Did You Know Your Health Insurance Covers ER Visits?
You get into a car accident and you’re taken by ambulance to the closest hospital to treat a head injury and broken bones. The last thing you want to think about during this time is if your health insurance will cover your ER bill. Hopefully this will never happen to you, but if it does, know … Continue reading "Did You Know Your Health Insurance Covers ER Visits?"
Why these are the best vegetables to plant for spring
Spring is a little over a month away, but if you live anywhere in the south like we do (hi from Texas), it feels like spring is already here. We’ve been getting the itch to plant our spring veggies already, but we also know there could be another frost or two on the horizon. We … Continue reading "Why these are the best vegetables to plant for spring"
The Affordable Care Act: So What’s Next?
Open enrollment is over and you have health insurance. Phew! Nothing to worry about for right now, right? But you may be wondering: What’s next for the Affordable Care Act and will my health insurance change in 2017? Those are good questions. Information on the Affordable Care Act is constantly evolving, but we can give you … Continue reading "The Affordable Care Act: So What’s Next?"
Today is the last day to get health insurance for 2017
Don’t freak out, but today is the very last day to get health insurance for 2017. With the current rules of Affordable Care Act, this means you cannot get health insurance for another nine months unless you have a qualifying event. A qualifying event is when a life event happens such as losing health insurance … Continue reading "Today is the last day to get health insurance for 2017"
Wave of the future: At-home urgent care
A little tale from our copywriting, Lauren: Last week I was laying in bed, my little cat baby, FatFace, perched upon my chest. I took a phone call and suddenly felt the sweet sting of cat teeth in my face. Yes, my sweet cat had bitten into my jaw like it was a t-bone steak. … Continue reading "Wave of the future: At-home urgent care"
How Deductible Insurance Can Save You Thousands of Dollars
Health insurance deductible: The amount of money you owe for your medical care before your insurance company picks up the tab. Most health insurance plans have a deductible, and if you find yourself needing expensive medical care, you’ll end up paying some or all of that deductible before your insurance pays in. Getting smacked with a … Continue reading "How Deductible Insurance Can Save You Thousands of Dollars"
What’s My Penalty if I Don’t Buy Health Insurance?
You’re having difficulty finding a health insurance plan that fits your needs and budget for 2017, and you’re thinking of risking it, forgoing health insurance and just paying the penalty. So what is the penalty for not buying health insurance? According to HealthCare.gov, the penalty for not buying health insurance in 2017 is: Percentage of income … Continue reading "What’s My Penalty if I Don’t Buy Health Insurance?"