Good news for Michigan consumers who have bought their own health insurance. The Department of Health and Human Services ruled that Michigan health insurers will have to comply with the new federal law that requires them to spend 80 cents of every health insurance premium dollar on direct patient care. Health insurers who haven’t been . . . → Read More: Michigan Consumers Could Get $89 Million Back From Health Insurers
Could it actually be some Christmas cheer on the horizon in Florida? Maybe, after the Department of Health and Human Services ruled that Florida health insurers will have to comply with the new federal law that requires them to spend 80 cents of every health insurance premium dollar on direct patient care. Health insurers who . . . → Read More: Christmas Comes Early? Health Insurers Could Be Returning Money to Floridians
I’m under 40. I don’t smoke. I rarely drink. I run 6 miles a day, teach dance several times a week and my diet is excellent. My health is generally very good, and much better than the average American’s.
I am also medically uninsurable because of a pre-existing condition, and based on a report from . . . → Read More: 1 in 7 Denied Health Insurance based on Pre-Existing Conditions
The first major wave of healthcare reform kicks in today and five major health insurers have already announced their plan to stop offering new child-only health insurance policies in response to news health insurance requirements under healthcare reform.
The health insurers are Aetna Life Insurance Co., Cigna Corp., Humana Insurance Co., United Healthcare, and Wellpoint. . . . → Read More: More Health Insurers Drop Child-Only Health Insurance; Will Others Drop It?
Just another quick update for those you who are about to age out of your parents’ health insurance policies or who may have children who are about to roll off your policy. In the wake of Wellpoint’s announcement that it would allow adult children to remain on their parents’ health insurance policies beginning on June . . . → Read More: Healthcare Reform: United Healthcare and Humana Join Wellpoint (Anthem Blue Cross) in Extending Health Insurance to Adult Children