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Blog: The Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) — What Is It and How to Apply

The Affordable Care Act (ACA), also known as Obamacare, was signed into law in 2010. It was created to provide affordable, quality healthcare to millions in the United States who don't get insurance through an employer or the government. HealthCare.gov HealthCare.gov is the federal government's health insurance marketplace under the Affordable Care Act. It serves states that don't have their own health insurance marketplace (find your state's ...
  March 15, 2021 Helpful: 0 Unhelpful: 0 User: mod-chronic Keywords: Affordable Care Act, ACA, Obamacare, Health Insurance, USA

Blog: Getting Health Insurance Outside the Affordable Care Act

Private plans are available outside the Affordable Care Act (ACA) marketplace. You can purchase them directly from an insurance company, from a broker or agent, or from a private marketplace (not run by the government). This is known as buying "off-exchange" or "off-marketplace". Major Medical Plans ✅ All major medical plans, on-marketplace or off-marketplace, are ACA-compliant. They must include the 10 essential health benefits, and people w...
  March 15, 2021 Helpful: 0 Unhelpful: 0 User: mod-chronic Keywords: Health Insurance, Off-Marketplace, Off-Exchange, USA

Blog: Prescription Discount Services/Cards — What They Offer and a Demo of a Few Free Services

Prescription drug prices aren't regulated in the United States. For this reason, prices can differ from pharmacy to pharmacy. Prescription discount services help you get lower prices on your prescriptions by negotiating special pricing with participating pharmacies. Prescription Discount Cards The easiest way to get discounts on your medications is to use a prescription discount card. Most services offer discount cards for free. They are savin...
  March 24, 2021 Helpful: 1 Unhelpful: 0 User: mod-chronic Keywords: Prescription, Discounts, USA

Blog: USA: Getting Health Insurance and Alternatives if You Don't Have It

The primary sources of health insurance in the United States are:   Employer   Many employers in the U.S. offer health insurance to their employees. Most employers pay a percentage of employee premiums (usually between 15% - 80%) and negotiate better premium rates by buying in bulk. About half of Americans get health insurance through their employers. It's usually the most affordable option. Affordable Care Act (ACA) / Obamacar...
  March 6, 2021 Helpful: 0 Unhelpful: 0 User: mod-chronic Keywords: Health Insurance, Healthcare, USA