Posts Categorized: Health Insurance

Can California Afford to Keep Obamacare?

Afford to Keep Obamacare

Nobody knows what is going to happen to Obamacare under the Trump administration. The GOP has promised to repeal and replace, but have stalled due to the fact that they have so far been unable to decide on how to replace Obamacare. One proposal generated by the GOP would allow states that want to keep…

Post-Election California: The State of Health Care

California Health Care

Whenever a new president is elected, one can expect major changes to domestic policy – especially where healthcare is concerned. However, in this election, the state of health care is extremely uncertain. President-elect Donald Trump promised to repeal the Affordable Care Act (also known as Obamacare), which could have a big impact on California’s healthcare…

Covered California’s 2017 Rate Hikes Hit Home

Covered California Rate Hike

Anyone that has signed up for the Covered California state health insurance exchange can expect large rate hikes next year. In fact, Covered California recently began to mail notices out to its 1.3 million customers notifying them about this rate hike as well as informing them about how much their premiums would increase by, thereby giving them a…

How to Choose a Medicare Prescription Drug Plan

Choosing a Medicare Prescription Plan

Americans that are currently on a Medicare plan are probably aware of the rising costs in prescription drugs – especially if they take prescription drugs themselves. The cost of prescription medications has been rising for years now. Costs were up by an estimated 12.6 percent in 2014, and since then have been projected by the U.S.…

Aetna to Ditch Affordable Care

Aetna

Aetna recently announced that it would be pulling out of roughly 70 percent of the counties in which it offers insurance coverage under the Affordable Care Act. As one of the five biggest health insurance providers in the country, their plan will have a big impact on consumers. Under its new plan, Aetna will be…