Many insurers will offer individual policies outside the Obamacare exchanges in 2014. […]

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Obamacare premiums cheaper than expected??

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The Biggest Study Yet of Obamacare Premiums Indicates Insurance Will Be Cheaper Than Expected Click here for the original article By Matthew Yglesias Updated Thursday, Sept. 5, 2013, at 10:07 AM Here’s some good news for Americans who are currently uninsured, who currently buy insurance on the individual marketplace, or who think it’s possible that at […]

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Why wait to implement Medicaid Expansion until April 1, 2014??

So the Michigan Legislature has finally approved the expansion of Medicaid.  As an optional part of Health Care Reform, sometime known as Obamacare, the Legislature has joined 24 other states in expanding Medicaid. What this does is allow anyone earning up to 133% of the Federal Poverty Level to apply for Medicaid. This will allow […]

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Michigan approves Medicaid Expansion

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By Kathleen Gray Detroit Free Press Lansing Bureau View the original article here LANSING — It took two votes and eight hours of mostly closed-door politicking and vote wrangling, but the state Senate approved a plan late Tuesday to expand Medicaid health care coverage to 470,000 low-income Michiganders. The historic 20-18 vote makes Michigan the 25th state […]

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Will you ask your employer NOT to offer you health insurance coverage??

Obamacare penalty: Your family could pay more for insurance Published: Tuesday, 20 Aug 2013 | 9:27 AM ET By: Dan Mangan | Health Care Reporter Click here for the original article Michael Nagle | Bloomberg | Getty Images Materials about new insurance possibilities available through the Affordable Care Act Just imagine saying this to your […]

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Will “Obamacare” affect Medicare? Myths and facts

Will Obamacare Affect Medicare? Myths and Facts Setting the record straight about how the Affordable Care Act does — or doesn’t — affect Medicare beneficiaries. By ANDREA ADLEMAN August 19, 2013  Click here for the original article   The Affordable Care Act is not replacing Medicare. When pollsters ask Americans what they know about the Affordable Care […]

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