The implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) in January was met with speculation and predictions on consumer responses. Although the ACA is being introduced in stages, starting first with the individual mandate, a few trends have emerged. View full article »
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Scams and fraudulent activities are regular stories in the news these days as con artists seek to trick people into sharing personal or confidential information. This scenario also is true for Americans making purchasing decisions in relation to the Affordable Care Act (ACA).
On Oct. 1, 2013, Americans currently without insurance and employers of fewer than 50 employees that choose to provide benefits will have an opportunity to start reviewing insurance plan selections before the individual mandate goes into effect on Jan. 1, 2014. Before making decisions on medical insurance, it’s important to understand how dental and vision benefits fit within the ACA. View full article »
If saving money on health insurance meant you had to find a new doctor, would you make the switch? That’s the question on the minds of many health care professionals as new insurance plan options are introduced to Americans this fall as part of the Affordable Care Act (ACA).
According to a HealthPocket survey, 40 percent of people questioned indicated they would not be willing to switch doctors to save money on insurance premium costs, but another 34 percent said they would. Approximately 24 percent of respondents confirmed that they don’t have a regular doctor. View full article »