Affordable Care Act

Does My Health Insurance Cover Substance Abuse Treatment?

Almost all health insurance policies are now required to cover substance abuse treatment under the Affordable Care Act.

03/12/2014

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Last Call: The Health Overhaul’s March 31 Deadline

Uninsured Americans face an important deadline at the end of this month, and many don’t realize it.

CBS Seattle–03/10/2014

What Is The Difference Between An HMO And A PPO?

The difference between an HMO and a PPO is in their costs and health care options.

03/06/2014

What Is The Difference Between Co-Insurance And Co-Payments?

Co-insurance and co-payments are different forms of cost sharing between you and your insurance company.

03/06/2014

How Does My Health Insurance Work At The Hospital?

The Affordable Care Act requires that all health insurance policies cover 10 essential benefits, including emergency treatment.

03/06/2014

How Do I Use My Health Insurance When I Visit A Doctor?

To maximize the benefits of your insurance policy, you will likely need to choose a doctor from within your health plan’s network.

03/06/2014

Do I Lose My Health Insurance If I Am Laid Off Or Fired?

If your health insurance is provided by your employer, you will lose coverage if you are laid off or fired. But there are options to stay covered.

03/06/2014

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Oregon’s Obamacare Exchange To Pay Main Tech Contractor Another $44M Despite Website Still Not Working

Oregon’s troubled health insurance exchange said Monday it will pay its main technology contractor much of the money it’s been withholding in payments, in exchange for Oracle’s promise to continue working with the state during a transition period.

03/04/2014

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Obamacare: What Every Small Business Owner Needs To Know

The Affordable Care Act helps business owners acquire and pay for health insurance for their employees. Find out if your business qualifies.

03/03/2014

Can My Health Insurance Cover My Unmarried Partner?

Some insurance companies allow policies to be extended to unmarried partners.

02/27/2014

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