US Health Care Lags Behind, Costs More Than Other Countries

US Health Care Lags Behind, Costs More Than Other Countries

Most Americans are going to pay a lot more for health insurance in 2017. They also will pay considerably more out of their pockets for copayments, prescriptions and satisfying large deductibles. However, the U.S. health care system costs users more than medical care in other countries, but people are not getting their money’s worth as […]

Enrollment Time Starts for Affordable Care and Health Insurance Plans

Enrollment Time Starts for Affordable Care and Health Insurance Plans

Millions of Americans, some with government financial assistance, purchased new Affordable Care Act health insurance plans last year. Then they encountered frustrating changes in doctor networks, formularies, and other aspects of their coverage. But it was a transitional year and things have settled down in some states. Now, those who want to change their Affordable […]

Looking for Affordable Care in Open Enrollment

Looking for Affordable Care in Open Enrollment

Open enrollment for health care through the Affordable Care Act (ACA) insurance marketplace is coming, starting Nov. 15 through Feb. 15. By now, those on individual plans through their state marketplace have received renewal notices with 2015 premium rates and plan changes noted. For many, those notices raised more questions and prodded them into looking […]