|Healthier U Resources and Information|
Over the next several months, Hometown Health will be committed to helping you better understand and navigate the complex landscape of the HEALTH INSURANCE EXCHANGES associated with the Affordable Healthcare Act.
BEGINNING OCTOBER 1, 2013, many individuals and small businesses will have an extensive menu of insurance plans, care options, preventative health screenings and much more to choose from. However, knowledge and understanding are the key to making the most of what is available to you.
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Your most comprehensive source of information about the Health Insurance Exchanges for families, individuals and small businesses. FAQs, tutorials, and more can be found at this official government website.
The Affordable Care Act puts consumers back in charge of their health care. Under the law, a new “Patient’s Bill of Rights” gives the American people the stability and flexibility they need to make informed choices about their health. Click the link to see more information about what you are entitled to and the roll out dates over the next several years.
With this calculator, you can enter different income levels, ages, and family sizes to get an estimate of your eligibility for subsidies and how much you could spend on health insurance. As premiums and eligibility requirements may vary, contact your state’s Medicaid office or exchange with enrollment questions.
A COLLECTION OF HEALTH CARE EXCHANGE RELATED NEWS STORIES
September 16: An estimated 25% of Floridians will qualify for the Exchanges (Tribune Media)
September 16: CVS joins Walgreen, Winn-Dixie and Rite Aid pharmacists in helping the uninsured better understand their insurance options. (Orlando Sentinel)
September 26: Most Americans buying insurance from new state health exchanges will have at least two insurers to choose from, and six out of 10 people could pay less than $100 a month in premiums. (USA Today)
September 26: One report's findings is that states like Texas and Florida, where the law has faced fierce opposition despite high rates of uninsured residents, will see rates at or below the national average.