Health Insurance

Obamacare 101: What You Need to Know Before Open Enrollment

Health insurance is a key part of your financial wellness, but nearly half of Americans do not get insurance coverage through work. If you are one of the 44% who has to get healthcare on your own, the process can be a bit confusing. Below is a quick breakdown on how it works and what you should know about the Affordable Care Act before you choose your health coverage for 2017 open enrollment. Affordable Care Act Marketplaces The Affordable Care Act is legislation signed by President Obama on March 23, 2010 that made historic changes in the availability and delivery…

Should You Switch Doctors?

The decision to switch doctors can be difficult, especially if you’ve been seeing the same one for several years. Many of us develop personal relationships with our medical providers, which makes it easy to forget that health care is a service we pay for – just like cable, utilities, or a cellular plan. Here are five signs that it may be time to begin finding a new doctor. Your Doctor Doesn’t Listen to You Does your doctor have a habit of interrupting you as soon as you start talking? Do you find your doctor taking phone calls or attending to…

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