The emergency room can save your life if you’re seriously sick or injured. But for less severe complaints, you may get faster and less expensive treatment elsewhere. Knowing when you should go to your doctor, urgent care or the emergency room can save you a lot of money. Continue reading When to go to the doctor’s office, telemedicine, urgent care or emergency room
Have you ever walked into a doctor’s office to realize you don’t have your insurance card? Maybe you left it on the counter at home or forgot to switch it to the new wallet you got for Christmas. Even if your insurance plan hasn’t changed since the last time you were seen, it is still important that your provider has the most up-to-date information on … Continue reading Accessing your digital ID card
Updated Nov. 28, 2022- Many Kansans are new to shopping for health insurance on the individual or family market this year. Understanding coverage with the Affordable Care Act (ACA) can be different than the group coverage you are familiar with. The ACA provides health insurance by making it possible for anyone, regardless of their current or previous health condition, to purchase health insurance. It mandates … Continue reading What’s covered under the Affordable Care Act
Updated Nov. 28, 2022 – More people than ever are seeking health insurance on the Health Insurance Marketplace offered through the Affordable Care Act (ACA) during open enrollment period (OEP) that is happening now through Jan. 15. We know you likely have a lot of questions and we’re here to help. What is the ACA? The ACA provides health insurance by making it possible for … Continue reading Need health insurance for you and your family? Get the basics of the ACA in simple terms
Updated Nov. 28, 2022 – New for 2023, more Kansans are eligible for premium tax credits! Now, if your employer-offered plan is not deemed affordable, you may qualify for premium tax credits through Healthcare.gov. This includes single-person plans, employee+spouse plans, employee+child(ren) plans, and family plans. You can check eligibility towards premium tax credits by using this Health Insurance Marketplace Calculator. More information about these tax … Continue reading How to save on your monthly insurance bill with a premium tax credit
Get ready to enroll in your 2023 individual and family healthcare plan with this guided checklist. Open enrollment begins Nov. 1 and ends Jan. 15, 2023. Make a list of your family’s current and anticipated healthcare needs for the coming year. This includes surgeries, medicines or frequent medical care. The Affordable Care Act (ACA) provides health insurance by making it possible for anyone, regardless of … Continue reading Prepare for the Open Enrollment Period for individuals and families
Congratulations! There is nothing sweeter than welcoming a new baby into your home. You probably already had a checklist of everything you needed to do – pack the hospital bag, install the car seat, and of course, don’t forget about adding your newest bundle of joy to your health insurance plan. The process of adding a new baby to your insurance plan is different based … Continue reading Adding a new baby to your insurance plan
Medicare Supplement Insurance is a type of health insurance plan that helps cover the gaps in Original Medicare. Gaps include coinsurance, copayments and deductibles. Original Medicare, Parts A and B, is offered by the federal government while Medicare Supplement plans are sold by private insurance carriers. Medicare Select plans are a type of supplement plan in a service area that offers a lower monthly premium … Continue reading What is a Medicare Supplement Insurance Select plan?