Archive: November, 2013

SMOKERS MAY PAY OUTRAGES PREMIUM FOR NEW HEALTH INSURANCE

November 25, 2013 No Comments by admin
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Below is an article which discusses the possible differences in premium costs for smokers and non-smokers through the new health insurance market. ObamaCare Slams Smokers With Sky-High Premium Costs, Could Backfire FoxNews.com By William La Jeunesse Published November 25, 2013 ObamaCare may have backfired in its goal of making smoking so expensive that users quit, [...]

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FUMBLED ROLLOUT OF HEALTHCARE.GOV COULD PLAY MAJOR ROLL IN MIDTERM ELECTIONS

November 25, 2013 No Comments by admin
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It has been said over and over that healthcare.gov is still not working almost 2 months after it’s rollout. Nov. 30 is the proposed date for when the site will be up and running, but what if it still isn’t operational? The article below speculates it could result in a very interesting midterm election where [...]

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HEALTHCARE.GOV MAY NOT BE SECURE

November 25, 2013 No Comments by admin
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Is Healthcare.gov a secure website? Well, the experts who created the website says it meets the federal cyber-security standards, but other cyber-security experts say the site isn’t safe at all. Recently, four cyber-security experts testified before Congress warning that the site was not secure. Three of the four experts said that the site needs 7 [...]

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OBAMACARE MAY HELP ENTREPRENEURS

November 23, 2013 No Comments by admin
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Though there is lots of negativity surrounding Obamacare, there may be some good that could come out of the law. Below is an article that has some unique stories about individuals who will be positively effected by Obamacare because they are either small business owners or are looking to start their own business. In the [...]

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IS OBAMACARE A TOOL FOR THE REDISTRIBUTION OF WEALTH?

November 23, 2013 No Comments by admin
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Below is an article that goes in to some detail about how the word redistribution has been avoided for sometime by Democrats. It also talks about how Obamacare effects the cost of one person to “help” another. Don’t Dare Call the Health Law ‘Redistribution’ By JOHN HARWOOD The New York Times Published: November 23, 2013 [...]

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SOME Q AND A ABOUT OBAMACARE

November 23, 2013 No Comments by admin
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Below is an article that may help answer some of the questions that many Americans have about Obamacare. Obamacare: Your Questions Answered By Lisa Scherzer November 22, 2013 2:48 PM Yahoo Finance It should come as no surprise that the troubles bedeviling Obamacare’s exchanges have sunk the law’s popularity. But according to a Kaiser Family [...]

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PROBLEMS WITH THE BACK-END OF HEALTHCARE.GOV

November 23, 2013 No Comments by admin
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Not only is healthcare.gov ill-equipped to handle large numbers of people simultaneously on the website and can barely sign anyone up, there is now the question of the financial management of the website, which people don’t get to see. In the article below it is said that the back-end of the website is sorely behind [...]

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PREMIUM ESTIMATES MISLEADING ON HEALTHCARE.GOV

November 23, 2013 No Comments by admin
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Below is an article that is worth reading if your state doesn’t have its own exchange. As it turns out, some of the monthly premium estimates you receive for your health plan on healthcare.gov are not really even an estimate. In fact, based on this article they sound more like a shot in the dark. [...]

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DEADLINE EXTENSIONS AND UPDATES FOR HEALTHCARE.GOV

November 23, 2013 No Comments by admin
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So, the deadline to sign up for a health plan with a Jan. 1 effective date has been extended from Dec. 15 to Dec 23 to give consumers more time to find a health plan, due to the botched rollout of healthcare.gov on Oct. 1. Now the questions remains, can the website be fixed in [...]

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CALIFORNIA WILL NOT OFFER CANCELLED HEALTH PLANS

November 23, 2013 No Comments by admin
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The State of California has announced that cancelled health plans will not be an available option to the consumers for 2014, even though President Obama has given the states that option. This ultimately seems like the best move for California because offering cancelled plans could destabilize the health insurance market place and actually cause even [...]

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