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2023 Texas Judge Ruling: The Future of Preventive Care Under ObamaCare

On Thursday, March 30, 2023, a Texas federal judge invalidated the Affordable Care Act (ACA) mandate requiring insurers to cover specific preventive services for free, such as certain cancer screenings and medicines for preventing heart disease. The ruling could affect over 150 million Americans’ out-of-pocket costs for these services. Immediate implications are unclear, and health experts don’t expect significant short-term changes. The Biden administration is expected to appeal the decision, which could lead to further legal proceedings.

2023 Open Enrollment Ends Jan 15!

Make sure to enroll, change plans, or change cost assistance before January 15, 2023. Open enrollment 2023 ends January 15, 2023, in most states! Are you looking for health insurance coverage or considering changing your existing plan? If so, it’s important to know that open enrollment for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act (ACA),… Read More

Medicare Open Enrollment 2023 Ends Dec 7!

Medicare open enrollment 2023 ends December 7th. Don’t forget to shop for Medicare Advantage and Medicare Part D plans! Every year during Medicare’s Annual Enrollment you can make changes to your coverage and enroll in a Medicare plan. During this period: You can switch from Original Medicare to Medicare Advantage with or without a drug… Read More

Biden Fixes Family Glitch – Family Glitch Rule Finalized

President Biden’s proposed rule to fix the family glitch has been finalized. A fix to the long-standing “Family Glitch” was finalized on October 11th, 2022. The so-called glitch stopped some family members from being able to get marketplace insurance and assistance if they had access to employer-based coverage that was technically affordable under the ACA… Read More

Medicare Annual Enrollment Starts Oct 15

Annual Open Enrollment for Medicare starts October 15 and ends December 7th this year. This is different from marketplace open enrollment for those who don’t qualify for Medicare which runs from Nov 1st to Jan 15th (the one where you can shop for private non-Medicare health insurance). During the Annual Enrollment period, Medicare shoppers can:… Read More

ObamaCare Birth Control Mandate Still Applies Despite Roe v. Wade Decision

The Affordable Care Act (AKA ObamaCare) still requires complete contraceptive coverage despite the recent decision on Roe V. Wade. This means that even though the US Supreme Court decision leaves abortion rights up to each state, federal law still requires insurers to offer coverage. This could create instances where women have coverage for a service… Read More

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