The Special Enrollment Period for Health Insurance in 2018

Many Californians still do not understand why they cannot enroll all the time for health insurance. In order to avoid that people enroll only when they need medical assistance, the Affordable Care Act implemented specific  Enrollment Periods. In the Open Enrollment...

2018 Open Enrollment Period – a hardship for many families who do not to qualify for subsidies

The Open Enrollment Period to enroll in a health insurance plan began November 1st, 2017 through January 31st, 2018 in California. In California, many families who are not eligible for subsidies on Covered California, the premium increase in their health insurance is...

Updates to Open Enrollment Period 2018

After recently visiting Covered California’s annual event on Open Enrollment Period 2018, there is plenty of updates to cover. For this year, Covered California came up with the slogan “Don’t roll the dice on your health.” It is a great theme for insurance which is...

Substantial Health Insurance Premium increase in 2017 will have Californians rethink their health plan choices

Health Insurance Premiums for individual policyholders will be increasing substantially in 2017. Covered California announced a state-wide average increase of 13.2 %, while PPO carriers Anthem and Blue Shield reported increases of 19.9% and higher. In contrast to...

Getting a divorce – how will it impact your health and life insurance?

Getting a divorce brings a new type of change to your everyday life. For some people this change is wanted, yet for others, it is unexpected and heartbreaking. For all of us though, it is a change, requiring one to revisit all aspects of one’s financial planning and...