Health Insurance

What Should I Do If My Insurer Denies A Claim?

If your insurer denies a claim, you have two options for appeal: internally with the insurance company and externally with the government.

03/12/2014

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

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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Obama Announces 2-Year Extension For Canceled Health Plans

Warding off the specter of election-year health insurance cancellations, the Obama administration Wednesday announced a two-year extension for individual policies that don’t meet requirements of the new health care law.

03/05/2014

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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

How Do I Choose A Doctor?

Finding a new primary care physician takes time, patience and research. Start by considering your personal needs.

02/26/2014

How Do I Use My Health Insurance?

A main goal of Obamacare is to switch the nation’s healthcare system from one that focuses on treating illness to one that works to prevent illness and promote health and longevity.

02/26/2014

What Is An Insurance Card?

Different insurance companies have different formats for their insurance cards, but all cards contain the same basic information.

02/25/2014

Where Can I Get Care?

Your insurance company and state government maintain directories of doctors. These can be great starting places for learning where to get care.

02/23/2014

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Westchester Medical Center Refuses Insurance From State Health Exchange

The Westchester Medical Center says it cannot accept insurance purchased through the state health exchange in Westchester, Rockland and Putnam counties.

02/03/2014

Answers To Your Questions About Obamacare & NY State of Health

This article is provided and sponsored by: Healthfirst _______________________________________________ Under the Affordable Care Act, also known as “Obamacare,” millions of uninsured and underinsured Americans—including 1.8 million uninsured people in New York City—now have access to affordable […]

12/30/2013

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Obamacare Enrollment In New York: Over 100,000 So Far

Over 100,000 residents of New York have successfully enrolled so far. New York has more than two million uninsured residents.

12/23/2013

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Largest N.J. Health Insurer Dropping Some Coverage Plans In Response To Affordable Care Act

Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield says it will not renew any small-group or individual health plans next year.

12/11/2013

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