Open enrollment for Obamacare starts today! HealthMarkets is a free service that helps individuals and families find affordable health insurance under Obamacare. Mike Stahl, Executive Vice President of HealthMarkets says their new FitScore “instantly compares thousands of health insurance plans from national insurance companies.  In minutes, folks can find out if their current plan is […]

IT’S THE TIME TO TURN OUR ATTENTION TO OUR HEALTH CARE COVERAGE OPTIONS FOR NEXT YEAR, CORRECT? WHAT DO YOU HAVE FOR US TODAY?  As you know, the open enrollment period is the time of year when most people have a chance to change your health insurance coverage or sign up for new coverage for […]

A new Illinois law requires insurance companies to cover the cost of Epi-pens for kids. The bill would require companies to cover all costs associated with the epi-pens for anyone under the age of 18. Illinois is ther first state to pass such a law and it goes into effect on January 1 2020.


WASHINGTON (AP) — Kamala Harris is filling in the details of how she would move 330 million Americans onto a single government health insurance system, her fullest statements on an issue that’s getting top billing in the Democratic presidential primary. The issue also has posed some problems for the California senator. Harris is a supporter […]


Why is open enrollment season for health insurance important? Open enrollment is the annual period when you can enroll in or change your health insurance coverage for the upcoming year. Additionally, if you receive other benefits through your employers – life insurance, unemployment insurance – this is a great time to make any adjustments to […]


WASHINGTON (AP) — Call it the political equivalent of a death-defying escape: former President Barack Obama’s health care law pulled in nearly 11.8 million customers for 2018, despite the Republican campaign to erase it from the books. An Associated Press count found that nationwide enrollment was about 3 percent lower than last year. California, with […]


Sign-ups for Obamacare reached a record level since open enrollment began on Nov. 1, compared to the same time span in previous years.

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You are here this morning to talk about open enrollment season for health insurance. Why is this important?  Open enrollment is the annual period when you can enroll in or change your health insurance coverage for the upcoming year. Additionally, for those who receive other benefits through their employers—such as life and unemployment insurance, or […]


WASHINGTON (AP) — The last-gasp Republican drive to tear down President Barack Obama‘s health care law essentially died Monday as Maine Sen. Susan Collins joined a small but decisive cluster of GOP senators in opposing the push. The Maine moderate said in a statement that the legislation would make “devastating” cuts in the Medicaid program […]


WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump‘s threat to stop billions of dollars in government payments to insurers and force the collapse of “Obamacare” could put the government in a legal bind. Law experts say he’d be handing insurers a solid court case, while undermining his own leverage to compel Democrats to negotiate, especially if premiums […]

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Battered by repeated failures to repeal or replace “Obamacare,” Senate GOP leaders retreated to a narrow approach Thursday that would undo just a few of the most unpopular elements of Barack Obama’s law. Democrats vowed opposition as the Senate prepared for a bizarre Capitol Hill ritual, a “vote-a-rama” on amendments that promised […]