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Health Insurance for Freelancers and the Self-Employed

Updated: August 30, 2019

It is estimated that by the year 2020, 40 percent of America’s workforce will be …

How Do Massachusetts Medicare Supplement Plans Work?

Updated: December 13, 2019

If you’re considering a Medicare Supplement plan in Massachusetts, then you’ll have a choice between …

What’s Changed on Our Annual Health Insurance Companies List

Updated: January 31, 2019

Our annual list of the best health insurance companies for 2019 was updated today. This …

Official 2019 Federal Poverty Levels for Health Insurance Have Been Released

Updated: June 28, 2019

Federal poverty levels (FPL) for 2019 help determine how much you’ll save on health insurance. …

LEGAL UPDATE: ACA and Other US Health Insurance Has NOT Changed After District Court Ruling

Updated: December 17, 2018

In an unusual Friday night announcement, a federal judge in Texas declared that the entire …

Minnesota’s Open Enrollment Deadline Extended for 2019

Updated: December 3, 2018

This year in Minnesota, you have extra time to join Obamacare and private health insurance …

5 Big Changes to Limited Duration Health Plans Beginning in 2019

Updated: June 28, 2019

From 2017 to 2018, the federal government experimented with new rules that made it harder …

8 Things You Need to Know About Health Insurance in Texas

Updated: November 7, 2018

If you don’t know about Texas open enrollment, let’s start there. Open enrollment is the …

How Does Short-Term Medical Insurance Fit Into Open Enrollment 2019?

Updated: November 6, 2018

Short-term health insurance is a more compelling choice for Americans than at any other time …