Short-term disability insurance (SDI) can be used to continue receiving at least a portion of regular wages even though you’re not working, for a variety of reasons. It could cover your pay during an extended illness or a surgical procedure and recovery period, for example, or it could be used during a portion of pregnancy […]
Health Insurance Cost 2017
Anyone paying attention to current events is understandably concerned about the future of healthcare and health insurance. When the Affordable Care Act (ACA), more commonly known as Obamacare, went into effect several years ago, there was a lot of concern and confusion about what would happen. Would patients really be able to keep their preferred […]
Health Insurance for Artists
The concept of the starving artist is more than just a romantic characterization pertaining to choosing pursuits of the soul and intellect over material comforts – it’s a reality for many painters, actors, musicians, and other types of artists pursuing their creative dreams. Unfortunately, it also happens that many artists are self-employed, work on contract, […]
Is Genetic Testing for Colon Cancer Covered by Insurance?
One of the best things about the implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), or Obamacare, was the inclusion of provisions for preventive medicine. With coverage for many different types of regular health checkups, testing, and screening, Obamacare increased opportunities for early detection and preventive medical intervention, intended to reduce costs and ensure greater longevity […]
Health Insurance Conferences 2017
Every year, a number of health insurance conferences are held all over the U.S., and in some cases, even internationally. These conferences are generally intended to provide employers, HR specialists, and those in health insurance and healthcare industries access to the latest information related to healthcare laws, advances, technology, and more, as well as allow […]
How Many Health Insurance Companies Are There?
In the United States alone, there are dozens of health insurance (major medical) providers. Some of them operate privately. Others offer plans to individuals and businesses through the health insurance marketplace via state exchanges and SHOP (Small Business Health Options Program) plans. There are also a number of insurance providers that offer Medicare plans and […]
Does Obamacare Affect Private Insurance?
Obamacare, also known as the Affordable Care Act (ACA) was first enacted in 2010. It began the process of major healthcare reform. For millions, it provided an opportunity to obtain affordable healthcare where none existed before. It opened the door for those with pre-existing conditions to gain coverage that they were previously denied or overcharged […]
Best Health Insurance for Senior Citizens
There are tens of millions of senior citizens living in America. People are living longer and maintaining good health well into their twilight years. There is no denying that at some point, our bodies begin to deteriorate. Even seniors who maintain stellar health have a greater risk of health problems than the average 20-year-old. Due […]
Is Health Insurance Taxable?
The Affordable Care Act (ACA), more commonly known as Obamacare, revolutionized healthcare in America. It provides affordable options allowing everyone to enjoy health insurance coverage. It also mandates that every U.S. citizen maintains minimum coverage or face penalties. In other words, it makes every citizen responsible for maintaining health but provides a means to do […]
How to Apply for Short Term Disability Insurance
Short-term disability insurance is private coverage that helps to supplement your income should you be unable to work due to illness or significant injury. This is very valuable protection to maintain. That is because it can ease the financial hardships that all too often emerge when you absolutely must take time off due to a […]
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