Open Enrollment for individual/family health insurance plans begins November 1!
Open Enrollment is the only time you can set up individual health insurance plans for the coming year. As you may have heard, some things have changed with Obamacare for 2019. But much remains the same.
6 Things You Need to Know About Obamacare 2019
1. Subsidies. Nothing has changed in Obamacare regarding Premium …
The government recently announced the Medicare Part A and Part B premiums for 2019.
Medicare Part B Deductible and Premium for 2019
Medicare Part B covers physician services, outpatient hospital services, certain home health services, durable medical equipment, and certain other medical and health services not covered by Medicare Part A. As you can see, there is …
BlueChoice HealthPlan offers individual health insurance plans off the Marketplace in South Carolina.
Because they are off the Marketplace, they’ve decided to begin enrolling members in 2019 plans a bit early.
Why We Like BlueChoice
If you live in South Carolina and do not qualify for an Obamacare subsidy, you should consider enrolling off Marketplace with BlueChoice. Here …
In South Carolina you’re going to be seeing and hearing a lot about zero premium health insurance plans.
Is free health insurance real?
Yes… and no. Of course health insurance is not free – it’s actually really expensive! (Many of our clients are painfully aware of this reality…)
So why is BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina marketing zero …
For most people, Medicare begins on the first day of the month in which you turn 65. So if your 65th birthday is September 19th, your Medicare coverage will take effect on September 1.
(Note: Medicare is available to people under the age of 65 in certain circumstances, such as those receiving Social Security disability benefits. …
We still routinely get calls from people who need to get health insurance but are not aware that Obamacare plans simply aren’t available all year.
Often these people would have qualified for a special enrollment period due to moving or losing employer-based coverage, but the 60-day window has closed. What are your options?
Short-Term Health Insurance
The only …
The Obamacare penalty is still on the books for 2018.
Though recent legislation has repealed the much-discussed “individual mandate” from the Affordable Care Act, that repeal is set to take effect in 2019. That means that the penalty for not having ACA-compliant health coverage is still on the books for 2018.
How much is the Obamacare penalty?
BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina has added a useful feature for policyholders: a digital ID card.
In addition to the plastic card that is mailed to subscribers, you can access and save a digital version for easy reference and to use as a backup. You can easily access your digital ID card on a smartphone or a …
Certain aspects of Medicare coverage change each year. Below is a quick summary of the main changes to Medicare coverage in 2018:
BlueCross BlueShield is (again) the only insurance company offering health insurance plans on the Obamacare Marketplace in South Carolina for 2018.
But there are a lot of plans to choose from. Which one is best?
Everyone’s situation is different, so there’s not going to be one plan that’s best for everyone. But here is a quick profile …