Simplifying The Health Insurance Shopping

In the past, it was very confusing comparing plans with all the deductibles, co-pays and provider network options.  Who can really make a choice and really know what they had just selected for themselves or their family?  Now the law has changed the design of the plans to try to make it easier to compare the plans.  By adding change to the process it is abo...

Not all Cancelled Health Insurance Policies were "Junk"

I was reading an article recently, it was written in a journal ( I will not publicly bash the publication) about the canceling of policies under the Affordable Care Act. The article talks about Michelle Malkin’s plan that was a Health Savings Account, which under the law, no longer meets the standard of the Affordable Care Act. I too had one of these plans. ...

Tax Pros Face Obamacare - More Concerns About Premiums Than Taxes

The reason most tax professionals are more concerned with premium increases than tax increases, is because future premium increases are the unknown. The tax changes are known and can be calculated in advance to aid in client business decisions. It’s difficult to advise a client on a health insurance strategy without knowing that future costs will be consi...

Your Child Could Be Denied Health Coverage From Healthcare.gov

Your Child Could Be Denied Health Coverage From Healthcare.gov You log onto the troubled Healthcare.gov website and push yourself through the questions required to determine your eligibility for the tax credit only to find out it is not what you had expected.  Up to this point, your blood pressure is high after all the 'error messages', the quest...

It"s Really Hard To Add A Baby To Obamacare

Source: Huffington Post By: AP   |  By By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR WASHINGTON (AP) — There's another quirk in the Obama administration's new health insurance system: It lacks a way for consumers to quickly and easily update their coverage for the birth of a baby and other common life changes. With regular private insurance, parents just not...